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RemitAfrica conference 2015

– More than 200 delegates and 65 industry stakeholders from more than 25 countries are expected to attend the remitAfrica2015 event in Lagos – Nigeria – Enabling low cost remittances to Africa MobileMoneyAfrica will host the RemitAfrica conference on Nov…

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James Eberhard GeoPoll Founder

Kantar-GeoPoll Media Measurement in Africa

GeoPoll’s existing mobile platform and media measurement service to be combined with Kantar Media’s experience in audience measurement methodology GeoPoll, the world’s largest mobile survey platform, and Kantar Media, global leader in media and marketing insights, announce their collaboration on…

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Medic West Africa to enhance healthcare education

The 4th edition of Medic West Africa Exhibition and Congress (MWA), organised by Informa Life Sciences Exhibitions, will take place on 14-16 October 2015 at the Eko International Convention & Exhibition Center, Lagos, Nigeria, it was announced on 18th August….

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Violence leads to increase in Nigerian refugees

The United Nations refugee agency expressed concern about the escalating violence in and around Nigeria and its impact on the situation of Nigerian refugees in surrounding host countries, including a shrinking humanitarian space in which they can seek asylum, as…

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Nigeria: MOBOfree announces impressive growth

MOBOfree, the leading African social marketplace, today announced a 274% year-on-year increase in the total value of goods on their platform in Nigeria. The current value of goods is 1.97 billion USD (394 billion NGN), up from 526 million USD…

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Cameroon: Nigerians expelled following attacks

Following a spate of Boko Haram attacks the Cameroonian authorities have expelled an estimated 3,500 Nigerians from Cameroon over the past three weeks. Many of the expelled were people who had crossed to Cameroon fleeing Boko Haram attacks on their…

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MOBOfree ID verification

MOBOfree, the leading African social marketplace, on 29th June announced the launch of the first-of-a-kind ID verification program in Nigeria and Uganda, further strengthening its position as Africa’s safest social marketplace for both buyers and sellers alike. MOBOfree’s ID verification…

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Dr. Susan Mboya-Kidero, President The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation

Unleashing the potential of Africa’s youth

Empowering Africa’s youth is one of the most serious challenges facing the African continent today. Although many African countries are experiencing an economic boom, youth empowerment in Africa is at a crisis stage. While we have made great strides in…

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UN envoy condemns Boko Haram sexual violence

The United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict has condemned Boko Haram militias in Nigeria for “waging war on women’s physical, sexual and reproductive autonomy and rights” by repeatedly raping their female captors and treating them as…

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Nigeria: increase in suicide attacks by females

Northeast Nigeria has witnessed a sharp increase in suicide attacks involving women and girls this year, the United Nations children’s agency warned on 26th May, calling on the country’s incoming Government make the safety and well-being of children a political…

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