Online businesses are said to be accelerating in Africa. Building an online shop and presence is described as a great way of reaching out to many customers across the continent, and more specifically throughout Nigeria.
10 Mar 2014 07:32
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has introduced X-Alert, an enhanced notification system via mobile and email. A flat fee of N4 per transaction will be charged, scrapping the current charge of 0.06% of every trade.
5 Mar 2014 08:15
MailCliq, reportedly Nigeria's first email newsletter platform, is web based software for email newsletters that lets you send trackable email campaigns and newsletters at an affordable price.
26 Feb 2014 08:23
This week will see the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) begin the actual auctioning of the 2.3GHz spectrum licence between two pre-qualified bidders for the provision of wholesales broadband service in Nigeria.
18 Feb 2014 14:05
A new partnership has been formed between the University of Lagos (UNILAG) and Nigerian telecommunications company, MainOne, which will see the university benefit from high-speed internet bandwidth connectivity on campus.
18 Feb 2014 10:11
BizTech Africa reports that 3CEi, a new e-learning initiative by Phase3 Telecom, is being piloted in a few Nigerian schools. The aim of the programme is to improve ICT knowledge on primary, secondary and tertiary levels.
14 Feb 2014 11:46
MoboFree raised significant growth funding from Netherlands based eVentures Africa Fund (eVA Fund) in order to expand its local presence in Lagos and Accra through new offices in East Africa and for marketing investments.
12 Feb 2014 16:12
In an aim to bring the W.Afate 3D printers made out of e-waste to the 3D Print Show in New York, WoeLab in West Africa has launched a new campaign on the European crowd-funding site ululue.com. (video)
10 Feb 2014 09:28
The Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) announced plans to launch a new drive to lower internet costs in Ghana. The launch is scheduled for Tuesday, 11 February.
7 Feb 2014 13:00
TORONTO, CANADA: Since the invention of the internet, suddenly the phrase 'dot com' became the single most powerful word of the century...
By Naseem Javed 6 Feb 2014 09:41
Exolve Technologies have launched an online teaching and learning platform called Tutor.NG. The platform provides tools for engaging and teaching students, aiming to connect tutors and students all over the world.
5 Feb 2014 09:23
Nigerian e-commerce firm Jumia has won the best Online Retail Brand of the Year award at the Brand Journalists Association of Nigeria (BJAN) Awards.
By Paul Adepoju 31 Jan 2014 09:58
Nigerian telecoms have expressed their dissatisfaction with the cybercrime bill currently before the legislative arm of government, saying it would allow for surveillance of consumers.
30 Jan 2014 14:31
The Helix Institute of Digital Finance has partnered with MobileMoneyExpo to host a workshop on agent network management during the 4th MobileMoneyExpo in Lagos, Nigeria. The 2014 edition taking place 12-13 February is themed 'Promoting financial inclusion'.
Issued by MobileMoneyAfrica 20 Jan 2014 11:01
Airtel Nigeria has launched a technology, football and music focused social blog with the aim of further deepening relationship with its telecom subscribers nationwide.
20 Jan 2014 10:06
The world is going gaga over culture, design and art from Africa, but back here on the continent we're innovating exciting solutions to uniquely African challenges. Here are my thoughts on the four biggest trends related to Africa...
By Oresti Patricios 20 Jan 2014 07:06
Business News reports that Nigeria's Federal Government has banned all importation of analogue TVs and transmitters from 17 June 2014.
17 Jan 2014 08:13
Early December last year IGN landed in Africa - to the applause of gamers on the continent. Perhaps the launch of IGN Africa slipped past you, but then now is all the more time to sit up and take notice.
By Danette Breitenbach 15 Jan 2014 15:53
UK based company, Transferbee, appointed Eskimi to officially launch a new service, transferbee.com, to offer cheap and convenient money transfers from the UK to Nigeria.
14 Jan 2014 16:58
MTN Nigeria has entered into a partnership with Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited (NIGCOMSAT) and local technology firm, NetLink Limited, to deliver information and communications technology (ICT) solutions across the country.
14 Jan 2014 14:18
Celebrating Progress Africa reports that a look at Nigerian YouTube favourites in 2013 reveals that Naija music has found a place in Nigerians' hearts. Have a look at Nigeria's favourites of 2013 according to the YouTube Rewind...
13 Dec 2013 09:37
There have been reports that Malian news site, Maliactu, based in Paris has been threatened by Mali's government after posting an Associated Press (AP) story today implicating Malian soldiers in extrajudicial killings.
12 Dec 2013 11:36
A report from Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) highlights the unaffordable cost of broadband for the two billion people who live on less than US$2/day.
11 Dec 2013 09:42
Otema Yirenkyi has been appointed as Microsoft's first country manager for Ghana, which reportedly remains one of company's critical investment markets in Africa.
3 Dec 2013 08:45
Nigerian digital music platform, iROKING, has announced the appointment of Jason Njoku as its new CEO.
2 Dec 2013 16:29
The fourth annual PwC South Africa Entertainment and Media Outlook was launched recently and I caught up with Vicki Myburgh, Entertainment & Media Industries Leader for PwC Southern Africa.
By Danette Breitenbach 29 Nov 2013 15:01
Nigeria's new national identity card will also serve as an ATM card across the globe, anywhere MasterCard is accepted, reports Nigerian Today's Telegraph and Naija Mayor.
29 Nov 2013 10:30
Nigeria is not "business as usual" for new entrants to the market - but for global e-commerce providers there are many opportunities...
By Robin Philip 19 Nov 2013 14:50
YooMee Africa, a wireless broadband operator in Cameroon, will use Alcatel-Lucent equipment when expanding as its main partner. The partnership will aim to build ultra-broadband wireless internet access based on TDD LTE.
14 Nov 2013 10:48
Google Nigeria has launched an initiative called 100k Naija with the aim of documenting Nigeria's history in the last one hundred years through iconic pictures.
4 Nov 2013 11:04
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