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Fixing Africa’s Clusters of Inventions

More than five hundred years ago, the gross world product was flat as global economic growth was stagnant. In other words, generations of people that lived apart did not experience major changes in living standards. Though there were empires and ...

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Five Pillars for Building Africa’s Hi-Tech Sector

The fifth annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) will take place on November 19 – 21, 2014 in Marrakech, Morocco, the first time in an African nation.  The Summit, hosted by the Kingdom of Morocco under the High Patronage of his ...

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Fifth Annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit Will Take Place In Morocco

The fifth annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit (#GES2014) (http://www.gesmarrakech2014.org) will take place on November 19 – 21, 2014 in Marrakech, Morocco, the first time in an African nation.  The Summit, the largest gathering of entrepreneurs during Global Entrepreneurship Week, will be ...

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Kaspersky Lab: Ebola hook in “Nigerian” spam

In September spammers produced topical new versions of the old “Nigerian Letter” scam, this time based on the Ebola virus. According to company’s experts several mass mailings exploited this theme. A large part of the major theme mailings promoted products ...

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7 African Startups That Received Microsoft 4Afrika Funding

Microsoft Corp. today announced seven new African startups to receive funding, technical support and mentorship to fast-track their growth and provide a roadmap to  highlight Africa’s ‘future  growth pole’. The announcement was made at the Microsoft 4Afrika Advisory Council meeting in Nairobi ...

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Windows 8 is coming soon — and it looks nothing like the Windows you’re used to. Microsoft formally introduced Windows 8 on Tuesday to thousands of software developers gathered at the company’s annual Build conference in Anaheim, Calif. The software giant said it reimagined Windows for the “changing world of computing.”   Windows 8 is the codename of the next version of Microsoft Windows, a family of operating systems produced by Microsoft for use on […]


Previous Close: 4,833 Today’s Open:  4,794 One day percentage change:  -0.04% TBIA live plots: Click here For full explanation of TBIA, please click here   Tekedia Broad Industrial Average (TBIA) is a stock market index created by Tekedia Intelligence, a division of Fasmicro. It is an index that shows how twenty large, publicly owned companies, based in Nigerian Stock Exchange, have traded during a standard trading session in the stock market.


Now customers can pay with their international credit cards on Arik Air website. It has introduced the option to pay with international credit cards-visa, master card-for tickets purchased on its website.   The airline’s Senior Vice President in charge of commercial, Kevin Steele, said in Lagos that international credit card payment would be available anywhere in the world and that transactions would be done in dollars, British pounds or South African Rand.   He explained […]


How well do you know the company that is most admired in the US and even in the world? Well, who cares? So long as one enjoys using the iPod or the iPhone and gets to use the Mac conveniently, what is there to know about this company? But for the curious ones, here are tidbits about the company that many has grown to love.   Apple was established in Cupertino, California in 1976 by […]


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