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[Apply] Total Young Graduate Programme in Africa

Total founded the Young Graduate Programme in April 2014 – an innovative initiative aimed at young graduates from more than 40 of the countries in Africa and Middle East in which we operate. The programme is an opportunity for them ...

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Improving Innovation in Africa - Harvard Business Review - Ndubuisi Ekekwe

Opportunity is on the rise in Africa. New research, funded by the Tony Elumelu Foundation and conducted by my team at the African Institution of Technology, shows that within Africa, innovation is accelerating and the continent is finding better ways ...

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Jumia Had $32M Loses in 2014, Revenue was $28M

People, be ready for the long-haul if you are going into the e-commerce sector. It demands a lot of efforts and money. You need to build logistics and become your own Post Office. Unlike in America, where there are postal ...

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Nairobi Is Africa's Most Intelligent City

For a second year in a row, Kenya's busy capital city of Nairobi has been named the most intelligent city in Africa -- failing, however, to make it to the world's top seven finalists. According to the Intelligent Community Forum, "intelligent ...

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2014 Breach Level Index -- Data Breaches Increased 49% to 1 billion Data Records

Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, releases the latest findings of the Breach Level Index, revealing that (http://bit.ly/1zYLNVN) more than 1,500 data breaches led to one billion data records compromised worldwide during 2014. These numbers represent a 49% increase ...

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Orange puts the mobile internet within reach of millions more people, otherwise not previously addressed, with the launch of a new breakthrough digital offer across its significant African and Middle Eastern footprint. The Orange Klif digital offer starts from under US$40 (€35), inclusive of a smartphone, data, voice and text bundle, setting a new benchmark in price that will act as a major catalyst for smartphone and data adoption across the region. The 3G Firefox […]


Everjobs the new job portal for fast growing economies, starts its expansion across Asia and Africa. The company’s mission is to simplify the job search and hiring process by connecting job seekers with employers in a matter of clicks. The Everjobs site offers helpful tools and intuitive features, such as a CV creation tool, easy site navigation, search filters, and career tips.   Backed by Rocket Internet, Everjobs can expect to benefit from the network […]

MTN Mobile

MTN Côte d’Ivoire announces a strategic partnership with SUMMVIEW (http://www.summview.com) which enables the launch of a new service called “MTN TV” accessible on mobile. Thanks to this service, MTN Côte d’Ivoire offers its users the ability to access from their smartphones and tablets, to a set of  live TV channels as well as on-demand content. Users can download the application MTN TV on MTN CI website (www.mtn.ci) or on Google Play Store. Users have the […]


To radically transform Africa’s energy outlook and reach the goal of universal access to electricity by 2030 $288bn is needed. Until now though, progress towards that goal has been slow . So, what’s keeping investors out of sub-Saharan Africa’s energy markets?   A recent report on Addressing Africa’s infrastructure challenges encouraged investors to “look past the traditional western view of Africa as a homogeneous block, and undertake the detailed research required to understand the nuances and […]

US - Africa Leaders Summit Continues In Washington DC

When you think the year has 365 days, just think what a second means to the men in this article. When you take home $690M in a year, it means every day is bringing about $1.9M. This explains why you must not waste management time with all your complaints of minimum wage and unpaid hospitalization. You distract men from making real money. Blackstone Group Chief Executive Stephen Schwarzman took home $690 million in 2014, more […]

Diamond Bank app

Uzoma Dozie, Chief Executive Officer, Diamond Bank PLC, is leading the bank’s positioning drive as an innovative and technologically driven financial institution as he features as the lead character in a new television commercial for the Diamond Mobile App.   Diamond Bank, a leading retail bank in Nigeria, is ranked among the top six commercial banks in the country. Following a successful Rights Issue last year mainly targeted at developing its Information Technology infrastructure, Diamond […]


Africa covers about 6% of the earth’s total surface. With 38 of its 54 states either coastal or insular in nature, Africa has over a hundred port facilities, a few of which handle 6% of the worldwide water-borne cargo traffic and about 3% of the world’s container traffic. International trade is very important for many African economies. With over 90% of Africa’s imports and exports conducted by sea, there is an increasing need for innovation […]

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