Nigerian Aviation Union, Ground Handling Company Disagree Over Privatization, Severance Packages

The Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN) has laid charges against the ground handling company, Skyway Aviation Handling Company of Nigeria, Ltd. (SAHCOL) of perpetrating “wilful infractions” against the union. The company has also been charged by some members of the union of failing to pay workers their five years’ severance packages, […]

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Nigerian Mini Grid Electricity Development: $9.2billion Annual Investment Opportunities Revealed – REA

During a presentation on Tuesday, December 5, 2017, at the mini-grid action learning event in Abuja as reported by Vanguard, the Managing Director of Rural Electrification Agency (REA), Mrs. Damilola Ogunbiyi, who spoke on “Overview of the Off-Grid Opportunities and Challenges in Nigeria“, said there were enormous opportunities than challenges in the provision of electricity […]

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Digital Transformation

Digital Transformation in Africa

Africa leads the world in mobile adoption, which continues to offer the biggest cross-sectoral economic opportunities. Mobile  payment  networks,  pioneered in East Africa, opened the wired, global economy to poor, unbanked city and rural dwellers. Companies such as Novartis are using mobile communications to manage their supply chain; Olam has used mobile to reach out […]

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Djibouti opens new port

Djibouti has today opened the country’s latest mega project -the Doraleh Multipurpose Port (DMP). The official opening ceremony was held under the auspices of Djibouti’s President His Excellency Ismail Omar Guelleh, together with His Excellency Hailemariam Desalegn, Prime Minister of Ethiopia. The new 690 hectare facility is equipped with ultra-modern facilities that can accommodate 100,000 […]

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