PREGSOSA Alumni hold 50 years graduation anniversary, donate to school

Former students of Premier Grammar School, Abeokuta, also known as the Glorious 8th Set of 1967/71, have commemorated their 50…

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PREGSOSA Alumni hold 50 years graduation anniversary, donate to school

Lawanson youths learn blogging at DLES 2021

Around 30 youths within the Lawanson area of Surulere have benefitted from the ongoing 2021 Deeper Life Entrepreneurship School (DLES)…

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Lawanson youths learn blogging at DLES 2021

Uncap launches innovative funding and growth platform for local early-stage founders

Uncap is a funding platform seeking to revolutionize access to early-stage funding in Africa. Their main mission is to make…

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Uncap launches innovative funding and growth platform for local early-stage founders

Moove raises $23 million Series A funding for vehicle ownership in Africa

Moove, an African mobility fintech, today announced that it has raised $23 million in Series A funding. The round was…

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Moove raises $23 million Series A funding for vehicle ownership in Africa

CITN VI-Lekki holds 2nd AGM, appreciation for outgoing executives

The VI-Lekki & District Society of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) held her 2nd Annual General Meeting…

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CITN VI-Lekki holds 2nd AGM, appreciation for outgoing executives

MainOne and STEMCafe take coding to Lagos schools

MainOne has partnered with STEMCafe to train students on Scratch Programming (Block Coding) in four primary schools in Lagos State,…

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MainOne and STEMCafe take coding to Lagos schools

Finance app installs grow by 160% in Nigeria – report

Globally, the COVID-19 pandemic has directly fueled a high adoption of digital financial services by consumers, and across Africa, there…

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Finance app installs grow by 160% in Nigeria – report

Twitter: NESG asks FG to support the digital economy

The foremost thinktank organization, the Nigerian Economic Summit Group has joined calls for the Federal Government to rescind its decision…

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Twitter: NESG asks FG to support the digital economy

Gokada launches Super App as it crosses US$100 million in annualized transaction value

Gokada, Nigeria’s last-mile delivery, logistics, and transportation start-up has launched a  ‘Super App’ where customers can access food delivery, e-commerce,…

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Gokada launches Super App as it crosses US$100 million in annualized transaction value

Andela takes global talent expansion to Latin America

Andela, the global talent network that helps companies build remote engineering teams, today announced the global expansion of their engineering…

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Andela takes global talent expansion to Latin America

TeamApt Launches Women in Tech 2021 Internship Programme

TeamApt, the Nigerian fintech company that provides digital financial services solutions and payment infrastructure, has announced the launch of its…

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TeamApt Launches Women in Tech 2021 Internship Programme

Kobo360: Obi Ozor joins WEF Young Global Leader 2021 Class

Kobo360’s CEO and Co-founder, Obi Ozor, has today been honoured as a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader 2021. Through…

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Kobo360: Obi Ozor joins WEF Young Global Leader 2021 Class

Jobberman Nigeria appoints Rolake Rosiji as the new CEO

Jobberman, the single largest job placement platform in sub-Saharan Africa, has announced the appointment of Rolake Rosiji as the new…

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Jobberman Nigeria appoints Rolake Rosiji as the new CEO

Pig farming as a gold mine in Badagry [A Reporter’s Diary]

At last, we arrived at the most interesting part of madam Mercy farm tour – the pig farming. I have…

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Pig farming as a gold mine in Badagry [A Reporter’s Diary]

Understanding plantain farming in Badagry [A Reporter’s Diary] #SmallBusinessSeries

Follow up from the previous post on our expedition in Badagry Aside from cassava, plantain is another popular farming because…

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Understanding plantain farming in Badagry [A Reporter’s Diary] #SmallBusinessSeries

Pepper farming process in Badagry [A Reporter’s Diary] #SmallBusinessSeries

The series continues from here. We walked into a section of fresh sprouting scotch bonnet glittering in the sun with…

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Pepper farming process in Badagry [A Reporter’s Diary] #SmallBusinessSeries

How they make Garri in Badagry [A Reporter’s Diary] #SmallBusinessSeries

…continued from here. Her face covered in sweat and a wide smile, she happily welcomed me. I noticed her house…

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How they make Garri in Badagry [A Reporter’s Diary] #SmallBusinessSeries

Exploring agribusiness opportunities in Badagry [A Reporter’s Diary] #SmallBusinessSeries

