Today, His Honour Judge Grieve QC sitting at the Central Criminal Court increased the value of a confiscation order made against Benjamin Wilson, a convicted fraudster, from £1 to £31,905.33. The increased order must be paid within 28 days or Mr Wilson will face a further 14 months in prison.
With nine in 10 sales and marketing teams insisting that cloud-based business intelligence (BI) technology is necessary to the management of their strategies, it’s no wonder that the adoption has exploded in recent years. However, many businesses, especially small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) are still lagging behind. BARC’s research study on BI and data management … Read more
Speech by Mr Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, at the Markets Forum 2018, Bloomberg Headquarters, London, 24 May 2018.
Speech by Sir David Ramsden, Deputy Governor for Markets and Banking of the Bank of England, at the Barclays Inflation Conference, London, 7 June 2018.
According to Africa Private Equity News industry research, food and agribusiness sectors in Africa registered a large equity activity deal in last month. EXEO Capital invested $6.4 million on Capital Fisheries on its Agri-Vie ll project. Capital Fisheries is a food startup that majors in the distribution of fish and various animal protein. The Zambian … Read more
Google Cloud has announced the launch of sole-tenant nodes on Google Compute Engine – helping customers in various industries around compliance in the process. The new service, which is currently in beta availability, gives customers ownership of all VMs, hypervisor and host hardware, going against the traditional cloud use case of multi-tenant architecture and shared … Read more
Many people from sub-Saharan Africa and Asia rely on kerosene lamps and diesel generators as their source of power. These two are costly, not safe and also pollute the air. More than one billion people globally are not connected to an electric grid. Companies with alternative solutions have recently looked at off-grid groups as a … Read more
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today finalised rules creating a new category within its premium listing regime to cater for companies controlled by a shareholder that is a sovereign country.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) partnered with Facebook, Microsoft and The Rockefeller Foundation to launch Coding for Employment Program. The launch took place at the African Innovation Summit (AIS) in Kigali Rwanda yesterday. The program will train youths in highly demanded ICT curriculum. It will also link graduates directly to ICT employees. The new program … Read more
Africa Innovation Summit (AIS) is an African broad and local initiative. It aims at making useful the potential of Africa. It targets to bring together individuals with open mindset into a partnership to cooperate to promote and develop the best environment for African innovation. The individuals include researchers and academics, investors, policymakers, innovators, the business … Read more