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Nigerian Stock Exchange acquires NASDAQ's SMARTS Market Surveillance technology

Nigerian Stock Exchange acquires NASDAQ's SMARTS Market Surveillance technology

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) and NASDAQ have announced that the NSE, which services Africa’s largest economy, will acquire NASDAQ’s SMARTS Market Surveillance platform to power the exchange’s compliance program.

Abacus launches Nairobi Stock Exchange Android app. Credit: techcabal.com

Abacus launches Nairobi Securities Exchange Android app

Abacus is a web and mobile software that lets you keep tabs on whatever is going on with the Nairobi Securities exchange in real time.

The Nigerian Stock Exchange's website home page

Boots on the Ground: Investing in Nigeria

I had initially planned to visit Nigeria in December, but postponed my trip until February due to concerns about Ebola. On my way to San Francisco International Airport, I contemplated the wisdom of my decision, having substituted greater political risk in light of the February 14th elections, for Ebola risk.

Off Grid Electric

Fresh off the heels of $7M capital raise, Tanzanian solar-as-a-service startup Off Grid Electric raises another $16M

Things are looking bright for East Africa this season.

Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede,Nigeria, President of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) Council

Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede takes over from Aliko Dangote as the President of the Nigerian Stock Exchange Council (Video)

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) held its annual general meeting on September 25th, 2014, reporting a 183% jump in operating surplus to N3.26B.

Konga Mall

Africa's tech start-ups of the future

Silicon Africa is gaining attention, investment, and momentum.

Larry Seruma, Managing Principal & Chief Investment Officer, Nile Capital Management

Main street invests in Africa’s stocks: Nile Fund’s Larry Seruma on the continent’s modernizing equity markets

Getting in on Africa’s economic boom is no longer reserved for CEOs or million dollar entrepreneurs.