Farming is one of the cultures in the shores of history that is as old as man. Before the white-collar…

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Exploring agribusiness opportunities in Badagry [A Reporter’s Diary] #SmallBusinessSeries

African women experts seek humanitarian corridor in the Horn of Africa crises

African women are calling on the African Union, IGAD and the international community to set up a female peacekeeping force…

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African women experts seek humanitarian corridor in the Horn of Africa crises

Street2School marks 10 years of impact with BagSwap program

In continuation of more than a decade of work, Street2School has swapped the backpacks of 800 children in low cost…

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Street2School marks 10 years of impact with BagSwap program

Nigerian cardholders to enjoy discount from Kwik Delivery and Mastercard Partnership

Kwik Delivery and Mastercard announce a partnership starting this very day to provide discounts on all Kwik Delivery services to…

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Nigerian cardholders to enjoy discount from Kwik Delivery and Mastercard Partnership

Investors commit Billions at Lagos Free Zone in Nigeria

Lagos Free Zone (LFZ) (www.LagosFreeZone.com), the first privately owned special economic zone in Nigeria with an integrated deep seaport, is…

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Investors commit Billions at Lagos Free Zone in Nigeria

Nigerian agripreneurs top African Development Bank’s AgriPitch competition awards

The co-founder of a novel food processing technology start-up, and the owner of a smallholder farmer food procurement company in…

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Nigerian agripreneurs top African Development Bank’s AgriPitch competition awards

Autochek secures $3.4 million in pre-seed to fund technology for African automotive industry

Autochek has raised $3.4 million in pre-seed funding round, co-led by TLcom Capital and 4DX Ventures with inclusion from Golden…

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Autochek secures $3.4 million in pre-seed to fund technology for African automotive industry

“Online trading becoming more attractive in Africa”

By Jay Mawji, Managing Director INFINOX Capital (www.INFINOX.com) While the International Monetary Fund acknowledges the damaging recession effects of Covid-19…

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“Online trading becoming more attractive in Africa”

6 Nigerian agripreneurs in ADB’s $120,000 AgriPitch Competition ‘boot camp’

Six Nigerian startups are among the twenty-five young African agripreneurs who have advanced to the “boot camp” final round of…

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6 Nigerian agripreneurs in ADB’s $120,000 AgriPitch Competition ‘boot camp’

How to participate in the 2020 Global Entrepreneurship Week in Nigeria

The world’s largest celebration of Entrepreneurship, the Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) is here again. GEW occurs every year in November…

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How to participate in the 2020 Global Entrepreneurship Week in Nigeria

Nigerian women entrepreneurs among 2020 AWIEF Awards Finalists

Four Nigerians are among the 24 women founders and entrepreneurs selected as finalists for the 2020 AWIEF Awards. These women,…

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Nigerian women entrepreneurs among 2020 AWIEF Awards Finalists

How African startups became more investible in 2020

Africa’s startups have never been more investible than now. There is a growing number of professional ‘super angels’ involved in…

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How African startups became more investible in 2020

Nzuriaiki: Nigerian entrepreneur creates a volunteer platform for “good work”

Nigerian social entrepreneur, Raquel Kasham Daniel has launched a new portal where organisations and volunteers can find opportunities to collaborate…

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Nzuriaiki: Nigerian entrepreneur creates a volunteer platform for “good work”

3 things to consider when starting a YouTube channel [Beginners Series]

Starting a YouTube channel is not as easy as it seems, but if you could follow the guidelines below you…

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3 things to consider when starting a YouTube channel [Beginners Series]

CcHUB acquires eLimu, a leading Kenyan EdTech company

iHub Ltd. Kenya’s foremost technology Incubation and Accelerator space, based in Nairobi, has announced its acquisition of eLimu, a leading…

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CcHUB acquires eLimu, a leading Kenyan EdTech company

Anzisha Prize: Egyptian wins premier award for Africa’s youngest entrepreneurs

Alaa Moatamed, a young female entrepreneur whose venture, Presto provides business owners with an affordable and convenient delivery service for customers…

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Anzisha Prize: Egyptian wins premier award for Africa’s youngest entrepreneurs

African payments for African development (By Murray Gardiner)

The statistics that hover uncertainty around Africa are not ones that should make the continent proud. The World Bank has…

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African payments for African development (By Murray Gardiner)

120 Nigerian women to benefit from 2020 Academy for Women Entrepreneurs program – U.S.

The United States Consulate General in Lagos has announced a call for applications for the 2020 Academy for Women Entrepreneurs…

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120 Nigerian women to benefit from 2020 Academy for Women Entrepreneurs program – U.S.

