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Do you know the Pros and Cons of Black Friday?
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Do you know the Pros and Cons of Black Friday?

Black Friday is an American tradition that has quickly taken root in Africa. The large online e-commerce shops and the major retail chains in many parts of the continent will be splashing out with big promotions and marketing campaigns to get consumers to part with their cash. This day takes […]

SON Reads Riot Act to Sachet Water Producers
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SON Reads Riot Act to Sachet Water Producers

Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) is taking mesaures to ensure safety of products in sachet water manufacturing process, the Director-General, Mr Osita Aboloma, has said. Aboloma made the statement at a ceremony for the issuance of Mandatory Conformity Assessment Programme (MANCAP) certification to 13 companies in Anambra in Awka on […]

Nigeria’s Forex Trading Company Launches FMDQ Academy
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Nigeria’s Forex Trading Company Launches FMDQ Academy

FMDQ OTC Exchange, Nigeria’s Forex trading platform has launched FMDQ Academy. According to the organisation, the FMDQ Academy is aimed at delivering financial markets education to FMDQ stakeholders in line with FMDQ’s market and product development agenda in the fixed income, currencies and derivatives markets, with the aim of deepening and […]

Bosch to Launch Bosch Power Box for Nigerian Artisans
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Bosch to Launch Bosch Power Box for Nigerian Artisans

Bosch, a German-based multinational, Bosch Group, is set to bring the Bosch Power Box concept to Nigerian artisans, the informal sector, often the driving force of African economies. In an email statement to PageOne Startup Desk, Bosch described the move as “a revolutionary initiative designed to create, up-skill and grow […]

Next Einstein Forum Opens For Application
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Next Einstein Forum Opens For Application

The Next Einstein Forum (NEF) Africa’s global forum for science in Africa has opened its second call for applications for its NEF Fellows Programme. In an email statement to PageOne.ng, NEF said the new class will join 15 of Africa’s top young scientists, the NEF’s first Fellows Class, and will […]

No End in Sight For SMEs To Access Loans
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No End in Sight For SMEs To Access Loans

After many decades of talk and empty policies, how the challenge of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) having access to loans and financing can be defeated is yet to be seen. Many entrepreneurs have told stories of how they got help from family, friends and well-wishers who believed in their […]