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Grant to help Ghana attract IT

25 Mar 2014 by
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Grant to help Ghana attract IT

The Rockefeller Foundation has announced a $3.8 million grant to the Ghanaian government in partnership with the World Bank to support the establishment of facilities that will attract IT and IT enabled firms.

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Philips opens Innovation Hub in Kenya

24 Mar 2014 by
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Philips opens Innovation Hub in Kenya

Philips has announced the establishment of its Africa Innovation Hub in Nairobi, Kenya, which will work both on the creation of new inventions, as well as bringing these inventions to the market.

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Nigeria stock exchange goes mobile

06 Mar 2014 by
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Nigeria stock exchange goes mobile

The Nigerian Stock Exchange has announced X-Alert, a text message service that allows the investing public to know when a transaction has been made on their account.

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Nigerians have their cake online on Valentine's Day

15 Feb 2014 by
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Nigerians have their cake online on Valentine's Day

According to Hellofood.com, the food delivery platform backed by MTN, Tigo and Rocket Internet, personalised cakes and chocolate selections are the most ordered products on Valentine's Day.

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Jumia lands in Uganda

13 Feb 2014 by
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Jumia lands in Uganda

Jumia an online shopping site in Africa has extended its services to Uganda, providing its customers with a wide range of products including fashion, electronics, home appliances, mobile devices and beauty.

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Easy Taxi gives Samsung free ride

12 Feb 2014 by
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Easy Taxi gives Samsung free ride

Nigeria’s taxi hailing app service, Easy Taxi has partnered with Samsung Nigeria to give customers free taxi rides on the 14th and 15th of February 2014.

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Tips to boost online retail

19 Dec 2013 by
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Tips to boost online retail

Kaymu, a Nigerian online marketplace, has highlighted 5 ways in which retailers can maximize their profit this season.

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MTN teams up with Rocket

17 Dec 2013 by
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MTN teams up with Rocket

The MTN Group has partnered with Rocket Internet and Millicom International Cellular in an attempt to expand online retail services in Africa.

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Cloud uptake to explode across Africa

03 Dec 2013 by
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Cloud uptake to explode across Africa

Cloud computing uptake is about to explode in Africa’s major economies, as businesses gain confidence in both the security and reliability of the Cloud. This was the key finding of the Cloud in Africa: Reality Check 2013 research study, released last week by World Wide Worx and Cisco.

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Gilat fills gaps in Africa broadband

26 Nov 2013 by
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Gilat fills gaps in Africa broadband

Gilat Satcom has announced a range of new fibre and satellite services in Africa which will increase broadband availability, speeds and capacity.

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