Tuesday, 3 October 2023

2023 Ecobank Fintech Challenge Grand Finale: African fintech industry players to converge in Lomé, Togo on October 6

Lomé, Togo will play host to the grand finale of the 2023 Ecobank Fintech Challenge Grand Finale will be awarded on Friday, October 6, 2023. The $50,000 grand prize event which is aimed at fostering networking, regulatory, innovation, and investment debate be streamed live for everyone to see.

Monday, 2 October 2023

Rite Foods Stands in Solidarity with Nigeria on its 63rd Independence Day

Rite Foods Limited, the leading name in Africa's largest food and beverage industry, joins the nation in celebrating its 63rd Independence Day today. As a proudly Nigerian and truly world-class company committed to excellence and innovation, Rite Foods Limited takes this momentous occasion to reflect on the rich history, progress, and potential of our great nation.

LG Electronics Storms Street Foodz Naija Season 4

…equip the show with latest home appliances and offer winners exciting gifts

LG Electronics is making its debut at Street Foodz Naija season 4, Nigeria’s foremost docu-reality cooking contest series that showcases the best of Nigeria’s street food delicacies.

From Dublin to Lagos: Jameson Distillery on Tour Arrives in Nigeria for its Highly Anticipated Debut

Jameson Irish Whiskey has brought its award-winning distillery, which has been named the World's Leading Distillery Tour three times, straight from Dublin's Bow St. to Lagos' doorsteps with its debut of the Jameson Distillery on Tour in Nigeria. The three-part interactive experience, which is located in Oniru and replicates the exact location where Jameson was first distilled in 1780, will take visitors on an unforgettable journey that examines the Irish whiskey's legendary story, triple-distillation process, and trademark smooth flavour. 

Saturday, 30 September 2023

Medic West Africa Celebrates a Decade of Excellence in Bringing Healthcare Community Together

Medic West Africa, the largest gathering of healthcare professionals in the region, recently concluded a successful three-day run on Thursday, September 28, 2023, at the Landmark Center in Lagos, Nigeria. Medic West Africa brought together regional healthcare experts, policymakers, and service providers who are dedicated to knowledge-sharing, networking, and commercial partnerships to develop West African healthcare infrastructure, with over 3,600 attendees and 161 exhibitors from 32 countries.

Thursday, 28 September 2023

Meta Connect 2023 Presents Quest 3, AI Advances, Next-Gen Smart Glasses, & the Road to the Metaverse

For the 10th anniversary of Meta Connect, Mark Zuckerberg presented the impact of the metaverse and emerging AI technologies on how customers interact with the real and virtual worlds, as well as the advancements made by Meta in the areas of AI and augmented reality (AR) glasses.

Entries Now Open for Google’s N75 million Hustle Academy SME Fund

Google has formally launched the Hustle Academy SME fund application process, making N75 million available to 15 Nigerian entrepreneurs. Notably, this fund has no equity requirements, reiterating Google's commitment to encouraging the development of businesses in Nigeria.

MultiChoice celebrates African finalists in The Earthshot Prize

The Earthshot Prize has announced the 15 Finalists for this year’s Prize at the second Earthshot Innovation Summit, an event held alongside the UN General Assembly, in partnership with Bloomberg Philanthropies, to celebrate and champion innovators focused on solving our most pressing global climate challenges.

Wednesday, 27 September 2023

NIPR Calls For Registration For 8th Lagos Digital PR Summit

Lagos NIPR, in collaboration with Upticomm Marketing Company, has called for registration for the 8th Lagos Digital Public Relations Summit, which will take place at the Sheraton Lagos Hotel from October 18–19, 2023, with the topic Reinventing Public Relations Proficiencies with AI.

Wealthtech startup, Risevest Acquires Digital Trading Platform, Chaka

Wealthtech startup Risevest has completed the acquisition of digital trading startup Chaka, the founders of both firms have confirmed. Risevest and Chaka will continue to function as distinct products, although the transaction's price was not made public. The two businesses will collaborate in Nigeria's tech environment in order to improve their respective product lines.

Fabien Bortoluzzi Named Managing Director, Thales Western & Central Africa

Sales and account management expert, Fabien Bortoluzzi has been appointed managing director of Thales operations in Western and Central Africa, according to Thales. He will be in charge of leading Thales' civil and defence business in the area in this capacity. 

Pixels Solution Adjudged Africa’s Most Outstanding Technology Company of the Year

Pixels was announced as Africa’s Most Outstanding Technology Company of the Year 2023.This prestigious Award was presented at the African Brands Congress 2023, which took place on Friday, September 15, 2023, at Victoria Island's Civic Centre.

Opera Mini celebrates 18 years of existence, hits 1 billion global downloads

Opera Mini, a mobile browser, has reached an impressive milestone: 1 billion downloads on the Google Play Store. This outstanding accomplishment is proof of the browser's enormous popularity and the confidence that users all around the world have placed in it. 

Monday, 25 September 2023

International Breweries Showcases Facility to Stakeholders, Commits to Environmental Sustainability

International Breweries Plc (IBPLC), a subsidiary of AB InBev, the world's largest brewer, has been applauded by its stakeholders for aligning its brewing operations with best global practices and focusing on its Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) agenda.

Why UEFA is inviting startups to create sustainable solutions for Champions League sponsors

The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) recently announced the introduction of 'Champions Innovate,' a programme that invites sustainability-focused entrepreneurs to develop solutions and ideas for problems identified by Champions League sponsors PepsiCo, Mastercard, and Just Eat Takeaway. But what was the reason for this?