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Uber Drivers Down Tools In Kenya
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Uber Drivers Down Tools In Kenya

Hundreds of drivers signed up with ride-hailing service Uber in Kenya went on strike today to protest against fare cuts. The U.S.-based company, which started operations in the East African country in January 2015, is cutting total fares by up to 35 percent to boost demand for the service, amid […]

The NSE Now Has A Recruitment Portal
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The NSE Now Has A Recruitment Portal

The Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, now has a recruitment portal to ‘attract top talent’ and optimize its recruitment process. In a press statement issued by the Exchange, the portal is expected to enhance the Exchange’s recruitment capability, increase turnaround time and provide a consumer-friendly candidate experience, will handle all aspects […]

EFInA Provides USD250,000 Grant To Lotus Capital
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EFInA Provides USD250,000 Grant To Lotus Capital

Lotus Capital, one Nigeria’s provider of non-interest banking has received a grant of USD250,000 from The Enhancing Financial Innovation & Access, EFInA. The grant will be used by Lotus Capital to market and provide funding for its Lotus Health is Wealth Savings Plan. According to Lotus Capital, the Lotus Health is Wealth […]

Konga Rightsize Its Workforce
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Konga Rightsize Its Workforce

Konga, Nigeria’s largest online mall has done a rightsize exercise in the company to achieve ‘optimal productivity’. In a press release by the company Shola Adekoya, Konga’s CEO said: “The restructuring which also entails workforce reduction is a prudent and necessary step for the long term success of the company. The reorganizing […]

BaseMarket.com.ng Debuts Tomorrow
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BaseMarket.com.ng Debuts Tomorrow

By 12.00 am Nigerian time tomorrow, BaseMarket.com.ng, the eCommerce startup planning to sell livestocks such as cows, chicken, goats, pigs etc. will be live to customers. In a phone chat with Emmanuel Jaitto-Jeffrey, CEO/Founder of BaseMarket.com.ng, the site is finally ready to take its first orders from the public. The company […]

ShowMax Hits 10 Million Views
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ShowMax Hits 10 Million Views

A year after it was floated by Naspers to checkmate the global incursion of Netflix, ShowMax has announced that total views of TV shows and movies watched by its customers exceeded 10 million. In total, more than five million hours of content have been viewed, the equivalent of more than […]

ScholarX App Goes Live On Google Play Store
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ScholarX App Goes Live On Google Play Store

After much efforts from the development team, ScholarX App, an Android mobile app that allows students search for scholarship schemes is finally available for download and use. In a statement released to PageOne’s Startup desk, ScholarX makers said the app is now live on the Google Play store for all Android […]