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Nigeria tech entrepreneurs experience over 30 power outages every month, survey
14-11-2019 | 07:51:00
Nigeria’s young tech sector faces a major hurdle in an unreliable power supply, with the average tech firm reporting over 30 power outages per month, according to a major new survey.
South Africa, Nigeria can complement each other, grow economies together, Trade Minister
14-11-2019 | 07:05:00
With South Africa’s know-how and experience in infrastructure development projects and Nigeria's opportunities in different parts of the chain-value, both countries can complement and learn from each other and grow their economies together.
Urgent regional cooperation needed to tackle rising piracy attacks in Gulf of Guinea
13-11-2019 | 12:33:00
Following the attack of two vessels in the Gulf of Guinea last week, the International Transport Worker’ Federation called for urgent global and regional cooperation to fight piracy in the region.
[Nigeria] Visa to invest $200 Million Interswitch
13-11-2019 | 04:17:00
Visa is investing $200 million in the firm making Interswitch one of the most valuable African FinTech businesses with a valuation of US$1 billion.
South African Aberdare Cables seeks to supply Nigeria with quality cables and transformers
12-11-2019 | 06:58:00
The Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape-based cables and transformers for electricity manufacturer, Aberdare Cables is seeking to supply Nigeria with quality cables and transformers at a competitive price.
Tizeti launches high-speed 4G LTE to accelerate broadband penetration in Nigeria
11-11-2019 | 13:26:00
Tizeti, West Africa’s pioneer solar-based internet service provider, has launched its 4G LTE network in Nigeria, with the plans to extend to leading cities in Nigeria and West Africa in 2020.
Total looks to sell stake in Nigerian offshore block
11-11-2019 | 10:31:35
French oil major Total wants to sell its 12.5% stake in a deepwater oilfield off the coast of Nigeria.
The keys to a successful fundraising for SMEs in West Africa
07-11-2019 | 10:31:00
Several reasons explain why SMEs in Ghana and West Africa struggle to raise funding to finance their growth: many entrepreneurs have limited knowledge of fundraising options available to them.
Tizeti partners MainOne to provide unlimited WiFi connectivity in Ghana
07-11-2019 | 08:42:00
Leveraging on the partnership between the companies in Nigeria, Tizeti extends its partnership with MainOne as the company launches in Ghana as GhanaWifi.com.
Africa Finance Corporation issues $500m 10-year Eurobond
07-11-2019 | 08:10:00
Africa Finance Corporation has announced the successful issuance of a US$500 million Reg S Only Eurobond for general corporate purposes, maturing in October 2029.
Paxful announces major milestone, accumulates 3M wallets, 800K in the past 12 months
07-11-2019 | 05:57:34
Paxful now services 3 million wallets with more than 800,000 being added in the last 12 months, predominantly in the USA, Nigeria, and Ghana.
[Nigeria] Interswitch acquires 60% stake in healthcare technology startup e-Clat
06-11-2019 | 06:21:00
Nigeria’s leading e-payments company Interswitch has acquired a majority stake in healthcare technology startup e-Clat.
[Nigeria] FG to support Dangote Refinery with crude oil feedstock
05-11-2019 | 08:52:22
The Federal Government has pledged to support the 650,000 barrels per day capacity Dangote Refinery and Petrochemicals Plant with crude oil feedstock and other necessary inputs to the success of the project.
[Nigeria] 14 companies bid for oil mining lease 119 redevelopment financing
04-11-2019 | 08:19:00
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has announced that the corporation has publicly opened bids from 14 companies for the financing and redevelopment of Oil Mining Lease (OML) 119.
LEKOIL pays license extension fee offshore Nigeria
01-11-2019 | 08:43:46
LEKOIL, the oil and gas exploration and development company with a focus on West Africa, announces that it has paid the US$7.5 million license extension fee for OPL 310 ("the Block") as mandated by the Government of Nigeria.
[Nigeria] Access Bank completes post-merger integration of its banking platforms
31-10-2019 | 09:14:44
Access Bank has successfully completed the second phase of its integration, where it has brought together all her core banking platforms onto a new, highly scalable platform.
South African Airways launches codeshare agreement with Africa World Airlines
30-10-2019 | 15:26:00
South African Airways is pleased to announce the launch of a codeshare partnership with Africa World Airlines which will apply between Accra (ACC) – Kumasi (KMS), Accra - Lagos (LOS) and Accra – Abuja (ABV).
