News
Internet Penetration in Nigeria Rises to 53%, highest in Africa
04-25-2017 | 11:44:00
Internet penetration in Nigeria has increased to 53 per cent, which is the highest in Africa. Also, mobile subscription in the country has increased to 81 per cent, similar to Africa's, according to a report.


Zaria College of Aviation to procure 20 aircraft from Government
04-25-2017 | 08:24:46
The federal government is to buy 20 aircraft to equip Nigeria College of Aviation Technology (NCAT) Zaria and make it a centre of excellence.


Nigeria to welcome 4G network after Airtel partners with ZTE
04-25-2017 | 07:55:12
Airtel Networks Limited and ZTE have announced a strategic partnership to launch 4G (fourth generation wireless mobile telecommunications technology) in Nigeria.


MainOne, Nigerian Internet Exchange partner to improve transit traffic
04-25-2017 | 07:44:00
The Internet Exchange Point of Nigeria (IXPN), has partnered with Maindata Nigeria (MDXi), a MainOne subsidiary, to improve national transit traffic by hosting a Point of Presence in the Maindata facility.


Central Bank of Nigeria suspends implementation of cashless policy
04-24-2017 | 10:14:42
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has suspended its earlier directive on the implementation of cashless policy. In a circular released on Friday, the apex bank instructed banks to revert to old charges and refund customers who had been debited.


 
Features
Economic Growth in Africa is on the Upswing Following a Sharp Slowdown - World Bank
04-20-2017 | 11:28:00
Economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is rebounding in 2017 after registering the worst decline in more than two decades in 2016, according to the new Africa’s Pulse, a bi-annual analysis of the state of African economies conducted by the World Bank.


Powering Africa's Transformation - Tony Elumelu, Aliko Dangote, Carlos Lopes
04-14-2017 | 09:38:00
Africa has a bright future ahead of it. Productivity and growth will improve as African economies continue to place more emphasis on services and manufacturing, pursue commodity production, and achieve quick gains in agriculture and light industry.


[Interview] Ekene Okechukwu, Founder, Bargainmasterng.com, Nigeria
04-06-2017 | 13:42:00
Ekene Okechukwu is Founder of Bargainmasterng.com, Nigeria's social marketplace for online sellers and buyers.


[Column] Jaco Lotz: Growth in middle class drives private education boom in Africa
04-04-2017 | 14:44:00
Private universities and schools are mushrooming across Africa, as parents increasingly seek a quality education for their children outside of the state offering - a move which is largely attributable to the rapid growth of the middle class on the continent.


The Global Gig Economy and its Implications for African Digital Workers - Professor Mark Graham
03-28-2017 | 10:00:00
Oxford professor Mark Graham, addressing the 4th UNI Africa Conference in Dakar, Senegal, warned of the danger of ‘parasitic capitalism’ where digital companies give little back to the places where they are embedded and platform workers are left to fend for themselves.


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