25 Nov 2021
Gbenga Okejimi, World Remit Country Manager (Ghana and Nigeria) speaks to Guardian TV on how World Remit is facilitating global remittances across Africa. WorldRemit is a cross-border digital payments service that provides international money transfer and remittance services in more than 130 countries and over 70 currencies.
5 Oct 2021
Shares in Facebook slumped by almost five percent on Wall Street on Monday after its services – including Instagram and WhatsApp – were knocked offline for several hours by a technical problem. Technology shares in general saw a selloff too, including Facebook's rivals like Twitter. Around $6 billion was wiped off the personal fortune of CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Also today, oil prices have jumped after the latest decision by OPEC and its allies not to increase supplies at a faster pace.
31 May 2021
Every year, on May 31st, the World Health Organisation (WHO) celebrates World No-Tobacco Day to draw global attention to the dangers caused by smoking tobacco. This year, the WHO seeks to advocate for strong tobacco cessation policies, increase access to cessation services, raise awareness of tobacco industry tactics, and empower tobacco users through its “quit & win” initiatives.
20 May 2021
Before coins were re-introduced, goods or services were priced in multiples of fives because but since the death of coins and the near extinction of some Naira notes, price levels have been affected greatly, which means no goods could be bought for 1 Naira because no such denomination is available, so lowest-priced goods stayed at 5 Naira and Naira 10 Naira. Is there any possibility that coins or the denominations fast going out of circulation will return stronger in the nearest future?
14 May 2021
Criminal elements in Nigeria are destroying some of the newly laid rail tracks crisscrossing the country at the moment. The activities of the vandals may as well deny the people in the affected area, Warri-Itakpe axis the opportunity of enjoying affordable and traffic-jam free train services.
30 Apr 2021
The move comes after President Vladimir Putin signed a decree to limit the number of Russians employed at embassies of countries deemed to be "unfriendly."
14 Dec 2020
Since winning the 2009 Emerging Designer of the Year Award at the inaugural Arise Africa Fashion Week in Johannesburg, South Africa, Christie Brown has grown to be one of the top African fashion brands to reckon with. From winning that award, the label has catered to international celebrities like Beyonce and public figures alike whilst showcasing unique and eccentric designs. Behind the rising African label is Aisha Ayensu, the founder and Creative Director of Christie Brown credits the success of the fashion house to her embrace of the modern African woman. As Christie Brown continues to catch the eye of various women around the globe, it’s clear the label founder has her sight set on something bigger.
26 Jul 2020
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Monday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Monday.
20 Jul 2020
Google Data Centers are the large data center facilities Google uses to provide their services, which combine large amounts of digital storage, computer nodes organized in aisles of racks, internal and external networking, environmental controls, and operations software.
31 Jul 2019
African nations need to boost output of goods and services to benefit from a new $3.4 trillion economic initiative, the head of the African Development Bank has said.
17 Dec 2018
A church in Essen-Haarzopf wants to avoid turning away people from its Christmas services. Overcrowding last year led the church authorities to decide on a new course of action for six services this year.