Orange Social Venture Prize Offers $55,000 In 6th Edition

Orange Social Venture Prize Offers $55,000 In 6th Edition

The projects of 4 start-ups will be recognized during the awards ceremony with prizes of 25,000, 15,000 and 10,000, while 5,000 euros will go to the winner of the Special Cultural Content More »

Record Entry For The 2016 African Entrepreneurship Award

Record Entry For The 2016 African Entrepreneurship Award

BMCE Bank of Africa closes registration for the 2016 African Entrepreneurship Award and prepares to announce the candidates for its second round 8800 entrepreneurs from 105 countries registered with 3900 business ideas More »

Unreasonable Lab launches in Nigeria, To Prepare Startups For Investment

Unreasonable Lab launches in Nigeria, To Prepare Startups For Investment

Unreasonable Ambition: How a movement of entrepreneurship training programs seeks to put a dent on poverty On 6th June 2016, 10 startups from across Nigeria will gather in Lagos for five days, More »

ENTER: The Enterprise Challenge 2016

ENTER: The Enterprise Challenge 2016

As a follow up to the successful launch of the Enterprise Challenge in 2014, the British Council in partnership with Virgin Atlantic, Zenith Bank and a new partner Samsung, proudly present the 2016 More »

Economy: Performance Intelligence Conference holds in Abuja

Economy: Performance Intelligence Conference holds in Abuja

Key stakeholders and policy makers will gather at the Hilton Hotel, Abuja on February 23 and 24, for the 2016 International Performance Intelligence Conference poised to be a change catalyst for the Nigerian economy. More »

 

Orange Social Venture Prize Offers $55,000 In 6th Edition

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The projects of 4 start-ups will be recognized during the awards ceremony with prizes of 25,000, 15,000 and 10,000, while 5,000 euros will go to the winner of the Special Cultural Content Prize Orange is launching a call for candidates

Ebola: How Digital Payments Saved Lives, $10 Million

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By using digital payments to pay Ebola response workers, Sierra Leone massively cut payment times, avoiding large-scale strikes and ensuring a stable workforce to defeat Ebola. Sierra Leone’s experience shows the critical importance of preparing early for digital payments before

Record Entry For The 2016 African Entrepreneurship Award

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BMCE Bank of Africa closes registration for the 2016 African Entrepreneurship Award and prepares to announce the candidates for its second round 8800 entrepreneurs from 105 countries registered with 3900 business ideas The Group BMCE Bank of Africa announces the

Orange Business Services Extends Sales Operations To Nigeria

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Orange Business Services, the B2B division of the Orange Group, is reaffirming its commitment to support enterprises in Africa with the expansion of its Lagos, Nigeria presence. It has established a new sales office in addition to the existing customer

How Reach for Change Celebrated Africa’s Social Entrepreneurs

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May 15 is the International Day of Families, a day that draws attention to issues that families face and offers opportunities to examine the social and economic factors that affect families’ well being. Reach for Change Africa is marking this

Accelerate Your Business With Africa Startups Challenge

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The Africa Startups Challenge seeks to find the best new companies coming out of Africa. Is your startups focused on any of the following 10 categories? Agri-tech (including land administration) Big data analytics Blockchain Digital government Education Internet of Things Fintech

Rockefeller Foundation To Give $1 Million In Grants For Cassava Innovations

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The Rockefeller Foundation, Dalberg and IITA, today launched an Innovation Challenge to uncover innovative solutions to increase cassava shelf life in Nigeria. The Challenge was announced at the World Economic Forum – Africa annual meeting in Kigali, Rwanda, and will provide

NITDA To Sponsors 17 Nigerian Startups To Gitex 2016 In Dubai

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‎Startups in Nigeria have a chance to  participate in the Gitex 2016 STARTUP MOVEMENT and pitch for the one million dollar prize at the technology trade show billed to hold in Dubai in November. The National Information Technology Development Agency

3 Nigerians Make Innovation Prize for Africa Top 10

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Three Nigerian innovations are among the top 10 nominees for its landmark programme, the Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA), the African Innovation Foundation (AIF) announced today. Now celebrating its 5th year under the theme “Made in Africa”, IPA is the premier innovation initiative

How Social Entrepreneurs Provide Solutions for Africa’ Development

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Is social entrepreneurship the new face of development? A recent impact report released by Reach for Change suggests it might be. Social entrepreneurs across Africa are contributing to advances in education, healthcare, financial inclusion, environmental protection and other social issues.