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Jumia receives global accolade

African internet group, Jumia, has been named among the MIT Top 50 Smartest Companies of 2017...

6 Jul 2017

Mobile phone powered solar electricity for Nigeria

The powerful Y'ello Box is bringing 24/7 electricity to Nigeria via your mobile phone...

28 Jun 2017

#CSIMonth: The SERAS seeks to recognise brands that walk their CSR talk

Ken Egbas, founder of The SERAS, unpacks some of the awards programme's most significant impacts on the African CSR landscape...

By Sindy Peters 1 day ago

All Africa Music Awards receives nearly 5,000 entries

The All Africa Music Awards has received 4,816 entries for 2017 submission with Eastern Africa having the highest entries as screening and adjudication processes follows...

2 days ago

CNN Marketplace Africa explores Massmart's slow growth

Eleni Giokos, host of CNN Marketplace Africa, delved into how Massmart Holdings' growth has been much slower than anticipated...

13 Jul 2017

Facebook launches Developer Circles Harare

Facebook Africa is hosting a series of training events and workshops designed to help local entrepreneurs understand how to use digital platforms to grow their businesses...

13 Jul 2017

eCommerce in Nigeria: the future is mobile

With a large population of 184 million and a relatively underdeveloped formal retail industry, Nigeria holds considerable potential for e-commerce...

7 Jul 2017

Dubai-based investment firm acquires Java House, Africa expansion next

The Abraaj Group, a Dubai-based private equity investment firm, has announced the acquisition of Java House restaurant chain from Emerging Capital Partners (ECP) for an undisclosed amount...

By Dannish Odongo 7 Jul 2017

Lagos tech community debates 'Open Yaba Manifesto'

Stakeholders in the Yaba technology cluster in the Nigerian city of Lagos are coming together to develop an Open Yaba Manifesto they hope will promote future development...

By Tom Jackson 7 Jul 2017

Integrated Nigerian campaign delivers for Johnnie Walker

How Posterscope Nigeria integrated out-of-home with experiential, mobile and social media for incremental reach...

6 Jul 2017

Innovation hub participants graduate

Third batch of Nigerian entrepreneurs graduate from GE Lagos Garage training programme...

6 Jul 2017

Nigeria's TradPeek wants to be Africa's Alibaba

Nigerian startup TradPeek has an ambitious goal - to be to Africa what Alibaba is to China...

By Tom Jackson 5 Jul 2017

Bushra al-Fadil wins 18th Caine Prize for African Writing

Bushra al-Fadil has won the 2017 Caine Prize for African Writing with his short story entitled “The Story of the Girl Whose Birds Flew Away”, translated by Max Shmookler...

5 Jul 2017

Kenyan payments solutions firm expands to SA

Direct Pay Online continues Southern Africa expansion with acquisition of PayThru South Africa...

29 Jun 2017

New Forbes Woman Africa show premieres this week

“How can Nigeria continue to dance on the graves of our children?” - Oby Ezekwesili debuts in first episode of new Forbes Woman Africa show, ‘Against The Odds with Peace Hyde'...

28 Jun 2017

Nigerian start-up, Mastercard deliver cashless online shopping payment

Within an African e-commerce sector which is plagued by cash, the majority of payments are still being made in cash at the point of delivery...

26 Jun 2017

Mobile movie ticket services for Nigerians

BBM Messenger and Nairabox bring movie tickets service to users in Nigeria...

22 Jun 2017

National mobilisation of entrepreneurialism

A blueprint for Africa: If national mobilisation of entrepreneurialism across a country is a solid possibility, what's stopping it and who is blocking it?...

By Naseem Javed 1 day ago

Etisalat Nigeria has changed to 9mobile

Emerging Markets Telecommunication Services Limited (EMTS), which previously traded as ‘Etisalat Nigeria' has changed its name to 9mobile...

3 days ago

Loerie Awards announces 11 regional judges for 2017

Loerie Awards announces its regional heavyweights for 2017 juries, which include the founder of a music record label and a giant in the production industry...

10 Jul 2017

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