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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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storage

Today’s data-intensive organizations are struggling to confront the rising costs and risks resulting from global growth in information assets, difficulty in complying with new regulations, and the increasing threat of cyber-attacks and theft. To meet these challenges, organizations must simultaneously reduce escalating storage infrastructure costs, guarantee file integrity and security, and meet strict regulations for the retention and recovery of files. But how can this be done?   You need to talk to experts in […]

jovago

Africa’s leading online hotel booking platform, Jovago has expanded operations to Mozambique with more than a hundred hotels already listed on the platform. The entry marks part of the growth scale set for year 2015 that includes opening of six new offices across the continent. Mozambique’s tourism industry is undergoing a major growth curve; having risen from non-existent after the post-independence war in the early 1990’s and set unprecedented record of world’s highest growth rate at […]

jovago

Jovago, Africa’s N°1 hotel-booking website is proud to announce the opening of new offices in Kampala. The expansion across Africa shows consistency in covering the African continent with localized Jovago presence in order to reach and satisfy the needs of all our travellers. Uganda’s booming population, fast-growing economy and beautiful natural sites provide a great opportunity for tourism and business.   “Uganda is an outstanding country with friendly people and breath-taking landscapes. More and more […]

jumia

A strategic alliance has been concluded between JUMIA Côte d’Ivoire and Intex Technologies. The Indian company chose the e-commerce leader to sell its products in Côte d’Ivoire. This alliance provides the brand with access to the growing Ivorian telephony market and reinforces JUMIA’s supply in a very competitive segment. The two companies have worked quietly for several months to achieve this historic agreement. The exclusive partnership, official since Tuesday, August 11th, 2015, allows JUMIA to become the […]

device

The world has gone digital and almost all the businesses are now present online. The way branding is done has changed overtime and there is a lot of focus on assessing the consumer sentiments online. There have been a lot of changes made in the property business overtime. The overall growth in demand for housing across the country has emerged quite prominently and the online resources are available to offer the end users all the […]

JSE

There is a move afoot that will lead to improved liquidity on Africa’s exchanges. This move will see increased cross listings of Exchange Traded Funds (ETF’s) on the larger exchanges on the continent. There is a concerted effort from ETF issuers in various markets to cross list new and existing ETF’s on to other exchanges, and the exchanges themselves are working to ensure that the right frameworks are in place to enable this.   Discussions […]

solar

Ajima Farms, a Nigerian firm, is among 11 companies across Tanzania, Kenya, Nigeria, Ghana and Ethiopia that have been awarded a combined $1.1 million to expand their renewable energy solutions to communities who are currently living off-grid.   The grants, which have been awarded by GE Africa in conjunction with the US African Development Foundation (USADF) and the US Agency for International Development (USAID) will see each winner receive up to $100,000, Power Africa said […]

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