[Nigeria] Playfre launches its music streaming service in 13 new African countries
30-10-2019 | 12:07:00
Nigerian music streaming service Playfre has announced that it is launching in 13 more African countries. Before this, music streaming on Playfre was only limited to only 5 African countries
[Nigeria] Luno announces Ethereum/Naira trading pair on its exchange
29-10-2019 | 11:41:00
Luno, the global cryptocurrency platform, has announced that customers can now buy Ethereum on its exchange using Nigerian Naira.
[Nigeria] Dangote Cement turns to GE to digitize its cement plants
29-10-2019 | 09:10:02
GE will modernize seven GE LM6000PC Aeroderivative Gas Turbines and Install Its Asset Performance Management (APM) Digital Solution at Dangote Cement Plants in Obajana and Ibese, Nigeria.
[Nigeria] MainOne, Zenlayer partner to expand connections in and out of West Africa
29-10-2019 | 08:23:00
Zenlayer and MainOne have partnered to greatly expand connectivity between international companies and West Africa.
[Nigeria] GTBank announces charges-free banking for youths on GTCRea8 Account Product
29-10-2019 | 08:06:00
All undergraduates between the ages of 16-2 can now bank for free with Guaranty Trust Bank (GTBank).
[Nigeria] Access Bank hits over N1bn in digital lending daily
28-10-2019 | 08:37:00
Access Bank’s expanded digital lending portfolio, which gives Nigerians quick and 24/7 access to funds for emergencies without any collateral, has hit a record N1billion daily in loan value.
[Nigeria] Bazuze boosts local economy by encouraging people to invest in agriculture commodity trading
23-10-2019 | 06:41:38
In Nigeria, being a farmer has often been synonymous with poverty for quite a while now.
Panoro to sell all interest in OML 113 offshore Nigeria, PetroNor to assume lead role
22-10-2019 | 14:03:00
Panoro has entered into a sale and purchase agreement with PetroNor, to divest all outstanding shares in OML 113 Offshore Nigeria containing the Aje oil and gas field.
[Nigeria] Otakikpo field partners sanction phase two development project and marginal field license renewal
22-10-2019 | 06:40:00
LEKOIL is pleased to announce that the Otakikpo Joint Venture between Green Energy International and LEKOIL (with LEKOIL as Technical Partner) has sanctioned Phase Two of the Otakikpo field development plan.
[Nigeria] Dangote Refinery empowers 200 youths through skills acquisition training programme
22-10-2019 | 06:02:00
About 200 youths from Ibeju-Lekki community in Lagos State have graduated from various skills acquisition programme organised by Dangote Petroleum Refinery.
Africa to be the first recipient of new supply chain learning program from ASCM and the Global Fund
21-10-2019 | 08:00:00
ASCM (the Association for Supply Chain Management) has announced it has received a grant from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.
[Nigeria] Access Bank hits over N1billion in daily digital lending
17-10-2019 | 12:34:00
Access Bank’s expanded digital lending portfolio, which gives Nigerians quick and 24/7 access to funds for emergencies without any collateral, has hit a record of N1billion in daily loan value.
OPEC ups Nigeria’s oil output
15-10-2019 | 08:39:00
The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries has granted Nigeria’s wish and increased its oil output under the petroleum production quota deal member states renewed in December 2018, according to a report by Reuters.
Nigerian Stock Exchange reviews rules on pricing methodology
15-10-2019 | 08:07:00
The Nigerian Stock Exchange has announced the amendment to the rules on Pricing Methodology; price movements of equity securities traded on The Exchange.
Nigeria Govt unveils financial monitoring centre to deepen oil sector transparency
14-10-2019 | 07:34:00
The Federal Government of Nigeria has unveiled the Automated Downstream Operations and Financial Monitoring Centre (DOFMC) to deepen transparency in the oil and gas sector.
Nigerian Stock Exchange, Luxembourg Stock Exchange sign MoU to expand the green bond markets
10-10-2019 | 07:12:00
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) and the Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate in promoting cross-listing and trading of green bonds in Nigeria and Luxembourg.
