Africa Education 

Use your first 5 years after school to build experience – CEO of Vodafone Ghana advises

Patricia Obo-Nai, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of one of Ghana’s biggest telecommunications companies, Vodafone Ghana, has advised that the youth to focus on building experience in their field of work within their first four-five years of completing school. In an interview with Rev. Erskine on the Y-Leaderboard Series segment of YFM’s Myd-Morning Radio Show, she observed that young men and women of today do not want to go through the stress of building their experience, however, she believes it is important that people build that experience for themselves and not…

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Africa Utilities 

Telecoms giant Orange looking at move into South Africa ‘within months’

French telecommunications company Orange says that it is considering further expansion in Africa, including entry into new markets such as Nigeria and South Africa In an interview with Les Echos business newspaper, chief executive officer Stephane Richard said that a move could happen within months. “It could make sense to be in economies such as Nigeria and South Africa,” Richard said. “If one considers there are things to do, the time frame I am considering is rather a few months than a few years.” He declined to comment on possible…

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Advertising Africa Covid19 Information Services Technology 

Coronavirus: Nigeria to redefine audience measurement in advertising

Nigeria says it is ready to redefine audience measurement in advertising to meet global standards for a robust creative industry as it sets out to combat the likely effects of coronavirus pandemic on the 2020 plans for the industry. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, on Tuesday, inaugurated the committee named “Task Team on Audience Measurement” during a virtual meeting. According to WARC, a platform dedicated to bringing marketing information to businesses, audience measurement quantifies the number of people in an audience for a piece of content or…

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Africa Covid19 StockMarket 

MTN Uganda Shares Tips on How Businesses Can Keep Afloat Amidst COVID-19

The remote working trend got a big push when the COVID 19 pandemic ravaged the world. Today, many companies are supporting their employees to work from home, in adherence to the World Health Organization’s guidelines of social distancing and quarantine to curb the spread of the deadly novel coronavirus. With the advancement in technology and digitalization, working from home in the 21 st century is possible, a few challenges notwithstanding. With telecommunication services being the backbone of remote working, MTN Uganda, one of the country’s leading Telecommunications services provider organized…

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