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Trends In Usage of Phone In Nigeria - Infographics

Nigeria has the largest mobile phone user base in Africa. It boasts 142 million active lines and over 167 million phones in the country. Active mobile internet subscription has grown from 63 million in 2014 to over 81 million in ...

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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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Starcomms has also launched a new internet modem called IZAP Plus for enhanced data services. The company said that the latest release of EVDO known as Rev B, allows increased broadband data rates, improved network efficiencies reliability and high speed internet access for residential and business users.   Starcomms Plc, Nigeria’s 4th largest telecommunications operator and leading “triple-play” (mobile, fixed wireless voice, wireless broadband) provider, is quoted on the Nigerian Stock Exchange having being listed […]

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Spanco Channel BPO Limited and Tech Mahindra, global Business Process Outsourcing companies and providers of Call Centre services to Airtel Nigeria, have labeled as untrue messages in cyberspace and in the media alleging that Airtel had sacked 3,000 call agents due to disagreement over a purported plan to reduce salaries. The companies said in a joint press statement that rather than sack staff they are working on a business model that would see them engage […]

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Intel Capital has invested in CareCloud, a healthcare IT company that is utilizing cloud, mobile and social networking technologies to bring new capabilities and efficiencies to healthcare providers. CareCloud targets physician practices, offering apps for practice management, revenue cycle management and soon-to-be electronic medical records.  The company has received multiple awards in the last year, including being named a winner at IBM’s SmartCamp Silicon Valley and a runner-up at the IBM SmartCamp World Finals in […]

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Lagos, Nigeria (press release): We, Tech Mahindra and Spanco, are global Business Process Outsourcing (BPOs) companies and providers of Call Centre services to Airtel Nigeria, operating out of two call centres in Lagos and Abuja, respectively.     Our attention has been drawn to several messages circulating in cyberspace alleging that our client, Airtel had fired 3,000 Call Centre agents due to a disagreement over a purported plan to reduce salaries. This is untrue and […]

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  The folks at ccHUB Lagos have launched a crowd sourcing website which will help to move Nigeria to the path of prosperity by seeking innovative ideas from the citizens. Unfortunately, there is no financial reward. Most times, good ideas do not come free. That is always the problem. Money is that incentive that drives  the human systems to think. They need to put some money in this if they hope to get the best […]

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Wennovation Hub is looking for passionate people to apply, whether you are thinking to launch a new technology company or still at the idea stage. They support a wide range of industries, including digital media, software, biotech, cleantech, ecommerce, consumer goods, and the energy sector. Clearly, they focus on these areas:   Media Entertainment and Technology (MET) Energy & Environmental Systems (EES) Life Sciences &Wellbeing (LSW) Consumer Products (CP)   Apply here to join the […]

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First Atlantic Semiconductors and Microelectronics (Fasmicro – site under construction, be ready tomorrow), our parent company, will hold a joint press conference with Imo State Government, Nigeria on Thursday, October 6, 2011 in Owerri. On  Sept 9, 2011, Fasmicro signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the state. More than 18 journalists are coming and Fasmicro and the state will unveil a new partnership where the government is using a Nigerian company to build the state. […]

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