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Episode 108: Fred Robertson - Entrepreneur of the Year

Date: 10 Oct 2014
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Date: 3 Oct 2014
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Date: 19 Sep 2014
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Buywela.com simplifying e-commerce for Nigerians
Buywela.com simplifying e-commerce for Nigerians

A new startup, Buywela.com, is aiming to become the "Google for e-commerce" in Nigeria - simplifying the online shopping experience...

15 Oct 2014 10:45

Social Media Week Lagos 2015 announces theme, open for submissions
Social Media Week Lagos 2015 announces theme, open for submissions

SMW Lagos, taking place from 23-27 February 2015, will explore the theme 'Upwardly Mobile: The Rise of A Connected Africa'; and submissions for #SMW15 are now open...

9 Oct 2014 11:14

AfricaOnline managed service solution launched in Ghana
AfricaOnline managed service solution launched in Ghana

Pan African telecoms operator, Gondwana International Networks (GIN), has announced that its AfricaOnline business has launched a managed infrastructure and service solution in Ghana...

9 Oct 2014 08:01

Ebola and the media - Nigeria's good news story
Ebola and the media - Nigeria's good news story

With so many Nigerians online, portals like ebolalert.org set up by volunteer doctors, and the public/private ebolafacts.com initiative, have become important channels to provide accurate information to help people stay safe...

1 Oct 2014 10:44

Increased internet access set to boost consumer spend
Increased internet access set to boost consumer spend

A new PwC report, released yesterday, 18 September 2014, predicts that increased internet access will generate more consumer spend than any other media product or service in the next five...

19 Sep 2014 06:16

Startup accelerator programme launched in Ivory Coast
Startup accelerator programme launched in Ivory Coast

Orange's network of startup accelerators has expanded to Ivory Coast with the launch of 'Orange Fab Ivory Coast'. Through the programme, Orange supports new digital players and helps them grow...

18 Sep 2014 15:40

Mara Mentor portal, app launched to support African entrepreneurs
Mara Mentor portal, app launched to support African entrepreneurs

Mfonobong Nsehe, writing on Forbes Africa, reports that an African multi-lingual online portal and mobile app for youth mentorship and entrepreneurship called Mara Mentor, has been launched in Ghana...

8 Sep 2014 11:19

Jumia launches in Cameroon
Jumia launches in Cameroon

Marking the start of its expansion in Central Africa, African e-commerce site Jumia, has now launched in Cameroon. This follows its successful launches in Uganda and Ghana and takes the...

25 Aug 2014 10:28

SES to deliver DTH TV across French-speaking African countries
SES to deliver DTH TV across French-speaking African countries

Screen Africa reports that as of 1 October 2014, satellite operator SES will be delivering direct-to-home (DTH) broadcast television for West African broadcasters, led by Africable and Media Plus, across...

22 Aug 2014 11:33

Digitally pirated products estimated to reach N38.4 trillion in 2015
Digitally pirated products estimated to reach N38.4 trillion in 2015

In Nigeria, digitally pirated products are on the increase, resulting in financial losses by Microsoft Nigeria, which is worst hit, and the Nigerian government through tax evasion...

By Emma Okonji 18 Aug 2014 13:32

MoboFree.com making buying, selling online easy
MoboFree.com making buying, selling online easy

The MoboFree technological platform is reportedly making buying and selling online easy for all African users - not only via PCs and smartphones, but also via older/feature phones.

18 Aug 2014 11:17

Educational website, Ebola Facts, proves popular
Educational website, Ebola Facts, proves popular

A Lagos-based startup, Big Cabal Media, has curated and launched an educational Ebola-awareness website aimed at the West African market. In one week the website reportedly saw more than 500,000...

10 Aug 2014 14:38

Etisalat Nigeria sells 2,136 towers to IHS
Etisalat Nigeria sells 2,136 towers to IHS

In an aim to improve the quality of its network performance and to accelerate the roll out of 2G and 3G coverage and new services to its customers, Etisalat Nigeria has...

8 Aug 2014 08:41

SkyVision to provide BOA Burkina Faso with a full communication solution
SkyVision to provide BOA Burkina Faso with a full communication solution

SkyVision Global Networks has won the national bid to provide Bank of Africa (BOA) Burkina Faso with a full communication solution through the SkyVision VPN service, connecting BOA headquarters...

