Author: Press Releases

SauceCode’s 2018 Grand Finale is Here!

SauceCode’s 2018 Grand Finale is Here!

After four months of building their products and different rounds of elimination, the grand finale for the maiden edition of Saucecode Hackathon 2018 is here. This saturday, 10th of March 2018, Saucecode with support from Facebook, CC Hub and Budgit will crown the winning team. The hackathon which launched last year has seen teams from […]

Facebook partners FATE Foundation to Offer Month-Long Bootcamps for entrepreneurs across Nigeria

Facebook partners FATE Foundation to Offer Month-Long Bootcamps for entrepreneurs across Nigeria

Facebook, in partnership with FATE Foundation, is set to hold the 2018 edition of the Aspiring Entrepreneurs Digital Program, a free four-week bootcamp for select entrepreneurs in seven cities across Nigeria. Participants will learn the fundamentals of digital marketing for business coupled with key entrepreneurship skills designed to improve their businesses. As one of many high-profile partnerships by Facebook, the trainings are aimed […]

MaraCorp Announces Mara X in Partnership with Google

MaraCorp Announces Mara X in Partnership with Google

In partnership with Google, Mara Corporation Limited (MC) is set to release the Mara X for the African market in the second quarter of 2018. The Mara X will be a one-of-a-kind high-quality, smartphone. The Mara X will be launched as part of Google’s Android One portfolio, getting a software experience designed by Google to be […]

GE, NYSC Announce Partnership to Empower Corp Members with Entrepreneurial Skills

GE, NYSC Announce Partnership to Empower Corp Members with Entrepreneurial Skills

GE, the world’s premier Digital Industrial Company has announced a partnership with the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) to empower Youth Corps members with valuable entrepreneurial skills in line with its commitment to skills development in Nigeria. Known as the Start & Improve Your Business (SIYB) training programme, the initiative which is based on the […]

Google launches app to reduce high mobile data usage in Nigeria

Google launches app to reduce high mobile data usage in Nigeria

Today, Google announced Datally, a smart and simple Android app that helps smartphone users understand, control and save mobile data. Datally works on all smartphones running Android 5.0 (Lollipop) and higher, and is available for download on the  Google Play Store  globally, today. Datally was developed to help solve one of the biggest concerns of […]

Facebook Launches Nigeria Initiative in its Ambition to Drive Innovation, Skills Development and Economic Impact

Facebook Launches Nigeria Initiative in its Ambition to Drive Innovation, Skills Development and Economic Impact

Today, Facebook announced a new nationwide initiative in Nigeria to further cement its commitment and investment in the country, and across the continent. Incorporating a series of high profile partnerships, training programmes and a physical space that will serve as a center for learning and skills development, this set of initiatives is aimed at helping to […]

Ingressive host its Annual Tour of Tech in Lagos, Nigeria

Ingressive host its Annual Tour of Tech in Lagos, Nigeria

Ingressive continues its work of guiding global capital to Silicon Sahara through its 3rd annual Tour of Tech this November 16-22. Tour of Tech creates proprietary market access and promotes cross-pollination through curated convenings with Africa-focused investors, local techies, influencers, and policymakers. Last year, they had executives from Y Combinator, GitHub, New Relic, USAID, 500 […]

Uber announces Lola Kassim as new GM for West Africa

Uber announces Lola Kassim as new GM for West Africa

Uber today announced the appointment of Lola Kassim as its new General Manager for West Africa. Most recently, Lola worked as a Management Consultant with McKinsey and Company where she led teams providing strategic business advice and implementing organizational and operational improvements in the energy, public, and financial services sectors in West and Southern Africa. […]

MallforAfrica & DHL team up to further cross-border e-commerce to the United States

MallforAfrica & DHL team up to further cross-border e-commerce to the United States

DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider recently announced its partnership with MallforAfrica, the award-winning global e-commerce company, which will facilitate selling of made-in-Africa products to customers in the United States. Businesses can do so via the eBay platform powered by MallforAfrica. Through this partnership, DHL locations will serve as drop-off points for […]