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Nigeria

Gokada secures $5.3 Series A funding

Lagos-based on-demand motorcycle taxi app, Gokada has secured a Series A funding of $5.3 million. Led by Rise Capital with participation from Adventure Capital,...

Flutterwave Gets ISO Certifications

Flutterwave has been awarded ISO 27001 and 22301 certifications by the International Standards for Organisation in Switzerland, following the successful completion of the certification...

Facebook Celebrates One Year of NG_Hub

Celebrating exactly a year to the day since the doors of NG_Hub opened in Lagos, and Facebook further cemented its ambitions to train users...

Internet users in Nigeria hit 115.9 million in March 2019

Internet users in Nigeria increased marginally to 115,938,255 in March 2019, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has announced. The NCC made this known on Monday...

Microsoft launches Lagos Development Centre

Microsoft Corporation has officially launched its Lagos Development Centre, which is now ready to swing into full operations. Ten Nigerian software engineers have already...

Microsoft set to invest $100m on Nigeria, Kenya tech development hub

Microsoft Corporation has announced that it will invest 100 million dollars to open an Africa technology development centre with sites in Nigeria and Kenya...

MTN Nigeria lists on the Nigerian Stock Exchange

MTN Nigeria has announced that it has received approval to list on the Premium Board of The Nigerian Stock Exchange (“NSE”). The listing is...

Meet Mr. Muhammed Rudman, NiRA’s New President

Mr. Rudman has emerged the new president of the Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA). Rudman, who is also the Chief Executive Officer, Internet Exchange...

“Chief Daddy” debuts on Netflix

A blockbuster comedy-drama released to cinemas in Nigeria at the end of 2018 has now been released on the global streaming service, Netflix. Produced by...

Partech announces the final closing of its Partech Africa fund above...

Partech announces the final closing of its Partech Africa fund at €125 M ($143 M) above its hard cap and establishes East Africa presence. The...

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