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SnapCredit Is A Payday Lender Betting On Employers
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SnapCredit Is A Payday Lender Betting On Employers

SnapCredit is a new entrant into the unsecured lending category. However the company has a small twist to its products.The company somewhat simplifies unsecured lending. SnapCredit only ‘provides instant credit solutions to employees’. As opposed to RenMoney and One Credit, the Snap credit ‘collaborate with employers and provide their staff […]

Top 30 Finalists Of The AVDD 2016
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Top 30 Finalists Of The AVDD 2016

After a nationwide contest, the Aso Villa Demo Day, AVDD has announced 30 finalists for its first edition. Some of the startup ideas are already existing while some of them are totally new. According to the organisers, AVDD is aimed at promoting entrepreneurship, innovation, job creation and economic growth through the […]

Afrimalin Plans To Take On OLX In Francophone Africa
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Afrimalin Plans To Take On OLX In Francophone Africa

After successfully floating Ozaremit, Ibrahima Soumano is cooking- Afrimalin, his second venture take on one of the biggest tech companies in Africa. On the 15th of September 2016, Ibrahima Soumano will be launching Afrimalin.com, an online classified site ‘for individuals and professionals in Francophone Africa:Senegal, Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Guinea Conakry, Mali, Benin, Burkina […]

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 […]