APO: Lagos to host Biannual Africa Fintech Summit for the first time in November

Africa’s premier fintech event, the Africa Fintech Summit, (www.AfricaFintechSummit.com) will be held for the first time in Lagos, Nigeria, on November 8-9, 2018. This event comes on the heels of the earlier edition in Washington D.C. which featured leading policy makers, c-suite business executives, start-ups, and investors. The Summit, organized...

Eunice Atuejide: Candidate vows to contest every 4 years until she becomes President

The candidate said she'll keep contesting every election cycle until she becomes victorious. Presidential candidate, Eunice Atuejide, has disclosed that if she loses the 2019 presidential election, she plans to contest for the presidency every four years until she becomes victorious.The 39-year-old was elected the flag bearer of the National...

New Music: DJ Consequence – Vanessa Baby ft Wande Coal

Listen to Wande Coal and DJ Consequence on new single, 'Vanessa Baby.' DJ Consequence is out with his latest release titled, 'Vanessa Baby' and it features Wande Coal.The popular disc jockey who not too long ago teamed up with Tiwa Savage and Mystro on 'Do Like This' features singer Wande...

APO: South Africa : Parliament embarks on official visit to Republic of Cuba

Download logo National Assembly Speaker Ms Baleka Mbete is leading a multi-party delegation of eight Members of Parliament (MPs) on an official parliamentary visit to the Republic of Cuba. The eight MPs are Ms Mmatlala Boroto (National Assembly House Chairperson: International Relations), Mr Jackson Mthembu (Chief Whip, African National Congress),...

Samuel Kalu: Super Eagles forward scores first goal for Girondis Bordeaux

Samuel Kalu is off the mark for Bordeaux, after failing to scores in his first three appearances. Super Eagles forward Samuel Kalu scored his first goal for Girondis Bordeaux in their 3-3 draw against Nimes in a French Ligue 1 encounter played on Sunday, September 16.Kalu who was a newcomer...

Tiwa Savage: Singer calls out promoters for abandoning her after show in Kenya

Tiwa Savage calls out promoter who left her stranded after a concert in Kenya. Tiwa Savage has angrily lashed out at a show promoter who abandoned her after performing at an event in Kenya this weekend.Mavin artist, Tiwa Savage is angry this Monday morning, September 17th, and the cause of...

APO: South Africa companies arrive in Russia to seek export opportunities

Download logo The South African business delegation that will take part in the World Food Moscow from today until 20 September 2018 has arrived in Russia to seek export opportunities in the local agro-processing market. The objective of the national pavilion that will be set up by the Department of...

APO: South Africa: Minister Zweli Mkhize has not Undertaken Official Travel Abroad

Download logo The Ministry of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA) wishes to correct a Sunday newspaper report that claimed that the Minister has travelled solo internationally since his appointment. This is factually incorrect. Dr Zweli Mkhize has not travelled in his official capacity internationally since he was appointed by...

APO: South Africa: Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) appoints Spokesperson

Download logo The Ministry of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) has appointed seasoned communicator and journalist, Mr Musa Zondi, as Media Liaison Officer and Spokesperson. Mr Zondi brings along extensive experience in the field having worked as a journalist and also having occupied positions as spokesperson for the Ministries...

APO: South Africa: Presidential Consultation Supports Action to Stimulate Confidence, Growth

Download logo President Cyril Ramaphosa has shared with South Africa’s business and labour leaders an outline of the economic stimulus package adopted by Cabinet to spark economic activity and secure confidence in sectors affected by regulatory uncertainty. President Ramaphosa presented highlights of the stimulus package that will soon be announced...

Tech: All the 2018 Emmy nominees, with 'Game of Thrones' and Netflix leading the pack

The 2018 Emmy awards are on Monday night. Here is the full list of nominees, which were announced in July. "Game of Thrones" got 22 nominations, and Netflix is the leading network with 112 in total. Awards season is officially here, with the Emmy Awards happening on Monday night. The...

Tech: Verizon's ultrafast 5G home internet service will begin rolling out October 1 and offer download speeds 10 times as fast as the US average

Verizon will begin selling Verizon 5G Home internet service Thursday at 8 a.m. ET, with the service rolling out to four cities beginning October 1. Verizon will be the first internet service provider to offer a 5G home internet service. The service, called Verizon 5G Home, will offer customers higher...

