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TLN agency Nigeria expansion

The Travel Lifestyle Network (TLN) agency collective has announced that Nigeria-based public relations agency TOPCOMM PR Concept and Events has been invited to join as an associate member, becoming the second agency on the continent to receive this recognition.

10 hours ago

Pay as you go solar power
Pay-as-you-go solar power growth in Africa

Pay-as-you-go (PAYG) solar is a big deal in Africa, with companies like M-KOPA Solar and PEG Ghana making waves. Over in Uganda, another such company is seeing significant success from the model, even without external investment.

By Tom Jackson 12 hours ago

MTN denies illegal transfer of USD14bn from Nigeria
MTN denies illegal transfer of USD14bn from Nigeria

ABUJA, Nigeria - South Africa's MTN has denied it illegally transferred $13.9 billion from Nigeria in the latest scandal to hit the telecom firm in its largest market in the continent.

12 hours ago

Ghanaian startup AF Radio launches playback app
Ghanaian startup AF Radio launches playback app

Ghanaian startup AF Radio has launched its free Android app after months of testing in partnership with local station 3FM 92.7, claiming to be the only app in the Google Play Store that lets users play back African radio shows as soon as they air.

By Tom Jackson 3 days ago

Botswana's benchmarking competition law
Botswana's benchmarking competition law

Established just five years ago, Botswana's Competition Authority has helped reinject millions of dollars into local businesses and save thousands of jobs in an economy where unemployment persists at around 20%.

20 Oct 2016

Gbenga Shobo, Deputy Managing Director, First Bank of Nigeria Ltd (left) and Ebi Atawodi, General Manager for Uber in Nigeria.
Uber Nigeria provides vehicle finance to drivers

LAGOS, Nigeria - Uber Nigeria has announced that it is now making low-interest, used-vehicle loans available to its top-rated driver-partners. The pioneering move is the result of partnerships entered into between Uber Nigeria and First Bank of Nigeria Limited, as well as smaller financiers.

19 Oct 2016

Innovation Hub to showcase power inventions
Innovation Hub to showcase power inventions

SMEs, start-ups and young innovators will be given the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to showcase their new solutions, game changing technology and inventions for the power industry at the Innovation Hub taking place during the upcoming WAPIC (West African Power Industry Convention) in Lagos on 24 November 2016.

18 Oct 2016

Opening of 4th Samsung Smart School in Nigeria
Samsung opens fourth Smart School in Nigeria

Samsung Electronics West Africa opened a Smart School for Teachers in Nigeria at Model Primary School, Elekahia in Rivers State. The project, an initiative between Samsung and Rivers State Government, was the fourth of five facilities already launched in Nigeria, with one more launch planned in Delta State.

17 Oct 2016