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JPL Financial Group - Raising Capital For Africa's Public Sector

JPL Financial Group's core service is to syndicate capital from Chinese investors (private and public) to government projects and private-sector businesses in emerging markets with particular focus on Africa. We provide top-rate investment advisory services to our Chinese clients who invest ...

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Cybersecurity Training In Nigeria - FASMICRO Institute

United States based FASMICRO Institute, a business of FASMICRO Group, has unveiled certificate and diploma online programs in the field of cybersecurity. The programs are designed to assist beginners and experienced professionals acquire modern and cutting-edge skills in cybersecurity policy, cybersecurity ...

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Presidential Election Likely to Result in Stalemate Inimical to Plans for Improved Security

Following Think Security Africa’s (TSA) report on security in Nigeria, their latest report on Nigeria’s 2015 presidential elections All Eyes on Nigeria, provides in-depth insight into the candidates, the politics, stakes, and likely outcome of Nigeria’s 2015 elections. ‘Nigeria is clearly ...

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Mobile Security Market Expected to Become $34.8 Billion Business In Five Years

According to a new report by Allied Market Research titled, "Global Mobile Security Market - Solution, Types, OS, Trends, Opportunities, Growth and Forecast, 2013 - 2020", the global Mobile Security Market would reach $34.8 billion by 2020, registering a CAGR of 40.8% during 2014 - 2020. Bring Your ...

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EU-Africa B2B Forum - Forum For EU and African Private Sector Leaders, May 6th

The EU-Africa Chamber of Commerce (http://www.eu-africa-cc.org) is pleased to invite stakeholders to the 1st edition of its EU-Africa B2B Forum planned on 06 – 08 May 2015 in Mons (Belgium), in partnership with Euronews as main media partner. This high level ...

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U.S. aerospace company Exelis Inc is close to unveiling a low-altitude surveillance system for drones, the latest sign of how a “highway in the sky” is likely to evolve.   The system, whose existence has not been previously reported, shows how Exelis and other companies are racing to create technology that enables drones to safely fly over long distances to do everything from inspections of remote pipelines to surveys of crops or delivery of packages. The […]


Omidyar Network today announced a two-year grant to Tax Justice Network – Africa totaling as much as USD $450,000. The grant will support the Nairobi-based nonprofit’s work to promote equitable tax systems across Africa.     Tax Justice Network-Africa (TJN-A) is a pan-African initiative established in 2007 to promote socially just, democratic, and progressive taxation systems on the continent. The organization’s activities are aimed at promoting public awareness of tax issues by networking among 29 […]


THE Federal Government failed to allocate capital votes to the Federal Road Maintenance Agency,FERMA, in this year’s budget, creating fears that the state of federal roads otherwise, known as Trunk A roads could be bad in the year.   This was disclosed yesterday, by the Minister of Works, Mike Onolememen, when he appeared before the Senate Committee on Works, to defend his ministry’s 2015 budget proposal.   He said: “Aside the ministry’s capital budget proposal […]


The EU-Africa Chamber of Commerce (http://www.eu-africa-cc.org) is pleased to invite stakeholders to the 1st edition of its EU-Africa B2B Forum planned on 06 – 08 May 2015 in Mons (Belgium), in partnership with Euronews as main media partner. This high level Business-to-Business (B2B) event aims to bring together business professionals to discuss mutual opportunities, expectations and needs. Over five hundred (500) participants are expected for each day. The EU-Africa B2B Forum will enable business contacts […]


GigaOm, the 9-year-old tech blog based in San Francisco, will shut down due to a lack of financial resources, a senior editor there confirmed Monday.   The site, which was launched by tech blogger Om Malik in 2006, is one of several sites covering Silicon Valley and the tech industry. It also produces a number of sponsored events in the U.S. and Europe. In 2012, it acquired paidContent.org from The Guardian.   Matthew Ingram, the […]

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Quantum Global group (http://www.quantumglobal.ch), the African investment and private equity specialist, is seeking to target African delegates at the prestigious international gathering of global real estate businesses (MIPIM) (http://www.mipim.com) in Cannes next week.   The Quantum Global Group  is an international investment partner and asset manager providing access to specialist advice and unique investment opportunities and consists of the following entities, Quantum Global Investment Management, Quantum Global Private Wealth, Quantum Global Alternative Investments, Quantum Global […]


The Bank Verification Number (BVN) is an initiative of both the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Bankers’ Committee, an umbrella body of deposit commercial banks in the country. It was meant to find a final solution to cases of fraud in the nation’s banking sector.   Biometric Verification Number (BVN) initiative is the registration of customers in the financial system using biometric technology which involves the process of recording a person’s unique physical traits such […]

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