Financing Innovation in Nigeria – the Missing Middle

[This Day] Olubunmi Abayomi-Olukunle, in this article, posits that the missing middle in Nigeria’s tech ecosystem is the absence of venture capital and highlights the need for regulators to open up Nigeria’s innovation system to foreign venture capital…

[This Day] Olubunmi Abayomi-Olukunle, in this article, posits that the missing middle in Nigeria's tech ecosystem is the absence of venture capital and highlights the need for regulators to open up Nigeria's innovation system to foreign venture capital firms

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Release of Suspected Killers of Abuja Female Pastor Is Criminal – HURIWA

[Guardian] “The Abuja police commissioner acted in a very criminal manner to have authorized the release of suspects who allegedly lynched a female Redeemed Christian Church Evangelist in Kubwa Abuja in front of a Mosque last year July.

[Guardian] "The Abuja police commissioner acted in a very criminal manner to have authorized the release of suspects who allegedly lynched a female Redeemed Christian Church Evangelist in Kubwa Abuja in front of a Mosque last year July.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

E-System to Facilitate Parent-School Communications

[Daily News] In a bid to reduce various challenges facing education sector in the country, the Econnect Company came up with an electronic system that would easily facilitate communication between parents and school’s administrations.

[Daily News] In a bid to reduce various challenges facing education sector in the country, the Econnect Company came up with an electronic system that would easily facilitate communication between parents and school's administrations.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Please Forgive Me, Tonto Dikeh Begs Mercy Johnson

[Vanguard] No doubts motherhood must be working magic on Nollywood superstar Tonto Dikeh as the fiery actress took to her Instagram handle on Friday morning to apologise to fellow superstar actress, Mercy Johnson, whom she insulted four years ago, call…

[Vanguard] No doubts motherhood must be working magic on Nollywood superstar Tonto Dikeh as the fiery actress took to her Instagram handle on Friday morning to apologise to fellow superstar actress, Mercy Johnson, whom she insulted four years ago, calling her baby "witch bitch'.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

VIDEO: High School Initiation Video Goes Viral

[News24Wire] A video of new boys being welcomed to a high school in politically-divided Zimbabwe has unexpectedly gone viral – likely because it paints a very different picture to the one in the news.

[News24Wire] A video of new boys being welcomed to a high school in politically-divided Zimbabwe has unexpectedly gone viral - likely because it paints a very different picture to the one in the news.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Egypt Condemns EU’s Criticism of Ruling to Freeze Assets of Two Human Rights Defenders

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Egypt strongly condemned on Saturday the European Union’s (EU) criticism of an Egyptian court ruling to freeze assets of two human rights organisations and their directors.

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Egypt strongly condemned on Saturday the European Union's (EU) criticism of an Egyptian court ruling to freeze assets of two human rights organisations and their directors.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Court Postpones Late Prosecutor General’s Assassination Case to Jan. 24

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -The Cairo criminal court postponed on Saturday the trial of 67 defendants accused of killing former top prosecutor general Hisham Barakat to Jan 24.

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -The Cairo criminal court postponed on Saturday the trial of 67 defendants accused of killing former top prosecutor general Hisham Barakat to Jan 24.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt