GTBank Partners With Tech Startup Publiseer

Guaranty Trust Bank is in partnership with digital content distribution company Publiseer on its recently launched platform Habari, a social community designed to continually deliver value-added services beyond banking to its valued customers. Content includes music, videos, newspapers and magazines, e-books, and a robust e-commerce platform for everyday buying and selling. GTBank is collaborating with… Read More GTBank Partners With Tech Startup Publiseer

Nigeria becomes chief rice production nation in Africa

Nigeria has overtaken Egypt as the largest rice producer in Africa, Dr Harold Roy-Macauley, Director-General, Africa Rice Center, Benin Republic, revealed. Roy-Macauley said that Nigeria now produces 4 million tonnes a year. Egypt was producing 4.3 tonnes annually but production has reduced by almost 40% this year due to the government’s decision to limit cultivation… Read More Nigeria becomes chief rice production nation in Africa

Facebook rejects Australian regulator’s recommendation of more scrutiny of news feeds

Facebook Inc has rejected an Australian regulator’s recommendation for greater scrutiny over the social network’s advertising market power and the ranking of news articles in customers’ feeds. The proposal by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) in December, along with a new regulator to police technology giants, is being watched closely in other countries… Read More Facebook rejects Australian regulator’s recommendation of more scrutiny of news feeds

Sixteen killed as suicide bombers, gunmen attack construction company in eastern Afghanistan

Suicide bombers and gunmen attacked a construction company office in the Afghan city of Jalalabad on Wednesday killing 16 employees of the Afghan company, a provincial official said. The attack began when two suicide bombers set off their explosives outside the company office and gunmen then opened fire, said Attaullah Khogyani, a spokesman for the… Read More Sixteen killed as suicide bombers, gunmen attack construction company in eastern Afghanistan