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Facebook IPO – 4 Lessons For African Tech Startups

By Tefo Mohapi Facebook has been through a tumultuous couple of days, from the Initial Public Offering to having shareholders lodge lawsuits against them within 4 days of the IPO. Though African Technology Startups have their own unique challenges like limited access to finance and a scarce number of Venture Capital (VC) companies on the continent […]

Opinion: Facebook, Twitter or Google +? Which Social Networking Website Works Best For Business?

By Ruben Corbo With the advent of the internet information age, there is not a more important platform for business nowadays than the internet. That fact has been well known ever since the world wide web emerged, however starting a few years ago, social networking sites exploded in popularity, with the majority of the population […]

Nigeria, South Africa and Egypt top Africa Facebook rankings in 2011

Nigeria, South Africa and Egypt topped Africa’s Facebook rankings in 2011. With over 9 million users, Egypt ranks number 1 in Africa followed by South Africa and Nigeria with 4.8 million and 4.3 million users respectively. Facebook continues to be one of Africa’s more popular online destinations and ranks as number 1 or number 2 […]

INEC releases Blackberry PIN for voters

In its bid to interact effectively with Nigeria’s tech savvy youths in the upcoming elections, INEC recently released its Blackberry PIN and SMS reports hotline. Its PIN is: 2687A1CA Also all Nigerians are encouraged to send SMS reports to 0816 666 2222 with time and voting location information to send incidences about electoral malpractices to INEC via phone. […]

Revoda launches radio jingle to reach out to Nigerians [Pass this on with a Facebook share or a Retweet]

We had earlier featured Revoda, a mobile application entirely built from scratch by Nigerians for the upcoming elections. You can read about/listen to our exclusive interview with one of the Founders here on CP-Africa… Revoda: Our Votes will Count The team recently launched a radio jingle which they intend to help spread the word to as […]