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Presidential Election Likely to Result in Stalemate Inimical to Plans for Improved Security

Following Think Security Africa’s (TSA) report on security in Nigeria, their latest report on Nigeria’s 2015 presidential elections All Eyes on Nigeria, provides in-depth insight into the candidates, the politics, stakes, and likely outcome of Nigeria’s 2015 elections. ‘Nigeria is clearly ...

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Mobile Security Market Expected to Become $34.8 Billion Business In Five Years

According to a new report by Allied Market Research titled, "Global Mobile Security Market - Solution, Types, OS, Trends, Opportunities, Growth and Forecast, 2013 - 2020", the global Mobile Security Market would reach $34.8 billion by 2020, registering a CAGR of 40.8% during 2014 - 2020. Bring Your ...

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EU-Africa B2B Forum - Forum For EU and African Private Sector Leaders, May 6th

The EU-Africa Chamber of Commerce (http://www.eu-africa-cc.org) is pleased to invite stakeholders to the 1st edition of its EU-Africa B2B Forum planned on 06 – 08 May 2015 in Mons (Belgium), in partnership with Euronews as main media partner. This high level ...

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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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Thanks to its strong brand image as well as astute product and price positioning, Apple’s iPad has enjoyed overwhelming success. As a result, the global media tablet market has exceeded growth expectations since tablets were released to the market at the beginning of the second quarter of 2010, reports IHS iSuppli.   IHS predicts global media tablet shipments will reach 60 million units in 2011, up 245.9 percent from 17.4 million in 2010. Shipments are […]

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A resolution authorizing the board of directors of Nigeria’s FCMB to acquire Finbank Plc was on Thursday in Lagos approved by the shareholders of the bank.   The approval at an Extra Ordinary General Meeting (EGM) also include the bank’s proposed investment in Finbank using a wholly –owned subsidiary, FCMB investments Limited on the terms and subject to the condition specified in the transaction implementation agreement.     Shareholders of Intercontinental bank, Oceanic Bank, Access […]

milking the rhino

The Humanitarian Engineering and Social Entrepreneurship (HESE) program at Penn State will be hosting a global competition called Milking the Rhino: Innovative Solutions Showcase and would like to invite students in all disciplines to participate.   Milking the Rhino: Innovative Solutions Showcase is created for students from all disciplines as a venue to foster critical thinking about sustainable community development, developmental entrepreneurship, and the role of technology in enabling new solutions to global inequities.   […]

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HTC Corporation, a global leader in mobile innovation and design has unveiled HTC Explorer, its most affordable smartphone and the latest addition to its global portfolio of devices. HTC Explorer brings an advanced smartphone experience to first time smartphone customers. With a curved and compact design, a 3.2? HVGA touchscreen and 3MP camera, HTC Explorer offers smartphone performance in an attractive and affordable phone.   “HTC Explorer is an easy-to-use smartphone that puts the customer […]

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LG Electronics said that they have officially filed a lawsuit with a South Korean court seeking to block some local branches of Germany’s BMW AG and Audi AG from selling vehicles equipped with lighting products made by Osram, which the Korean company allege infringe their patents.   “We’ve expanded the legal fight to auto makers using LED package products manufactured by Osram, as the infringed products are having an increasingly negative impact on the fast-growing […]

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Hey Jason, did you get $3m from a U.S. based fund? We truly want to know as that will change the narratives of the Nigerian tech industry. If true, then President  Jonathan should invite you and thank you for opening a new dawn in Nigeria’s startup ecosystem. We are commenting on a report from Webtrends Nigeria that you got $3m.   In what I will call a massive validation of the Nigerian internet market, I […]

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Notore Chemical Industries Ltd. of Nigeria, a producer of fertilizer, plans to raise at least $300 million “sometime next year” in an initial public offering to finance its expansion, an official said.   Notore Chemical Industries Limited is an agro-allied and chemical company committed to enhancing the quality of life in Africa through local food production   We are perfectly positioned to become the leading supplier of fertiliser in Africa due to natural and geographical […]

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