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WorldRemit

WorldRemit partners with Safaricom for digital money transfers

Digital money transfer service WorldRemit has signed a direct partnership with Safaricom to enable instant cross-border money transfers to 28.6 million M-PESA mobile money accounts in Kenya. The direct partnership marks the...
GirlCode

GirlCode announces winning team, and Women in Technology Conference

Girlcode, a social enterprise aimed at empowering young girls and women through technology, has announced the national winners of its 5th annual Hackathon. The grand prize-winning team, ‘Lightbulb’ from, Johannesburg, will...
Broadband

NCC: Broadband penetration minimum target of 20% by 2017 reached

The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Professor Umar Garba Danbatta, has said that Nigeria’s broadband penetration, according to the ITU/UNESCO policy forum, is currently at 22%,...
Technovation

Nigerian girls win 2018 Technovation World Pitch

A team of Nigerian female teenagers on Thursday emerged winners of the 2018 Technovation World Pitch in California, United States. The team, Save-A-Soul, developed a mobile application called ‘FD Detector’ to...
Galaxy Note 9

Samsung launches the Galaxy Note 9 with a 6.4-inch screen and powerful S Pen

Samsung has unveiled the Galaxy Note 9 at a special event in New York – calling it the world’s most advanced smartphone. Pre-orders for the Note 9 begin on 9 August in...
Alibaba

Alibaba Group to donate $10 Million USD to establish Africa Entrepreneur Prize

Alibaba Group founder and Executive Chairman Jack Ma through his Jack Ma Foundation has launched $10m Netpreneur Prize, a new program created to support and fund African entrepreneurs who are working...
Honeywell

Honeywell’s Itanna to roll out four-month innovation programmes for tech-enabled Nigerian startups

Honeywell Group has officially launched its new accelerator and investment vehicle, Itanna.  Itanna will roll out four-month innovation programmes for tech-enabled Nigerian startups from its newly built Enterprise Factory in Lagos;...
Carxie

CarXie: new taxi service app debuts in Nigeria

A new mobile driver-rider app, CarXie, was recently launched in Nigeria. The app boasts of having hundreds of cab owners and commuters in Nigeria downloading it, claiming that the indigenous app will...
Zoomed

Zoomed: Africa’s first SMS car tracking app

Zoomed is a car tracking application that uses cheap and affordable SMS technology to locate any Zoomed-equipped vehicle in real-time without the need for Internet connectivity. Zuo Bruno is the founder of Zuoix...
facebook

Facebook redesigns business pages to interact with small businesses

Facebook on Monday announced a few tweaks to the design and features of small business pages on mobile. The social media company hopes that the new changes will make it easier...

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