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The Nigerian fashion space is worth billions and very creative, churning out lots of designs to other countries. The Nigerian fashion space has been known to be ebullient and always adapting to the global realities, but the snag is that most of the fashion creatives and seamstresses are barely educated and do know know the rudimentary management of fashion business. In this light, Micheal Onyemah, the Founder of MykMary Fashion Show is desirous in exposing the unlettered players to the modern fashion business.
Speaking on this, Oyemah pointed out that”We have seen a lot of ripp off in the fashion industry with lots of Nigerians not knowing what it takes to manage a simple fashion business, this has affected their scalability and also profitability. At MykMary Fashion School, we are poised to bring these sets of stakeholders to speed and show them a path to profitability.”
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New report shines spotlight on e-mobility innovators unlocking access to the US$3.65bn motorcycle market in sub-Saharan Africa
Electric motorcycles are set to be a dominant force in sub-Saharan Africa’s sustainable mobility transformation, but continued investment in start-ups tackling barriers across the value chain will be critical to maximise the full potential, says a report recently released by the Powering Renewable Energy Opportunities (PREO) (https://www.PREO.org) programme.
Two-wheelers are quicker and more easily manoeuvrable than four-wheeled vehicles, especially across sub-Saharan Africa, where countries often have poor-quality roads. Motorcycles also provide stable income opportunities. The Charging Ahead – Accelerating e-mobility in Africa (https://apo-opa.info/40Es1zQ) report from PREO outlines the market opportunity for e-motorcycles to become a driving force in the African e-mobility sector as, according to analysis by Mordor Intelligence, the market for motorcycles in Africa was worth US$3.65bn in 2021, and is projected to grow to US$5.07bn by 2027.
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The Paris Graduate School of Digital Innovation (French: École pour l’informatique et les nouvelles technologies, or EPITECH),recently visited FINTRAK Software Limited Nigeria.s foremost financial technology (Fintech) firm with emphasis on building and developing robust software for banks across Africa. A tour that the educational institution made to FINTRAK to cement their relationship in the area of capacity building and transfer of knowledge.
Speaking to the international students, Edwin Aigbogun, the Brand Communication Manager of Fintrak Software said, “We are elated to have you here, this shows that our works and projects is getting noticed across various African countries, our solutions are designed to meet various peculiarities of financial institutions in various countries. Our solution do come in both English and French and we are desirous to partner with the institution.”
“We appreciate this visit and we will have a program that will accommodate your students in te area of internship, this…
Fez Delivery, a techstars-backed logistics startup announces Seed raise of $1 million led by Ventures Platform
Fez Delivery (https://FezDelivery.co/), a leading logistics and delivery company, announced its $1 million seed round today.
Ventures Platform led the funding round, with participation from Voltron Capital, Acasia Ventures (formerly Cairo Angels), and other angel investors. This funding announcement follows Fez Delivery’s acceptance as one of the only two logistics companies in Nigeria to have received investment from Techstars Toronto, an elite global tech accelerator.
Fez Delivery was founded in 2020 by Seun Alley, as a pivot from her previous company which offered janitorial services to businesses but suffered from absenteeism of the janitors because they were running errands for employees. “We launched a janitorial service company in 2016. The following year, we observed a trend of janitors being absent from their duty posts because they were on errands for employees.”, says Seun Alley. “As a stop-gap, we introduced delivery services to the companies we were working…
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Mobility Options, a global immigration consultancy firm, highlights the benefits of the Canadian Start-Up Visa program for Nigerian entrepreneurs looking for a stable and welcoming environment to build their businesses. With the current political climate in Nigeria causing increased uncertainty for businesses, the program presents a lifeline for entrepreneurs seeking to establish their innovative startups on a stable foundation.
Canada’s economy has experienced one of the fastest recoveries among advanced economies after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s net debt-to-GDP ratio, at 30.5%, is the lowest in the G7 countries. Furthermore, the country has announced plans to significantly increase the number of immigrants entering the country, with a goal of 500,000 arriving each year by 2025 to address a critical labour shortage. To address a major labour shortage, Canada has announced intentions to drastically expand the number of immigrants entering the nation, with…
Directly or indirectly, officially or unofficially, it is clear that the cap on the pump price of Petrol (PMS) has been removed. All over Nigeria, for a few months now, the price of Petrol has varied from one filling station to the other. As at 6th of January, Prices ranged from a minimum of 240 Naira per liter in Benin, 340 Naira in Kaduna, 360 Naira in Umuahia, 400 per liter in Owerri to 500 Naira per liter in Port harcourt , no filling Station is selling at the so called controlled price, except in some filling stations in Abuja and Lagos. And nobody is enforcing any price as it used to happen in the past. So it is clear we have deregulated. Thats fine!
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Digital Industries (Pty) Ltd signs an AVEVA Select partnership agreement to grow its footprint in the East and West Africa regions
Digital Industries (DI) (www.DigitalIndustries.co.za) through its business unit Industry Software Solutions and Support (IS³), announced that it has become an AVEVA Select (https://apo-opa.info/40uonZj) partner for the East and West Africa regions. AVEVA Select partnership allows Digital Industries to deliver AVEVA’s full portfolio of leading-edge industrial software solutions to customers that will help them become more sustainable and profitable.
The AVEVA Select agreement has set specific strategic intent to support customers’ requirements for improving operational efficiency, driving better returns and increasing the sustainability of their businesses. A people-based ecosystem driving digital transformation is the key enabler to achieving these strategic objectives on the African continent. DI will expand its ecosystem of customers and partners who want to adopt technologies to enable their digital transformation. Leveraging existing indigenous knowledge and skills and creating new skills pools is the key differentiator.
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