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NITDA set to establishment centre for artificial intelligence, robotics

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Commonwealth of Nations In a bid to achieve a robust digital economy, the National Information Technology Development Agency, (NITDA) is set to establish a Centre...
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Aero begins Abuja-Kaduna shuttle operations Tuesday

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Pool Photo A airline operator, the Aero Contractors, is set to begin shuttle services from Kaduna to Abuja from Tuesday, Sept. 1. The Chief Executive...
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South Africa retailers feel pain from virus pandemic

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South Africa’s retail industry is feeling the pain from the coronavirus pandemic on two fronts — store closures during lockdown and the sharply reduced purchasing...
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Britain inflation jumps in July

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British inflation jumped unexpectedly last month to its highest rate since March, pushed up by clothing retailers refraining from their usual summer discounts. This is...
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Rising inflation: Experts urge central bank to stabilise exchange rate

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Financial experts on Tuesday expressed concerns on the country’s rising inflation rate currently at 12.82 per cent, and called for stabilisation of the exchange rate....
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South African rand stronger after Ramaphosa announces lockdown easing

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The South African rand began the week stronger on Monday after President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a sweeping removal of lockdown restrictions over the weekend. Ramaphosa...
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ICAN chief urged Nigerians to embrace Made-in-Nigeria products post-coronavirus

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The President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Mrs. Onome Joy Adewuyi, has called on Nigerians to embrace and patronize “Made-in-Nigeria” products...
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Nigerian airlines lament low patronage

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Some Airlines in the country operating at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja, have expressed dissatisfaction over low passengers’ patronage since reopening after the COVID-19-induced...
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Morocco to reform state bodies in virus response – ministry

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Morocco plans to reform, merge or dissolve some state bodies to reduce their dependency on a state budget hit by the coronavirus pandemic, the finance...