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EverJobs, Rocket Internet Job Portal, Will Present Challenge to Jobberman

EverJobs, Rocket Internet’s latest venture, has launched in Cameroon. The job listing site is claiming over 130 jobs in its first week of its launch, which starts its expansion move across Africa and Asia.   The firm announced this move in March and ...

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What African Start-Ups Need to Do to Hire and Keep Great Talent - Ndubuisi Ekekwe - Harvard Business Review

In Africa’s technology start-up scene, one of the most difficult challenges is attracting and retaining talent. The tools used by Silicon Valley, London, and Paris to hire top talent — namely stock options — seldom work in Africa. With limited ...

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AIF announces the 10 nominees for its annual Innovation Prize for Africa Awards

What do an environmentally-friendly minicab, a water distillation system and a fire alert detector have in common?  They all represent outstanding innovation talent across Africa, applied for the celebrated Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) (http://www.innovationprizeforafrica.org) award this year, and are now ...

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JPL Financial Group - Raising Capital For Africa's Public Sector

JPL Financial Group's core service is to syndicate capital from Chinese investors (private and public) to government projects and private-sector businesses in emerging markets with particular focus on Africa. We provide top-rate investment advisory services to our Chinese clients who invest ...

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Cybersecurity Training In Nigeria - FASMICRO Institute

United States based FASMICRO Institute, a business of FASMICRO Group, has unveiled certificate and diploma online programs in the field of cybersecurity. The programs are designed to assist beginners and experienced professionals acquire modern and cutting-edge skills in cybersecurity policy, cybersecurity ...

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East AfricaCom will return to Nairobi this 6th -7th May showcasing the innovators and business leaders that are creating the next phase of the digital ecosystem. This established event will provide a platform for you to meet and network with the regions digital gurus and gain essential insights from industry leading speakers.   Register now for your conference pass and experience two days full of exciting features: Meet and network with 600+ attendees Gain insights from […]


Following Think Security Africa’s (TSA) report on security in Nigeria, their latest report on Nigeria’s 2015 presidential elections All Eyes on Nigeria, provides in-depth insight into the candidates, the politics, stakes, and likely outcome of Nigeria’s 2015 elections. ‘Nigeria is clearly at one of the most critical junctures in its history – these elections mean everything, but in reality more death and more destruction is a choice. There are people with the power to take […]

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Leading online shopping community Kaymu.com.ng in partnership with the Abuja Enterprise Agency (AEA) has organized a training workshop for small and medium scale enterprises.   The workshop which was held on March 17th 2015 at the AEA Entrepreneurship Complex in Abuja with the theme “Marketing Your Business Online’’ was targeted at building a successful online business with little capital.   According to the company’s Head of PR and Communications Tomiwa Oladele, ‘’Kaymu’s partnership with AEA is geared towards […]


Indications have emerged that the free fall in the value of naira against other currencies would soon take its toll on electricity consumers, as the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) plans for another tariff review in June this year.   The Chairman, NERC, Sam Amadi, at the Nigerian Power Conference in Abuja, yesterday confirmed that the commission is preparing for another tariff review in June-July, “which may likely reflect the current position of the exchange rate.” […]


Outlets of two Global System for Mobile (GSM) Telecommunication companies, MTN Nigeria Limited and Etisalat, in Ado-Ekiti have been sealed by the state government for allegedly defaulting in payment of N50 million signage and advertisement bills.   The affected outlets include their main offices at Fajuyi Park and Okesa as well as two others of MTN at lyin road and Adebayo area.   Special Adviser to the Governor on Internally Generated Revenue (IGR), Mr. Ropo Ogunbiyi, […]


Today at the African CEO Forum of 2015 in Geneva, PwC (http://www.pwc.com) launches the first edition of its ‘Into Africa – the continent’s cities of opportunity’ report, which details the potential of 20 African cities that we believe to be among the most dynamic and future focused on the continent. The report is part of PwC’s global Cities of Opportunity series and its analysis is structured around the critical issues of the business community as […]


The Mauritius Commercial Bank (MCB)  is affirming its growing African ambitions through its participation as one of the four Diamond Sponsors of the forthcoming Africa CEO Forum. This event, one of major rendezvous of the financial and corporate African scene, will welcome some 800 participants from 38 countries in Geneva on the 16th and 17th of March 2015 with discussions to be held in relation to the strategic priorities of the African private sector.   […]

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