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Nokia Lumia 630: An Uncompromised Smartphone experience for Nigeria

May 31, 2014 - 11:01 am in Big Brands & OEMs, Gadgets & Mobile

"We believe the smart Dual SIM capability and signature Lumia design and experiences make it unbeatable in its range. With the Nokia Lumia 630 Dual SIM , you get More of everything you want from a smartphone." -Nick Imudia After much waiting, Windows phone…

Oju Emoticons

Oju means Faces and Here are The first Afro-Emoticons

May 30, 2014 - 8:33 am in Gadgets & Mobile, Technology

Oju in the Yoruba language means 'face(s)', so it seems more appropriate for the first innovative Afro Emoticons to be launched be called Oju. Oju is…

seedstars_lagos

[Updated] Win $500K in SeedStars World Startup Competition in Abuja

May 28, 2014 - 7:54 pm in News & Media, Startups

It's been confirmed that Abuja would host the first phase of SeedStars World (SSW) competition after which the finals will be held in Lagos on the 13th…

WURA

WURA.TV Offers More Options for Streaming African and Latino Films

May 28, 2014 - 8:26 am in News & Media, Startups, Technology

"WURA is a worldwide product and streaming our content is not limited to certain geography. A user can use the app and stream wherever they have access to internet." If you are a lover of the African and Latino film content, the good news is that WURA.tv…

Ethel D Cofie

Young African Leaders From Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa Nominated for Initiative Network Obama Fellowship

May 27, 2014 - 10:13 am in Big Brands & OEMs, GirlPower, News & Media

The Washington Fellowship is the new flagship program of the President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). Ethel Cofie was chosen as one of the YALI, Washington Fellowship. This program will bring over 500 young leaders from Africa to the United…

Tech Opportunities

Cloud Storage 101: What a Non-Techy Need to Know

May 27, 2014 - 9:32 am in Analysis & Opinions, IT Security, Technology

I have often been asked what cloud storage is by people, so I decided to write a simple article for the non-techy entrepreneurs and workers out there who want to increase their work efficiency.  Cloud storage is a model of networked enterprise storage where…

Facts and figures

[Infographics] Global ICT Facts and Figures in 60seconds

May 23, 2014 - 9:16 am in Cloud & Green Tech, Technology

The International Telecommunication Union, recently published the facts and figures of the global Information Communication Technology (ICT) industry for 2014, a publication which is an estimation of figures about the ICT sector for the end of 2014. The sector…

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Lean Startup Lagos Happened Over Weekend, Get Some Updates You Probably Missed

May 22, 2014 - 10:12 am in Interviews, News & Media, Startups

The first Lean Startup Machine Workshop in Lagos was held over the weekend, and have startup founders and aspiring founders in attendance. Founders in attendance include Raphael Afaedor of SupermartNG and Marek Zmyslowski of Jovago featuring on the day 1…

pushandstart

PushandStart: Breeding the Next Generation of African Entrepreneurs

May 19, 2014 - 9:32 am in Business & Money, Interviews, Startups

"We believe lending a hand to someone in need is its own reward. Our founders have had a chequered past and in their lean years, they sponged off too many people not to appreciate the rightness of an open or extended hand." Africa's premier equity and debt-based…

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VC Course this July by Savannah Fund and University of Cape Town

May 19, 2014 - 8:51 am in Business & Money, Education

With the rise of entrepreneurship in East Africa, there is a parallel rise in misunderstanding of the role of venture capital, how to pitch to venture capital, how to scale an early-stage high-growth venture, etc. So Savannah Fund decided to partner with Knife…