6 Top Tech Communities in Nigeria and Africa

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There are a lot of tech communities in Nigeria and few places in Africa, which help tech talents groom themselves and network. Tech communities are hubs that foster innovation for technology startup companies. These tech communities help create an environment specifically targeted at helping young technology companies thrive by encouraging experimentation, not demonizing failure, and … Read more

Ulesson transforming the educational system

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Ulesson is an educational technology startup that leverages best in class teachers, media, and technology solutions to create high-quality, affordable, and accessible education for African students. It an educational technology start-up that has built a platform that helps African students be the very best they can be. This allows them to maximize their academic achievement … Read more

$140 million designated to public primary schools in Kenya on internet access

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Kenya’s Information and Communication Technology ministry has joined forces with the United Nation Children’s Fund(UNICEF) to grant over 1000 public primary schools Internet access in the country. The Government has put forth $140 million to achieve their goal. The funds will be used to build adequate computer laboratories, lay fiber optic cables, buy educational tablets … Read more

How Humanity Inc. Plans To Help Humans In Aging Process.

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Many humans are used to apps now that records what’s known as our “digital biomarkers”. These biomarkers include our weight, height, steps taken and our heart rate. Some Startups have also appeared to keep note of our “medical biomarkers” like human cholesterol levels. But not many are willing to combine both “digital and medical biomarkers” … Read more

Rain has launched the first commercial standalone 5G network in Africa

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Rain, South African data only provider has launched the first commercial standalone 5G network in Africa. The South African data-only provider achieved this feat in partnership with Huawei a Chinese vendor. The standalone 5G network will enable digital transformation in the country. The CMO of rain, Khaya Dlanga said, Standalone 5G will further improve 5G network performance … Read more

Oluaka institute an empowerment technology institution

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Oluaka Institute a technology Institution in the South-East of Nigeria, Owerri. One of the biggest technological hub and institution in Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria. The Oluaka Institute is a social enterprise established in 2017 to contribute in bridging the gap in practical training, business incubation, and acceleration in the fields of technological innovation and business … Read more

Tatcoin a new tradable token in the cryptocurrency market

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Abitnetwork, a blockchain creative solutions brand in Africa just launched a new utility token called TATCOIN. Tatcoin is a tradable token in the cryptocurrency market that would be used as the official transactional currency of the ABiTnetwork.It is also a cryptocurrency that is designed to create value across various sectors. Originating from the heart of … Read more

Tizeti CEO Kendall Ananyi reinstated as CEO

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An independent special investigation committee created by Tizeti has ruled that it could not establish a case of sexual harassment against Tizeti CEO, Kendall Ananyi. On June 2, 2020, Ghana-based tech entrepreneur, Kelechi Udoagwu, accused Ananyi of sexually harassing her while she was a full-time communications director at M.E.S.T (Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology). “When … Read more

MFS Africa acquires Beyonic,a digital payments Management

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MFS Africa is a leading Pan-African Fintech company, operating the largest digital payments hub on the continent. It is Connected to over 200 million mobile wallets in Sub-Saharan Africa. MFS Africa announced that it has acquired Beyonic, a digital payments management provider of business services for SMEs, Fintech and social impact entities across Africa.It is … Read more

Hubryde: Revolutionizing Africa public transportation system

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Hubryde is a transportation technology company assured to revolutionize public transportation systems and operations in Africa, though one city at a time. A transportation-technology company that employs the use of innovative technology to move people from the point of desire to the point of fulfilling a need.Hubryde began operation in January 2020 with Ikorodu to … Read more

Google Publishers to be Paid for their News Content

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Google publisher will now be paid, Google announced to pay news publishers directly to license their new contents, in a change of tack for the internet. Google said it would pay media partners in three countries and cover the costs of pay-walled news sites to give users free access to a dedicated news app. Google … Read more

Paystack one of the payment gateways in Nigeria, launch an e-commerce platform

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Paystack one of the big payment gateways startups in Nigeria now launch its new e-commerce platform. Paystack Commerce is offering a social commerce product to help them receive payments. Paystack is one of the best payment gateways in Nigeria being used by a lot of individuals and startups in Africa for their payment businesses. On … Read more

Andela company is going fully remote, selling their assets off

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 Andela Company going fully remote after laying off 10% of its staff over COVID-19 uncertainties which happen to be the third round of layoffs in the last 9months at the company. Andela an American software talent company with operational campuses in Africa including Nigeria is reportedly closing off its offices in Africa and also selling off … Read more

Sendcash making half a billion transactions few months after launch

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SendCash a digital Platform Built by Mother Company Buycoin, which serves in sending and receiving money in Nigeria using Bitcoin is already making half a Billion Naira transactions after a few months of Launching. After a few months of launch, the digital platform by Buycoin which allows you to send or receive money to Nigeria … Read more

Apple introduced new features in iOS 14

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Apple software company introduces the next software updates for the Apple iPhone, the iPad, the Mac computing devices as well as the Apple Watch. It was duly announced at the Apple Worldwide Developer Conference or WWDC 2020 a few hours ago.There are some new features which were announced by the developers some of which will be listed here. … Read more