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Focal Analysis: Etisalat: A Case-study in Management Crisis in Times of Economic Recovery (2)

Focal Analysis: Etisalat: A Case-study in Management Crisis in Times of Economic Recovery (2)

Alexander Ekemenah The Comparative Case Study of Federal Government of Nigeria-MTN Fine Row Launched in 1994, the MTN Group is a leading emerging market telecommunication operator, connecting subscribers in 22 countries in Africa, Asia and the Middle East. The MTN Group is listed on the JSE Securities Exchange in South Africa under the share code:




Work Begins on The Tallest Skyscraper in Africa

 (CNN) – The mighty peaks of Kilimanjaro and Kenya are the highest points in Africa, towering over the East Coast nations. The mountains will soon be sharing a skyline with a man-made behemoth named simply: “The Pinnacle.” Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta recently laid the foundation stone for what will be the tallest building in Africa




How Did a $12m Bridge Collapse in Kenya?

(CNN – )It was an embarrassing collapse for Kenya’s ruling party. On June 26, just two weeks after an “inspection” by President Uhuru Kenyatta, a $12 million Chinese-built Sigiri bridge in Western Kenya collapsed before it was completed. Built by the Chinese Overseas Construction and Engineering Company in Busia County, the bridge connects a region




We’ll Restore Failed East-West Road in 3 Weeks, Says NDDC MD

The Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Mr. Nsima Ekere, has said the emergency repairs on failed portions of the East-West Road, between Eleme Junction and Onne Junction in Rivers State would be completed within three weeks. Ekere gave the assurance while inspecting work on the road yesterday. He was accompanied by




Etisalat CEO, CFO Resign as Crisis Deepens

The debt crisis rocking Etisalat Nigeria took a new turn Monday when the company’s chief executive officer (CEO), Mr. Matthew Willsher, and chief financial officer (CFO), Mr. Wole Obasunloye, resigned their appointments. Their resignation came a few days after its Emirati non-executive directors (NEDs), representing the interests of Mubadala Development Company and Emirates Telecoms Group




MD NPA Lauds Non-Oil Export, Pledges Support

Lagos, Nigeria – The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Hadiza Bala Usman has assured that the Authority has put in place necessary facilities to play a pivotal role in the Federal Government’s drive to promote the export of solid minerals and Agricultural produce through the nation’s seaports. Speaking at the official flag off




TPT International Appoints Chief Operating Officer

Lagos, Nigeria – TPT International Limited, a full-service public relations firm maintaining practice areas in crisis management, corporate communications, strategic counselling, media relations, information communications technology and social media, has appointed Mr. Muyiwa Akintunde as its Chief Operating Officer. This development, according to Mr. Adetokunbo Modupe, TPT’s Chairman and Lead Strategist, is to further strengthen




Abolish Difficult Visa Procedures, Dangote Urges African leaders

For the African continent to attract the required investment into key sectors and achieve economic integration, the President of the Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, has urged leaders to review their visa procedures and tariff regimes. The review, according to him, will remove unnecessary barriers to intra-African trade and guarantee real growth and foreign direct investment




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