27
September
Egypt : CBE PM reforms board of directors of NBE, Banque Misr
Egypt : CBE PM reforms board of directors of NBE, Banque Misr

CAIRO – 25 September 2020:  The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) announced on Friday that Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli issued two decrees to reform the board of directors of National Bank of Egypt...

27
September
EgyptAir to operate 48 flights on Saturday to ferry 6K passengers
EgyptAir to operate 48 flights on Saturday to ferry 6K passengers

CAIRO – 25 September  2020: EgyptAir will operate 48 flights on Saturday to ferry nearly 6,000 passengers to 36 destinations. In a statement released on Friday, the national flag carrier sai...

27
September
Egypt kicks off 1st campaign to promote natural protectorates, eco-tourism
Egypt kicks off 1st campaign to promote natural protectorates, eco-tourism

CAIRO – 25 September 2020: Ministry of Environment has launched, Friday, “Eco Egypt”, an unprecedented campaign to promote protected areas Egypt, raise awareness about environmental issues and the imp...

27
September
Egypt spent LE 896.1 billion on education this decade: official statistical agency
Egypt spent LE 896.1 billion on education this decade: official statistical agency

CAIRO – 25 September 2020: Figures by Egypt’s official statistical agency have shown that the country has spent LE 896.1 billion on education over the past 10 years, with 2019/2020 winning the lion’s...

27
September
Egypt : Al-Mashat, Ukraine Ambassador Discuss Holding Egyptian-Ukrainian Joint Committee to Promote Areas of Economic Cooperation
Egypt : Al-Mashat, Ukraine Ambassador Discuss Holding Egyptian-Ukrainian Joint Committee to Promote Areas of Economic Cooperation

Minister of International Cooperation, Dr. Rania Al-Mashat, met with Mr. Evhen Miketenko, Ambassador of the Republic of Ukraine in Cairo, to discuss holding a joint Egyptian-Ukrainian committee and to...

27
September
Egypt’s service e-bills grow by 223% since 2019: Finance minister
Egypt’s service e-bills grow by 223% since 2019: Finance minister

10 phases of the electronic payment and collecting system have been carried out starting May 2019, including providing 17,000 GPOS for electronic payments and collecting in the administrative bodies a...

27
September
Egypt in talks to acquire 30 mln doses of coronavirus vaccine: Cabinet
Egypt in talks to acquire 30 mln doses of coronavirus vaccine: Cabinet

Egypt is in talks to acquire coronavirus vaccines as soon as they are proved to be effective and are recognised internationally, the Egyptian cabinet spokesperson Nader Saad said ThursdayIn statements...

25
September
Nigeria:Expert seeks pragmatic, tech approach to power challenges
Nigeria:Expert seeks pragmatic, tech approach to power challenges

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has stated that consumers will not pay for meters in the new guidelines, as it will be added to the electricity tariffs. The Commissioner, Fi...

25
September
Nigeria to end fertilizer importation by 2023
Nigeria to end fertilizer importation by 2023

• 5 years sentence awaits fertilizer adulteratorsCiting the over 33 fertiliser blending plants across the country, currently producing about five million metric tonnes (MT) of fertilizer annually...

25
September
Nigeria:FG Targets N20bn Lottery Revenue, Boosts Monitoring
Nigeria:FG Targets N20bn Lottery Revenue, Boosts Monitoring

The Federal Government is targeting earning over N20 billion in three years by boosting the monitoring of lottery remittances.The Director-General, National Regulatory Commission (NLRC), Lanre Gbajabi...

25
September
Nigeria:CBN Cuts Lending Rate To 11.5% To Tackle Recession
Nigeria:CBN Cuts Lending Rate To 11.5% To Tackle Recession

the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has dropped the benchmark lending rate by 100 basis points (bp), from 12.5 per cent to 11.5 per cent.It said the action will spur lending to the real sector to avert...

25
September
Nigeria:Port Operations At 50% As NSC Eyes Higher Automation
Nigeria:Port Operations At 50% As NSC Eyes Higher Automation

The Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), Barr. Hassan Bello on Tuesday said most maritime agencies as well as shipping firms have achieved about 50 per cent automation of their...


Director-General / Chief Executive Officer of the Small and...
22 September 2020
Nigeria:Why We’re Doing Mass Registration For MSMEs – DG SMEDAN
Nigeria,
Bank & Finance,

Dr Dikko Umaru Radda is the Director-General/Chief Executive Officer of the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN). In this interview, he speaks on the benefits of the mas...



 executive director of Nigerian Export Promotion Counci...
15 September 2020
Nigeria:Why FG Pushes For Zero Oil Economy – NEPC CEO
Nigeria,
Business Climate, Energy,

The Nigeria Export Promotion Council (NEPC) is a Federal Government agency that promotes value addition and export of Nigerian goods.In a recent encounter, the Executive Director/Chief Executive Offic...



economist, academic and founder of the “Institut Africain D’...
14 September 2020
“Tunisia should launch 25-billion-dinar plan over 3 years to avoid economic collapse" (economist)
Tunisia,
Bank & Finance,

"Tunisia should launch a rescue plan of 25 billion dinars over 3 years (2021-2022-2023), to support the economy and jobs, equivalent to the estimated losses of real wealth creation in 2020," economist...



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09 September 2020
Nigeria:How We’re Making Sterling A Bank Of Choice – Dalley
Nigeria,
Bank & Finance,

Ms Temi Dalley is the Chief Human Resources Officer of Sterling Bank Plc. In this interview, she talks about what the bank is doing through its human capital to become a financial institution of choic...



professor of economics at the Bayero University...
01 September 2020
Nigeria:What We Must Do To Overcome Economic Decline – Don
Nigeria,
Advice & Training,

Aprofessor of economics at the Bayero University, Kano, Garba Ibrahim Sheka, has advised the government to abandon fire-brigade approaches if it is sincere about diversifying the economy and getting N...



is a professional accountant with over 10 years of experienc...
27 August 2020
Nigeria:GDP Q2 2020 Numbers Explained
Nigeria,
Bank & Finance,

It’s the monetary value of goods and services produced in a country over a period of time.Why does GDP matter? Why is it measured in the first place? GDP figures are a measure of growth.If an economy...