Finalists for 2019 100 Most Influential Young Nigerians announced

The most anticipated annual list of young Nigerians, 100 Most Influential Young Nigerians, which is curated by leading PR & Rating firm, Avance Media, has been released. Currently in its fifth year, the annual ranking by Avance Media has helped highlight the works of young Nigerians across the world and has seen notable personalities such… Read More Finalists for 2019 100 Most Influential Young Nigerians announced

Founder of South Korean retail giant Lotte Group dies at 98

Lotte Group founder Shin Kyuk-ho, who started manufacturing chewing gum in 1948 in Japan and built the business into South Korea’s No.5 conglomerate with interests ranging from retail to chemicals, died on Sunday, the company said. He was 98. He was the last of the South Korean entrepreneurs who founded the country’s major chaebols, or… Read More Founder of South Korean retail giant Lotte Group dies at 98

One dead, six injured following explosion at chemical factory in Spain

One person was killed, another was missing and six were injured in an explosion and fire at a chemical factory in northeastern Spain, local authorities said. Black smoke billowed above the factory in Tarragona, following what rescue services called a “chemical accident”. However, authorities said there was no evidence of any “toxic cloud”. Two of… Read More One dead, six injured following explosion at chemical factory in Spain

U.S. set to publish rule to block more sales to Huawei

The U.S. government is nearing publication of a rule that would vastly expand its powers to block shipments of foreign-made goods to China’s Huawei, as it seeks to squeeze the blacklisted telecoms company, two sources said. The U.S. Commerce Department in May placed Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on a trade blacklist, citing national security concerns.… Read More U.S. set to publish rule to block more sales to Huawei

Amazon to invest $1billion to aid small, medium Indian businesses

Amazon.com Inc CEO Jeff Bezos said his company will invest $1 billion to bring small and medium-sized businesses online in India and expects to export $10 billion worth of India-made goods by 2025. Bezos’ visit comes amid strident criticism from small business owners who accuse the company and Walmart’s Flipkart of unfair business practices. The… Read More Amazon to invest $1billion to aid small, medium Indian businesses

India orders anti-trust investigation of Amazon, Flipkart

India ordered an investigation of Amazon.com Inc and Walmart’s Flipkart on Monday over alleged violations of competition law in the latest setback for U.S. e-commerce giants operating in the country. The Competition Commission of India (CCI) said it was ordering a wider probe following a review of allegations that Amazon and Flipkart were promoting some… Read More India orders anti-trust investigation of Amazon, Flipkart

Finalists for 2019 50 Most Influential Young Ghanaians announced

The most anticipated annual list of young Ghanaians, 50 Most Influential Young Ghanaians, which is curated by leading PR & Rating firm, Avance Media, has been released. Currently in its fifth year, the annual ranking by Avance Media has helped highlight the works of young Ghanaians across the world and has seen notable personalities such… Read More Finalists for 2019 50 Most Influential Young Ghanaians announced

Traders plan protests against Amazon boss Jeff Bezos during India trip

Thousands of small-scale traders in India are planning to organize protests against Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos, who will visit the country next week for a company event and potential meetings with government officials. Bezos will participate in an Amazon event in capital New Delhi aimed at connecting with small and medium-sized enterprises, three sources… Read More Traders plan protests against Amazon boss Jeff Bezos during India trip