Author: Capitano

African Flowers

African daisies come from the nation of South Africa, and have yellow, pink, white and purple flowers. A perennial, African daisies average twelve to eighteen inches in height. Long blooming, the plant will produce flowers from April through August. African daisies require full sun and are commonly planted along roadsides and floral gardens. The African […]

I am an African

I am an African I am an African Not because I was born there But because my heart beats with Africa’s I am an African Not because my skin is black But because my mind is engaged by Africa I am an African Not because I live on its soil But because my soul is […]

NIGERIA: monetary policy

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Nigeria was worth 448.10 billion US dollars in 2019, according to official data from the World Bank and projections from Trading Economics. The GDP value of Nigeria represents 0.37 percent of the world economy.   The Central Bank of Nigeria unexpectedly slashed its monetary policy rate by 100 bps […]

People of Africa

47% of people in Sub-Saharan Africa live on less than $1.25 a day, and this is a scandal. However, this number is falling, and things are getting better. One in three Africans are defined as ‘middle class’, and whilst many Western economies are in crisis, Africa’s economy continues to grow. There are over 2000 languages […]

AUTOMOTIVE IN AFRICA

Experience has shown that the total supply chain for the automotive industry can be located across many economies. This is even more the case in economic blocs such as the EU where barriers to trade are reduced and logistics systems improved. As Africa starts in earnest a similar process of reducing trade barriers and improving […]

Understanding the business opportunities in the Nigerian maritime industry

1. What are the primary laws applicable to the maritime industry in Nigeria? The primary laws applicable to the maritime industry in Nigeria are: The Merchant Shipping Act 2007; the Coastal and Inland shipping (Cabotage) Act 2003; the National Inland Waterways Act, N47 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria (LFN) 2004; the Nigerian Maritime Administration […]

PADOAN – metal tanks

We are an italian company specialist in metal tanks for industrial vehicles and machineries. All of the operative and strategic areas are based on the Italian headquarter on the north-east of Italy. With an experience of more than 80 years, today we can count on a Group of 4 companies: Padoan Srl, the Italian HQ; […]

ASTRA – IVECO 8×8

The Astra 8×8 is the largest and most heavy duty off-road vehicle available in the Iveco product line-up.  It’s unashamedly purpose-built to be totally functional and practical while filling the most demanding off-road applications.  Featuring huge ground clearance, a full-time 8×8 system with lockable diffs on all axles and a choice of two powerful horsepower options, the Astra is a true workhorse and […]

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