[Nigeria] Afreximbank urges creation of specialised agency to take advantage of AfCFTA opportunities
09-10-2019 | 10:44:16
The President of the Afreximbank urged Nigeria to set up a specialized agency to enable it take advantage of the opportunities offered by the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).
GE Power, Indorama Eleme Petrochemicals boost power plant’s output and availability in Nigeria
08-10-2019 | 13:51:00
GE Power and Indorama Eleme Petrochemicals announced that they have successfully executed GE’s 6B Performance Improvement Package upgrade on the first two out of six 6B gas turbines at the petrochemical facility in Nigeria.
IFC partners with CardinalStone to support SMEs in Nigeria and Ghana
08-10-2019 | 06:35:00
IFC is investing $10 million in CardinalStone to expand access to finance for high-growth, underserved small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Nigeria and Ghana.
[Nigeria] Securities and Exchange Commission selects PML Audit to serve as auditors to public liability companies
04-10-2019 | 09:31:00
Nigeria Securities and Exchange Commission has registered PML Audit to serve as auditors and reporting accountant to public liability companies in Nigeria starting from August 2019.
[Nigeria] Facebook and Teleperrfomance partner to launch Small Business Group Operations Centre targeting advertisers in Sub-Saharan Africa
04-10-2019 | 06:15:09
Facebook in partnership with Teleperformance, has announced the opening of its first Small Business Group (SBG) Operations Centre in Lagos, Nigeria.
WCS, partners fit Elephants with GPS/satellite collars to reinforce ongoing protection efforts in Nigeria
03-10-2019 | 13:46:00
The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) announced that it has fitted six elephants with GPS/satellite collars over the past two months to further reinforce ongoing protection efforts in Nigeria’s Yankari Game Reserve.
Facebook Partners with Teleperformance to open a Small Business Group Operations Centre in Nigeria
03-10-2019 | 09:19:12
Facebook in partnership with Teleperformance, has announced the opening of its first Small Business Group (SBG) Operations Centre in Lagos, Nigeria.
Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority registers 135 aviation service providers in 4 years
03-10-2019 | 08:46:00
The Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) in the last four years has received 256 applications for licences/permits from aviation service providers in the sector.
UK aid to boost access to finance for Sub-Saharan Africa
03-10-2019 | 08:42:00
The UK Secretary of State for International Development announced a new UK aid package that will help mobilise £500 million in private sector investment and create 50,000 jobs across Sub-Saharan Africa.
Kenyan E-Logistics Startup Lori expands Nigeria
02-10-2019 | 05:04:00
Kenyan e-Logistics company, Lori, has officially announced its expansion to Nigeria in a bid to cement its footprint across Africa.
Atlas Mara,OPIC and UBN partner to fund $200 million for inclusive lending in Nigeria
01-10-2019 | 11:58:00
Atlas Mara announced that the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) has entered into an agreement to provide $200 million in financing for Union Bank of Nigeria (UBN) to support inclusive lending across Nigeria.
[Nigeria] Verod to acquire Metropolitan Life Insurance
30-09-2019 | 09:10:17
Verod Capital Management has received regulatory approvals for its acquisition of 100 per cent of the shareholding of Metropolitan Life Insurance Nigeria from South African-based Momentum Metropolitan Holdings.
[Nigeria] CcHUB acquires iHub
26-09-2019 | 12:48:00
Nigeria’s technology innovation centre Co-creation Hub (CcHUB), has acquired Kenya's iHub for an undisclosed fee.
[Nigeria] NNPC, MOMAN to partner on energy security
26-09-2019 | 07:52:00
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation and the Major Marketers Association of Nigeria have resolved to continue to work hand-in-hand to grow the Petroleum Industry.
WorldRemit launches cash pick-up service in Nigeria
26-09-2019 | 06:45:00
Digital money transfer company WorldRemit is significantly expanding its service in Nigeria by introducing a new cash pick-up service at all branches of FCMB Bank, Fidelity Bank, Access Bank, Zenith Bank, and Polaris Bank.
Nigeria to earn $6.35bn in crude oil taxes, royalties
23-09-2019 | 08:31:00
The push by the Management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation to increase crude oil production gained momentum with the closure of an $875.75m alternative financing deal for the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company.
USTDA expands its support for Nigeria’s energy sector
23-09-2019 | 07:25:58
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency has built on its 27 years of support for Nigeria’s energy sector by funding three projects that will help to electrify dozens of rural communities.
