Accra launch of The Africa Data Revolution Report

Accra launch of The Africa Data Revolution Report

Jointly published by the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the World Wide Web Foundation and the Open Data for Development Network (OD4D), ADRR is a biennial report that maps the data ecosystem in Africa. ABUJA, Nigeria, July 17, 2017/APO/ — The inaugural edition of the Africa Data Revolution Report (ADRR […]

Major Step Forward for Digitalisation in Africa

Angola Cables breaks ground for its Brazilian Data Centre FORTALEZA, Brazil, July 10, 2017/APO/ — Multinational telecommunications company, Angola Cables (www.AngolaCables.co.ao), announced today that construction had begun on its South American data centre, located in Fortaleza, Brazil. The data centre is an important next step in the company’s roll-out of promoting the digital inclusion and empowerment […]

Konnect Africa set to reshape the satellite broadband industry

Konnect Africa set to reshape the satellite broadband industry

With products aligned with the preferences and habits of end-users, Konnect Africa is making a strong push with a double objective: to be a partner of choice on the continent and to demonstrate how satellite technology is today the most relevant solution for unlocking access to the Internet in Africa. LONDON, United Kingdom, June 6, […]

WorldRemit launches with Android Pay to offer mobile-to-mobile transfers to the world’s unbanked

WorldRemit launches with Android Pay to offer mobile-to-mobile transfers to the world’s unbanked

The integration will enable Android Pay users to send money +112 million mobile money accounts accessible via WorldRemit. LONDON, United Kingdom, June 13, 2017/APO/ — WorldRemit (www.WorldRemit.com), the leading digital money transfer service has added Android Pay to its service, offering a new way for WorldRemit’s Android Pay users to send money internationally and reach millions using […]

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

Open-Connect guarantees the best cross connect services in Nigeria, enabling customers bypass the public internet and connect directly to partners, cloud and SaaS providers with secure, reliable and flexible direct connections. LAGOS, Nigeria, June 19, 2017/APO/ —  LAGOS, Nigeria, June 19, 2017/APO/ —  Following the partnership of MainOne’s (www.MainOne.net) Data Center company, MDXi, with the […]

3rd Batch of Nigerian Entrepreneurs Graduate from GE Lagos Garage Training Program

The program provided participants the opportunity to directly interact with the latest manufacturing technologies, including 3D printers and laser cutters that enable innovation through rapid prototyping. LAGOS, Nigeria, July 5, 2017/APO/ —  GE (NYSE: GE) (www.GE.com), the world’s premiere Digital Industrial Company has announced the graduation of the third batch of 28 young Nigerian entrepreneurs […]

ADEA applauds Ghana’s and Seychelles’ for strong Higher Education Management Information System (HEMIS)

The technical workshop took place in Accra (Ghana) from 29th to 30th of June 2017 ACCRA, Ghana, July 6, 2017/APO/ —  The Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) (www.ADEAnet.org) congratulated Ghana and Seychelles for having well-developed management information systems for their higher education institutions. This was at a technical workshop on Higher […]

Sage launches Sage One Payroll and Sage One Invoicing in Nigeria

Sage launches Sage One Payroll and Sage One Invoicing in Nigeria

Simple, secure online payroll solution for start-up and small businesses, and easy financial management for the smallest businesses with invoicing on the go. LAGOS, Nigeria, July 4, 2017/APO/ —  Sage (www.Sage.com/africa), the market and technology leader for integrated accounting, payroll & HR and payment systems, today announced that Sage One Payroll(www.Nigeria.sageone.co.za/easy-online-payrol) and Sage One Invoicing(www.Nigeria.sageone.co.za/sage-one-invoicing) is available in […]

the first Africa Innovation Challenge and the winner is!!!

Johnson & Johnson Names Winners of First Africa Innovation Challenge Competition Part of Company’s Eighty-Five Year Commitment to Supporting Entrepreneurs, Science Education Opportunities, and Health Systems across the Continent CAPE TOWN, South Africa, March 14, 2017/ — Johnson & Johnson (www.JNJ.com) today named the winners of the first Africa Innovation Challenge at the Global Entrepreneurship Congress. […]

The Chief Product Officer for Facebook takes ideas from West Africa

The Chief Product Officer for Facebook takes ideas from West Africa

Facebook Chief Product Officer takes ideas from West Africa home to California Cox was in West Africa to find out how the region’s creatives, developers and entrepreneurs are using Facebook and Instagram to bring their passions to life DAKAR, Senegal, March 7, 2017 Chris Cox, Chief Product Officer at Facebook (www.Facebook.com), will be taking feedback […]