Stable electricity generation and supply has been a challenge for many African countries for years. In 2014, only 45% of the continent’s 1.2 billion people had access to electricity. When North African countries were excluded, the figure dropped to less than 30%. In 2015, the 48 countries in Sub Saharan Africa produced around 80,000 megawatts […]
Without urgent intervention, collective memories of Nigerian society that live in the national archives face certain extinction.
The Africa Technology and Creative Group’s (ATCG) two-day meet-up in Kigali ended Friday with recommendations on the governance structure, definitive guide on the goals and objectives of the group in relation to the implementation of the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA). The ATCG is a coalition of technology and creative professionals who are devoted […]
FilmoRealty, a leading real estate services company in Nigeria with a focus in facilities management and project management has partnered with Microsoft to transform the real estate services industry in Nigeria. With a 25-year track record of delivering real estate services to high-profile companies and individuals spanning 12 states, FilmoRealty is accelerating and investing in […]
Realtor.ng recently announced the launch of its newly redesigned website, www.realtor.ng, offering innovative features, a simplified buyer search, and a network of trusted real estate agents.
For every iPhone purchased, there’s an untold story of someone who didn’t mind spending more to get an iPhone instead of the lower-priced phones in the market because they were convinced that an iPhone was a durable, reliable, secure device and the perfect choice for all their mobile communication needs.
Landwey, one of Nigeria’s most respected real estate companies has just acquired a 25% stake in Vistafront
Africa’s leading payments technology platform, Flutterwave has announced its commencement of instant settlement for its merchants. This move will see Flutterwave merchants receive their money in their bank account as soon as they are paid on Flutterwave’s platform. This enables seamless cash flow for merchants. Flutterwave recently introduced Pay With Bank Transfer, integrated with Alipay […]
And so to Kigali. On Thursday, August 15, more than 80 people from 30 African countries gathered in the sleepy and well-manicured Rwandan capital to discuss how to create a framework to ensure the success of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA). Industry leaders in the technology and creative ecosystems were in attendance on […]
Investors are betting on Kobo360’s ability to meet a rise in demand in cargo deliveries on the back of the newly-minted Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA). But the startup’s ambitions will partly depend on the proper and effective implementation of the AfCFTA.
The AfCFTA faces many hurdles on its road to success and a crucial one is the rule governing rules of origin: an important but complicated topic that has implications for manufacturing businesses.
Gokada, the popular bike hailing startup, has stopped all mobility operations for the next two weeks. In a Medium post, CEO Fahim Saleh, announced that the Gokada app will be temporarily disabled and all bikers will be off the road during this period.
Save Eritrea, the entire continent is now on board the AfCFTA ship and eager to see how this free trade area, now the largest in the world, will spur growth on the continent, especially for industries like manufacturing.
On the 27th of September at 9 am, Techcabal is bringing together the most knowledgeable and influential mobility entrepreneurs, investors and policymakers to explore, discuss and define the potential of Africa’s mobility sector, the challenges and what the future holds.
Despite being labelled ‘troublesome’ by policymakers, Nigeria’s informal economy accounted for about 65% of its GDP in 2017. Startups digitizing financial activities in this sector are in a position to help understand its potential.
In a recent interview, Babatunde Fowler, the Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), disclosed that his agency is considering imposing a new tax specifically for e-commerce.
When Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari finally signed his country into the newly-minted African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), it brought Africa’s biggest economy to the table and showed once and for all that the continent is ready for business. The ramifications of Nigeria’s assent to the agreement cannot be overstated and it was no surprise […]