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Jumia is “performing well” – Rocket Internet

Latest information released by Rocket Internet (RI), owners of African online platform Jumia, suggested that the Jumia brand is performing well in Africa.

According to RI, Jumia, formerly known as …
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Happy Easter from Nigerian brands on Twitter, nothing from Public Sector, so far…
1 week ago

Happy Easter from Nigerian brands on Twitter, nothing from Public Sector, so far…

Happy Easter, from mine to yours. So, it’s a cosy day on Twitter and Famuyide Olawale was generous enough to share with us some of the Easter Designs Made by …
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eTranzact announces N865m profit
3 weeks ago

eTranzact announces N865m profit

By  •  Business, News

ePayment company eTranzact  has announced a profit before tax of 865.1 million naira and revenue of 10.40 billion naira for the year ended December 2016 thus maintaining its 3 year profitability …
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Voice IT wins Access Bank-sponsored 48-hr hackathon
3 weeks ago

Voice IT wins Access Bank-sponsored 48-hr hackathon

Voice IT, an Android app that helps temporarily or permanently disabled bank customers to carry out transaction with the aid of a natural voice interface with artificial intelligence, has …
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Donate-ng: The revolutionary way of raising funds in Nigeria
1 month ago

Donate-ng: The revolutionary way of raising funds in Nigeria

Crowdfunding is not a new concept in Nigeria. With the likes of GoFundMe, people have been able to raise money towards charitable causes online. But that’s the thing, it’s online. …
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West Africa’s first Global Impact Challenge launched by MEST and partners
1 month ago

West Africa’s first Global Impact Challenge launched by MEST and partners

By  •  Startups, News

Singularity University (SU) is partnering with Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology(MEST) and Imaginarium to launch the SingularityU West Africa Global Impact Challenge in West Africa.

The organizers said the purpose …
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Steps to recruiting a reliable social media manager
1 month ago

Steps to recruiting a reliable social media manager

In your corporate strategy for 2017, you included the line item “Go online, get social”. Social Media is hot right now with Kenya and Nigeria trending in the 3rd place, according to …
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Want to learn how to start a startup?
1 month ago

Want to learn how to start a startup?

Are you a founder actively pursuing your own startup? Or have you launched your startup already but still need help? Then you should definitely check out Startup School.

Startup School is a …
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iDEA Hub is shutting down
1 month ago

iDEA Hub is shutting down

By  •  Startups, News

TechCity can exclusively report that iDEA Hub Nigeria which is one of Nigeria’s foremost incubation hubs and innovation centers is shutting down its Yaba operations tomorrow.

TechCity can confirm that the facility …
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GE’s Diverse Development Initiatives Help Shape Nigerian Lives
1 month ago

GE’s Diverse Development Initiatives Help Shape Nigerian Lives

For more than 40 years, GE has been expanding its footprint in Nigeria and during this time, its businesses have made a significant impact in a number of key sectors …
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Etisalat saved from creditors’ sledgehammer
1 month ago

Etisalat saved from creditors’ sledgehammer

The decision of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) prevented 13 Nigerian banks from taking over the operations of Etisalat Nigeria following the …
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Airbnb valued at $31 billion
2 months ago

Airbnb valued at $31 billion

By  •  Startups, News

Last year, vacation marketplace Airbnb filed SEC forms raising $555.5 million, and yesterday the company filed a new form D that has closed off its Series F with an additional $447.8 million, bringing …
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Nigerian Banks to take over Etisalat over N541.8bn debt
2 months ago

Nigerian Banks to take over Etisalat over N541.8bn debt

Guaranty Trust Bank, Access Bank and Zenith Bank have plans to take over telco giant, Etisalat because of their inability to repay a loan of over N541bn it secured from …
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Ghanaian develops app to track missing phones
2 months ago

Ghanaian develops app to track missing phones

A Ghanaian developer, Jonathan Amenyah, founder of RINJAcom, has developed MobTrack, an application to help people track and find their lost phones.

While this is not an entirely new concept, Amenyah …
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ANDE West Africa Maps Entrepreneurial Ecosystem of Lagos
2 months ago

ANDE West Africa Maps Entrepreneurial Ecosystem of Lagos

Most humans are entrepreneurs because the will to create—and to survive and strive to prosper—is encoded in our DNA. But it doesn’t mean we should all start companies.

We embrace …
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How The Beauty Of IT Led To A New Love And A Fascinating Career At GE
2 months ago

How The Beauty Of IT Led To A New Love And A Fascinating Career At GE

The GE Reports Africa blog has launched a new series known as “Women in Technology” which profiles GE SSA’s unsung female heroes, highlighting their contribution at GE.

Sometimes, sacrifices have …
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Clearing The Air: This Woman Is Helping South Africa’s New Coal Power Plant Reduce Emissions
2 months ago

Clearing The Air: This Woman Is Helping South Africa’s New Coal Power Plant Reduce Emissions

By Dorothy Pomerantz

People often visit South Africa to bask in the country’s sunshine, learn about its history and discover its stunning natural beauty. But just east of the capital …
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Nigerian startups can now join Google’s Launchpad Accelerator
2 months ago

Nigerian startups can now join Google’s Launchpad Accelerator

Google has announced that for the first time, it is now accepting applications from Nigerian startups for its Launchpad Accelerator. Google said Nigerian startups can now join its six-month porgramme that …
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