Scheme launched to empower East African entrepreuners

April 22, 2015 7:55 pm4 comments
Pfungwa Serima, SAP Africa CEO

JOHANNESBURG – SYSTEMS Applications Products (SAP), the software firm, and Acumen, a non-profit global venture fund, have announced a strategic investment in a programme for social entrepreneurs in East Africa. The programme, is in line with the SAP Skills for Africa initiative designed to help the companies grow and scale. Chosen […]

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Adoption of e-commerce services massive in Nigeria

9:48 am0 comments
MOBOfree.com

from OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS – MOBOfree.com, the leading African social marketplace, announced that it had experienced an increase of more than 44 percent in the number of registered users in Nigeria over the past 12 months. Officials said this resulted in a more than 1 000 percent increase […]

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Ghana ports flouting phone tax waiver

April 20, 2015 8:18 am1 comment
Airtel-MTN-&-TiGo

ACCRA  – AUTHORITIES at Ghana’s ports are still charging the 20 percent import tariffs on mobile phones despite the tax policy being weaved by the government in its 2015 budget. The tax weaver is supposed to be implemented by the Ministry of Finance three months after the approval of the […]

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