Does the “Copy to/Clone…” Strategy work in Africa?

By Mbwana Alliy, Afrinnovator Every so often I hear venture capitalists and entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley ask a recurring question regarding Tech Startups in Africa- why not just use the “copy to” strategy? Clone an e-bay, clone a Groupon… After all there are 1,000s of Groupon clones in China! And the Samwer brothers in Germanyare notorious for doing […]

D’banj speaks about Don Jazzy, Mo’Hits and how he plans to build DefJamAfrica [THE NETNG INTERVIEW]

Nigerian musician, D’banj recently granted an exclusive interview to Nigerian Entertainment Today where he spoke on his relationship with Don Jazzy and how he is building Def Jam Africa following his recent signing to GOOD Music by Kanye West. The interview which delves into many areas from the personal to the professional reveals many aspects […]

Research in Motion/Blackberry to hold developer day

RIM is holding a BlackBerry developer day tomorrow April 24th atthe 5 star Oriental Hotel in Lagos. This is part of RIM’s sponsorship of Mobile Web West Africa 2012, a developer conference being held on April 25 and 26th at the hotel. For more information please visit http://www.mobilewestafrica.com/wp/app-developer-day.   BlackBerry Application Developer Day will help promote the development and […]

Fuel subsidy: Save Nigeria Group/Pastor Tunde Bakare to plan another “Occupy Nigeria” mass protest if government fails to act swiftly in prosecuting the culprits

The Convener of Save Nigeria Group, Pastor Tunde Bakare  has revealed that the group is getting set to mobilise Nigerians for another round of “Occupy Nigeria” protests following the shocking report on how the N1.7trn fuel subsidy was embezzled by marketers and government agencies. According to SNG, “another “Occupy Nigeria”, was imminent if government failed […]