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Nigeria success buoys European mobile firm expansion plans

February 19, 2015 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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Nigeria opposition firm on the use technology for elections

7:24 am1 comment
All Progressives Congress

ABUJA – NIGERIA’S main opposition of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has insisted on the use of the card reader for the rescheduled general elections. The opposition party argued the use of the reader for the polls slated for March 28 and April 11 was “non-negotiable.” According to a communiqué […]

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