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Google Breaks Kenyan Transportation System

From today, every Nairobi resident and guests of the city can plan their route with Google Maps when using public transport. Working in collaboration with Digital Matatus, we have made bus & matatus (minibuses/ minivans used as public transport) routes ...

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Africa Finance Corporation Receives US$50M from Islamic Development Bank

Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) is pleased to announce its acceptance of a US$50 million 15 year line of financing, with a 13 year six month repayment period, from the Islamic Development Bank (IDB).   The funds will be used to finance projects located ...

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How Fast Is Your ISP? Play This Game In Lagos

Visit FastOrNot, a website that helps you compare ISP performance in your neighborhood with data aggregation and analysis. You can easily test the speed of your ISP in Lagos region and beyond. It is a product of the Co-Creation Hub.   FastOrNot is ...

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South Africa's Click n Compare Arrives Nigeria

CNC Group (CNC), parent company of Click n Compare , the South African-focused comparison website is expanding their African footprint after a very successful year with a strong month on month growth of 40%. Alongside the South African success of ...

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Nigerian Banks Facing The Toughest Challenge In Decades With Buhari's TSA Directive

Banks in Nigeria are in trouble. In short, the executives of banks should be worried. Most banks in Nigeria depend on governments and traders to make money. They largely do not contribute anything except interest payments and fees as few ...

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biometrics

The consulting company Frost & Sullivan has awarded Germany’s largest biometrics manufacturer DERMALOG  and its customized solutions and products for Africa with the “2015 African Biometrics Company of the Year Award”. DERMALOG is particularly successful with a large bank installation in Nigeria. In South Africa’s economic hub, the German biometrics manufacturer DERMALOG was honored with the “2015 African Biometrics Company of the Year Award”. The prize was awarded to the Hamburg-based company for its outstanding […]

digital marketing

Terragon Group, a Digital media company, has released its Research Report which highlights digital insights on the Nigerian banking industry. The research, which was based on analysis carried out for a period of three months, focuses on key activities carried out by the banks utilizing digital media, their innovations and what impact these activities have on their overall business achievements.   Terragon Group is a digital media business focused on Africa. Within the digital ecosystem, Terragon […]

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Founded by an international team of entrepreneurs, the startup TopCheck (topcheck.com.ng) offers comparison of financial products to African consumers and has recently launched in Nigeria. The startup now raised one million Euros from well-known European investors. TopCheck is already helping Nigerians comparing and buying services online, additional markets and verticals are in preparation. The company is currently expanding its team of ten in Lagos

kaymu

To contribute and enhance the technological advancement of the SME community in Nigeria, online shopping community Kaymu has partnered with Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry LCCI to host the maiden edition of the Entrepreneurs’ Club. The Entrepreneurs’ Club is an innovative business and technology conference which holds on September 4th 2015 at the LCCI Event and Exhibition Centre from 10am-3pm with the theme “Empowering The Next Generation SME”.   The one day event will […]

remittance

The REMITAFRICA 2015 conference is set to be hosted by Mobile Money Africa, Africa’s leading online resource for mobile financial inclusion, in Lagos, Nigeria on November 4th – 5th 2015 at the renowned Lagos Oriental Hotel. The conference, which is tagged “enabling low-cost remittances to Africa”, therefore aims to bring together stakeholders in the banking and telecoms sectors, and all other players such as regulators, card processors, switch operators and application providers, to dialogue on […]

nigeria stock exchange

Dangote cement Plc, FBN Holdings Plc and Zenith International Bank Plc with market capitalisation of N2.87 trillion, N277.70 billion and N587.434 billion qualified to be listed on the new Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) Premium Board and the associated Premium Board Index launched, in Lagos yesterday. According to the NSE, the three companies scale through the Corporate Governance Rating Standard ( CGRS) for premium board membership.   The premium board would feature companies that meet the […]

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From today, every Nairobi resident and guests of the city can plan their route with Google Maps when using public transport. Working in collaboration with Digital Matatus, we have made bus & matatus (minibuses/ minivans used as public transport) routes information available to the public, for free, on maps.google.co.ke. This new Transit feature on Google Maps will make it quick and easy for anyone within Nairobi to find the best route for wherever they’re going, whether […]

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