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One of Africa’s most powerful women

This blog round-up by yours truly was initially published on Global Voices under the heading: Up close with Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on Sunday, May...

Nigeria Internet Exchange

Under the current democratic dispensation, Nigeria has been witnessing much more technological development. Name it: Aviation, Telecommunications, Internet connectivity, technology-driven banking etc. Never mind...

Graphcard Offers Online Payment Solutions To Africa

Within a span of just 15 years since its widespread introduction, the Internet has radically changed the face of the world. The number of...

Zenith Bank in Ghana

Commercial Banks in Ghana might not know what is about to hit them yet. Not too long ago, (2005 precisely) Zenith Bank opened its...

Jonga.co.za – South Africa’s Newest Search Engine

Jonga.co.za - South Africa's Newest Search Engine. I got to know about Jonga.co.za a few weeks before its launch, via BalancingAct Africa.

Comparing Ghana with Nigeria

Rivallry has existed between Ghana and Nigeria, for some time now. I do not see the case for comparing the two West African nations; I consider it like comparing a mango with an orange.

ATM Cards Being Used for Money Laundering

In most African countries, credit/debit cards are not commonplace. Thus, the few enlightened ones who need to use one of the global payment networks widely accepted on the Internet (promonently MasterCard and Visa) need to do so via third parties. Though some of these 'cards' are virtual, some are physical and can be used to withdraw funds at any of the Visa or MasterCard branded ATMs, worldwide. Read on...

Governor Rashidi Ladoja of Oyo State Impeached

Since late last year, there has been this serious impasse between former governor Ladoja and his political godfather, Lamidi Adedibu. All efforts to resolved the issue proved futile, as both parties remained adamant and each claiming to be right. Adedibu not wanting to be beaten to the game was hell-bent on removing the governor by any means necessary. He did not go the Anambra way (kidnapping and forcing the governor to re-sign) but choose to use the Oyo State House of Assembly. I don’t know how he did it, but the required 2/3rd of the house approved the impeachment of Ladoja after receiving a report of a committee they had setup to investigate the governor.

Kasapa Ghana

Kasapa is causing serious shock waves in Ghana's mobile telecommunication industry and its only a matter of time before the cellco becomes a formidable force.

Diepreye Alamieyeseigha impeached; arrested; refuses to eat

Diepreye Alamieyeseigha impeached; arrested; refuses to eat

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