Local funding slows as tech startups raise $95m offshore
Nigeria’s sluggish economic landscape is fast founding expression in the information and communications technology (ICT) sector, as there appears to be a pause in local..
Carlyle Group invests $40 million in Wakanow.com
Global alternative asset manager, the Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG), has announced its investment of $40 million in Wakanow.com Limited (Wakanow).
EY wants digital revolution to address four major issues
Most companies across the globe are in the process of defining or executing a digital transformation in response to what has been tagged ‘fifth industrial revolution’ which is expected to significantly change the way we live, work and interact with one another. This technology- driven revolution is projected to be faster, more scalable and adopted…
Wakanow partners with IATA, airlines to reduce airfares
In a quest to reduce airfares for Nigerians and to ensure affordable airfares for customers, Wakanow has teamed up with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and key Airlines to actualise that.
Wakanow founder, Obinna Ekezie wins DOAMF 2018 charity golf tournament
Wakanow founder, Obinna Ekezie was crowned champion of the 2018 Daniel Ogechi Akujobi Memorial Foundation Charity Golf Tournament (DOAMF) on Saturday at the Golf Section of Ikoyi Club 1938 in Lagos.
Wakanow extends operations to UK
As part of her efforts for global expansion and in a bid to consolidate its foray into Europe, Wakanow, one of Africa’s leading online travel company, has announced plans to formally launch commercial operations in the UK.
Wakanow’s beach sports tourney thrills customers
It was a perfect mix of excitement and networking last weekend when Nigeria’s first online travel company, Wakanow, launched its much-anticipated Beach Sports Series themed ...
Wakanow seals ticketing deal with UAE’s largest resort
Africa's leading travel portal, Wakanow, has entered into a business agreement with Dubai Parks and Resorts, becoming its largest African fulfilling partner for ticket sales.
Where will you say “I do” in Africa?
Just few years ago, if you asked an average African where they would like to spend their next holiday, you were likely to get top European destinations as an answer.