The U.S.-based non-profit African Institution of Technology is making progress in its efforts to establish an innovative university in Africa. It will have more consultative discussions with the National Universities Commission Nigeria which regulates university education in Nigeria. This project, named Addis, will offer a new dawn that will seed new prosperity in Africa by discovering mines of knowledge which is what Africa needs. (Based on our Harvard Business Review post, we are working on a new [...]
Tekedia will publish a special report by Brian Laung Aoaeh on business model and funding in Africa with focus on startups. Brian is an investment analyst at KEC Holdings, LLC in New Jersey. Before KEC Holdings he worked at Watson Wyatt, UBS AG and Lehman Brothers respectively. At Lehman Brothers, we was an assistant Vice President. This is the abstract of the 11,909-word special report. Abstract: At the same time that Africa is experiencing a boom in entrepreneurship [...]
There are many things we can write about Apple Inc. – the maker of iPhone, iPod and iTune for how it works. Behold, we are summarizing some of the common things we have read about how this company works and functions. Apple has been chronicled as one of the most innovative firms of its era. The irony is that the same people that praise Apple rarely points out that Apple does not follow most of [...]
A reader posted this comment after one of our posts. We think there are some good points on how one can be innovative in fleet management. Some industries require a fleet of vehicles by nature and will need a flexible motor fleet insurance policy to ensure that all drivers and fleet vehicles have sufficient cover during their day-to-day activities. The key difference between this and a commercial vehicle insurance policy is the additional responsibility of [...]
The Federal Ministry of Communication Technology in collaboration with industry partners has launched a Technology Innovation Programme called Techlaunchpad to nurture and develop software entrepreneurs who have a vision to build successful software companies that support the industry. Learn about eligibility and how to apply here.
We brand Ovim tablets for corporate customers. The following is a sample from Unity Kapital Assuarance Plc Nigeria. Download @Google Play the app we made for the client here. Visit Fasmicro Ovim Enterprise website for more. We control all the engineering processes and give you an identity in this noisy space of mobile. Wouldn’t it be nice if the tablet you use has your logo? Please click the images to zoom.
The new university has a vision : to “discover and make scholars, noble, bright, and useful”. Using the first three words, we trademarked D&M Scholars. And now, it is a fashion line. So, when we unveil the funding platform in coming days to raise a percentage of our budget, one of the rewards will be this perfume. D&M Scholars is an exclusive creation from AFRIT team. There are many other rewards and we hope you will [...]
A Tekedia contributor, Francis Xavier Tuokuu,has won an award from a top media company in the United Kingdom and tekedia.com will like to congratulate him for this great achievement. Francis who is a Public Relations intern with Giglets Limited, a media company in Ayrshire, Scotland won the award for his contributions to the company in promoting ebook education in Africa and beyond. For his sterling contributions to the company through his writings which have [...]
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Dr. Ndubuisi Ekekwe presented the 15th Public Lecture of Federal University of Technology Owerri NIGERIA. This is the macho man given by the university community to him.