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Kenyan payments solutions firm expands to SA

Direct Pay Online continues Southern Africa expansion with acquisition of PayThru South Africa

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Mobile phone powered solar electricity for Nigeria

The powerful Y'ello Box is bringing 24/7 electricity to Nigeria via your mobile phone

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Innovation is the key to keep Africa moving forward

Africa month recently reminded us of just how far we've come as a continent. Sthe Shabangu of Samsung Africa, urges leaders and innovators not to forget what still needs to be done

By Sthembile Shabangu 22 Jun 2017

Africa's quest for a cashless economy gains momentum

Insufficient financial inclusion, unbanked masses and financial literacy are increasingly attracting investors

By Kingsley Ighobor 7 Jun 2017

New Forbes Woman Africa show premieres this week

“How can Nigeria continue to dance on the graves of our children?” - Oby Ezekwesili debuts in first episode of new Forbes Woman Africa show, ‘Against The Odds with Peace Hyde'

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Self-taught, spurred on by love: Senegal's star food blogger

This Senegal-based blogger has built up an adoring online audience of thousands by whipping up mouth-watering meals from all corners of the globe

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Nigerian start-up, Mastercard deliver cashless online shopping payment

Within an African e-commerce sector which is plagued by cash, the majority of payments are still being made in cash at the point of delivery

3 days ago

Mobile movie ticket services for Nigerians

BBM Messenger and Nairabox bring movie tickets service to users in Nigeria

22 Jun 2017

Internet development in West Africa

MainOne launches plan to become largest internet hub in West Africa with Open-Connect Service

21 Jun 2017

Free mapping: plotting development in Africa

Locals are turning to crowdsourced mapping applications adapted for use in Africa that are challenging Google Maps for dominance on the continent

21 Jun 2017

Search for best Ghanaian startups begins

Global innovation accelerators, Startupbootcamp (SBC), will be hosting a FastTrack in Accra, Ghana, as part of its global tour to find the next big startup phenomenon

20 Jun 2017

What the Nigeria PR report tells us about doing business in Nigeria

The trends, challenges and prospects of the Nigerian public relations industry, as outlined in the recent Nigerian PR Report

By Gbenga Joseph Sogbaike 19 Jun 2017

10 nominees for Innovation Prize for Africa 2017

Innovators from nine African countries shortlisted for their outstanding innovations across the healthcare, engineering, energy and communications sectors

19 Jun 2017

Nigerian rideshare app reports success

GoMyWay.com, the Nigerian rideshare app, reports that it has experienced a 150% increase in registered members and a 300% increase in the number of seats offered

13 Jun 2017

AMA opens Abidjan office

The African Media Agency (AMA) accelerates its growth with the opening of a new office in Abidjan, Ivory Coast

12 Jun 2017

UN hosts Dakar media seminar on extremism

A seminar aimed at strengthening the capacities of journalists and media to better contribute to “preventing violence, including violent extremism in West Africa and the Sahel”, is being held by the UN

8 Jun 2017

Call for African startups to join PitchDrive tech hub tour

Nigerian technology innovation centre, Co-creation Hub (CcHUB), and Google for Entrepreneurs have launched PitchDrive, a three week, five-city European tech hub tour

5 Jun 2017

New Design Market for Côte d'Ivoire

The first edition of the Design Market, an event to celebrate and promote contemporary design in Africa, will open its doors on June 3rd and 4th 2017 in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

2 Jun 2017

.africa records 981 registrations during sunrise phase

In total, .africa recorded 981 registrations by trademark owners over the 60 days from 4 April 2017, placing it within the top ten globally

21 Jun 2017

4G subscriptions continue to grow in Africa

According to Dataxis, in 2016, most 4G subscribers came from a few leading countries in northern and southern Africa. Significant disparities in 4G development and adoption still exist depending on the country

20 Jun 2017

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