Here, we present to you the Prime Business Africa top headlines of the week on business and economy, health insights, politics, and entertainment among others.
5 Countries Granting International Students 2 Extra Years For Post-Study Work
The pursuit of higher education is an incredible journey that opens doors to countless opportunities. Several countries understand the value of this transitional period and have taken steps to aid the transition from student life to the professional realm. Read more
Colorectal Cancer In Nigeria: Crucial Step For Prevention, Early Detection
Cancer arising from the colon and rectum (colorectal cancer, aka ‘CRC’) is a truly devastating, killer. Current global estimates put it as the second commonest cause of cancer-related deaths and the third most frequently diagnosed cancer. Read more
Timelines Of Recent Coups Across Africa
Agroup of high-ranking military officers of the Gabonese Armed Forces, announced on national television early Wednesday morning that they had nullified the country’s election results and have seized power, adding another chapter to the ongoing wave of military coups in the African continent. Read more
Spain – The Cost Of A World Cup Kiss
The unfortunate kiss of Spain’s world cup winning captain, Jennifer Hermoso, by her football federation president, Luis Rubiales, demonstrated again how much bad news is good news to the world (or is it to journalists?). Instead of news about a world cup feat, Spain’s world cup glory was all about consent vs. non-consent and the pressures on Rubiales to resign, not rejoice about his efforts. Read more
Remote Work And Job Market: Embracing The New Normal
Remote work has become increasingly popular in recent years with the advancements in technology making it easier for individuals to work from anywhere. This shift has had a significant impact on the job market affecting employees and employers alike, reshaping the way we work, collaborate and even define success. Read more
Nigeria Lets Naira weaken In Possible Move to Unify Exchange Rates
Nigeria let the naira weaken to a record low against the dollar on the official market on Friday, according to traders, who said this could be a move by the central bank to unify multiple exchange rates. Read more
Could Trump End Up In Jail?
Donald John Trump, the 45th president of the United States of America has not had a breathing space since he lost the Presidential election to Joe Biden, the current president of the US. Read more
Road Transportation GDP Contribution Falls By N558.05bn, Factors Behind Decline
In the second quarter of 2022, the Nigerian government recorded a 46.70 per cent or N558.05bn year-on-year drop in the contribution of road transportation to the country’s economy. Read more
Costing Gender-based Violence
Gender-based violence (GBV) – one of the highly traumatic experiences of tens of thousands of women and girls – go unnoticed and unreported. If identified and reported, the sheer scale will definitely make news and startle many. Read more
Niger Coup And The ECOWAS Diplomatic Quandary
Since the military takeover in Niger, the option of war has dangled over the country.
Western powers and ECOWAS strongly condemned the coup and demanded immediate restoration of democracy. Read more
Back To School: Students Returning to Another Bleak School Year
Anew school year begins this month across the country and over two million university students will return to classes in the nation’s 170 universities.
The students are returning to the same old problems in their campuses, which are particularly more acute in the public institutions than the private ones. Read more
Diezani Alison-Madueke: Is This The Last Chapter?
The announcement recently by the British authorities that they had charged former Petroleum Resources Minister, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke, with bribery offences, is a major scene in her series of run-ins with the law since 2015. Read more
10 Schools Offering Admission In The UK Without IELTS
The United Kingdom stands as a beacon of world-class education, renowned for its array of prestigious universities. What’s even more intriguing is that a significant number of these institutions extend a welcoming hand to international students, foregoing the need for the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) requirement. Here’s a list UK universities that offer admissions without IELTS scores Read more
CSOs Warn Of Democratic Backsliding, Civic Space Constriction In West Africa
Experts among Civil Society Organisations have warned against the democratic backsliding and civic space constriction in the West African region. Read more