Lionnel Yamentou Ndzogoue is a young African dreamer, with the vision of creating 10,000 or more jobs in Africa by 2035 in contribution to wealth creation on the continent. This blog is a platform for expressing his thoughts on the world, technology, personal development and other subjects as they come to mind. Some content is republished from other online sources.

Investment in Surfline will contribute to improve internet connectivity in Ghana

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The funds committed by DEG to Surfline will be used for the on-going expansion of the company’s 4G LTE network in Ghana JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, April 28, 2015/ — Vantage Capital (http://www.vantagecapital.co.za), Africa’s leading mezzanine debt provider, today announced that the DEG –…

700 African migrants drown: Ask your questions LIVE to the International Organization for Migration (IOM)

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The International Organization for Migration (IOM) will host an online press conference on Friday, April 24th, 2015 at 09:00GMT GENEVA, Switzerland, April 20, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — As many as 700 African migrants are feared drowned after their packed boat capsized…

BRVM Investment Days: West Africa’s financial centre meets the London Stock Exchange

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The regional stock exchange for the eight countries of the West African Economic and Monetary Union has chosen the London Stock Exchange as the venue for the second round of “BRVM Investment Days” LONDON, United-Kingdom, April 22, 2015 The Bourse régionale des…

Airlines see mobile revenue potential

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Airlines see a potential for driving revenues from mobile payments, according to research from London-based processor WorldPay. For its “Alternative Payment and Distribution Landscape: Airlines and Alternative Payments – The Facts” report, WorldPay questioned 56 global airline carriers worldwide on their use of alternative…

Will virtual banks catch on in the US?

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New York-based Moven is targeting smartphone-centric consumers with its virtual bank account, which helps them manage their spending in real-time at the point-of-sale.  Moven provides customers with a mobile app for iOS- and Android-based smartphones, a MasterCard-branded debit card and an NFC…

Bump app maker acquired by Google

Bump app maker acquired by Google

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Google has acquired Bump, a start-up whose app lets users transfer files between smartphones by tapping them together. As The Wall Street Journal reports, local file transfers between phones is a recent focus among smartphone giants. While Google’s Android mobile software allows for…