Friday, 22 February 2019

17 African startups compete with other contestants for Seedstars Global Winner

...Winners to be announced in Lausanne, Switzerland on April 2-5

Winners will emerge at the sixth edition of the annual Seedstars Summit in Lausanne, Switzerland on April 2-5, 2019 organised by Seedstars World.

Thursday, 21 February 2019

Indomie launches My Indomie My Recipe campaign

Dufil Prima Foods, makers of Indomie Instant Noodles, has launched Indomie cooking competition to deepen the conversation surrounding cooking among young couples.

Promasidor Supports over 60 Families of Children with Disabilities

Promasidor Nigeria Limited has provided succour to more than 60 parents of children with disabilities through its low-interest microcredit scheme christened We Too Can Grow in advancement of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) policy.

Manchester United, Marriott International announce Global Marketing Partnership

Marriott International and Manchester United today announced a multi-year marketing partnership, giving the 120 million members of the Marriott Bonvoy travel programme exclusive opportunities for once-in-a-lifetime Manchester United football experiences - including the chance to become the club’s Stadium Announcer or Kit Manager for the day.

Barcelona to be Tested at Sevilla as Battles Heighten in LaLiga Santander

LaLiga Santander leaders Barcelona face another tough test this weekend, as minds focus on the battles to qualify for Europe and avoid relegation.

Mark Kramer, Mamadou Biteye, Others Headline 2019 Africa Shared Value Summit in Nairobi

Plans are in top gear for the 2019 Africa Shared Value Summit which will hold in Nairobi, Kenya. Among the keynote speakers this year is American co-author of the seminal Harvard Business Review article 'Creating Shared Value', co-founder and managing director of FSG, and a director of the US-based Shared Value Initiative, Mark Kramer.

Wednesday, 20 February 2019

Domino Excites Customers With Smallie Pizza

...Package Comes in Six New Flavours

They say good things come in small packages but this one is on whole new vibe with such cheesy delicious goodness in a cute mini box! Say hello to the new 6-inch revolution in town, called the Domino’s Smallie Pizza! Believe us when we say you haven’t seen anything like this before in Nigeria, as Domino’s Pizza keeps breaking new grounds. What’s even more amazing? It costs just N550 only.

“Make Investment in Infrastructure, Digital Economy Utmost Priority, If Voted In”, Jumia CEO Tells Presidential, NA Candidates

The Chief Executive Officer of Jumia Nigeria, Mrs Juliet Anammah has called on all the presidential candidates and those vying for the National Assembly seats in the 2019 general elections to prioritize making significant investment in infrastructure development as well
as promote bills that will foster the country’s digital economy, if voted in.

Heritage Bank debuts ‘HB LAB’ tech start-ups to boost economic growth

…As winner gets $25, 000 grant, other benefits

Heritage Bank Plc, Nigeria’s most innovative banking service provider, adopts a focused approach that removes barriers and galvanizes the critical sector of the economy around a bold growth agenda with the launching of its innovation accelerator programme tagged, “HB LAB”.

Dentsu Aegis Network Acquires Creative Agency, BJL

Dentsu Aegis Network has swallowed BJL, the Manchester-based creative agency, in a bid to boost its capabilities in the north of England.

Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Travelstart Nigeria commences Based on Logistics Campaign to ease costs of travel

In line with its avowed commitment to providing very cheap flights, seamless and excellent service, Travelstart, Africa’s leading online travel agency has unveiled the Based on Logistics Campaign.

#MWC19: Nokia expands Anyhaul transport portfolio with 25 Gbps speeds

In advance of Mobile World Congress, Nokia today announces a raft of enhancements to its Anyhaul transport portfolio that help operators prepare their networks for 5G by delivering throughput speeds of up to 25 Gbps to base stations. The launches span microwave, optical, IP and broadband technologies within a carrier Software Defined Networking (SDN) transport architecture. This simplifies the integration of transport with cloud-based radio access and core networks, thereby enabling an automated end-to-end 5G network slicing and service provisioning system.

Emirates Re-inforces Commitment to Nigeria services

….Introduces daily flight to Abuja services 

Emirates has announced adjustments to its operational schedules in 2019 to minimise the impact of the closure of Dubai International Airport’s Southern Runway in April and May 2019, and to respond to global travel demand trends.

mSurvey Secures Proparco Investment

mSurvey​, Africa’s Integrated Customer Experience company connecting businesses to their customers in real-time, has announced follow-on investment by​ private sector financing institution​ ​Proparco​. This follows mSurvey’s Series A investment led by Africa focused venture firm ​TLcom Capital​ with investment from ​Social Capital​,  Kapor Capital​, ​Golden Palm​, and Richard Owen co-creator of globally recognised customer loyalty  metric, the Net Promoter Score (NPS).

Coca-Cola volume sales on nose dive in Nigeria

The Cola market has again witnessed unprecedented decline as Coca-Cola HBC the parent company and bottler of The Coca-Cola company in Nigeria revealed its sales volume in Africa’s largest economy has continued to nose-dive in a highly competitive environment.