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eTranzact’s Online Payment Processor Now Charges N60,000 For Set-Up Fee

eTranzact’s Online Payment Processor Now Charges N60,000 For Set-Up Fee

WebConnectPlus, an online payment gateway powered by electronic transaction switching and payment processing company, eTranzact has reduced its set-up fee from N150,000 to N60,000 in order to make it affordable for businesses to accept payments online.

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Silicon Valley-Backed Start-up, Volo Wants To Bring High-Speed Broadband To ISPs in Africa

With over a billion new Internet users coming online in emerging markets, the demand for online business tools, cloud services and video is getting higher than ever before. That’s why Volo, a new start-up backed by French telco, Orange and Silicon Valley investors wants to be the broadband for billions.

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Diamond Bank To Showcase Newly Upgraded Mobile App With Flight Bookings and More Banking Services

Because there’s more to banking than these, Diamond Bank, one of the leading commercial banks in Nigeria has released a new version of its mobile app to include a host of new services that help make banking with Diamond a convenient and interesting experience.

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This Tanzanian Clean Tech Company Aims To Light Up Africa In A Decade

Tanzania-based clean technology company, Off Grid Electric, has received $7 million from Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen’s Vulcan Capital and Omidyar Network to deliver electricity through solar energy to millions of homes in Africa by 2025.

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The Awareness And Usage Of Mobile Money Remains Low in Nigeria [REPORT]

Since the Cash-less Policy was introduced in Nigeria in March 2012, the landscape for digital financial services such as mobile money, card payments and electronic funds transfers has changed rapidly, but the awareness and usage of these services remain low, according to a new study by EFInA and InterMedia.

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Tony Elumelu’s Heirs Holdings Invests In U.S. Space Technology Startup, Planet Labs

San Francisco-based Heirs Holdings, the pan-African proprietary investment company founded by former United Bank for Africa Group CEO, Tony Elumelu, has announced an undisclosed investment in US start-up Planet Labs.

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2013 In Review: Google’s Most Significant Projects For Africa

Here are our editor’s picks of Google’s most significant initiatives and projects for the African continent in 2013.

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