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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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Accountancy Pprofession Vital to African Economic Confidence

ICAEW, a world leader in the accountancy and finance profession, will address an audience of over 1500 accountancy and finance delegates from across Africa at the 3rd biennial congress. Hosted by the Pan African Federation of Accountants (PAFA) and the ...

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Cybersecurity And Digital Forensics Training In Nigeria

Introduction With the advent of dangerous malicious codes like Flame and Stuxnet, it has become evident that nations or institutions can electronically wage wars against enemies or competitors. As the risks of traditional wars abate, Internet has since evolved as the ...

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  This is an email communication from Google Africa via their online newsletter. They have launched YouTube in Kenya. It seems that Kenya is the experimental pot for Africa. All things begin there. They got the Online Business thing started in Kenya before they expanded to Nigeria. Now, it is  Youtube. Watch out, next month you will have YouTube.com.ng   We are very excited to announce the launch of http://www.youtube.co.ke, a Kenyan version of YouTube. […]

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HTC, the world’s leading smartphone maker outside of Symbian releases yet another Android to further beef up its stake to becoming the undisputed leader in the Android community. It’s a modest cousin to its high flying Desire model, the HTC Wildfire. And a wildfire you can expect it will cause as it combines the features of its upscale HTC Desire simmered down to HTC Tattoo affordability. Not only does it has the desirability of the […]

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Dangote Group has said it will soon construct rail lines to connect all its cement factories to the national rail system to reduce cost of transporting its products.   Managing Director of Dangote Cement Terminal in Lagos, Mr Akin Adesokan, stated this while conducting distributors around Dangote Cement Factory in Ibese in Ogun.   He said the rail lines are necessary because the cost of transporting bulk cement was still a challenge.   Adesokan said […]

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A N10 billion Trailer Assembly plant will soon be established in Kaduna State, courtesy of  ABG Group and their technical partner, BMC of Turkey.   The group’s Chairman, Dr. Bawa Garuba, made the disclosure when he led a delegation of investors from Turkey to see the Minister of State for Trade and Investment, Chief Samuel Ortom.   He stated that the group was partnering with BMC of Turkey to facilitate the establishment of auto assembly […]

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Now the world is moving to the mobile domain, some smart guys are making sure that everything is following.  It is simply true that finding a job has changed since the days of old. Yes,  gone are the days where you’ll need a 3inch rubber soled shoe to help in walking around searching for job vacancies from office to office.  Gone are the days when you needed to scour pages of newspapers,classified adverts,magazines and other […]

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In Nigeria there are 83 million mobile phone subscribers. Out of this number, 24.3 million use their phone daily. This is a huge number. There are hundreds of thousands (over 360 000) of businesses, majority of which are small businesses in Nigeria. Yet, there is a common problem.   Invenio is targeted towards the small businesses. Both nigerianyellowpages and naijasearch.com focus more on the bigger companies, yelp and local.com do not have enough information about […]

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All Amber Ltd, the organiser of premier mobile-related events in Africa, today announced plans for its third annual Mobile Web in Africa conference.  The series of events, which will take place in the week of 21st November 2011, will cater to the entire range of individuals involved in the African mobile sector.   The events include the end of year Mobile Monday Jo’burg celebration, a day dedicated entirely to Mobile Marketing and the flagship two-day […]

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