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Rukky Ladoja, Grey on running a fashion start-up in Nigeria and selling through Jumia Infrastructure is the biggest challenge for any entrepreneur. Electricity and finding decent, skilled labour that will understand what you're trying to do
Web TV channel Battabox’s Yemisi Ilo on how many boyfriends Nigerian women can have We got answers that led us to Nigerian girls could have three or four boyfriends, It caused a huge sensation on the Internet and loads of comments.
Oluwadar Johnson Treseder on GE’s Garage in Lagos that’s looking for power generation solutions It's incredibly important to empower these small businesses that are coming up with really strong solutions that can solve local problems in local communities
Abukar Abba Tahir on Gotel’s plans to launch the Al Jazeera of Africa from Abuja Gotel Africa is TV that has been carefully and cautiously crafted to come out of Abuja as the Al Jazeera of Africa.
Kene Mkparu, Filmhouse on having 25 cinemas in Nigeria by 2019 Box office revenues: Nigerian films are growing year on year in cinemas but individual films are not making the same kind of revenues as in the past.
Nicky Falkof on commuting to work by bike in Johannesburg "At the moment we have a small network of cycle ways that is being developed."
Raul Martinez, Millicom on digital content in Africa and how it’s backing start-ups In the next 3-5 years Africa will be a market that is much more sophisticated with much, much more digital services.
Juliet Asante on Mobilefliks rolling out across Africa and her new film Silver Rain
“As we speak, Mobilefliks has had 100,000 downloads in Ghana and is making ground in Nigeria. We've also signed a deal to be in 30 African countrues.”
Alrick September, Techladon on the forthcoming FIFA 15 gaming tournament in Cape Town
“We're going to have the first official FIFA 2015 Techladon tournament. There will be 250 contestants in the preliminary rounds.”
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Larry Izamoje, Sports Radio Brila FM on launching an online sports TV channel in Nigeria
“The Online Sports TV channel is purely for the smartphone because we find that the smartphone has redefined broadcasting.”
Writer Mothobi Mutloatse on the South Africans lost with the SS Mendi in 1917
“They were recruited as labourers and were not supposed to carry any guns. They couldn't be trusted with guns, even to fight white men!”
Christina Crawley on OpenGov Hub which has 22 projects working in Africa
“A lot of the groups here have a focus on technology, building software tools to promote transparency”
Rukky Ladoja, Grey on running a fashion start-up in Nigeria and selling through Jumia
“Infrastructure is the biggest challenge for any entrepreneur. Electricity and finding decent, skilled labour that will understand what you're trying to do”
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