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How Lagos Startup Week is creating access to investment for entrepreneurs.
On July 31, a Nigerian startup will be offered the opportunity to compete for $1.5 million in investment by emerging markets-focused startup competition, Seedstars World.
Radio remains the main source of daily news in Nigeria.
Although we are in the 21st century, radio still remains the main source of daily news in Nigeria rather than social media/internet. This was revealed in a recent survey by a country-specific polling service in West Africa,...
How African girls are Tech-ing Over.
Africa’s tech community is fast growing, that’s the good news. Women are also getting more involved, that’s the best news.
How mobile phones are saving lives in Ghana.
Mobile phone penetration in Africa has grown tremendously in the last decade. Between 1998 and 2010, the continent witnessed an increase from 0.53 per 100 people to 42.82 per 100 people.
How the app economy will drive innovation in Africa .
The mobile economy has finally arrived in Africa. Anyone who doubts should simply take a look around them. The millennial generation have become the leading purveyors of the emerging “App Economy”.
This eye drop will save nearly a million Africans from blindness every year.
A new drug developed under the supervision of lead researcher, Kang Zhang could one day cure cataracts.
South Africa hit by worst drought in 20yrs.
South Africa is facing its worst dry spell in two decades. Drought has hit the country that produces most corn in Africa, threatening this year’s food production.
How technology is fueling the evolution of Africa’s financial services sector.
The rapid growth of the nascent financial technology industry in Africa is a testament to the role advancing technology is playing in the evolution of financial services on the continent.
Will this Nigerian App alter the way people source for fuel?
Barely three months after Emmanuel Jide bought his Acura MDX, he received a bill at an automobile repair shop shocked him.
The disruptors are forcing change in the remittance industry.
Disruption in the money transfer market is not just business, it’s about breaking the oligarchy of Western Union and MoneyGram Remittances to Africa have grown rapidly in recent times, and it forms an integral part...