[Column] Brett Parker: How homegrown innovation is solving many of Africa's most pressing challenges
New technologies are gaining traction across the keystone continent. Nigerian businesses are among the fastest adopters of Cloud in the world.
Lagos Startup Week,the annual week long celebration of startups in Lagos is back and scheduled to take place 24 to 30 September, 2016 at the Oriental Hotel, Lekki Lagos.
May is Innovation Month here at Union Bank as we think up great ideas via our Ideas Bank to create new products and improve our processes, so we can give more value to our customers.
Africa’s CEOs look to innovation and technology to stimulate growth in uncertain global economic environment
After more than a decade of urbanisation, Africa is poised for a digital revolution. Increasingly, organisations are using technology to challenge business models and disrupt competitors in markets.
Orange is launching a call for candidates for the 2016 Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East. The Orange Social Venture Prize aims to encourage start-ups that use innovation to fuel development on the African continent.
Access Bank Plc has hosted an innovation challenge where several ideas were pitched by participants with a view to finding solutions to problems in agriculture, transportation, security and power.
Shell companies in Nigeria have emerged the best in Corporate Social Responsibility Innovation, and also the best in Sustainable Stakeholder Engagement at the 2015 edition of the Social Enterprise Report and Awards (SERAs) held in Lagos on Friday.
Leading online shopping community Kaymu.com.ng has stressed the need for women to occupy leadership positions in the new era of technology and innovation.
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and MasterCard today signed an agreement to establish a risk-sharing facility, which is expected to provide millions of people in emerging markets access to electronic payments.
Africa is poised to become a hotbed for mobile growth and commerce in the coming years, according to Opera Mediaworks' State of Mobile Advertising report released today. Mobile is the driving force behind the continent's accelerating internet adoption. Based on data from two of Opera's core businesses, its global mobile-ad platform (Opera Mediaworks) and its mobile-phone browser business (Opera Software), the report examines the mobile internet and mobile-advertising landscape across Africa. It highlights the tremendous opportunity that comes with a population's move to the mobile web and smartphones.