Three cell phone lines, office line, house address, dynamic PayPal password; there is just nowhere to fit the BVN number on there. Sounds like you? Etisalat and NIBSS has a proposition you’ll love, or not. What else happened today?

Philips’ is looking for the next big idea at its Innovation Fellows Competition

The 2015 edition of the competition is hosted in partnership with the Innovation Hub in Pretoria and will provide R200,000 ($14,500) as a research and development budget to the winning idea.

You move, we move – Afrimax

Few days after Smile announced a 365 million cash injection, Afrimax announced it’s closed a $120 million funding led by the Tokyo-based diversified investment enterprise, Mitsui & Co. Now. Now it’s going to expand across Africa.

The results of the NigeriaCom pitching event are in

And it’s AGCNigeria that takes the day. The startup developer GenRX, an inventory management system that alerts pharmacy stored to stocks about to expire.

Apple will shut down this Nigerian startup in October

Chinedu Echeruo’s HopStop will shut down next month. It’s been two years since Apple acquired the company. The vestiges of HotStop will now be used to buff up Apple ‘s native Map. Perhaps it’ll become as popular – and useful – as Google Maps.

A showdown for the geezers

WeThinkCode_ is inviting South Africa’s business leaders to come code off at its first Tech Leader Challenge. It’s all part of WeThinkCode’s drive to raise funding towards its free tuition coding academy that will launch next year.

Emeka Afigbo will join us this Thursday, and we want you here as well

It’s the next Radar AMA I’m on about. Google’s Program Manager for Developer Relations in SSA, Emeka Afigbo, will be on Radar for our interactive AMA session this Thursday. Everyone is invited.

Sw7 delegates will participate in the Innovate 2015 Conference in London

A select group of South African tech entrepreneurs will be spending a week in London connecting and widening their network base at the Innovate 2015 conference this November.

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This startup just executed a nifty WeChat hack [htxt]

What startup? OrderIn. In South Africa, the online food ordering service just layered its services onto WeChat. With the OrderIn official account on WeChat, users can order food right from the chat app and have it delivered to their location.

Orange API challenge applications is closing tonight [techmoran]

Applications to the Orange API challenge in France, Africa and Middle East will close tonight. The challenge is a competition for startups to come up with the best ideas that make use of the existing Orange APIs

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