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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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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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Transnational Corporation Plc (Transcorp) was incorporated on November 16, 2004 as a private sector response to the economic reform initiative of then President Obasanjo’s regime. At the beginning, Transcorp was modelled after the South Korean “Chaebols”. These Chaebols were powerful global multinationals owning numerous international enterprises. Listed on the exchange in 2006, the Company a shareholder base of about 300,000 investors and operates as a diversified investment company by investing in companies focused in the […]

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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 across the numerous African IDB member countries.  The projects will be structured in a way that is compliant with Islamic Finance, focusing particularly on infrastructural and agricultural projects that promote the economic and […]

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Kenya will host the first Monitoring for Environment and Security in Africa (MESA) Forum in Nairobi Kenya from 31st August – 4th September at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. The Forum will examine how Earth Observation data through the MESA Project supports policy, planning and decision making at the national, regional and continental level in Africa. Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture of the African Union Commission, H.E. Tumusiime Rhoda Peace, said: “By enhancing access to […]

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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 a simple tool that helps you compare the performance of ISPs across different locations in Lagos. Yes, it’s that simple.   This is the process to test the speed of your ISP   […]

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Nigeria’s top online classifieds, OLX, has announced its partnership with Mandilas, one of the leading players in the auto industry to offer users on the OLX platform free vehicle valuation and diagnostic services. In addition, Mandilas will list its vehicles on the OLX platform in an effort to attract buyers from across the country. Speaking at the press conference, the OLX country manager, Lola Masha stated that “the partnership between two trusted brands in Nigeria – […]

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