Despite Huge Rescue Packages, Airlines Still Plan to Cut Jobs

WASHINGTON – Mammoth rescue packages for some airlines are proving to be not enough. Major companies plan to cut jobs as they struggle to cope with a plunge in air travel that will leave the airline industry much smaller than it was before the coronavirus pandemic hit and has dealt a shock to the global […]

Credit Bureau pushes for more education on CBN’s intervention funds

According to Popoola, ‘CRC Credit Bureau is very passionate about financial inclusion in Nigeria and we are using every means possible to educate individuals and businesses on how to access finance and keep their credit history positive. Many Nigerians are not aware of the financial implications of keeping a positive credit history and its implications […]

Startup decade in full flow thanks to fund commitment

Nguyen Thai Hai Van, managing director of Grab Vietnam said, “Many startups have trouble scaling past the early stage due to difficulties in optimising funds in a high-growth and dynamic market, as well as pivoting their business models to cope with the rapidly changing landscape. As Southeast Asia’s home-grown tech company, we understand the problem […]

What supporting female founders of color taught me about funding, partnership, and equity

Create a pathway to equity There is a gender funding gap but there is also a gender equity gap, as so many women are shut out of cap tables all over the country. In addition to supporting women in their journey to secure capital, I also want women to secure equity when they bring value […]

DHL Global Connectedness Index 2020 signals recovery of globalization from COVID-19 setback

While COVID-19 has disrupted business and life around the world, it has not severed the fundamental links that connect nations. “This report shows that globalization did not collapse in 2020, but that the pandemic did transform — at least temporar­ily — how countries connect. It also demonstrates both the dangers of a world where critical […]

MTN business model is ecosystem driven — Adekanmbi

I will start by what MTN as a company stands for. We have a vision to use technology to make the life of people better. Essentially, use technology to enhance, enrich and make life better in how people work, live and play. We use technology to drive impact in health, education and in community development, in […]

Records show Perdue stock trades not made by outside adviser: report

Perdue is in the middle of a heated Senate race that could determine the balance of power in Washington. After ending up with a narrow lead over Democratic challenger Jon Ossoff in November’s election, the two men will face each other in a runoff election in January.

The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Mastercard – Dem leaders back smaller COVID-19 relief bill as pandemic escalates

To steer the Interior Department, the Biden team is considering former Interior Deputy Secretary Michael Connor, a member of the Taos Pueblo tribe from New Mexico who served during the Obama administration. Connor has largely flown under the radar, while Rep. Deb HaalandDebra HaalandHaaland has competition to be first Native American to lead Interior  Lujan […]

Great Point Launches Covid Insurance Scheme; UK Cinema Org Calls For More Government Support — UK Briefs

The UK Cinema Association, the trade body representing UK cinema operators, has launched social media campaign Keep the Magic Alive, aimed at persuading government to provide additional funding for its members, many of whom are struggling to survive the Covid-19 challenge. Actor and writer Stephen Fry has narrated the centerpiece to the campaign, a short […]

Now is the time to teach kids how to stay safe online

Parents across the country were plunged into a whole new world of childcare when the Covid-19 pandemic hit earlier this year. The resulting lockdown required adults and children to work and learn from home, causing huge changes in our digital behaviour that, understandably, caught families off guard. With one in three (35%) UK parents reporting […]