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 »
HiiL Innovating Justice, together with the Global Agenda Council on Justice and the Ford Foundation, has embarked on a pioneering new endeavor to accelerate justice ventures in East and West Africa. The SME Empowerment More »
About GroFin: GroFin is a pioneering development financier specializing in financing and supporting small and growing businesses (SGBs) across Africa and the Middle East. GroFin combines patient capital and specialized business support to grow emerging market enterprises. SGB Fund: First of
Siemens has hosted its inaugural Forum for Power and Gas Customers in Nigeria to aid its long term focus on Public-Private Partnerships for the development of Independent Power Plants (IPPs) and provision of its associated services for such development to
Startups across the country are to enjoy tax holidays and special intervention funds from the federal government. Nigeria’s Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu said Government has a plan to create three million jobs by 2018 and Information Communications and Technology (ICT)
The international investors that have boosted more than 650 technology startups have thrown their weight behind their first East African company, Kenya’s Bamba Group. US accelerator TechStars believes Kenya’s Bamba Group could be the next AirBnB or Dropbox within the
Orange is launching the Entrepreneur Club, a new space for information in French and English devoted to entrepreneurs in Africa and the Middle East. The website is a source of information for entrepreneurs that puts them in touch with a variety of
The growth of Micro Small and Medium Enterprises in Nigeria have been curtailed by access to finance, power, infrastructure, taxes and corruption, to according to a survey result shared by the World Bank Country Programme Director in Nigeria, Mr. Rachid Benmessaoud, Mr.
A former minister, prominent business leader and Chairman of Jaiz Bank Plc, the pioneer Islamic Bank in Nigeria, Alhaji (Dr.) Umaru Abdul Mutallab, CON, is one of the key speakers as Islamic banking leaders and dignitaries from across Africa and
Interesting news if you are a regular user of the e-commerce platform, Jumia. Its parent company, the Africa Internet Group (“AIG”), a leading e-commerce group in Africa, and AXA, a worldwide leader in insurance and asset management, today announced a partnership whereby AXA will
Punch CBN backs real sector with N1.3tn: The Central Bank of Nigeria says it has supported the real sector of the economy to the tune of over N1.3tn as part of its efforts to tackle the challenges facing the economy.
Travelstart, the leading Internet travel booking company in Africa has announced an investment of US$40M led by Amadeus Capital Partners (London). With the new funding comes a strategic partnership with Nigeria’s largest mobile telecommunications provider MTN which has a subscriber base of