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Top Security Tips for African e-Consumers

With Africa experiencing an e-Commerce revolution, more and more African consumers are looking for ways to protect themselves against scammers. According to Cristobal Alonso, CEO of MOBOfree.com  "African consumers need to adopt some key habits in order to avoid fraudsters."   Tips ...

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Africa’s Maker Movement Offers Opportunity for Growth - Ndubuisi Ekekwe - Harvard Business Review

In a glittering ceremony in Skhirat, Morocco, three African innovators emerged as winners in the annual Innovation Prize for Africa competition. The African Innovation Foundation, which organizes the event, focuses on identifying homegrown and scalable innovations that address local problems ...

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African Organisations Should Focus On The Following Areas to Boost HR Performance

Businesses across major African economies such as Kenya and Nigeria are coming under increasing pressure to align their strategies for retaining talent, compensating employees and engaging with their workforces with good international practices.   That’s according to Gerhard Hartman, Head of Department ...

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Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) 2015 Winners

In a glittering ceremony hosted by the African Innovation Foundation (AIF) in collaboration with the Ministry of Industry, Trade, Investment and Digital Economy in Skhirat, Morocco, researcher Adnane Remmal was announced winner of the Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) 2015 ...

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Savannah Fund’s First Bitcoin-Related Investment Is BitFinance of Zimbabwe

The fourth Savannah Fund accelerator class is underway. BitFinance, a bitcoin exchange in Zimbabwe, is one of four startups selected from a list of over 150 applications from across Africa. They will receive a seed fund of between $25K and ...

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Bidorbuy, a South Africa’s eponymous  online marketplace with huge popularity in the land of Mandela has expanded to Nigeria. They are already in Kenya, Ghana, and Maurituis.   bidorbuy is an online marketplace which facilitates trade between buyers and sellers. Buyers do not pay anything to register and transact on the site while sellers only pay a selling commission when their items are sold. bidorbuy has embraced both auction and fixed price formats, catering both […]


1st State of Entrepreneurship Address (SEA), Nigeria is the first ever National Address on the State of Entrepreneurship in Nigeria with a special panel session featuring high-profiled successful entrepreneurs and top players in entrepreneurship growth in Nigeria.   SEA will be featured as part of the Global Entrepreneurship Week events taking place in Lagos Nigeria from Wed. 16th – Sat. 19th Nov. 2011. SEA is holding on Thur. 17th Nov 2011 and its Strictly by invitation for 100 high-profiled successful […]


  Netflix Inc. announced Monday that it was reversing a plan announced only weeks ago to split its DVD-by-mail and streaming video services. In a blog entry, the CEO Reed Hastings noted that both DVD and online feeds will be on netflix.com. This simply shows that customers can swell management with their pockets and this one shows that it does not make sense to anger customers.   The same thing will happen to Bank of […]

HTC Sensation XE

HTC have released Sensation XE deals after teaming up with their newly purchased Beats Audio division. HTC recently bought the rights to Beats Audio headphones, when purchasing a number of different technology companies and start ups. This collaboration has produced a HTC Beats phone that offers the Beats experience on a mobile phone.   So, does this technological partnership create a sound never heard before or is it just a marketing ploy to ignite interest […]

fortune magazine

In the latest Fortune Magazine International Most Powerful Women, South Africa’s Maria Ramos came  7th. This excludes all the U.S women leaders. This is largely powerful business women outside U.S. The top of the international list at #1 is British Cynthia Carroll, CEO of Anglo American. The U.S. version of the list thas the CEO of Kraft on top.   While Maria’s ABSA is the only African firm in the list, there are many Chinese […]


Giglinke understands that Buying and creating advertising in any media as well as finding an entertainment service operator to provide services is a time-intensive process reflecting hours of transactions between buyers, sellers, and creative agents and entertainment operators. For example, if a person wants to organize a party, he targets event centres with desired public rating, accessibility and pricing options, discusses purchasing options with an event manager, bids on an available date and time, negotiates […]


Guaranty Trust Bank plc has introduced a new e-account for undergraduates and students in higher institutes of learning called ‘The GTCrea8 eSavers Account’. The new account, which is the first offering of its kind by any Nigerian Bank, is designed to make it more convenient for undergraduates to manage their financial affairs and notch up acceptable service standards within the industry.   The GTCrea8 eSavers account is an interest bearing card account that allows students […]

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