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 Innovation Awards 2016

Enter Your Solution For Innovation Awards 2016

The 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 »

EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Award Appoints Sage’s Ivan Epstein

EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Award Appoints Sage’s Ivan Epstein

Prestigious awards focuses on the power of entrepreneurship to change for the world for the better Ivan Epstein President of Sage International has been appointed to the judging panel for the 16th More »


SpeedUPAfrica Bootcamp for start-ups returns to Nigeria

Entries already flooding in for Africa’s leading ‘hands on’ business bootcamp, combining Mentors, Workshops and Investments The SpeedUPAfrica Bootcamp is returning to Nigeria from July 5-9 with the goal of empowering a new wave of African start-ups. Following the event’s

COUNTDOWN: 2 weeks left to enter the West Africa Mobile Awards

Mobile innovators have under two weeks left to submit their entries for the West Africa Mobile Awards (WAMAS) ( with winners to be announced at an awards gala on May 18th in Lagos, Nigeria in front of local and international

Nigerian entrepreneur among Cartier Women’s Initiative Award finalists

The following 6 extremely talented female entrepreneurs from both the Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East and North Africa have been chosen: – Nneka Mobisson, Nigeria, mDoc Healthcare (an integrated healthcare management platform providing 24/7 access to doctors, nurses and

How we are mapping Nigeria’s entrepreneurship landscape – ANDE

Most humans are entrepreneurs because the will to create—and to survive and strive to prosper—is encoded in our DNA. But it doesn’t mean we should all start companies. We embrace Reid Hoffman’s view on entrepreneurship and see it first-hand in

Applications open for Affordable Nutrition Forum with $15,000 prize

Village Capital and The Hershey Company are seeking the next generation of entrepreneurs tackling nutrition challenges in Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire, and Nigeria. We are excited to invite ventures to apply to participate in the Village Capital Affordable Nutrition Forum taking

Healthymagination: GE graduates Africa’s maternal/child health social entrepreneurs

Today, the GE healthymagination Mother and Child Programme will graduate 14 social entrepreneurs who completed training and mentorship aimed at improving and accelerating maternal and/or child health outcomes in Africa This programme culminates in a “Premier Pitch” event where 14

Participate in Sage Foundation’s $1 million Enterprise Fund

The new $1 million fund is open to non-profits in Africa with enterprising ideas to help improve the lives of military veterans, young people or women and girls Sage, the market and technology leader for integrated accounting, payroll & HR,

New Startup Innovates Social Retail in Nigeria

Founder Banke Ajagunna helps Nigerians to be as stylish as they feel The Style Group, a contemporary lifestyle retail group in Nigeria, is leapfrogging the brick-and-mortar sales of fashion, accessories and design services and instead focuses on offering them via

A Smart Developer? Enter Facebook’s Challenge, Create Smartest Bots For Messenger

Developers, in teams of up to three people, are invited to create bots in three categories: gaming and entertainment; productivity and utility; and social good Facebook is challenging developers across the Middle East and Africa to create innovative bots in

How Dangote Is Revving Rice Entrepreneurs in Northern Nigeria

By end of 2017, Dangote Rice will have 25,000 Ha under rice cultivation across 3 sites in Northern Nigeria Dangote Rice, a subsidiary of Dangote Group is set to launch in Sokoto. Sokoto state it’s multi-million naira 25,000 hectares of