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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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Established in 2013, Click n Compare is a one-stop portal for African consumers who are looking to source services and be educated in hard-to-navigate verticals, such as insurance, mobile, broadband, and banking. The Internet has empowered consumers to access more information than ever before, but it has also made it that much harder to zero in on exactly what one is after. CNCs ultimate goal is consequently to help people save time and money with […]

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The Ayangburen of Ikorodu, His Royal Highness, Oba Kabiru Adewale Shotobi, has commended leading telecommunications service provider, Airtel Nigeria, for its notable contributions towards the empowerment of the people of Lagos State (improving the lives of his subjects). The monarch gave this commendation while receiving a high level delegation from Airtel Nigeria who paid a courtesy call on him recently, to felicitate with him on his coronation. He described the Telco as a brand that […]

Click n Compare

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 the brand comes now their launch of a new consumer-facing brand, CompareGuru, into both Nigeria and Kenya. Established in 2013, Click n Compare is a one-stop portal for African consumers who are looking to source […]

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WorldVentures,  the leading international direct seller of vacation club memberships, ranked No. 915 in Inc. magazine’s 34th annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of America’s fastest-growing private companies. WorldVentures received its ranking based on growth of 491% in the past three years.   The list represents one of the most important segments of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. Companies such as Yelp, Pandora, Timberland, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, LinkedIn, Zillow, and many other prominent businesses, gained early exposure […]

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An African civil society or non-governmental organization will receive the $100,000 ONE Africa Award to continue to amplify the work they are doing on the continent. The ONE Campaign will present the next ONE Africa Award to a deserving Africa-led organization that has demonstrated commitment and success in their advocacy to promote the attainment of one or more of the Millennium Development Goals.   To Apply, visit here.  

Vantage Capital

Vantage Capital , Africa’s largest mezzanine fund manager, announced today that it has provided R356 million ($28 million) of funding to over thirty Servest managers.  The funding was used to increase management’s shareholding in the company as part of the recently-announced Kagiso Tiso Holdings (KTH) buyout of the business. KTH is a leading black-owned South African investment holding company. With the KTH acquisition, Servest becomes the largest majority black-owned facilities management company in Africa with […]

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Power utility companies and stakeholders across Africa anticipate a brighter and different outlook for the sector in the decade ahead, according to a new report from PwC. Fifty one senior power and utility sector executives from 15 African countries took part in PwC’s Africa power & utilities survey. They report continued concern about some of the immediate risks to the power system, but are also optimistic about the longer term prospects for electricity in Africa. […]

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