The hustle and bustle of Lagos can be daunting atimes. From the noisy honking of vehicles to the nightmarish daily commute caused by traffic snarls in most parts of the city, you would need to adapt to your surroundings in order to survive. Here are 4 mobile apps that could come in handy if you…
iDEA, the government-backed, not-for-profit technology innovation hub that supports the development of indigenous skills and capabilities in software development is looking for early-stage startup founders or growth stage start-ups who can benefit from being part of its incubator programme.
Oracle Academy and the Raspberry Pi Foundation today officially launched Oracle Raspberry Pi Weather Station for Schools, an ambitious project to join thousands of schools in Africa and around the world in a global science experiment.
Leading online hotel booking platform, Jovago has unveiled a new logo and a redesigned website which, according to the company, is “more professional, reliable and simple in line with our brand values.”
MOBOfree, one of the leading African social marketplaces, today announced that it had experienced an increase of more than 44% in the number of registered users in Nigeria over the past 12 months.
eTranzact, a leading provider of mobile banking and payments services in Africa announced on Tuesday that it has recorded a profit after tax of N168.1 million during Q1 of 2015, representing a 91% increase from results in the same quarter last year.
Finalists have been selected to participate at the Mobile West Africa 2015 App Developer Competition, which would take place towards the end of the 2nd conference day of the Mobile West Africa event in Lagos, next week.
BBC World Service and the BBC’s digital innovations team, BBC Connected Studio in conjunction with RLabs is organizing a Development Studio event that will explore new ways of distributing BBC audio content.
According to a recent report by the World Bank, the growth of remittances to Sub-Saharan Africa is projected to slow to 0.9 percent in 2015, amounting to $33 billion.
Andela, the talent accelerator that trains software developers and matches them with global employers has begun accepting applications to its paid, four-year, 8th fellowship class in Lagos, Nigeria.
From an environmentally-friendly minicab to a fire alert detector, these ten innovations out of Africa, have been nominated for the Innovation Prize for Africa award this year, and are now being considered for the grand share prize of US$150 000.
Pay-TV company, Multichoice, operators of digital satellite television channel, DStv has received a restraining order from a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos from implementing its new rates and an increase in tariffs payable by its subscribers across board that was expected to take effect by April 1, 2015.
Since 2011, Mobile West Africa has been regarded as the leading technology event in the region that brings together the best brains in the mobile ecosystem to cover the evolution of mobile data, products and services in West Africa.
Exactly one year ago, Rwanda-based technology incubator, think, launched to help fast track the launch of innovative digital solutions in Africa.
Technology giants from China and the United States led international patent applications in 2014 in a fifth consecutive record-breaking year, according to the UN World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) annual review of international patent filings.
Online grocery delivery service, Supermart.ng is introducing a new delivery option called Supermart Prime that allows customers to pay N1,500 only and receive an unlimited number of grocery deliveries free for 30 days with no minimum basket size.
Leading online retailer, JUMIA has teamed up with fast growing mobile phone manufacturer, Infinix Mobile and leading telecommunications operator, MTN to launch what it describes as “JIMs Big Thing”– JIM being an acronym for JUMIA, INFINIX, MTN.
iDEA, the government-backed, not-for-profit organisation that supports the development of indigenous skills and capabilities in software development has launched a new entrepreneurship programme called FAST, an acroynm for ‘Fostering and Accelerating Startups in Tech’.
Leading retail bank, Diamond Bank Plc, has announced the launch of a finger print recognition feature on its Mobile App, a first in Africa.
Despite the fact that Nigeria has the largest mobile phone subscriber base in Africa with mobile internet data subscriptions reaching 65 million monthly, according to the Nigeria Communications Commission, a recent report shows that Nigerians use their computers more than their mobile devices to make bookings for hotels online.