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Orange Launches Start-up Accelerator Programme in Ivory Coast

With “Orange Fab Ivory Coast”, Orange’s network of start-up accelerators is now present on four continents.  The programme, which is a pillar of the Group's open innovation approach, reflects the determination of Orange to support the new digital players and help ...

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Convertible Notes 101: An Introduction

Convertible Notes 101: An Introduction [i] Author: Brian Laung Aoaeh   We started discussing term sheets sometime ago. If you missed those discussions you should consider reading the previous posts titled “The Anatomy of A Term Sheet” before you read this one.   Today we ...

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Starting Business in Nigeria: Challenges and Way Out

Top Reasons Why It Is Difficult to Start a Business in Nigeria andthe Way Out Starting up a business in Nigeria can be very tough if the accurate strides and knowledge about the business is picked up before starting or investing ...

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StartCrunch Is The Main Crowdfunding Platform To Raise Money In Nigeria

StartCrunch is getting a lot of traffic and we ask people across Nigeria and Africa that now is the time to start creating projects to take advantage of the traffic. People are looking for projects to fund. Take action, fund ...

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Detailed Breakdown Of 2014 Nigerian Budget With Graphs

This is the 2014 Federal Government budget since  approved by the National Assembly and signed by President Goodluck Jonathan. Out of a total budget of N4.962 trillion, the allocation to the defence sector took about 20 per cent, totalling N968.127 ...

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solar

Solarcentury is to design and construct Africa’s largest solar carport on the uppermost storey of a car park at Garden City Mall, part of the new 32-acre integrated residential, retail park, hotel and office development on Nairobi’s Thika Superhighway. The clean solar electricity generated by the 858kWp system will be used by the retail tenants.  The solar installation will be financed under NVI Energy’s Solar4Africa, a 12 year financed solution that enables Garden City to harness the power of renewable […]

cybersecurity

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said it has started a manhunt for a 38-year-old bank worker over alleged stealing of $38 million from his employers by hacking into computer systems.   It said Godswill Oyegwa Uyoyou allegedly conspired with others to steal N6.28 billion ($38m) from the Abuja office of a commercial bank.   This is one of the rising cases of electronic frauds in a country that is working towards the institutionalization […]

nollywood

Nigeria’s entertainment and media revenues will reach an estimated US$8.5bn in 2018, more than doubling from the 2013 figure of US$4.0bn at a CAGR of 16.1%. This represents one of the fastest growth rates in the world. The Internet will be the key driver for Nigeria, where the number of mobile Internet subscribers is forecast to surge from 7.7 million in 2013 to 50.4 million in 2018.   Television in the form of advertising and […]

startme

With “Orange Fab Ivory Coast”, Orange’s network of start-up accelerators is now present on four continents.  The programme, which is a pillar of the Group’s open innovation approach, reflects the determination of Orange to support the new digital players and help them grow by accelerating innovation.   The 4 start-ups of Orange Fab Ivory Coast 4 start-ups were selected from 86 submissions: – ICT4Dev.ci: a platform for managing agricultural cooperatives composed of an information web portal […]

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After the June 2014 WWDC conference all fans of Apple products looking forward to the official release of the new version of the mobile operating system iOS 8. Today, along with the presentation of the new smartphone Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, the company told about all the details of the final version of iOS 8 which will be available for all users in the future. In iOS 8 Apple continued to make changes to […]

farm

Fasmicro EnviroMeter is the most advanced pollution metering system (to our knowledge) designed by Africans to track the level of CO2 in the city. Our motivation is simple: African policy-makers are making decisions without data.  We want to empower them with a simple, but rugged technology, that will help them see how much CO2 that is present in the air, at any time. We capture the CO2 and then develop a Pollution Map which anyone […]

tony elumelu

Well-known global business leader and chairman of Heirs Holdings Tony Elumelu says his group “has the ambition to generate at least a quarter of Nigeria’s power consumption needs in the next five years.”   Heirs Holdings’ interests in the power sector include Transcorp Ughelli Power, a gas-fired, thermal power generating plant which was acquired under the privatisation of Nigeria’s power sector.   Mr Elumelu will deliver the keynote address at this year’s West African Power Industry Convention (WAPIC) in Lagos […]

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