Facebook Research Unveils New Tips

Facebook Research Unveils New Tips

The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted the way people live, connect, shop and discover. This is more evident during Ramadan, a period of introspection and celebration for nearly two billion people. During Ramadan, people want to come together, whether virtually or socially distanced, to share the joy with loved ones. To better understand the behaviours […]

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 MTN announces plan to invest R29.1 billion in its network, fintech and digital services platforms as it plots to take over Africa

MTN announces plan to invest R29.1 billion in its network, fintech and digital services platforms as it plots to take over Africa

Mobile telecommunications group MTN, which is plotting to exit markets outside the African continent, has now embarked on a plan of separating its infrastructure assets business as it looks to enhance growth through streamlined operations. CEO Ralph Mupita recently said that fibre and fintech were some of the businesses that would be structurally separated to […]

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 Google launches online safety programme for Nigeria, other African countries

Google launches online safety programme for Nigeria, other African countries

Google recently announced a number of initiatives across Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa, to bolster its efforts to ensure safety of internet users, particularly children and young people. Google Country Director, Juliet Ehimuan, in a statement said the company had teamed up with some organisations across the continent to boost efforts and develop programmes around […]

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 Cars45 partner with Gokada to drive consumer convenience

Cars45 partner with Gokada to drive consumer convenience

Nigeria’s leading tech-enabled automotive trading platform, Cars45 and last mile delivery service provider, Gokada, have announced a partnership to provide Lagosians with more options to get their parcels delivered across the state at a cheaper price within the same day. Nigeria’s leading tech-enabled automotive trading platform, Cars45 and last mile delivery service provider, Gokada, have […]

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 Kaspersky Predicts Increased Cybercrime across Africa in 2021

Kaspersky Predicts Increased Cybercrime across Africa in 2021

A global cybersecurity company,Kaspersky, has predicted a growing economic turbulence, along with the impact of COVID-19, would contribute to an increase in cybercrime across South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria and other African countries in 2021. Kaspersky gave the prediction in its latest report released recently. Enterprise Cyber Security Advisor for Kaspersky in Africa, Lehan van den […]

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 Nigeria is Bitcoin Leader in Africa, says Paxful

Nigeria is Bitcoin Leader in Africa, says Paxful

Recent data from Paxful has revealed that Nigeria leads Africa in peer-to-peer trading in bitcoin, posting monthly volumes of over $66 million in 2020. According to a report, the country is closely followed by Ghana, Kenya, and South Africa respectively. With over 620,000 active Nigerian users on its platform, Paxful in the report disclosed that […]

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 Africa: The New Frontier for Emerging Tech

Africa: The New Frontier for Emerging Tech

For all the highly publicized ills that the African continent seems to be suffering from – corrupt politics and shortcomings in infrastructure to poor socioeconomic systems, African technology seems to be a shining bright spot. Kay Ugwuede of Tech Cabal writes that African innovation rises to meet the continent’s dire challenges. New startups aim to […]

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 5 Ways Artificial Intelligence is Being Used in Africa

5 Ways Artificial Intelligence is Being Used in Africa

Africa stands on the precipice of emerging technologies and innovation in response to decades of hardship and frustration. Amongst those innovations are those in the AI sphere, with African developers and innovators finding unique and lucrative ways to make the lives of clients and customers easier. Here are 5 ways AI is being used from […]

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 Jumia is growing as a company

Jumia is growing as a company

The eCommerce business is booming and companies like Jumia are making lots of profit. Presently only operating in 6 markets, Nigeria, Egypt, Morocco, Ivory Coast, Ghana, and Kenya, Jumia recently exited Rwanda, Tanzania, and Cameroon to focus on nations that could aid their long term development as a company. Jumia, in its financial results for […]

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