4 Aug 2014 10:41

Abuja blogger launches social media news portal
Abuja blogger launches social media news portal

Abuja's popular online media reporter and editor of Glees media blog, Alex Nwankwo, has launched a social media news portal called AlexReports.info...

1 Aug 2014 10:46

Kenya, Nigeria to polish up on digital security
Kenya, Nigeria to polish up on digital security

Kenya's Daily Nation and the Nigerian Tribune have both reported some digital security blunders...

By Anna Polonyi 24 Jul 2014 08:01

80 CEOs to attend Google's executive breakfast forum
80 CEOs to attend Google's executive breakfast forum

Google will be hosting 80 chief executive officers and top business executives at its executive breakfast forum being held in Lagos today, 24 July 2014.

24 Jul 2014 07:42

Enter the 2014 AfricaCom Awards now
Enter the 2014 AfricaCom Awards now

Entries are now open for the 2014 AfricaCom Awards, which celebrate the breakthroughs and most influential players shaping the telecommunications and ICT industry in Africa.

18 Jul 2014 08:51

Orange to improve internet connectivity in West Africa
Orange to improve internet connectivity in West Africa

Orange recently opened West Africa's first very large-capacity IP Point of Presence (PoP). The operational launch of this facility, which is located in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, is set to enhance...

17 Jul 2014 09:09

New search engine for schools set to launch soon
New search engine for schools set to launch soon

In an aim to provide easy, convenient, effective and useful electronic school search for parents, guardians, educators and students across the country, Digital Education Group, will be launching a new...

16 Jul 2014 07:03

Competition to empower tech savvy ladies
Competition to empower tech savvy ladies

She Leads Africa, an initiative empowering women in the continent's entrepreneurial tech scene, is launching a business pitch competition seeking talented women in West Africa. The platform seeks to...

7 Jul 2014 10:25

Mobile phone app helps diabetics in Senegal
Mobile phone app helps diabetics in Senegal

Senegal has become the first Francophone country to pilot a mobile phone platform, called mRamadan, which helps people with diabetes safely manage their health while fasting...

5 Jul 2014 10:39

Classified sites proves popular in emerging markets
Classified sites proves popular in emerging markets

Classifieds platform for emerging markets, Saltside Technologies, states that its current classified sites, Tonaton.com in Ghana, Bikroy.com in Bangladesh, and Ikman.lk in Sri Lanka, have reported listings are growing at...

3 Jul 2014 09:19

Engaging the digital audience
Engaging the digital audience

The recent Marketing Roundtable discussion with Medicom Ghana, Electroland and Ghanadour, looked at how corporate Ghana is engaging its audience via digital marketing and the challenges that...

23 Jun 2014 14:51

PriceCheck and MTN extend m-commerce deal to Nigeria - PriceCheck
PriceCheck and MTN extend m-commerce deal to Nigeria

PriceCheck CEO, André de Wet, and MTN Group Chief Commercial Officer, Pieter Verkade, have jointly announced a second co-branded app deal, this time for Nigeria.

Issued by PriceCheck 23 Jun 2014 10:03

AccuWeather partners with Nigeria's World Entertainment TV
AccuWeather partners with Nigeria's World Entertainment TV

Nigeria's World Entertainment TV, in partnership with AccuWeather's Display Systems and Services division, will install four StoryTeller Interactive Touchscreen News Solutions in its network headquarters.

20 Jun 2014 07:45

African startup honoured at The Europas 2014
African startup honoured at The Europas 2014

Founded by AIH with investment from MTN, Millicom and Rocket Internet, online and mobile food ordering platform, foodpanda / Hellofood, won Best E-commerce Startup at The Europas 2014.

13 Jun 2014 07:30

[Connecting West Africa] Improving profitability
[Connecting West Africa] Improving profitability

Day two's sessions of the 11th Annual Connecting West Africa Conference covered in more detail how to improve profitability through better cost-efficiency and attractive services.

12 Jun 2014 07:57

[Connecting West Africa] It's all about data
[Connecting West Africa] It's all about data

The 11th Annual Connecting West Africa event kicked off on 10 June 2014 in Dakar, Senegal. Delegates gathered to listen to presentations and debates with operators and suppliers on how to prepare networks for the growing data demand.

11 Jun 2014 08:04

Five Nigerian cities with business potential
Five Nigerian cities with business potential

One of Nigeriay's biggest assets is its 170m-strong population, which continues to spark the interest of consumer facing companies.

By Kate Douglas 4 Jun 2014 05:44

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