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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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Cybersecurity Training In Nigeria - FASMICRO Institute

United States based FASMICRO Institute, a business of FASMICRO Group, has unveiled certificate and diploma online programs in the field of cybersecurity. The programs are designed to assist beginners and experienced professionals acquire modern and cutting-edge skills in cybersecurity policy, cybersecurity ...

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microscale interns

 Microscale  Embedded, a business partner to our parent company, is a respected hi-tech embedded systems in the northern part of Nigeria. Since it was established few years ago, it has emerged as the go-to place for components, embedded systems modules and kits. In that region of the world, Microscale has been recognized for their service to Nigeria. Recently the IEEE Kaduna chapter honored them for their service and excellent capacity building in the practice of […]

nike shoe

The global shoe giant, Nike, is setting up a venture capital firm to backup startups that focus on alternative energies and efficient manufacturing.  Nike will use the technologies to position itself as customers become more environmentally aware and cost pressure requires the invention of new manufacturing processes that are cost-competitive. So, this will help Nike to be more sustainable and cheaper if these companies come up with the right technologies.   Nike is borrowing an […]


This is the email from the team running the Stanford University open Artificial Intelligence course. The program begins next week.   Dear [Name],   We’re excited you’ll be joining us for Introduction to AI (ai-class.com) this fall! You are part of a community of over 130,000 students in more than 190 countries who have enrolled. Class begins October 10.   Our community speaks at least 150 different languages. It’s really important that language not be […]


The Apple iPhone provides the ultimate and extreme mobile phone experience because of its quality features and stylish design. The I-phone is actually a combination of a mobile phone, a widescreen IPOD with touch-screen controls and an internet device, thus, earning the nickname “smart-phone.”     This phone is available in two variant colors: the sleek glossy black and the sophisticated glossy white. It has a large multi-color touch screen that provides a clear and […]


Apple in the second quarter became the world’s leading smartphone brand for the first time. The company’s smartphone sales increased by 9.1 percent during the second quarter, helping it to rise one position from second place in the first quarter to become the world’s largest smartphone maker, according to market research company IHS iSuppli. Apple also capitalized on a 31 percent decline in shipments at longtime market leader Nokia Corp.     Apple’s iPhone line […]


Starcomms PIc has introduced a value added service, tagged  ‘I don move’,  which will enable new customers who are migrating from other networks to notify their old contacts automatically about their new Starcomms number.   Unveiling the service in Lagos, Starcomms CEO, Logan Pather, said: “Lately we have been inundated with enquiries by our new customers on their concern about their old contacts who may not yet know that they have new Starcomms numbers. We […]


Nokia has decided to flex its muscle in the low- to mid-range mobile phone market by coming out with three new affordable Smartphones. It is undeniable that this particular market segment has gained steam over the past few years and manufacturers have definitely taken notice. On their end, the Finnish mobile manufacturer intends to launch a trio of reasonably-priced Smartphones that should fit any type of budget.   On the list are the C6, E5, […]

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