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Nigerian Government Suspended Twitter’s Activities after Removal of President Buhari’s Post

Nigerian Government Suspended Twitter’s Activities after Removal of President Buhari’s Post

Twitter in hot water with the Nigerian Government. According to Reuters, Nigeria said on Friday it had indefinitely suspended Twitter’s activities, two days after the social media giant removed a post from President Muhammadu Buhari that threatened to punish regional secessionists. This comes after, Information Minister Lai Mohammed said the government had acted because of...

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Discovery and WarnerMedia’s New Company will be called Warner Bros. Discovery

Discovery and WarnerMedia’s New Company will be called Warner Bros. Discovery

Discovery Inc said that the recently announced global entertainment and media business created with Discovery and WarnerMedia assets will be named Warner Bros. Discovery. Discovery Chief Executive David Zaslav made the announcement during a meeting with WarnerMedia employees at the Warner Bros. studio lot in Burbank, Calif., the company said. WarnerMedia Chief Executive Jason Kilar asked...

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Shoprite International Limited Exit Nigerian Retail Market

Shoprite International Limited Exit Nigerian Retail Market

South African retail giant Shoprite has sold its Nigerian operations to a company owned by a group of local investors led by property firm Persianas Investment, Ketron. The group said its wholly-owned subsidiary Shoprite International Limited (SIL), had disposed of 100% shareholding in Retail Supermarkets Nigeria Limited (RSNL). “SIL entered into a share purchase agreement...

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Pick n Pay and Fortress Partner to Develop a Distribution Centre

Pick n Pay and Fortress Partner to Develop a Distribution Centre

Pick n Pay join forces with Fortress REIT to build the biggest logistics development in South Africa. Fortress REIT announced that their biggest logistics development to date was signed with Pick n Pay at their flagship premium-grade Eastport Logistics Park, close to ORT Airport in Gauteng, the company said in a statement. In a statement,...

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South African Shocking Unemployment Figures

South African Shocking Unemployment Figures

South Africa’s official unemployment rate rose to a new high in the first quarter as the construction and trade industries shed jobs. The jobless rate rose to 32.6% from 32.5% in the three months through December, Statistics South Africa said Tuesday in a report released in the capital, Pretoria. That’s the highest number on record....

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Woolies Opened a Standalone Liquor Store in Joburg

Woolies Opened a Standalone Liquor Store in Joburg

Mzansi’s food retailer Woolworths has opened a standalone liquor store WCellar. The new store is located at Nicolway, Bryanston, Johannesburg According to news reports, the retailer said the liquor shop offers wines, beers, craft beers, ciders, and spirits. The aim is to open another WCellar store in the Gauteng region, with a view to rolling...

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Post Office to Close 130 Branches Across Mzansi (SA)

Post Office to Close 130 Branches Across Mzansi (SA)

The South African Post Office is faced with financial challenges. Post Office CEO Nomkhita Mona has confirmed that the organisation is in the process of closing about 130 of its offices across the country mainly due to financial reasons. This comes after the Post Office was declared commercially insolvent, with its 2019/2020 financial results. Speaking to the...

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SA Tourism CEO Sisa Ntshona Steps down end of May

SA Tourism CEO Sisa Ntshona Steps down end of May

SA Tourism CEO Sisa Ntshona is leaving the organisation at the end of May. According to News24, Sisa is making his way back to the private sector starting the 1st of July. One of the functions of SA Tourism is to promotes both foreign and domestic tourism in SA. Sisa’s departure comes four months earlier...