The She Leads Africa (https://SheLeadsAfrica.org) Accelerator 2018 is now accepting applications for its intensive 3-month program to identify, support and fund the next generation of Nigeria's brightest entrepreneurs.
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The Hawk Eye Global Crime Reporting System, a new smartphone app developed by Web Assets Nigeria Limited, was just released for use by Nigerians in the Federal Capital Territory and Lagos to report crime and other incidents to law enforcement.
Vodacom Business Nigeria has signed an agreement with Luxembourg-based Intelsat S.A., operator of the world's first Globalized Network, to expand its enterprise broadband networks and enable new and enhanced services throughout West Africa.
Funders looking to invest in financial inclusion are now making Sub-Saharan Africa a top priority. The region now accounts for 30 percent of all active projects.
Through the Nigeria Humanitarian Fund (NHF), the United Nations (UN) allocated USD9 million for 15 projects supporting humanitarian rapid response in areas affected by large-scale conflict-related displacements in northeastern Nigeria.
The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) and Nigerian banks including Jaiz Bank, SunTrust Bank, and Wema Bank, have signed a Line of financing agreements for a USD 20 million, USD 10 Million and USD 20 Million respectively.
The British Council and Ynaija.com, a Nigerian news website and blog, announced the launching of the West Africa Arts Exchange (WAArtsExchange), a community of the talented artists from West Africa and arts lovers across the world.
MDXI data centre, a subsidiary of MainOne which is a provider of connectivity and data centre services in West Africa, has partnered with Avanti Communications Group Plc, a British satellite operator, to host and manage the satellite operator’s in-country Gateway Earth Station (GES).
SimbaPay, a digital money transfer provider based in London, announced the launching of an artificial intelligence (AI) powered chatbot service to allow remittances through only an SMS and enable 24/7 instant customer service for its customers across Africa and Europe.
The African Finance Corporation, a Nigeria-based multilateral institution focusing on African infrastructure investments, just announced that the Republic of Malawi has joined AFC as only the second Southern African member country.
The servicing arm of the Lebanese Credit Insurer (LCI), LCI Services, has expanded its Debt Collection Services to cover 11 new African markets to support clients in their regional growth and protect their trade receivables.
Farm Support Services Ltd., a Nigerian producer of day old chicks, animal nutrition and medications, hosted a series of three educational poultry seminars to approximately 700 farmers in Sagamu, Ibadan and Akure.
Isivuvu Technical Solutions, a civil engineering and multi-disciplinary service company based in Gauteng, South Africa, announced its eagerness to expand its footprint to Ghana and Nigeria.
GE Healthcare, an American multinational conglomerate headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, and Amref Health Africa, the largest non-governmental organization based in Africa, announced a partnership aimed at strengthening the healthcare systems in Africa.
Xpress Money, a money transfer brand based in Dubai, announced its plans to expand in the African remittance market.
The Dangote Rice Outgrower Scheme in Jigawa State announced the construction of a multi-billion Naira rice processing mill in Hadin, Jigawa state in Nigeria.
Mastercard, a New York-based technology company in the global payments industry, announced that it will utilize Facebook Messenger to provide technology offerings for small businesses in Africa and Asia.
Boston-based General Electric (GE) announced a partnership with the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) to empower Youth Corps members with valuable entrepreneurial skills in line with its commitment to skills development in Nigeria.
Dangote Cement Plc, Ibese Plant announced a multi-million Naira educational scholarship award for 115 students from its 15 host communities for the 2017/2018 academic session.
Nigerian agricultural startup Farmforte, which focuses on sustainable innovative farming techniques throughout the value chain, showed off its high quality produts at the recent Berlin, Germany Fruit Logistica. The showing also made a major statement for Nigeria as a prime provider of products such as Sweet Potatoes.
Dangote Group, the largest conglomerate in West Africa, has selected Dutch logistics company Mammoet to provide transportation, lifting and installation of all over-dimensional cargo for the new multi-billion-dollar refinery being built by Dangote in Nigeria.
The United Kingdom announced that it will hosting its annual Commonwealth Africa Summit in London on 12-14 March 2018 to unlock Africa’s economic potential by increasing trade, collaboration and philanthropy within the commonwealth.
Dubai hosts The Dubai Entertainment and Leisure (DEAL) Show 2018 on 9-11 April 2018 at the Dubai World Trade Centre to provide an effective platform for the stakeholders within the African leisure, entertainment and amusement sector, as per International Expo Consults, the organizers of the show.
Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) just signed a multi-year service agreement with GE's Power Services business to support Shell's 650 MW Afam VI combined cycle power plant located in the southeastern part of Nigeria.
iflix, a Kuala Lumpur-based entertainment service offering unlimited access to TV shows and movies, has announced a two-year distribution agreement with LEGO Systems to provide its subscribers across the Middle East and Africa unlimited access to both stream and download an incredible selection of LEGO Kids content.