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Technology Entrepreneurship as Panacea to Youth Unemployment in Nigeria

By Kenneth Omeruo I am of the opinion that perhaps the ugly, unfortunate and regrettable incident where many young Nigerians lost their lives in a stampede during the Nigerian Immigration Service recruitment exercise could have been avoided if the government had taken youth unemployment a bit more seriously and as a top priority over the years. […]

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The Premier Enterprise Demo conference for IT professionals and executives on the continent. Tech Demo Africa 2014 will attract a truly international gathering of key industry influencers.  This inspiring event will feature cutting-edge demos, engaging keynotes, lively panel discussions and noted local and international speakers, along with an amazing technology exhibition area. With over 200 […]

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March 30th to 31st, the first Angel Fair West Africa will be held in Lagos, Nigeria! Around 100 entrepreneurs and investors from across Africa and abroad are invited to come together. The event is organised by the Angel Africa List together with the Lagos Angel Network and the African Venture Capital Association. We had a […]

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Nigerian financial security app i.Sec has raised $10 million in new funding from local investor Synergy Capital. Currently in stealth mode, i.Sec is preparing for its public launch in May and seeks to bridge the gap in business processes and socioeconomic structures with its locally-focused technology. i.Sec is a graduate of incubator program Techlaunchpad and seeks to be […]

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Investor interest in Africa tends to focus on commodities and the continent's gold, copper and diamond reserves. But tremendous growth in its technology sector is starting to turn heads and could signal the start of a "silicon Africa" – provided infrastructure catches up with the region's high-tech ambitions. "We think that there will be tremendous […]

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Last week, senior executives and stakeholders from the mobile industry and development community joined us at the debut thought leadership event, Mobile for Development Summit, in Cape Town. Over the two days, attendees participated in morning plenary sessions focused on our four key themes, and afternoon breakout sessions focused on a variety of topics, such as African mobile […]

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On the 17th of July 2013 iHub Consulting in partnership with the African Management Initiative (AMI) held its first business management training targeting entrepreneurs. AMI is a pan-African organisation that offers high-quality, affordable, practical and locally relevant management education to managers and entrepreneurs across Africa – both online and offline. AMI courses cover issues that […]

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  Invitation to GSMA M4D Summit   We’re delighted to invite you to the GSMA Mobile for Development Summit, the debut of an annual thought leadership event, taking place in Cape Town, South Africa, 11 – 12 November 2013. The two-day event will feature an engaging series of keynotes, discussions, workshops and networking opportunities to […]

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DEMO Africa is the flagship initiative of the Liberating Innovation in Opportunity Nations or LIONS@FRICA partnership, an innovative new partnership aimed at enhancing and deepening startup and innovation ecosystems of fast-growing African economies.LIONS@FRICA brings together the U.S. State Department, Microsoft, Nokia, InfoDEV, the African Development Bank, the U.S. Agency for International Development, DEMO, Startup Weekend, […]

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The best way to predict the future is to create it! The Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) is committed to building a promising future by investing in Africa’s capacity is to cultivate local innovation and entrepreneurship. Creating African-led solutions to every day challenges is critical to sustaining and expanding Africa’s economic growth. The IPA invests […]

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