Jack Dorsey to Keynote at Africa Fintech Summit 2020

Dedalus Global and Ibex Frontier are pleased to announce Jack Dorsey as the closing keynote for this year’s Africa Fintech…

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Jack Dorsey to Keynote at Africa Fintech Summit 2020

How to grow your food business online in Lagos

Before social media and modern technologies, businesspeople largely depended on walk-in traffic, print media reviews, and word-of-mouth buzz. The digital…

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How to grow your food business online in Lagos

AWARD: Female Journalists for Women’s Entrepreneurship in Africa

Entries are now open for the second annual APO Group African Women in Media Award to recognise, celebrate, and empower…

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AWARD: Female Journalists for Women’s Entrepreneurship in Africa

“Developing entrepreneurship in a digital economy”

By Tonny Tugee, SEACOM East Africa MD With a shift away from physical commerce, consumers are increasingly taking their daily…

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“Developing entrepreneurship in a digital economy”

How African entrepreneurs built resilience during the pandemic – Report

A new insights report, Building a Resilient Innovative Africa, has been released by Djembe Consultants in partnership with AfriLabs, the…

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How African entrepreneurs built resilience during the pandemic – Report

My generation…and the curse of racism

Another thing that enrages me when it comes to my generation is racism. White hating on blacks because of our…

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My generation…and the curse of racism

Jiji achieves app installs and in-app traffic with AppsFlyer

AppsFlyer, the global attribution leader, has announced that it has worked with Nigeria’s leading classifieds marketplace, Jiji to increase installs…

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Jiji achieves app installs and in-app traffic with AppsFlyer

More than 2,400 candidates apply for one role as competition for jobs in Africa stiffens

ROAM Africa (Ringier One Africa Media), the leading digital classifieds group in Sub-Saharan Africa, has today released figures that highlight…

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More than 2,400 candidates apply for one role as competition for jobs in Africa stiffens

How Nigerian entrepreneurs are bracing the odds in 2020

2020 has demonstrated the need to build resilience in business. Nigerian entrepreneurs have experienced one of a business owner’s worst…

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How Nigerian entrepreneurs are bracing the odds in 2020

54gene founder, Ene-Obong, selected as Endeavor Entrepreneur

Endeavor has welcomed a new entrepreneur into its global network; Dr. Abasi Ene-Obong of 54gene, was selected as an Endeavor…

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54gene founder, Ene-Obong, selected as Endeavor Entrepreneur

My generation…of misplaced priorities and inanities!

It’s an undeniable truth that social media like Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, and the likes of them has greatly helped…

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My generation…of misplaced priorities and inanities!

APPLY: Women in Business Cohort 2

The Co-creation Hub (CcHub) hosted its first Women In Business Demo Day for female entrepreneurs in Kenya in July. The…

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APPLY: Women in Business Cohort 2

My generation…of resilient innovators and entrepreneurs

As weird as this might sound, what encourages me is actually in reverse. When I look at the many problems…

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My generation…of resilient innovators and entrepreneurs

“N-Power beneficiaries are becoming business owners”

About 109,823 beneficiaries of the N-Power programme now have their own businesses, which represents about 22% of the 500,000 Nigerians…

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“N-Power beneficiaries are becoming business owners”

Plentywaka, Lagos transport startup, achieves milestone six months post-launch

The popular bus-hailing service, which is now averaging 1500 journeys a day provides a hassle-free alternative to an otherwise chaotic and expensive commute.

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Plentywaka, Lagos transport startup, achieves milestone six months post-launch

Economists chart Nigeria’s growth path in 2020

To improve FDI inflows, Nigeria must demonstrate its commitment to attract and protect investments.

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Economists chart Nigeria’s growth path in 2020

Are you the financial journalist of the year?

The Awards, running for the 45th consecutive year, recognise the best financial reporting by reporters based in AfricaWith 5 days…

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Are you the financial journalist of the year?

Keys to understanding entrepreneurship in Nigeria

Entrepreneurial forces are relatively strong in this country, as the lack of jobs and a rise in poverty leave few…

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Keys to understanding entrepreneurship in Nigeria

Submit a project for Digital Lab Africa

DLA is looking for projects at the initial stage of development, innovative in terms of narration, content or technologies.

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