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Meet The 8 African Startups To Compete At Seedstars World Final Competition

Meet The 8 African Startups To Compete At Seedstars World Final Competition

These startups cater to local problems, such as Poeyek’s specifically designed tablet for informal economies, Green Energy’s car and generator ready petrol derived from plastic waste and Lumkani’s smoke detector for slums or densely populated areas.

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LIVE: The 4th ICT Industry Stakeholders Forum In Lagos

The 4th ICT Industry Stakeholders Forum is holding right now at the Eko Hotels in Lagos, Nigeria. The Forum is the last in the life of the present administration and will provide the opportunity for Mrs. Omobola Johnson, the Honourable Minister of the Ministry of Communications Technology to present her scorecard over the last four

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SecureID Launches Smart Card Manufacturing Plant In Lagos

The commissioning of the SecureID smart card manufacturing plant happened today. The plant is the first EMV-certified smartcard manufacturing plant in Sub- Sahara Africa. So, you may be worrying what this means. This means that we now have a local manufacturing plant that will be responsible for the production of 200 million smartcards on an

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440NG Is Hosting Investors For Its Demo Day

Earlier this year, two of Africa’s most active seed investors, 88MPH and L5 Labs came together to create 440NG to help boost a stronger culture of investing Nigeria startups and solutions.Earlier this year, two of Africa’s most active seed investors, 88MPH and L5 Labs came together to create 440NG to help boost a stronger culture of investing Nigeria startups and solutions.

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CcHub Hosts First Lagos Raspberry Jam

CcHub is organising the maiden edition of the Lagos Raspberry Jam. The Jam is a rare gathering of hackers from within and around Lagos, aimed at demonstrating the evolving maker/creating movement in Nigeria (with special focus on Raspberry Pi-based hacks). The Jam is open to people of different ages and backgrounds including tech enthusiasts, hobbyists,

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GEW: StartUp Weekend Comes To Lagos

For the second time since its existence, Startup Weekend is coming to Lagos from the 21st to 23rd of November 2014 as part of the Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) with support from Enterprise Development Centre (EDC), LeadPath Nigeria, GIBE, iDEA Nigeria, WhoGoHost, Ingressive. Startup Weekend is a 54 hour Entrepreneurial boot camp initiative where developers,

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EMC To Hold Annual Forum in Lagos on November 25

EMC Corporation is a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver IT as a service. To this end, the EMC corporation is holding a forum in an effort to catalyze the growth and development of Nigeria’s IT sector. This follows the successful edition which held last year. Aimed

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Microsoft To Sponsor This Year’s DEMO Africa

Microsoft Corporation has taken up platinum sponsorship for this year’s edition of DEMO Africa that will be held later in the month, in Lagos, Nigeria as seen on the DEMO Africa website. This is the third time the company will be participating in the event under the Microsoft 4Afrika initiative. The sponsorship will see Microsoft

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Innovation Prize for Africa offers $150,000 in prizes for continent’s brightest innovators

The African Innovation Foundation (AIF) is calling on all African innovators to submit their entries for the fourth edition of the Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) competition in a bid to encourage Africans to develop creative ideas and techniques to overcome some of the challenges faced by the continent and support sustainable development. According to

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