[Nigeria] NNPC resuscitates Ilorin petroleum depot
23-09-2019 | 07:08:00
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has boosted access of Ilorin, Kwara State, and its environs to petroleum products supply as the corporation’s Group MD, Mallam Mele Kyari, re-commissioned the Ancient City’s NNPC Depot.
West African Health Organization bets on tech to tame cross-border outbreaks of Ebola, Yellow Fever
20-09-2019 | 11:05:00
The 15 member states of the West African Health Organisation (WAHO), Nigeria among them, are leveraging technology that will help them prevent cross-border outbreaks of epidemics.
NCC upbeat on cybersecurity campaign as Nigeria's Internet users hit 122.6 million
20-09-2019 | 06:38:00
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has remained upbeat in its commitment to sensitize telecom consumers across the country on the dangers of cybercrime.
[Nigeria] U.S. Consulate launches academy for women entrepreneurs
19-09-2019 | 12:36:00
United States Consulate General in Lagos has launched the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE), a State Department-led initiative that supports women entrepreneurs around the world.
Phase3 Telecom invests in network upgrade to boost connectivity in Nigeria
18-09-2019 | 08:59:11
Phase3 Telecom has that it has commenced a strategic network technology upgrade to enhance communications for seamless regional and multi-location connectivity in Nigeria.
[Nigeria] Andela restructures, lays off over 400 developers
18-09-2019 | 04:11:00
Andela, the Africa-focused software developer training and outsourcing company is laying off more than 400 developers from its hubs in Nigeria, Kenya and Uganda.
Microsoft appoints Gafar Lawal as Managing Director of African Development Centre in Nigeria
17-09-2019 | 11:41:00
Microsoft has appointed Gafar Lawal as the managing director of its Africa Development Centre in Nigeria, launched in May 2019. The centre recruited world-class Nigerian talent to create innovative solutions for global impact.
[Nigeria] Kwik Delivery launches API to enhance integration for merchants and companies
17-09-2019 | 10:25:38
kwik Delivery, a pioneering B2B, on-demand delivery platform operating in Lagos, Nigeria, has announced the release of its API to customers.
GreenTec invests into Nigeria’s Save n Flex
17-09-2019 | 09:45:00
GreenTec has announced its investment into Nigeria’s Save n Flex.
[Nigeria] Oracle launches cloud centre of excellence in Lagos
17-09-2019 | 08:23:00
Oracle, in collaboration with Redington, a leading value added distributor operating across East, West, French West Africa and Middle East, today launched a Cloud Center of Excellence in Lagos
[Nigeria] 9mobile commits to investment in tech driven startups
17-09-2019 | 06:57:24
Telecommunications company, 9mobile, has affirmed its support for young entrepreneurs and technology start-ups, promising to assist them in achieving their growth and development plans in a competitive global economy.
Fairmoney raises 10 million euros to reshape mobile banking in Nigeria and beyond
16-09-2019 | 13:15:00
FairMoney, a Paris-based fintech startup, has closed a 10 million-euro Series A round of investment led by Flourish, a venture of The Omidyar Group, the partners of DST Global, and existing seed investors Newfund, Speedinvest, and Le Studio VC.
Africa Finance Corporation closes debut dual currency samurai loan facility
16-09-2019 | 07:55:00
Africa Finance Corporation, African investment-grade infrastructure solutions provider, has announced the successful closure of general syndication which raised US$ 233 million and JPY 1 billion.
Spotlight Nigeria Business Forum 2019 | 26-27 September, Paris
11-09-2019 | 21:21:00
The Spotlight Nigeria Business and Investment forum is attended by Businesses and Investors from France and other European countries
Nigerian Stock Exchange launches mobile app to boost investors’ participation
11-09-2019 | 07:08:00
The Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, is launching X-Mobile, a dynamic and user-friendly mobile app, to enhance investors’ participation in the Nigerian capital market.
Nigeria approves extension of OPL 310 block exploration licence for three years
10-09-2019 | 06:17:51
LEKOIL announces that pursuant to a letter dated 4 September 2019, the Federal Government of Nigeria and the Ministry of Petroleum Resources have approved the extension of OPL 310's exploration licence for three years.
