Nigeria’s business environment: An investors’ perspective
12 July 2018 | 4:54 am
The biggest challenge JC Decaux, a global advertising agency faces in Nigeria is competition. That’s according to Jean-Sebastien Decaux, CEO, Africa at JCDecaux.
24 Nov 2019
The vision of an author and educationist in Bayelsa is to help improve the spelling activities of children enrich their vocabulary and boost their confidence in public speaking. Ebidenyefa Tarila Nikade is using her outfit "Creative Xpressions" to sharpen the wit of Primary and Secondary schools by hosting the annual "Spelling Bee Bayelsa" competition.
10 Nov 2019
Germany's drug commissioner wants to ban tobacco ads in outdoor areas. A new report shows that while fewer Germans use cigarettes, vaping is becoming far more popular — especially among young people.
14 Dec 2019
The Managing Director of the Education Partnership Center, Modupe Adefeso-Olateju says it is absolutely critical for children to understand that there are different types of literacy one of which is financial literacy. She joins CNBC Africa’s Samuel Onalaru on the sidelines of the 19th Essay Competition organized by the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE).
15 Dec 2019
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) 19th Annual Essay Competition is designed to develop a culture of wealth creation for the youth. CEO of the Nigerian Stock Exchange Oscar Onyema emphasized the need for innovative solutions to leverage the Capital Market for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. CNBC Africa’s Samuel Onalaru caught up with him on the sidelines of the event.
2 Apr 2020
The Taskforce set up by Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun state to monitor the level of compliance with the sit-at-home order are not pleased with non-complying residents.
3 Dec 2020
TOPModel uses a cast of 14 dolls to market its stationery and makeup products to girls. A German initiative to challenge harmful messages in ads has just awarded the brand a prize for "absurd gender marketing."
11 Dec 2020
German authorities have initiated new abuse proceedings against Facebook, this time over its VR headsets. The social media giant is already an important player in what is an emerging market, the antitrust agency said.
28 Dec 2020
The European Union and the United States want to introduce tighter rules for tech giants like Google. Search engine rivals are ready to step up as efforts are made to create a fairer competitive environment.
19 Jan 2021
Winners emerge as champion of champions competition climaxes in Bayelsa
26 Jan 2021
The 38th edition of the "snow sculpture" competition is held in the French city of Valloire, despite the Covid pandemic. Fifteen teams compete against each other, starting from big blocks of ice 4 metres high.
16 Mar 2021
Wheelchair dancers from across Taiwan gather in New Taipei City for the She-fu Cup Wheelchair Dancing Competition, a much-awaited annual meet by enthusiasts. Rosy Hsu, 60, one of the island's last generation of polio survivors, has been practising every day in the months leading up to the competition, which has now become the highlight of the year for her. Developed in Sweden in 1968, Taiwan held the first-ever Asian Championship in 2016.
17 Apr 2021
After several months of training, 16 teenagers from different neighbourhoods of the eastern French city of Metz are determined to test their limits and build confidence. To that end, they took up arms in a war of words: a public speaking competition. The Banlieue Project team went to meet them.
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Germany is planning to impose mandatory coronavirus vaccinations. Thousands of people have gone to the streets to show their disapproval, but the government says the country is not divided. DW correspondent Thomas Sparrow discusses.
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