Africa business captains to attend CEOs forum

February 19, 2015 1:51 pm2 comments
Africa CEO Forum

JOHANNESBURG – AFRICAN business leaders will be among the more than 800 executives set to attend next month’s Africa CEO Forum in Geneva, Switzerland. Among the top African CEOs to speak at the Forum includes Systems Applications Products (SAP) Africa CEO, Pfungwa Serima, CEO and Chairman of Centum Investment Company […]

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Nigeria success buoys European mobile firm expansion plans

8:45 am1 comment
Fly Mobile launch in Lagos, Nigeria

LAGOS – A European mobile firm said it was building on its success in Nigeria to expand further into the African continent. Fly, as part of its expansion plans said it would be launching an array of new products, mainly smartphones, in 2015. Fly, which entered the country last year, […]

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WorldRemit secures funding to spur global growth

February 18, 2015 9:44 am1 comment
WorldRemit founder and Chief Executive Officer, Ismail Ahmed

JOHANNESBURG – WORLDREMIT, the online money transfer service, announced it has raised $100 million from a round of funding led by Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV), with participation from existing investor Accel Partners. This investment will allow WorldRemit to extend its existing reach of 50 send countries and 117 receive countries, […]

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