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In Nigeria, Small-Scale Solar Plants Are Letting The Sunshine In

Until recently, small-scale rooftop solar projects have been under-utilised in the country, with diesel generators a far more common source of primary energy supply to these locations. Now, advances in solar technology are making this clean energy more affordable.


CcHUB launches new EdTech programme, expands operations to Abuja

Co-Creation Hub (CcHUB), a leading Lagos-based incubator and accelerator, has announced the consolidation of its education programme into re:learn, an open living lab focused on learning and the smart application of technology in schools. re:learn will now serve as the new umbrella for all education initiatives at CcHUB, which has been operating in the Education


WeChat Partners Two Nigerian Startups, To Help Them Grow And Reach More Customers

WeChat, a leading social communication platform has announced a unique partnership with two Nigerian startups to help them grow and gain access to its fast-growing audience. Through the partnership, the startups – and Traclist, will offer various discounts to customers/users who use its services on WeChat. Traclist, an online fashion marketplace, will provide a


British Airways, Safaricom Launch Emerging Enterprise Initiative For Kenyan SMEs

British Airways, the UK’s largest international airline and Safaricom, a leading mobile network operator in Kenya have announced the Emerging Enterprise Initiative aimed at providing international exposure for business owners in Kenya’s Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) sector. Through the initiative, five business owners in the SME sector will be provided with access to international


GE and National Geographic Channel Develop TV Series To Explore Breakthroughs In Science And Technology

Life-saving, mind-boggling innovation is a part of everyday life, but we sometimes take it for granted. This new TV series explores the courage, imagination, passion and self-sacrifice of the scientists bringing scientific and technological innovations to life.