SDG: Covid-19 magnifies financing gap in developing countries by 70%, says OECD

  Citizens don’t benefit from social safety net Providing access to clean energy crucial for post-pandemic recovery Africa’s infrastructure financing gap to hit $170bn in 2025 – AfDB   The absence of carefully crafted pandemic policy responses such as COVID-19 by governments of developing countries could reverse decades of progress in sustainable development and the […]

Africa startups received $2.44bn investment with marginal drop in 2020

Africa startups received $2.44bn investment with marginal drop in 2020

  Fintech most funded sector at 33%; cleantech, 22% Investment report says 1,075 deals recorded against 1119 in 2019 Nigeria’s Paystack’s $200m among high-profile acquisitions       Tech startups in Africa received continuous flow of investment in 2020, despite grave fears that pressures from the Covid-19 pandemic would ravage the continent’s sector investment, states […]

Appeal Court suspends order against shutting of SEPLAT headoffice

Appeal Court suspends order against shutting of SEPLAT headoffice

Seplat Petroleum company has announced that the Court of Appeal sitting in Lagos on Friday suspended the order of interlocutory injunctions made by the Lagos Federal High Court that led to the sealing of the oil company’s corporate head office situated in a building located at 16A Temple Road, Ikoyi, Lagos, a building which is […]