By year-end 2016, Resilient Africa is set to have invested $271m developing shopping malls in 2nd tier cities across Nigeria.
Africa’s first Nobel laureate for literature, Wole Soyinka, said Nigerians must show a Nelson Mandela-like ability to forgive president-elect Muhammadu Buhari’s past as an iron-fisted military ruler.
Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo has quit the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) that he helped found, in a blow to President Goodluck Jonathan six weeks before an election.
Interswitch, a leading pan-African integrated payment company, has announced the launch of a new $10 million ‘ePayment Growth Fund’.
Internet service provider Smile Communications has announced plans to cover 60 cities and 9 additional states in Nigeria by the end of 2015.