Nigeria to Host the 2017 African Philanthropy Forum Conference

  Nigeria to Host the 2017 African Philanthropy Forum Conference The 2017 African Philanthropy Forum Conference themed “African Philanthropy in a Changing Global Context”, is coming to Nigeria this year from October 30 – 31 at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. So far, the annual conference has been hosted in three other…

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Kwese TV Is Revolutionizing Lucrative Pay-As-You-Watch TV in Africa

  Kwese TV Is Revolutionizing Lucrative Pay-As-You-Watch TV in Africa The long-running dominance of the pay-as-you-watch (PAYW) TV in Africa by South Africa-based DSTv is once again set to be threatened. The source of the threat is playing out, first, in the revolution now happening in penetrating the very lucrative Nigerian market led by Kwese…

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What Did Tanzania Really Gain From the $300m Deal With Barrick Gold/Acacia?

  What Did Tanzania Really Gain From the $300m Deal With Barrick Gold/Acacia?   The investment world has been abuzz with news of the recent agreement by which Barrick Gold’s majority-owned African subsidiary, Acacia Mining Plc will give Tanzania a 16 percent stake in three gold mines, a 50 per cent share in revenues from…

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Why Investors Won’t Fall for Nigeria’s Wish to Boost Mining Reserves

  Why Investors Won’t Fall for Nigeria’s Plans to Boost Mining Reserves  Nigeria plans to spend 15-billion naira ($42-million) over the next year to explore for minerals and attract investors into mining and reduce its dependence on oil, Solid Minerals Development Minister Kayode Fayemi said at an October 18 interview with Bloomberg News in the capital, Abuja. “Because we are starting…

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