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Frost & Sullivan honors DERMALOG with biometrics prize for achievements in Africa

The biometric installation from DERMALOG has successfully registered over 18 million bank customers in Nigeria

DERMALOG is particularly successful with a large bank installation in Nigeria. The consulting company Frost & Sullivan has awarded Germany’s largest biometrics manufacturer DERMALOG ( and its customized solutions and products for Africa with the “2015 African Biometrics Company of the Year Award”. DERMALOG is particularly successful with a large bank installation in Nigeria. In South Africa’s economic hub, the ...

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Africa is projected to have just one low income country by 2050


Africa is projected to have just one low income country by 2050 / Large infrastructure gaps, climate change, high speed of urbanization, and a youthful and rapidly growing population will influence the future pace of growth Most African countries that today are considered low income will transition to middle income within 15 years, and all but one will be middle ...

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Nigeria, Africa’s top remittance recipient Nation to host RemitAfrica2015


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 04 – 05 in Lagos, the economic capital of Nigeria, Africa’s largest remittance nation. Remittance providers and stakeholders such as ...

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Empowers Africa Launches IndieGoGo Campaign to implement a Solar Power Program for a Ugandan School


A U.S. 501(c)(3) foundation launches an Indiegogo campaign to empower young minds in Uganda by providing the students with a reliable source of solar energy — these students live steps away from the endangered mountain gorilla. About half of the world’s mountain gorillas live in the forests of Uganda, according to experts. Now, a foundation with vision has launched an ...

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The comparison website Click n Compare is taking Africa by storm

Ryan Marx, Co-Founder and CEO of Click n Compare

CNC Group (CNC), parent company of Click n Compare (, the South African-focused comparison website is expanding their African footprint after a very successful year with a strong month on month growth of 40%. Alongside the South African success of the brand comes now their launch of a new consumer-facing brand, CompareGuru, into both Nigeria and Kenya. Established in 2013, ...

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GIL 2015: Africa

The Global Community of Growth, Innovation and Leadership 20 August, 2015 | The Table Bay Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa In its fifth consecutive year, GIL 2015: Africa continues to bring together a global network of today’s best thinkers, visionaries and thought leaders, learning how to leverage innovation as a resource to address global challenges. Frost & Sullivan are inspired and even more ...

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Djembe Communications & Forbes Insights to unveil new study on entrepreneurship & job creation in Africa


Comprehensive study to support the inaugural launch of Djembe Insights, the consultancy’s new research capability. Survey results from over 4,000 Angolans, Ghanaians, Mozambicans and Nigerians to be revealed at a series of high profile roundtables in each market. Djembe Communications, the young, pan-African communications consultancy, today announced that it will unveil a report on “Entrepreneurship in Africa”, in association with ...

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Vantage Capital provides R356 million ($28 million) to facilitate management’s investment in Servest, Africa’s largest facilities management company


The funding was used to increase management’s shareholding in the company as part of the recently-announced Kagiso Tiso Holdings (KTH) buyout of the business. Vantage Capital (, Africa’s largest mezzanine fund manager, announced today that it has provided R356 million ($28 million) of funding to over thirty Servest managers. The funding was used to increase management’s shareholding in the company ...

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Universum research in Africa shows insights into employer attractiveness


As world-renowned experts in employer branding, Universum Global is present on more than fifty markets globally and conducts extensive research amongst students and young professionals. This year Universum expanded into five new African markets; Algeria, Morocco, Ghana, Kenya and Nigeria. With this recent expansion, Universum has recently completed its first round of research into employer attractiveness drivers amongst students in some of these key territories. ...

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AIF announces IPA 2016 Call for Applications


Africa’s most prestigious innovation Awards celebrates its 5 year milestone in catalysing the innovation spirit in Africa! Are you an African ground breaker? Can you innovate for positive change? Do you want to be part of the growing innovation movement in Africa? Does your innovation boast the “Made in Africa” brand? If your answer is yes to the above, then ...

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