TLcom achieves second profitable African exit of the year

  Venture capital firm TLcom Capital recently announced the sale of virtual identity solutions provider for mobile operators Movirtu to global mobile communications leader Blackberry, in TLcom’s second profitable exit in Africa this year. The sale sees TLcom achieve a cash on cash return in excess of two times its initial investment in Movirtu made […]


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Cloud Application In a Post-Technology World

  EDITOR’S NOTE; Adebayo Sanni, who is the Country Director Nigeria at Oracle Corporation ,in this article looks at how the cloud debate is set to evolve with a focus on delivering business advantage.   To date the real meat and potatoes of the cloud – the transformational cost and performance benefits it brings to […]


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Tony Elumelu:Heirs Holdings Set to Generate at least a Quarter of Nigeria’s Power Consumption needs in the next Five years

    Lack of Power is a major challenge to the growth of businesses and to the survival of a people in Africa especially Nigeria-one of the largest countries and economy in Africa.The Power Africa initaitive being facilitated by the US Government is an initiative to double the number of people with access to power […]


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Mimecast expands into Africa through Grove Group

  Six of the ten fastest growing world economies are African, and the International Data Corporation (IDC) expects overall IT spending in Africa to total $33.4 billion over the next five years. In fact, according to the IDC one third of all Kenyan enterprises view the implementation and expansion of cloud capabilities as a key […]


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The World is Facing a Global Job Crisis

Labour and employment in Nigeria maybe facing its toughest challenge yet soon. This is in-line with a World Bank warning. The world is facing a global jobs crisis that is hurting the chances of reigniting economic growth, and there is no magic bullet to solve the problem, the World Bank warned on Tuesday. In a […]


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Philips and the University of Johannesburg inaugurate high-tech Medical Simulation Lab to support clinical education and training

    Just recently,Royal Philips in collaboration with the University of Johannesburg  inaugurated a state-of-the-art medical training simulation lab on the University premises during the Johannesburg stopover of Philips’ fifth consecutive pan-African Cairo to Cape Town roadshow. This pioneering project will contribute to the hands-on training of medical students in South Africa by providing accurate simulations […]


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Funke Opeke MainOne CEO Joins strategic Global Discussion on Internet Governance at IGF 2014

    The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of MainOne-a leading provider of innovative telecom services and network solutions for businesses in West Africa, Funke Opeke, joined global policy makers, international organizations and other global internet stakeholders in Istanbul, Turkey this week to discuss “Policies Enabling Access, Growth and Development on the Internet”. The 9th Annual […]


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Co-creation Hub Nigeria (CcHUB) Launches $500,000 Seed Investment Program

      Over the years following the Technology Trends in Nigeria,of key interest has been the constant development of the Nigeria Startup Ecosystem.So it becomes an exciting news when certain progresses are being made,as we receive this great news that Co-Creation Hub Nigeria(CcHub) is boosting her incubation program with the launch of a $500,000 […]


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