Tuesday, 4 October 2022

mPharma Launches Hypertension Test and Treat Program to Control Hypertension in Africa

To celebrate world heart day, mPharma launched the Hypertension Test and Treat program (HTT) to support the prevention and control of hypertension in Africa. Heart disease is one of the greatest causes of premature death in Africa. 

Monday, 3 October 2022

Africa Film Academy: Epe Class Premieres 'Long Walk To Forever'

The excited faces and applause at the Lagos Theatre in Epe, Lagos, could pass for A-list acts performing on the big screen. However, the noise was made by family members, friends, parents, and classmates from the Epe class of the Africa Film Academy (AFA) film project - Film in a Box - as they premiered their 10-minute short film, Long Walk To Forever.

Insight Publicis, Leo Burnett, Quadrant MSL, Shine at the 2022 Marketing Edge Awards

The Insight Redefini companies- Insight Publicis, Leo Burnett and Quadrant MSL came up top at the recently held 2022 MarketingEdge Awards at Harbour Point, Victoria Island Lagos.

Oyeyimika, Solape, Babaeko, Others To Speak At WIMCA 2022

The Managing Director of Cadbury Nigeria Plc, Oyeyimika Adeboye is set to deliver the keynote paper at the sixth edition of the Women In Marketing and Communications Conference/Awards (WIMCA) scheduled to hold on Friday, 7th October at the prestigious Landmark Event Centre, Lagos at 9 am prompt.

Talk360 extends seed funding to $7 million

International calling app Talk360 has announced that it has secured an additional $3 million in seed round funding, taking its total seed round to $7 million after its first closing in May. The funds will help the company grow its market share in South Africa, drive its growth on the rest of the continent and launch its market first pan-African payment platform in 2023.

Visa Promotes Financial Literacy With “Financial Football 2.0”

It's less than 50 days to the FIFA World Cup! Visa, the official payment technology partner of FIFA, has announced the launched of a new version of the educational video game “Financial Football”, an educational video game that combines financial education and entertainment in one dynamic virtual game.

Martha Alade, Manal Amin, 6 Others Make the List of the 2022 AWIEF Award Winners

The African Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Forum (AWIEF) has announced the winners of the 2022 edition of its awards. The winners were were announced on Tuesday at a ceremony on the rooftop of The Nile Ritz-Carlton, Cairo, Egypt.

NNPC acquires Oando’s OVH Energy

Nigeria’s NNPC Limited announced that it has acquired OVH Energy Marketing (OVH), owner and operator of the Oando branded retail service stations and ASPM Limited, custodians of the Lagos Midstream Jetty.

Friday, 30 September 2022

Sofri Partners CarePay to Commemorate Independence Day with Discounted Healthcare Services

Sofri, a financial product of Links Microfinance Bank (member, DLM Capital Group), in partnership with CarePay, a healthcare fintech in commemoration of Nigeria’s 62nd. Independence celebration is offering Nigerians, discounts up to 37.5% on healthcare services.  

Meta and NAPTIP launch AMBER Alert Programme in Nigeria to help find missing children

Meta has announced the launch of the AMBER Alert Programme on Facebook and Instagram in Nigeria. Working in partnership with the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), this programme is aimed at helping to find abducted children by sending AMBER Alerts to the local Facebook and Instagram community in Nigeria.

Absa Bank Kenya Partners with Huawei to Build a New Digital Foundation for Branch Networks

“I see it as Lego blocks where the bottom layer is a strong technology foundation that gives us a platform to offer cutting-edge digital solutions to our customers. A strong, resilient network connects all the elements of the platform reliably.” - Moses Okundi, CIO of Absa Kenya

AFRIMA Appoints Makhtar Diop as Senegal Country Director

The International Executive Committee of the All Africa Music Award (AFRIMA), in conjunction with the African Union Commission (AUC), on Tuesday, appointed Mr Makhtar Diop as the country director of AFRIMA in the Republic of Senegal. 

Thursday, 29 September 2022

Using SmartThinQ, LG Aims to Do to Dishes What it Has Done to Clothes

…LG QuadWash Dishwashers are Designed for Greater Convenience and Efficient Performance

There’s no need to spend hours behind the sink, upgrade your kitchen with LG dishwashers. For the longest time, our households have shunned dishwashers. Perhaps its myths – like how dishwashers consume more water and electricity compared to hand washing – that have stopped our families from using this lifesaver. But fun fact: using a dishwasher actually consumes less energy and water. Just look out for an energy efficiency rating of two or more ticks. Leave this pesky chore to the Godsend appliance and upgrade your kitchen experience.

Wednesday, 28 September 2022

Emirates Takes Home Three Honours At The Skytrax World Airline Awards 2022

Emirates has taken home three awards at the Skytrax World Airline Awards 2022, including World's Best Economy Class, World's Best Economy Class Catering, and for the 17th consecutive time, World's Best Inflight Entertainment. The awards are a testament to the airline’s commitment to offering the very best customer experience in the sky, where travellers in Economy Class can look forward to spacious cabins, carefully crafted menus, an unmatched range of in-flight entertainment choices, thoughtful amenities like kids toys, and much more.

Tuesday, 27 September 2022

One Africa, One Voice: Digital Inclusion Holds the Power to Accelerate Africa’s Economic Growth

Shared Value Africa Initiative (SVAI) and Shift Impact Africa have partnered with the GSM Association (GSMA), a global institution that represents the telco and digital service sectors, to bring together the sixth annual Africa Shared Value Leadership Summit and the Mobile World Congress Africa (MWCA).