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Renmoney Emerges Winner Of Microfinance Excellence Award

Renmoney, a Nigerian consumer lending company, has emerged the winner of the ‘Award for Excellence in Microfinance Banking’. The award was presented at the 8th edition of the New Age Banking Summit which held at the Lagos Continental Hotel, Victoria Island. Other winners of the evening were: GTBank, Diamond Bank, First Bank, First City Monument

Truecaller Launches Chat Feature To Tackle Spread Of Fake News

Truecaller today announced the launch of its instant messaging (IM) platform ‘Truecaller Chat‘. With the aim to make communication safer to prevent fake news from circulating, the IM platform will allow users to report links, ensuring that fake news is not circulated unchecked by users. With social media’s rapid adoption globally, the menace of fake

Mastercard Drives Global Startup Ecosystem at Connecting Tomorrow Forum

Fintech Ideas Pitched to Potential Investors and Collaborators at Forum 10 Startups From Countries Including Nigeria, Jordan, Mexico, Australia, Singapore, UK and USA Participated Mastercard, a leading technology company in the global payments industry, recently welcomed 10 startups to its Start Path programme at the Mastercard ‘Connecting Tomorrow’ Forum. The event, which held in Barcelona,

Building Africa’s Laboratory Workforce Must Be Prioritised – ASLM Director

Since laboratory professionals play a vital role in the identification of diseases, ensuring the reliability of laboratory investigations and reporting laboratory findings to the clinicians for timely and adequate patient management; experts are advocating for new initiatives and partnerships aimed at training, mentoring and certifying laboratory professionals across the continent. One of those making this

Big Cities, Big Business: Lagos Leads Sub-Saharan Africa In Mastercard’s 2018 Global Destination Cities Index

Bangkok and London lead globally Mastercard brings together tourism and city partners to improve experiences for visitors In a world of rising nationalism, international travel takes on greater importance—breaking down barriers, broadening our horizons and driving economic impact felt throughout the world’s cities. For the past decade, Mastercard’s Global Destination Cities Index has offered important

Mastercard Signs with League of Legends® as First Global Partner of the World’s Largest Esport

Priceless® Experiences Rolling Out for League of Legends Esports Community Mastercard on Thursday, September 19, 2018, announced a multi-year partnership with Riot Games to become the first global sponsor for League of Legends eSports, the largest eSport in the world. This first-of-its-kind global agreement signifies Mastercard’s support of the eSports community and further diversifies the

ASLM Releases Speaker Line-Up For Abuja Conference In December

As the date of the 2018 edition of the African Society for Laboratory Medicine Conference (ASLM) draws near, the body has released the list of speakers who will address the attending delegates. The list includes: Senior Director of the Diagnostic Services at the Clinton Health Access Initiative, Dr. Trevor Peter; Director of African Centres for

Don offers ideas to boost economy, as Gbola Sokoya turns 60

Professor of Management at Middle Tennessee State University, Prof. Sesan Kim Sokoya, on Thursday, July 26, offered ideas on how the Nigerian economy can be boosted with adequate economic clusters. Professor Sokoya was speaking in Lagos at the special public lecture organised by Pinnacle Leadership and Entrepreneurial Academy Nigeria Limited in celebration of the firm’s

African countries must contribute to one another’s knowledge output – Dr Pascale Ondoa, Director of Science and New Initiatives – ASLM

Africa carries the majority of the world’s health burden and at the same time lacks the critical mass of researchers and scientist to address the health problem of the continent and contribute to the global health research. A research ecosystem that allows African brains to collaborate with each other and their international counterparts, share best

African Society for Laboratory Medicine Conference (ASLM 2018) Berths In Abuja In December

The 2018 edition of the African Society for Laboratory Medicine Conference (ASLM 2018)) is set to hold in Abuja, Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory, from December 10 to 13, 2018. This theme of this year’s conference is: ‘Preventing and Controlling the Next Pandemic: The role of the laboratory’. ASLM is an independent, pan-African professional body that

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