YTECH100 2017: NOMINATIONS ARE OPEN TO CHOOSE THE BEST AND BRIGHTEST IN THE NIGERIAN TECH-ECOSYSTEM It has been another year of amazing feats within the technology space in Nigeria. Without doubt, the past year has been the most important one within the technology eco-system – from Mark Zuckerberg’s visit to Andela, the Nigerian techie has been at the forefront of remarkable stories coming out of the continent. Now in its fourth year, the #YTech100 is…"Nominations are now open for #YTech100 2017"
Y-BECA Youth Entrepreneurship Foundation South Africa has launched its Youth Entrepreneurship Programme at OPEN, a co-working space in Maboneng Precinct, Johannesburg, on Saturday 7 January 2017. The Y-BECA Youth Entrepreneurship is a free 12-week innovation and entrepreneurship programme and its beneficiaries are unemployed university graduates, university dropouts and high school dropouts, aged between 18 and 27 years. Among the speakers that graced the occasion were businessman Jabu Stone, founder and owner of Jabu Stone Hair…"Y-BECA launches Youth Entrepreneurship Foundation"
The #GrillandRead Book party makes another stop in Abuja on Saturday, December 3rd 2016. Having successfully held in Lagos and Port Harcourt, the one of a kind literary party aimed at encouraging people to read for pleasure without pressure, will be built around the theme, ‘Throwback to the Classics”. Speaking about the hangout, Abigail Anaba, convener of GrillandRead says the book party aims at bringing together two activities that go together: eating and reading, in…"Grill and Read Book Party to Hold in Abuja, Dec 3rd, 2016"
The Miss Africa 2016 Calabar Nigeria beauty pageant is an initiative of the Cross River State to bring awareness to the issue of climate change. It is a new feature that has been included in the famous Christmas festival and carnival Calabar, (a 32-day festival that holds every year from 1st to 31st December with daily events that climax on the 28th of December with the Carnival Calabar). Climate change affects everyone. Our actions and…"Miss Africa 2016 Calabar Nigeria beauty pageant is on"
Many small businesses are unable to afford a qualified accounting to issue quotes and invoices, as well as keep proper financial records. Online accounting software solutions help small businesses cut down costs. This also means makes admin and tax compliance easier and lets the business focus on their core activities. Nikki Summers, Director, Sage One in East and West Africa, says that 37 million micro, small, and medium-size enterprises (MSMEs) need to keep accurate records…"Online Accounting Software: Benefits for Small Businesses"
Canalys reports that in India, while shipments from homegrown brands like Micromax, Intex and Lava fell year on year, Chinese brands like Lenovo and Xiaomi are gaining ground in the country’s smartphone market. India’s smart phone market grew by over 20% year on year in Q3 2016 as shipments broke the 30 million mark. Samsung’s shipments grew in line with the market, meaning it continued to lead with a share of just over 20%. Shipments…"In India, Chinese mobile brands rise as local brands falter"