USAID Announces Winners of the Feed the Future Fall Armyworm Tech Prize

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The U.S. Agency for International Development, Land O’Lakes International Development, and the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research announced the six winners of the Feed the Future Fall Armyworm Tech Prize at the AfricaCom conference in South Africa today. The prize, launched…

WHO Africa Innovation Challenge Calls for New Solutions to Improve Health in Africa

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The World Health Organization (WHO) in the African Region has launched the first WHO Africa Innovation Challenge calling for health innovations with the potential for having significant social impact and addressing the unmet health needs on the continent. “This Innovation Challenge recognizes…

Part Worn Africa calls for regulation of second-hand tyres across Africa

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CAPE TOWN, South Africa, 29 October 2018 -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Newly launched advocacy organisation Part Worn Africa is calling for governments and regulatory bodies across the African continent to develop and enforce stronger regulations governing the sale of part-worn and second-hand…

TNS and Kantar Media announce strategic mobile research partnership with GeoPoll in Africa

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LONDON, United-Kingdom, May 12, 2015 Global research consultancy TNS has today announced an exclusive and wide-reaching strategic partnership with GeoPoll (http://www.geopoll.com), the world’s largest mobile survey platform.  Under the multi-year agreement, TNS and sister company, Kantar Media, will join forces with GeoPoll…

Thousands of references later JUMIA continues to dominate e-commerce in Côte d’Ivoire

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ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, May 11, 2015/ — JUMIA Côte d’Ivoire (https://www.jumia.ci) undertook the relocation of its Treichville warehouse to a brand new, twice as large storage facility warehouse, in the industrial zone of Koumassi; a suburb of Abidjan. Operations at the new…

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…

Judo launches educational site for m-commerce and payments

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The U.K. mobile payment provider judo has launched judoHub as a repository of content and educational broadcasts to help businesses, journalists and app developers understand and learn about m-commerce and payments. Judo said the site was inspired by the growing number of…

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…

Wells Fargo revamps mobile banking app for business customers

Wells Fargo revamps mobile banking app for business customers

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Back in 2007, Wells Fargo was one of the first banks to offer mobile banking apps to business customers. Now, according to American Banker, the bank is updating its offering, creating a browser-based, mobile-optimized CEO Mobile site. The site was built in-house in HTML5,…