Archive for the ‘Nigeria’ category

Yes, Nigeria is Africa’s biggest economy, but don’t expect a quick buck

Investors interested in Nigeria should be prepared, and be in it for the long term.

From New York to Lagos: The inspiration behind a new taxi app in Nigeria

The Easy Taxi Nigeria app links customers with reputable drivers in Lagos and Abuja.

Why a former doctor decided to start an online supermarket in Nigeria

“Gloo.ng is an outpouring of affection to my wife, and by extension, to all our target users,” says founder.

Using the high-end health market for regional integration in Africa

Increasingly more tourists are visiting African countries to receive healthcare.

Gossy Ukanwoke – Nigeria’s online university pioneer

Offering courses in a variety of subjects, Beni American University students access all material online.

Nigeria vs SA: GDP is not everything, says Martyn Davies

Analyst says it is important to look at the bigger picture of Nigeria’s new label as top economy in Africa.

Innovating in Nigeria’s commercial hub Lagos

To get around traffic problems in Lagos, DHL Express transports express cargo via boat.

East Africa ‘has all the ingredients for private equity’

TBL Mirror Fund looking to “buy into the growth story” of entrepreneurial businesses.

African Land Investments eyeing malls in key markets across the continent

Property investment firm aims to grow its portfolio to US$500m.

Nigeria overtakes South Africa as continent’s largest economy

After months of speculation, Nigeria today officially overtook South Africa as the largest economy on the continent.

Rebasing of Nigerian GDP will reflect African economic reality more accurately

Nigeria’s rebasing of its GDP may affect perceptions about South Africa’s position on the continent.

Light at the end of the tunnel

Africa’s promising power sector is generating interest in renewable sources.

Every1Mobile creating and connecting communities of mobile phone users

Every1Mobile provides users with content, products and services to help them fast track into the formal economy.

Watch out South Africa, Nigeria is on the rise

The West African nation has set itself an ambitious target of becoming one of the world’s top 20 economies by 2020.

Three online shopping trends to pay attention to

Security remains a concern for most African consumers who shop online, a survey finds.