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October 2, 2014 - 8:53 am in News & Media, Press Release

SkyVision VPN Solution chosen by Unity Bank, Ensures Seamless Connectivity Between its Branches Nationwide

With 236 branch offices throughout Nigeria and additional branches planned for the future, Unity Bank required a robust, reliable and highly secure communications solution. Recognized as a leading connectivity provider in the region, Unity Bank chose SkyVision…
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October 2, 2014 - 8:53 am in Analysis & Opinions, Startups

Nigerian Startups, Rice and Government

I am a young lady that likes business and usually refrain from writing on hard core business like I have all the experience in the world. But mostly because writing about entrepreneurship is extremely sensitive and should be handled with care, my number of…
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September 29, 2014 - 1:34 pm in Analysis & Opinions, Business & Money

[Opinion] Electricity in Africa: Is the Real Problem Payment?

In August 2014, US president Barack Obama announced a renewed commitment to Power Africa, a private sector-led initiative aimed at doubling electricity access in sub-Saharan Africa, where an estimated 600 million people are without reliable access to power.…
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June 25, 2014 - 11:28 am in News & Media, Sponsored

Jumia Nigeria turns 2, Expands Operations to Kano in Northern Nigeria

The continent's eCommerce platform, Jumia Nigeria after two years of operations is not relenting in it's effort to serve the most populous nation in Africa as it extends service to the northern states of Nigeria. Commenting on the development, Co-CEO JUMIA…
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Meet the Africans in the GEM-TECH Awards 2014 Finalists

October 16, 2014 - 10:59 am
"Information and communication technologies can — and should — be a game-changer for girls and women around the world, providing them with avenues for empowerment and for exercising their rights," - Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka,…
Capital Square Work Station

SkyVision VPN Solution chosen by Unity Bank, Ensures Seamless Connectivity Between its Branches Nationwide

October 2, 2014 - 8:53 am
With 236 branch offices throughout Nigeria and additional branches planned for the future, Unity Bank required a robust, reliable and highly secure communications solution. Recognized as a leading connectivity provider…
A picture taken with the back camera

Nigerian Startups, Rice and Government

October 2, 2014 - 8:53 am
I am a young lady that likes business and usually refrain from writing on hard core business like I have all the experience in the world. But mostly because writing about entrepreneurship is extremely sensitive and…
Image Credit: Biyokulule Online

[Opinion] Electricity in Africa: Is the Real Problem Payment?

September 29, 2014 - 1:34 pm
In August 2014, US president Barack Obama announced a renewed commitment to Power Africa, a private sector-led initiative aimed at doubling electricity access in sub-Saharan Africa, where an estimated 600 million…

TWiP Podcast, And Videos

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Omidyar Network Supports Nigeria’s BudgIT with 400K Grant

October 1, 2014 - 8:03 am
This good news came from Omidyar networks blog, the organization has been supporting the Co creation hub at it's startups through funding and capacity building. BudgIT works to ensure that Nigerian citizens…
SheleadsAfrica 2014 Finalist

African Female Entrepreneurs, Over $15k Goes To SheLeads Africa Pitching Contest Winners

September 25, 2014 - 8:15 am
The SheLeadsAfrica pitching competition has come and gone. If you are a female entrepreneur in Africa..... you so missed!! :) You can catch some of the tweets here It was a two-day event; the first day was a…
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The Nigerian National eID Card And Identity Fraud

September 8, 2014 - 6:50 am
Yes! The Nigerian Identity Management Commission (NIMC) in collaboration with MasterCard has just launched the National eID Card with a pilot program. It was announced at the World Economic Forum on Africa…
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DEMO Africa 2014 Series: Let’s Talk Communication

September 3, 2014 - 9:47 am
A close look at the list of startups scheduled to pitch at the 2014 edition of DEMO-Africa, can make one conclude that bulk of African startups are looking forward to address challenges relating to communication…

Security, Cloud, Green Tech

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DEMO Africa 2014 Series: Entrepreneurs Feeding Africa

September 25, 2014 - 8:59 am
"If you ate today, thank a farmer" On this post as part of the DEMO Africa 2014 series, we will be journeying into the world of startups in the agriculture sector, one of the few sectors with few startups in the…
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Innovation Prize for Africa 2015, Apply Now

September 24, 2014 - 1:27 pm
At the African Innovation Foundation we are passionate about Africa and its potential, that we firmly believe will be led by empowering a new generation of African innovators and entrepreneurs.  But we also recognise…
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The Bank Verification Number: Case Study For NCC on SIM Registration

September 23, 2014 - 11:41 am
Starting June 16, 2014, the Central Bank of Nigeria through the commercial banks commenced biometric registration exercise for bank customers, which will see to the roll-out of the Bank Verification Numbers…
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Demo Africa 2014 Series: Finalists Playing in the Banking & Finance Sector

September 22, 2014 - 9:38 am
"At its core, banking is not simply about profit, but about personal relationships." - Felix Rohatyn, American investment banker Still on the DEMO Africa 2014 series, we will be looking at finalists in the Banking…