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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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With back-to-school in full force and the holidays fast approaching, budgets may be feeling squeezed and pinched to the max. To help make the impending gift giving gauntlet easier on the bank account, here are 5 free apps that could help you earn a few extra bucks this season…and have some fun in the process!   1. Offer-Up It’s essentially a yard sale in your pocket! Snap a picture, name your price and wait for the […]

embedded systems

2015 Training Time Table Training time table (for embedded system/microcontroller programming in C++) September: 21 – 25 October: 12 – 16 November: 9 – 13 December: 14 – 18 Training fee is N25,000 for five days. You can buy optional PIC KIT 2 programmer for N10,000.

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Speaking at The National Forum on sustainable Data for Development held at the Laico Regency hotel in Nairobi this August, deputy president William Ruto asked mobile firms to reduce the cost of data bundles, he noted that while the cost of mobile phones has gone down, the cost of data has increased.   There is no doubt that the implementation of lower costs of data is welcome to the 99 percent of Kenyans browsing the […]

safarilink

Jovago.com and Safarilink Aviation today announced a new collaboration which will focus on customizing packages for tourists visiting various destinations within the country. The new model will provide visitors with ready-made packages inclusive of flight fares, airport transfers and accommodation for the period of their stay. According to a combined report by eTrack, eMarketer and Alexa.com released earlier this year, revenue generated through online hotel bookings has grown by more than 73% in the last […]

africa caucus

The development of the continent continues to be affected by insufficient resources. The President of the African Group and Minister of Finance of Angola, Armando Manuel, declared in the welcoming speech to the participants at the Luanda Caucus- 2015 meeting.   “This obliges us to look for other sources of financing including savings that can be made from restricting illicit financial flows from Africa, especially measures that can be taken to radically reduce these mass […]

airtel

As part of its contribution towards Federal Government’s efforts to deepen financial inclusion in the country, Airtel Nigeria, has collaborated with payment solution provider, Wari, to provide an innovative payment platform for Nigerians. Designed as a convenient and easy-to-use payment solution, Wari allows users to make payment for goods and services, buy airtime, pay bills, deposit cash and make withdrawals within the country or outside.   Wari can also be used to transfer money and […]

SIMBA

SimbaPay – a leading digital money transfer provider – today announced the expansion of its free instant deposit service to Choice Microfinance Bank in Kenya. SimbaPay has partnered with Choice Microfinance Bank a microfinance institution founded by Kenyans abroad. Money transfers made to Choice Microfinance Bank by Kenyans living abroad using SimbaPay will be free of transfer fees. In addition, the recipient Choice Microfinance Bank accounts will be credited instantly.   SimbaPay and Choice Microfinance […]

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