Archive for the ‘Industry News’ Category

No, Nigeria is not the world’s biggest champagne consumer after France

August 19, 2015 Comments Off on No, Nigeria is not the world’s biggest champagne consumer after France

Do Nigerians pop nearly as much bubbly as the French themselves? What started out as a forecast on new champagne consumption has taken on a life of its own. Powered by WPeMatico

Trend hunter: Mama put gets a facelift

August 19, 2015 Comments Off on Trend hunter: Mama put gets a facelift

Getting their name from “mama put small”, which is Nigerian pidgin for “ma, add a little”, mama puts are streetside purveyors of Nigerian soul food. Powered by WPeMatico

Corporate social responsibility means building a better business ecosystem

August 19, 2015 Comments Off on Corporate social responsibility means building a better business ecosystem

Turn to the corporate social responsibility (CSR) pages in the annual reports of many big companies and you will see many examples of clinics being opened and schools built. Powered by WPeMatico

How Kenya’s James Mworia rose from intern to CEO in seven years

August 19, 2015 Comments Off on How Kenya’s James Mworia rose from intern to CEO in seven years

Business and career advice from James Mworia. Powered by WPeMatico

Mauritius' Sun Resorts swings to Q2 profit as occupancy recovers

August 19, 2015 Comments Off on Mauritius' Sun Resorts swings to Q2 profit as occupancy recovers

Mauritius-based Sun Resorts swung to a pretax profit of 265.8 million rupees ($7.5 million) in the second quarter of the year due to higher room occupancy rate as tourism in the Indian Ocean island state recovered slightly. Sun Resorts, which also operates in the Maldives, posted a pretax loss of 143.02 million rupees in the [&hellip

New ways to achieve customer satisfaction

August 19, 2015 Comments Off on New ways to achieve customer satisfaction

How does one ensure that your customers have an exceptional experience when dealing with your company? Powered by WPeMatico

Why the fossil fuel subsidies pump should be switched off

August 19, 2015 Comments Off on Why the fossil fuel subsidies pump should be switched off

The swift end of fuel subsidies and redirection of the funds currently wasted on them will help to avert climate catastrophe and charge up the low carbon economy. Powered by WPeMatico

Start-up snapshot: Making vehicle insurance quick and simple in Nigeria

August 18, 2015 Comments Off on Start-up snapshot: Making vehicle insurance quick and simple in Nigeria

Online platform, AutoGenius, allows users to search for vehicle insurance quotes from a multitude different insurers. Powered by WPeMatico

Kenya's finance minister announces plans to stabilise currency

August 18, 2015 Comments Off on Kenya's finance minister announces plans to stabilise currency

Kenyan Finance Minister Henry Rotich promised today to take further steps, including cutting the budget deficit, to stabilise the currency after a 12 percent fall against the dollar so far this year. Powered by WPeMatico

Power: Energy for all in 2020

August 18, 2015 Comments Off on Power: Energy for all in 2020

The government will have to act quickly and mobilise funds to connect all of the country’s population centres to the national grid in the next five years Powered by WPeMatico