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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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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 […]

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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

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 […]

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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 […]

valego

Zalego provides software, mobile and web development services to enable their clients realize the full potential of their investment in East Africa. They offer communications and consultancy services to make sure that clients are always on the right track while making decisions and implementing systems in their organizations.   Our company presents the best traditions of classical business in the sphere of mobile technologies. We power Africa with mobile solutions that serve them best. We […]

GeoNode-fancy

GeoNode is an open source platform that facilitates the creation, sharing, and collaborative use of geospatial data. The project aims to surpass existing spatial data infrastructure solutions by integrating robust social and cartographic tools.   At its core, the GeoNode is based on open source components GeoServer, GeoNetwork, Django, and GeoExt that provide a platform for sophisticated web browser spatial visualization and analysis. Atop this stack, the project has built a map composer and viewer, […]

starcomms

Starcomms Plc, Nigeria’s leading telecommunications operator has donated some materials to the Edo State Government as part of its efforts in supporting the state government’ s poverty alleviation initiative.   Mr. Logan Pather, CEO of Starcomms Plc., disclosed this in Lagos, adding that the donation was part of Starcomms’s support for the Edo State Government.   In another related development, the Edo State Government has granted Starcomms a tele-center order in the state, a development […]

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