[Nigeria] 9mobile gets $230m loan from AFC to facilitate growth plans
09-09-2019 | 12:32:31
Management of Emerging Markets Telecommunication Services Limited (EMTS), trading as 9mobile, has secured $230 million loan facility from Africa Finance Corporation to help it attain its long-term growth plans.
[Nigeria] NNPC/NAOC/Oando joint venture makes gas & condensates discovery onshore Niger Delta
09-09-2019 | 08:32:37
Oando has announced that the NNPC/NAOC/Oando joint venture has made a significant gas and condensate find in the deeper sequences of the Obiafu-Obrikom fields, in OML61, onshore Niger Delta.
AfDB, AFAP sign $5.4m agreements to foster fertilizer market in Nigeria and Tanzania
09-09-2019 | 06:48:00
The African Development Bank and the African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership have signed two grant agreements to implement trade credit guarantees worth $5.4 million to support fertilizer value chains in Nigeria and Tanzania.
Afreximbank announces $500 million facility for Nigerian manufacturers
06-09-2019 | 08:45:00
Afreximbank will allocate $500 million from its Nigeria-Africa Trade and Investment Promotion Programme to support Nigerian manufacturers.
Grow Africa signs first set of term sheets worth over $200 million
05-09-2019 | 11:00:00
Grow Africa has announced the signing of 7 term sheets that will result in a total of over $200,000,000 of new investment in Malawi, Uganda, Eswatini, Nigeria and Côte d’Ivoire by 2023.
[Interview] Kagure Wamunyu, CEO, Kobo360, Kenya
05-09-2019 | 05:47:00
Kobo360 was launched in 2017 by entrepreneurs Obi Ozor and Ife Oyedele II. Kagure Wamunyu is the current CEO, leading the company's expansion and growth in the African region.
[Nigeria] Access Bank issues Tier II N30bn local bond
03-09-2019 | 07:59:00
Access Bank of Nigeria has successfully issued a Tier II N30 billion Fixed Rate Subordinated Unsecured Bond.
United Bank for Africa delivers 21% profit growth, 21.7% average equity return for H1/2019
03-09-2019 | 07:10:00
United Bank for Africa has announced its audited half year financial results for the period ended June 2019, showing growth across key performance indices as well as a significant contribution from its African subsidiaries.
[Nigeria] Eni discovers gas and condensates onshore Niger Delta
02-09-2019 | 09:43:00
Eni, through its affiliate NAOC, has made a significant gas and condensate find in the deeper sequences of the Obiafu-Obrikom fields, in OML61, onshore Niger Delta.
MainOne Cable system set to connect Senegal and Cote d’Ivoire
02-09-2019 | 08:36:00
MainOne has confirmed the scheduled landing of the MainOne submarine cable systems in Senegal and Cote d’Ivoire in September and October 2019 respectively.
[Nigeria] NNPC, Total to grow production, reserves
02-09-2019 | 07:30:00
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation and Total Nigeria have expressed their readiness to work together to grow daily national crude oil and gas production and reserves to meet the national target of 40 billion barrels.
[Nigeria] Shell, SAP offer free ICT training to graduates
30-08-2019 | 12:20:00
Ten Nigerian graduates of Business and Information Technology disciplines have completed a one-year specialised digital training and certification in Financial Accounting and Project Management.
GE Healthcare partners with Memfys Hospital to improve disease diagnosis in Nigeria’s South-East regions
30-08-2019 | 09:02:00
GE Healthcare has partnered with Memfys Hospital to provide the SIGNA™ Explorer 1.5Tesla MRI system services and training to advance early diagnosis of diseases.
South Africa, Nigeria and Egypt remain largest smartphone markets in Africa, IDC
29-08-2019 | 06:44:00
The Africa mobile phone market declined 1.8% quarter on quarter, QoQ, in Q2 2019, according to the latest figures announced by International Data Corporation.
Greenwich Trust lists Greenwich Alpha ETF on the Nigerian Stock Exchange
28-08-2019 | 11:10:36
The Nigerian Stock Exchange has announced the listing of the Greenwich Alpha ETF by Greenwich Asset Management Limited, on its Daily Official List.
Bazuze trading platform connects Nigeria farmers to ready local and export markets
27-08-2019 | 07:10:28
To talk about the importance of agriculture is not overemphasizing, especially with a population of over 200 million Nigerians to feed daily.
