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How FirstBank is empowering women through FirstGem online community

First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s premier and leading financial inclusion services provider, has announced that its all-female online community, offers mentoring, support and capacity building opportunities for all to create a new generation of financially literate women. With the aim to increase its engagement and reach a wider audience, an online repository for its …

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Andela Confirms Shutdown of All its Offices Around the World, Goes Fully Remote

Africa’s top engineering talent company, Andela has confirmed to TechNext that it has now shut down its offices and has gone fully remote. According to a response by their spokesperson, going remote has always been the company’s longer-term roadmap. “The reason behind this decision was that we found that our physical offices at times constrained …

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5 escrow startups in Africa

The introduction of e-commerce, like elsewhere in the world, has changed the consumption pattern in Africa. This has been welcomed since Africans hope to enjoy the best of services like consumers in Asia, Europe and America. With over 400 million internet users, Africa’s online shoppers has been increasing by 18% since 2014. However, there exist …

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Multitasking: 6 Great tips for working on a plane

Despite the fact that you are on board a plane, you may have multiple things to do as well as deadlines to meet. Unfоrtunаtеlу, vеrу few bоѕѕеѕ оr linе mаnаgеrѕ will ассерt еxсuѕеѕ for nоt meeting the date аn еxеrсiѕе ѕhоuld bе completed. Even if уоu are уоur оwn boss, it is еvеr more реrtinеnt …

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Some tips for your video ads

In Africa 70-80% of all traffic is mobile. The way users consume data on mobile is very different from how they do it on TV, although most of the videos served online is just slight TVC adaptations. TVC content doesn’t fit for mobile. Firstly, оnlinе vidео should bе ѕhоrt. On аvеrаgе people thumb аrоund 100 …

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4 Interesting ways to improve customer service

In very simple terms, customer service is really just about keeping the customer happy. There are ways or strategies to employ to improve your customer service as an organization and keep your customers feeling valued, happy and satisfied that their needs are being adequately met. Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency, shares 4 interesting …

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4 helpful ways to break smartphone addiction

Smartphone addiction: ‘Too much of anything is bad’- this is a saying that most people are familiar with. Therefore, regardless of how helpful and advantageous smartphones can be, their excessive use can be detrimental and cause vital aspects of one’s life to suffer gravely. In line with this, Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency, …

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