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Date: 1 Sep 2014
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Date: 22 Aug 2014
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Date: 15 Aug 2014
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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...

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

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Digitally pirated products estimated to reach N38.4 trillion in 2015
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MoboFree.com making buying, selling online easy
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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
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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
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8 Aug 2014 08:41

SkyVision to provide BOA Burkina Faso with a full communication solution
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4 Aug 2014 10:41

Abuja blogger launches social media news portal
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1 Aug 2014 10:46

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

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80 CEOs to attend Google's executive breakfast forum
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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

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17 Jul 2014 09:09

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16 Jul 2014 07:03

Competition to empower tech savvy ladies
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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
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Classified sites proves popular in emerging markets
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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

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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

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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

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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
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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
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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
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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.

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Five Nigerian cities with business potential
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EDGE53 unveils new branding, services
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After a campaign that built up excitement around its rebranding, EDGE53, an events production and management company, finally revealed its new look, tagline and twist to its name earlier this week.

16 May 2014 10:40

Social media is a key for terror groups
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15 May 2014 07:29

#BringBackOurGirls hashtag swamps social media
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14 May 2014 07:47

Integrated fibre, wireless network launched in Guinea
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SkyVision has strengthened its commitment to deliver great telecommunications solutions in Guinea by establishing an integrated fibre and wireless network across Conakry.

13 May 2014 11:24

Research shows Nigeria's Gen X more active online
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A recent study by premium mobile advertising network, Twinpine Networks on 22,000 respondents, has revealed that Nigeria's Generation X (53-33 years) is more active online than Generation Y (32-19 years), reports Ventures Africa.

5 May 2014 10:51

Dimension Data opens office in Ghana
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Dimension Data, the global ICT solutions and services provider, recently announced it has increased its presence in West Africa and opened an office in Ghana.

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