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African Female Business Leaders Speak on Success Factors
September 17, 2020

Nigeria’s first female Minister of Industry and Group Chairman, Emerging Africa Capital Group (EACG), Chief Mrs. Nike Akande, has said to become a successful woman business leader, such a person must be hardworking, honest, transparent and have winning mindset.

“The qualities of a great leader are hard work, honesty, transparency, intellectual and professional rigor and a winning mindset,” she said.

Also, Chairman, First Bank of Nigeria, Mrs. Ibukun Awosika, said a successful leader must embark on personal development, manage key relationships as well as balance the demands of work and family.

The duo spoke at the women’s leadership webinar with the theme: “Women Who Lead” organised by the EACG. The virtual event, which registered 4,000 participants from 24 countries across the globe, was hosted in honour of the 55th birthday of the Group Chief Executive Officer of EACG, Mrs. Toyin Sanni.


September 15, 2020

Flowserve Corporation (NYSE: FLS) (the “Offeror”), a leading provider of flow control products and services for the global infrastructure markets, announced an offer to purchase for cash (such offer, the “Offer”) any and all of its outstanding 1.250% Senior Notes due March 17, 2022 (the “Notes”)"...

September 9, 2020

Minister of Post and Telecommunications Brahim Boumzar met, on Tuesday, with representatives of major international companies supplying modern equipment for the internet, media, communication and technological solutions, within the framework of the Ministerial Road Map to improve Internet traffic, services and digital"...

September 17, 2020

The Junior Chamber International (JCI), a non-governmental organisation with presence in 124 countries which includes Nigeria has launched a Social Enterprise Masterclass (SEM) Cohort 1.

Currently in Nigeria, JCI has over 40 Local Organisations of which JCI Eko is one.

For 20 years now, JCI Eko has been a leading and proactive"...

September 17, 2020

One of the companies in the Zinox Group, TD Africa, is set to host global original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in the technology sector.

This will be the first time that global tech giants such as Cisco, Dell EMC, HP, Microsoft, Samsung, Philips, Bosch, Schneider Electric and Zinox, among others, are coming together to establish their respective experience centres under one roof to create a truly"...

September 17, 2020

After a first export of gold, IMPACT and the European Union announced a traceability and due diligence system from mine site to the international market for artisanal gold from Côte d’Ivoire has been successfully implemented as part of the Just Gold project.

The Just Gold project supports artisanal gold miners, a mining cooperative in the department of Dabakala (Hambol region), traders, and exporters to ensure artisanal gold in Côte d’Ivoire"...

September 17, 2020

R-Squared, South Africa's influencer marketing agency announced a formal partnership with industry leaders such as iProspect and Posterscope of the international Dentsu Aegis Network. The move from informal collaboration to formal syndication partnerships provides all R-Squared clients with a syndicated network of expert skills and services to amplify their influencer marketing campaigns.


September 17, 2020

Hyundai Construction Equipment (Hyundai CE) has received a large-scale order for more than 100 forklifts, including 3.3-ton small- to mid-sized forklifts, from Algeria.

The order is attributed to the company’s strategic localized marketing campaigns given the contracted global construction equipment market due to COVID-19. Hyundai CE surpassed last year’s forklift sales in Algeria with this"...

September 17, 2020
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) (“Takeda”) today announced the expansion of its cell therapy manufacturing capabilities with the opening of a new 24,000 square-foot R&D cell therapy manufacturing facility at its R&D headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts. The facility provides end-to-end research and development capabilities and will accelerate Takeda’s efforts to develop next-generation cell therapies, initially focused on oncology with potential to expand into other therapeutic areas. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200915005224/en/ “We are collaborating with some of the best scientists and innovators around the world establishing a highly differentiated immuno-oncology pipeline leapfrogging into new modalities and mechanisms with curative potential,” said Chris Arendt, Ph.D., Head of Takeda’s Oncology Therapeutic Area Unit. “With......