My Life In Tech is putting human faces to some of the innovative startups, investments and policy formations driving the technology sector across Africa. Obi Ozor may or may not be a red cap chief but his company, Kobo360, in just under two years, has become one of the leading technology logistics service providers across […]
My Life In Tech is putting human faces to some of the innovative startups, investments and policy formations driving the technology sector across Africa. From Bengaluru to Damascus, young people are swapping weekend fun activities with intensive classes under AI Saturdays’ community-driven Artificial Intelligence training programme. Now in more than 60 countries globally, the free-to-attend […]
Nigerian car auction company Cars45 has announced its expansion into Kenya. The company, whose core service involves technical inspection, valuation and sale of used vehicles within an hour, is positioning itself to tap into the increasingly attractive East African market. Kenya is its first foray beyond West Africa and this announcement comes as it looks […]
During the fireside chat, Funke Opeke will share her thoughts with TechCabal about deepening broadband penetration within Nigeria’s South-South/South-East region and beyond.
Understanding the relationship between regulation and innovation is a major step towards surviving and sustaining the fintech ecosystem. In recognition of this, the Nigeria Fintech Week will put a spotlight on the role of regulations, the role of respective players and future possibilities. It has lined up a number of activities to stimulate the ecosystem […]
Vodacom Business Nigeria won in two categories; the CFO of the year and the Finance Team of the year.
Ogelle.com is an online video sharing platform that integrates exclusive original production and user-generated content delivered as a free and subscription-based service.
TECNO CAMON 12 Air, a range of smartphones that TECNO Mobile has recently released has all the attributes expected of a top-quality camera from any viewing angle, and to become a portable technological success.
Nigerian motorcycle-hailing company Metro Africa Express (MAX.ng) has built its first electric motorbike in Lagos, Nigeria. The company first announced plans to introduce electric bikes into the market in June after it closed a US$7 million funding round led by Kenyan Novastar Ventures and backed by Japanese manufacturing giant, Yamaha. “We’re piloting electric motorcycles in […]
Co-creation Hub’s network of technology centres is shaping into an innovation galaxy. At their design lab in Kigali, product designers and engineers are applying emerging technologies across multiple disciplines, from healthcare to governance. In Kenya, the newly acquired iHUB bolsters the company’s support and strategy architecture. While they add to cumulative innovation capital on the […]
The world is getting increasingly insular. Borders are getting shut and walls are being proposed. Migrant children are being locked in cages, denied such luxury as soaps and beds. Our former colonial overlords, the Brits as they’re affectionately known, are also at it again. Since 2016, they’ve contorted themselves into several unseemly shapes as they […]
Access to credit has evolved over the years. With digital lenders promising loans in minutes, just what is the trade off for the consumers?
The answer: Personal data
Investor interest in African tech comes and goes in waves. In 2014, e-commerce received the lion’s share of investment, buoyed by Jumia and Konga, until the sector collapsed as African economies plummeted into recession. Investors then turned to the fintech sector, which still dominates the lion’s share of capital inflows into Africa’s tech sector. But, […]
Nigerians face the possibility of a new tax on electronic communications which is already being levied in Ghana.
If you do not like your neighbours – and the feeling is probably mutual – intense friction could lead to one of you calling the cops on the other. In a future where the Crime and Criminal Tracking System Bill (2019) is law, one of you could earn a record that comes back to bite […]
Uber launched a boat service in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital, as the global transport company continues its expansion plans in Africa’s largest economy. The boat service will now undergo a two-week pilot phase, Uber officials said at a press conference on Friday. The launch of the service comes months after Global Head of Business Development, […]
for many Nigerians, it’s okay to buy discs containing films and music, the hard copy of books and newspapers but weird to exchange money for a digital copy that’ll live on their phone or some virtual account.