Affichage des articles du juin, 2013

Tony Elumelu – “Africa open for business, but not at any cost”

In a recent interview, African entrepreneur, Tony Elumelu spoke about the rules of engagement for business in Africa emphasizing that Africa is open for business but not at any cost. “Africa’s economic history has been characterised by extractive industries and rent seeking practices that have not created development in any meaningful way. Africapitalism is simply saying there is a better and more ethical way to invest in Africa for a sustainable future. I would like to see both African and international investors review their strategies for Africa. Yes, we are open for business but not at any cost. Our rules of engagement have changed,” he said. Elumelu was one of the high profile African business leaders handpicked by the White House to meet with President Obama on his current three country Africa tour. Elumelu, who is the former Chairman of United Bank for Africa and Chairman of diversified investment group, Heirs Holdings recently invested USD300 million in Nigeria’…

Nigerian Government to create 1 million jobs annually through online initiative, the Integrated Youth Development Initiative

by, in Business · Highlights, 30 Jun, 2013 

The Federal Government of Nigeria is set to create about 1 million jobs through an online initiative, the Integrated Youth Development Initiative. The Initiative which has been designed to address the nation’s high unemployment rate in a practical way aims at monitoring youth development in the country closely. More details

Initiative Québec : Programme Passeport PME – Appel de candidature 2013 -

La Chambre de commerce du Montréal métropolitain et Québec International unissent leurs forces pour propulser les PME québécoises à l’international.
Les 23 entreprises sélectionnées profiteront pendant dix-huit mois :    d’un diagnostic financier Banque Nationale et d’un diagnostic à l’export;  de l’expertise de spécialistes en commerce international;  d’ateliers de formation;  d’activités de réseautage;  d’une mission commerciale dans le pays ciblé par
      vos projets. Plus de détails

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