ENTER: 2018 Cartier Women’s Initiave Awards For Women Entrepreneurs

ENTER: 2018 Cartier Women’s Initiave Awards For Women Entrepreneurs

For its 2018 edition, the Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards are looking for inspirational women entrepreneurs worldwide starting up their business, in all fields of activities, to solve contemporary global challenges. Since its More »

Good News For Businesses As Scatec Solar Secures 100 MW Solar Project in Nigeria

Good News For Businesses As Scatec Solar Secures 100 MW Solar Project in Nigeria

The Nova Scotia project company, signed a 20-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Plc (NBET) on July 21st, 2016 Scatec Solar has signed an agreement with CDIL, a More »

Enter Your Solution For Appsafrica.com Innovation Awards 2016

Enter Your Solution For Appsafrica.com Innovation Awards 2016

The Appsafrica.com Innovation Awards celebrate the best in mobile and tech from across Africa, and entries are now open to find the best innovations across the continent for 2016. Following the success of last year’s More »

#BrandYourWaithood: Social Entrepreneurs Collaborate For Youth Development

#BrandYourWaithood: Social Entrepreneurs Collaborate For Youth Development

Business Without Boundaries and 360Connect Announce a Strategic Partnership to Deliver Next Generation Strategic Solutions for Waithood in Youth. Strategic partnership formed to support co-creation and co-innovation in Youth. Business Without Boundaries More »

Women Deliver Awards Seed Grants To Young Nigerian Leaders

Women Deliver Awards Seed Grants To Young Nigerian Leaders

Three young Nigerians are among 20 Young Leaders that will receive seed grants of US$5,000 each to  support six-month projects aimed at advancing girls’ and women’s health, rights and wellbeing in their communities by Women Deliver, a global More »

 

New partnerships to improve internet connectivity for Lagos SMEs

MainOne and Tizeti have announced the completion of a joint development project with Facebook to enable the expansion of internet services in Lagos. This partnership will leverage MainOne’s fibre connectivity, Tizeti’s twenty brand-new solar-powered towers, and Facebook’s Express Wi-Fi. As

MTN’s Lumos Mobile Electricity deploys 60,000th Y’ello Box

The complex dilemma of how to power Nigeria dominates politics and economics, yet hundreds of thousands of people are discovering the answer is to literally take power into their own hands. This week, the Lumos Mobile Electricity Service deployed its

Facebook To Start A Nigerian Hub In 2018

Facebook will formally start a “community hub space” in Nigeria next year to encourage software developers and technology entrepreneurs and become the latest technology giant to pursue a training programme in fast-growing Africa. The U.S. social media company said the

ToLet.com.ng Acquires Jumia House Nigeria, Becomes PropertyPro.ng

ToLet.com.ng, Nigeria’s leading online property classifieds portal, has in conjunction with their existing investors, Frontier Digital Ventures, acquired Jumia House Nigeria, a competing property portal, for an undisclosed sum. ToLet.com.ng will now merge the two platforms over the coming months,

Orange Social Entrepreneur Prize: 2017 Winners Announced

Orange announced the winners of the 7th Orange Social Entrepreneur Prize 2017 in Africa and the Middle East during the AfricaCom Awards in Cape Town, South Africa. Each year this Prize rewards innovative projects based on Information and Communication Technologies

Young Entrepreneurship Day: Elumelu, Kagame headline Africa 2017 Forum

HE Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda and chairman of Smart Africa, and Tony Elumelu, Founder of the $100m Entrepreneurship Programme, will be headlining the Young Entrepreneurship Day (YED) at the Africa 2017 Forum. The YED is a new addition to

Flutterwave, BounceNews Win Big At AppsAfrica.com Innovation Award 2017

Two of Nigeria’s leading tech solutions, Flutterwave and BounceNews have won their respective categories in the AppsAfrica.com Innovation Award 2017. Having received over 300 entries, the organisers announced ten winners of the Awards at a pan-African mobile and tech awards

Nigerians Top Africa’s 20 Startups To Enter World Bank’s Digital Acceleration Program

Twenty of the most promising African digital start-ups will take part in the XL Africa residency, the flagship initiative of the business accelerator launched last April by the World Bank Group’s infoDev program. From Nov. 6-17 in Cape Town, the

Meet West African Winners Of 7th All Africa Business Leader Awards

The 7th All Africa Business Leaders Awards (AABLA™) in Partnership with CNBC Africa announced the winners of the West Africa leg at the Eko Hotels and Suites in Lagos. VIP guests, media and stakeholders joined the West Africa finalists, as

Doing Business Report Shows Reforms Are Working – Osinbajo

Despite Nigeria’s latest impressive ranking in the World Bank’s latest ‘Doing Business’ report, the Buhari administration will continue to actively pursue its reform agenda to keep improving the nation’s economy, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN. Prof. Osinbajo further