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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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Trimble  is a leading provider of advanced positioning solutions that maximize productivity and enhance profitability.   Though best known for GPS technology, Trimble integrates a wide range of positioning technologies including GPS, laser, optical and inertial technologies with application software, wireless communications, and services to provide complete commercial solutions. Its integrated solutions allow customers to collect, manage and analyze complex information faster and easier, making them more productive, efficient and profitable.   Trimble products are […]


Leading telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria has thanked its customers across the country particularly those in the Federal Capital Territory and environs as it opened its offices across the country following an end to the face off over outsourcing between labour and its business partners.   Airtel Nigeria Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director Mr. Rajan Swaroop in a statement October 9 said the telecommunications firm was grateful for the loyalty of its customers while […]

HTC Sensation

Smartphone giant HTC and premium audio manufacturer Beats have joined forces to create the HTC Sensation XL with Beats Audio™, available soon on Three.   The HTC Sensation XL comes with Beats high performance audio technology, giving users a quality sound experience through the in-ear headphones, UrBeats™, provided in the box. The premium styling is continued in the finishing, at 9.9mm thick this silmline handset and accompanying headphones come in an appealing crisp white finish. […]


Africa is making progress in the mobile ecosystem. Mobility is simplifying business operations especially in East Africa where mobile payment (mPayment) has penetrated very well. When businesses receive payments faster, operations run quicker.  African entrepreneurs are coming up with new ideas on productivity, entertainment and communication apps, daily. It a new dawn of possibility and the mobile environment seems to have no limits.   For generations of technology, we seem to have got a break […]


Mark Mobius is targeting Nigeria’s roads, bridges and electricity generation as the government of Africa’s most-populous nation brings in private investors to help develop the country’s infrastructure.   Mobius, who oversees about $34 billion in emerging-market assets as executive chairman of  Templeton Asset Management Ltd.’s Emerging Markets Group, has $180 million invested in Nigeria and is looking opening an office in Lagos, he said in an interview on CNBC Africa in Lagos today.   Nigeria’s […]


Please find attached (CABF Conference Programme_TCABF) the latest version of the programme as well as a list of Chinese companies who will be hosted at the Business Forum.  The seminar comes at an opportune time as South Africa joins BRICS. It will allow for an opportunity to unpack the vast potential for expanding the Sino-African commercial relationship and explore prospects for further trade and investment between the two global markets. The forum will conclude with […]

milking the rhino

MTR ISS PSU has invited you to the following webinar: Milking the Rhino: Innovative Solutions Showcase Webinar Wednesday, October 12, 2011 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Eastern Time  Add to Calendar   Click here to join the webinar   |  Invite others to this webinar! Personal message from MTR ISS PSU: Hello all! Thanks for your interest in this year’s Milking the Rhino: Innovative Solutions Showcase. We are hosting an online webinar session on Wednesday 12th October, 7:00pm […]

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