Finance: Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff and his wife are buying Time Magazine for $190 million

In a note relayed by Time editor-in-chief Edward Felsenthal, Benioff said he and his wife would have "no operational responsibility" for the weekly outlet, and acquired it as an investment. Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff and his wife Lynne Benioff will buy Time Magazine for $190 million. The announcement comes just...

Sports: Ryan Fitzpatrick borrowed a teammate's outfit after a second straight monster game, then had to give the clothes back after his teammate showed up shirtless

Ryan Fitzpatrick lit up the Eagles in Week 2, then took the liberty of borrowing DeSean Jackson's clothes for his postgame interview. A shirtless Jackson showed up, asking for his clothes back. Ryan Fitzpatrick had a second straight monster game and showed up at his press conference wearing an open-chest...

Sports: Head-scratching penalty and 2 missed field goals gives NFL its second tie in 2 weeks

Neither the Packers nor the Vikings could separate from one another, with both teams' kickers flubbing field goals in overtime that would have given their clubs the lead. The Green Bay Packers and Minnesota Vikings tied at 29-29 after a whirlwind final drive and overtime. The Packers appeared to make...

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: Spend an evening with the renowned author in Lagos!

Chimamanda is coming to Lagos and we are ready for it. Narrative Landscape is hosting Chimamanda in Lagos are giving you the opportunity to spend an evening with the renowned author!In July, Cassava Republic hosted Everyday For The Thief author, Teju Cole, in Lagos and he was welcomed warmly by...

Tech: There's a good working theory about why Apple discontinued the iPhone X, the best phone it's ever made, only a year after announcing it (AAPL)

In a rare move, Apple is discontinuing the iPhone X, the phone that marked the iPhone's 10th anniversary and heralded a change in how Apple names its devices. Here's the leading theory on Apple's unusual move. Apple is no longer selling the iPhone X. That may be because the new...

Tech: The company behind the $530 smartphone that's as good as the iPhone will release its first-ever TV

In an unexpected move, OnePlus — the maker of cult-sensation smartphones that rival Apple's iPhone — will make TVs. Chinese smartphone manufacturer OnePlus plans to move beyond mobile devices for the first time ever with a new product: The OnePlus TV. OnePlus founder Pete Lau says his vision is to...

NYSC: 300 members withdraw relocation from Anambra

Mr Kehinde Aremu, Coordinator of NYSC in the state said this during the cultural carnival held for 2018 Batch B Stream Two Corps members at the Umunya Temporary Orientation Camp, Oyi Council Area on Sunday. The National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) says no fewer than 300 Corps members have withdrawn...

Daddy Freeze: Religious activist criticises Pastor Joel Osteen for not preaching about Jesus

In a recent Instagram post, the controversial personality encourages the American pastor to preach about Jesus. Daddy Freeze criticises Pastor Joel Osteen for not preaching about Jesus Christ.In a recent Instagram post, the Cool FM OAP and convenor of the #free the sheeple movement advises the American pastor to stop...

Tech: The former Apple engineer who designed the iPhone keyboard reveals what it was like to work under Steve Jobs' strict requirements for secrecy (AAPL)

Ken Kocienda, the former Apple engineer who designed the original iPhone keyboard, tells us all about what it was like to secretly build the revolutionary device under Steve Jobs' watchful eye — and his strict rules around secrecy. Apple's culture of secrecy means that a lot of details about how...

For Christians: 3 important things to do before making decisions

We take a look at Godly considerations to help every believer make decisions. Here are three important things all Christians should always do before making decisions.They are:Pray The first thing you need to do is take the situation to God. We know we can do this because of Psalm 55:22...

Boko Haram: NAF destroys vehicles along Gudumbali-Tumbun Rego, axis in Borno

Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, who disclosed this in a statement on Saturday in Abuja, said that the operation was carried out early morning of Saturday. The Nigerian Air Force says the Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, has tracked and destroyed...

Guy Smarts: I went to a 'shark tank' for sex tech entrepreneurs, and here's what I saw

Or sex robots staffing brothels give us unimaginable amounts of pleasure? Hell, will human beings even want to keep having sex with each other in the first place? What will the future of sex look like? Will there be remote-controlled birth control? Or uber-smart sex toys capable of giving us orgasms within seconds? Or sex...

Ademola Adeleke: EFCC denies freezing Osun guber candidate’s bank account

The anti-graft agency made this known in a statement which it posted on Twitter on Sunday. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has denied freezing the bank account of Senator Ademola Adeleke.The anti-graft agency made this known in a statement which it posted on Twitter on Sunday, September 16,...