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Echelon Wins Big At Konga Software Developers Hackathon
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Echelon Wins Big At Konga Software Developers Hackathon

To buttress its strategic commitment to raising emerging leaders in the tech Konga.com organised the Konga Software Developers Hackathon to pick the best among the best among students of Obafemi Awolowo University. The event had a turnout of over 50 brilliant students from Computer Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering and Computer Science […]

Kinnevik AB’s Net Asset Hits USD8,3 Billion
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Kinnevik AB’s Net Asset Hits USD8,3 Billion

Kinnevik AB, one of the major investors in Konga, Global Fashion Group and other tech startups has released its Q3 results across all its major investments. The group’s net asset value is now estimated at SEK 74.5bn, approximately USD8,3 billion as at the end of the third quarter. See below the […]

X-GEN Transmits 2.5 Gigabyte Data Per Day
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X-GEN Transmits 2.5 Gigabyte Data Per Day

The X-Gen, the official trading platform of The Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE transmits a total data volume of 2.5 gigabyte per day. The X-Gen was built in 2013 in collaboration with the National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations System, NASDAQ. The X-Gen is Nigeria’s first electronic exchange platform, where […]

Naspers Sells Allegro For USD3.253 Billion
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Naspers Sells Allegro For USD3.253 Billion

Naspers, the parent company of DSTV and majority owners of Konga, OLX and Wechat has announced that it has sold-off Poland-based Allegro Group for USD3.253 billion. In statement made available to PageOne Startup Desk, Naspers dsiclosed that it sold its 100% equity stake in Allegro to which includes both Allegro.pl and Ceneo.pl, to […]

Spectranet Partners Netflix For Affordable On-Demand TV
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Spectranet Partners Netflix For Affordable On-Demand TV

Spectranet has just announced that it is partnering with Netflix, the global on-demand Internet TV provider to provide fast and affordable Internet video entertainment to Spectranet’s customers across Nigeria. At a press conference in Lagos, David Venn, Chief Executive Officer at Spectranet Limited disclosed the plans to newsmen in Lagos. Netflix […]

Stop Buying Samsung Galaxy Note 7
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Stop Buying Samsung Galaxy Note 7

If you are considering buying the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Smartphone in Nigeria perhaps you need to rethink as makers of the phone Samsung Electronics Co. halted sales of the product and asked consumers to stop using the ones they’ve already purchased in some parts of the world. Following series […]

Finally! The 4G LTE War Has Just Begun
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Finally! The 4G LTE War Has Just Begun

Finally the 4G war has started! Globacom (Glo) and MTN have been up in arms to be the first telecom carrier to launch 4G LTE mobile Internet service in Nigeria. As for Glo, the move to launch its own 4G service is borne out of its aim to snatch the […]

Is MMM United Covering Up Something?
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Is MMM United Covering Up Something?

Is MMM United Covering up a near crash of its scheme? Some weeks ago, MMM United members could not login to access their accounts. On the 5th of October, MMM United released a promotion on its site that it will be giving “10% EXTRA LOYALTY BONUS FOR 10 DAYS”. While […]