[Nigeria] Cars45 launches premium inspection service
26-08-2019 | 11:47:00
Nigeria's automotive trading platform, Cars45 has announced the launch of a new product - Premium Inspection service - in line with its avowed commitment to exploring new platforms.
[Nigeria] Kwik Delivery reaches 2000 verified customers two months after launch
23-08-2019 | 06:05:45
Two months after its launch in Lagos, the kwik Delivery platform has reached 2000 verified customers and is already well on its way toward 3000 verified customers.
Chinese investments in Nigerian oil hit $16b
22-08-2019 | 09:46:28
Chinese investments in the oil and gas industry of Nigeria have reached US$16 billion, according to a senior NNPC official, but the industry needs even more to advance its production growth agenda.
Airborne Oil & Gas awarded TCP contract with Addax in West Africa
22-08-2019 | 07:10:03
Airborne Oil & Gas has secured a contract with Addax Petroleum which will see the firm delivering two gas lift jumpers in West Africa.
African Liquefied Natural Gas to attract $103 billion in 2019
22-08-2019 | 06:21:00
Africa is an exciting frontier in the global natural gas sector. The continent holds 7.1 percent of proven global gas reserves.
[Column] NJ Ayuk: Between extortion and the sanctity of Petroleum contracts in Nigeria, DRC and Senegal
21-08-2019 | 09:22:00
Last week, a UK commercial court gave reason to a claim by engineering company P&ID, which demands over USD$9 billion from the Nigerian government over a failed gas deal.
Digital consultancy firm Viga Interactive expands African footprint through partnerships
20-08-2019 | 13:14:00
Viga Interactive has expanded its footprint across the continent through partnerships with international companies and brands aimed at providing research and insights.
[Nigeria] NNPC targets China to boost crude oil reserves
19-08-2019 | 08:53:28
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation says strategic partnership and new investments in the Upstream Petroleum Sector are essential for it to actualize the nation’s crude Oil reserves and 3m barrels per day oil production target by 2023.
Airtel mulls introducing mobile money in Nigeria
16-08-2019 | 12:02:00
Telecommunication company Airtel Africa has announced plans to roll out mobile money in Nigeria.
[Africa Tech Week] Facebook is targeting African fake news in local languages
15-08-2019 | 13:13:34
Facebook's third-party fact-checking programme relies on feedback from the Facebook community, as one of many signals Facebook uses to raise potentially false stories to fact-checkers for review.
[Nigeria] NNPC, NOSDRA begin collaboration to stem oil spillage
15-08-2019 | 09:18:00
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation and the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency have expressed their willingness to work closer with the aim of mitigating the incidences of oil spill across the country.
TECNO launches its first device running KaiOS
15-08-2019 | 08:14:47
TECNO the leading mobile phone brand in Africa has announced the launch of the latest 3G smart feature phone T901, the first TECNO device running on KaiOS
[Nigeria] Hermetic bags reduce food loss in Yobe state
15-08-2019 | 06:53:49
A training carried out by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Yobe State, North East Nigeria, has improved methods of food storage after the harvest season.
Kobo360 raises $30 million in Series A Funding to drive expansion
14-08-2019 | 09:50:00
Kobo360, the digital technology platform disrupting African third-party logistics, has announced the completion of a $20M Series A equity round.
New tech to allow West African farmers access seed and fertilizer data online
14-08-2019 | 06:36:13
Experts from IFDC, CORAF, and the private sector have come together in Dakar Senegal to develop an online tool to give localized seed and fertilizer recommendations.
[Nigeria] Publiseer shortlisted for Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Awards
14-08-2019 | 04:59:01
Nigeria’s digital content distribution startup Publiseer, has been shortlisted for the Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Awards 2019.
[Nigeria] Union Bank announces edTech challenge to boost innovation in the education sector
13-08-2019 | 11:09:51
As part of efforts to promote innovation in the education sector, Union Bank has announced the launch of the 2019 EdTech Challenge.
South African Airways strengthens its Ghana presence
13-08-2019 | 07:21:00
South African Airways is further strengthening its presence in Ghana by increasing weekly frequencies from 9 to 10 flights between Johannesburg and Accra, and by launching a daily service between Accra and Washington DC.