Jand2Gidi Introduces New Technologies to Help Facilitate More Seamless Deliveries Worldwide

Jand2Gidi, a logistics business founded by Mrs. Ujama Akpata and Mrs. Kikelomo Fola-Ogunniya held its media conference on Wednesday 13th April.   The event was moderated by Event Host MC, Ms. Nancy Ogbue, who introduced Jand2Gidi by praising them for their consistency over the years. She also mentioned that with Jand2Gidi, the frustrations typically experienced […]

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Africa’s Business Heroes: 2021 Shows aired on StarTimes and applications open for 2022 competition

Applications open in English and French for fourth year of the Africa’s Business Heroes (ABH) (www.AfricaBusinessHeroes.org) prize competition; ABH annually awards 10 outstanding entrepreneurs from across Africa with a share of a US$1.5 million grant; Season 3 of the ABH Show featuring the Top 10 Heroes from the 2021 competition tunes in at 16:00 GMT, […]

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Bboxx Energy Access Nigeria signs OBF grant agreement with REA Nigeria

Bboxx Energy Access Nigeria, last week Friday, signed an Output-Based Fund (OBF) grant agreement with the Rural Electrification Agency Nigeria (REA Nigeria), under the Solar Home Systems (SHS) component of the Nigeria Electrification Project (NEP).    By this signing, thousands of SHS units will be deployed by Bboxx Energy Access Nigeria towards transforming the lives […]

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Developers set to profit as Okra Solar Mesh-grids approved by REA for Output-Based Funding subsidy

Rural Electrification Agency of Nigeria (REA) has approved Okra Solar’s proprietary Mesh-grid technology for Output based funding subsidy under its $550m intervention program (NEP) launched in collaboration with the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the World Bank (WB) to provide subsidies for energy developers. The Nigerian Electrification Program (NEP) two key components, Performance-Based Grant and […]

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Centre for Digitization of Indigenous Languages (CDIAL) Hold Panel session on Digitizing Indigenous Languages at 2022 Social Media Week

The Centre for Digitization of Indigenous Languages (CDIAL) on Wednesday, March 2, 2022, held a panel session at the 2022 social media week with the theme “Localizing Digital, Digitizing Local: making the case for Indigenous Language Policy.” The event, which took place at the NXT Tech stage innovation pavilion, had experts offering insights into the […]

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AfricaNXT 2022: Adebola Williams, Funke Akindele, Comfort Lamptey to discuss essence of communication in combating misogyny and chauvinism

In an upcoming panel session at the 2022 edition of AfricaNXT, media entrepreneur and author ofAfrican Power Girls, Adebola Williams will explore clear ways of leveraging the power of communication tools — especially social media to combat narratives that entrench misogyny and chauvinism in the society.  The panel session which is titled Break the bias: […]

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FinTechNGR targets accelerated startup growth with newly launched ‘Marketplace’

Playing its part in addressing challenges posed by startups and investors in Nigeria’s FinTech ecosystem, the FinTech Association of Nigeria (FinTechNGR) has launched The Start-Up Marketplace – an innovative platform designed to provide start-ups playing in the fintech ecosystem with access to free and heavily discounted services in funding, legal, infrastructure, cybersecurity, data privacy, business […]

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Culture Intelligence from RED launches Africa’s most comprehensive media budgeting and buying tool

RED | For Africa has announced the launch of its media budgeting and buying tool, The Masterlistat the 16th edition of The Future Awards Africa held in Lagos.  Described as the go-to platform for media budgeting, buying, and on-demand campaign execution, The Masterlist provides concise and relevant data to businesses regarding people, places, and platforms […]

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What do you think of the New Coca-Cola Starlight Flavor?

Coke just announced a first-of-its-kind flavor, Coca-Cola Starlight — a new limited-edition version of the classic soda that comes in regular and zero sugar.⁠ ⁠ Unlike “cherry” or “vanilla,” it’s not immediately clear how “starlight” is supposed to taste. The company’s explanation is … well, see for yourself: Starlight is “inspired by space” and has […]

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