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Trends In Usage of Phone In Nigeria - Infographics

Nigeria has the largest mobile phone user base in Africa. It boasts 142 million active lines and over 167 million phones in the country. Active mobile internet subscription has grown from 63 million in 2014 to over 81 million in ...

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EverJobs, Rocket Internet Job Portal, Will Present Challenge to Jobberman

EverJobs, Rocket Internet’s latest venture, has launched in Cameroon. The job listing site is claiming over 130 jobs in its first week of its launch, which starts its expansion move across Africa and Asia.   The firm announced this move in March and ...

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What African Start-Ups Need to Do to Hire and Keep Great Talent - Ndubuisi Ekekwe - Harvard Business Review

In Africa’s technology start-up scene, one of the most difficult challenges is attracting and retaining talent. The tools used by Silicon Valley, London, and Paris to hire top talent — namely stock options — seldom work in Africa. With limited ...

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AIF announces the 10 nominees for its annual Innovation Prize for Africa Awards

What do an environmentally-friendly minicab, a water distillation system and a fire alert detector have in common?  They all represent outstanding innovation talent across Africa, applied for the celebrated Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) (http://www.innovationprizeforafrica.org) award this year, and are now ...

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JPL Financial Group - Raising Capital For Africa's Public Sector

JPL Financial Group's core service is to syndicate capital from Chinese investors (private and public) to government projects and private-sector businesses in emerging markets with particular focus on Africa. We provide top-rate investment advisory services to our Chinese clients who invest ...

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MOBOfree.com , the leading African social marketplace, today announced that it had experienced an increase of more than 44% in the number of registered users of MOBOfree.com in Nigeria over the past 12 months, resulting in a 1042% increase in the number of classifieds published on MOBOfree.com in Nigeria which makes more than 500 000 active listings on platform in Nigeria only. Over the same period, the number of registered users of MOBOfree.com in Uganda […]

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Lagos co-working space/incubator, Co-Creation Hub (CcHub) has announced it has begun accepting ideas for its first 2015 Call for Ideas in Nigeria. CcHub said an innovative idea that solves a real Nigerian problem is up for $25,000 in investment as well as networks and market entry support.   The CcHub Call for Ideas aims to collate creative ideas on how to solve the Nigeria’s real issues in areas of governance, transportation, healthcare, education, food security […]

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As many as 30% of cell phone users in Africa report that they participate in mobile banking. A new report from the Pew Research Center shows the transformative power of the cell phone in the world’s fastest-growing market for mobile technology. The organization surveyed mobile users in 7 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, finding that two-thirds or more respondents said they owned a mobile phone.   In South Africa and Nigeria, two of the continent’s largest economies, it […]

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Nigeria has the largest mobile phone user base in Africa. It boasts 142 million active lines and over 167 million phones in the country. Active mobile internet subscription has grown from 63 million in 2014 to over 81 million in January 2015 (Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC). It is predicted that these numbers will double by 2019 (Ericsson mobility report June 2014).   Empirical data is vital in providing a baseline on mobile phone usage for […]

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The Nigeria Interbank Settlement System (NIBSS) has urged all bank customers to ensure they were verified to check fraudulent acts in banks. This was contained in statement issued by Mr Ade Shonubi, Managing Director of NIBSS, saying that the Bank Verification Number (BVN) initiative would help to boost retail credit in the banking industry, identify and blacklist fraudulent customers. According to the statement, once banks were able to identify and blacklist fraudulent customers, banks would […]

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The Senate has passed for second reading a Bill seeking to provide an enabling law and legal framework for the operation of Nigerian Army Institute of Technology and Environmental Studies.   Sponsored by Senator Kabir Marafa (Zamfara) the Bill titled  “A Bill for an Act to Establish the Nigerian Army Institute of Technology and Environmental Studies to Provide for Non-military Career Training to Personnel of the Nigerian Army and for Other Matters Connected Therewith, 2015, […]

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