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A new ranking by MIT Technology Review Insights highlights the countries making the fastest progress to ocean sustainability

The Blue Technology Barometer, a new study by MIT Technology Review Insights in association with Infosys, Morgan Stanley, and Canada’s Ocean Supercluster ranks 66 countries and territories on the progress and commitment they are making toward sustainability by protecting the ocean environment, monitoring marine activity, contributing to technology innovation, as well as the degree to which governments are implementing effective coastal policies. Continue reading

15Nov/21

TerraPay partners with MTN Mobile Money Uganda Limited to aid real-time international money transfers into key international corridors

TerraPay, a global payments infrastructure company, today announced its association with MTN Mobile Money Uganda Limited, a leading telecom operator in Uganda and part of the MTN Group. The partnership will enable MTN Mobile Money Uganda Limited in facilitating international digital cross border remittances and speedy money transfers to beneficiaries in regions such as India and China. Continue reading

30Sep/21

New Energy Transitions Commission Briefing Paper – Six Actions to Limit Global Warming to 1.5°C

The Energy Transitions Commission (ETC) today set out the actions which nations and companies could take during the 2020s to deliver the Paris agreement and limit global warming to 1.5°C. Continue reading

06Sep/21

Business Collaboration Boost in First Irish Trade Mission to the UK, as Economies Emerge from Pandemic, Led by Ireland’s Deputy Prime Minister Leo Varadkar

Ireland’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar TD visited the UK today for the start of a three-country trade mission focused on greater trade collaboration which goes on to France and Germany. With London being the first leg of the trade mission, it signifies the importance of the partnership with the UK as the neighbouring market to Ireland and the strength of the long-standing trading relationship in place between the two countries. Continue reading

06Sep/21

Agricorp International Raises $17.5 Million to Become the Largest Spices Export Startup in Africa

Agricorp International, Nigerian based spices producing, processing, and exporting company has raised $17.5 million in Series A funding to increase its processing capacity up to 7000 metric tonnes. This fund was raised from Vami Nigeria, One Capital LLC and AFEX. Nigerian-based Vami led the funding round with $11.5 million in equity, while the other investors provided working capital financing for the company. Ernst & Young (Nigeria) served as transaction advisers while Elisio Law Office and Pavestone Legal served as legal advisers. Continue reading

05Sep/21

The New Normal: TalkCounsel Introduces The Gig Economy in The Nigerian Legal Industry

TalkCounsel, LLC.™ With the spread of COVID-19, most industries have adjusted their standard practices of conducting business. The legal profession is no exception, with TalkCounsel at the helm redefining the legal experience for countless Nigerians. TalkCounsel’s digital workspace hosts vetted lawyers that offer a comprehensive range of services equipped to cater to the multifaceted Nigerian community’s ever-changing needs. Continue reading

24Aug/21

Inauguration Speech by the President of the Republic of Zambia His Excellency Hakainde Hichilema

Republic of Zambia Inauguration Speech by the President of the Republic of Zambia, His Excellency Hakainde Hichilema, delivered on Tuesday, 24th august, 2021 at the
National Heroes Stadium Lusaka Community House
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