My Life In Tech is putting human faces to some of the innovative startups, investments and policy formations driving the technology sector across Africa. A tragic 1980 novel by Sidney Sheldon, Rage of Angels, is all it took for Odunoluwa Longe to decide she wanted to pursue a career in law. The novel’s stunning protagonist, […]

Another Friday, another edition of the TechCabal Quiz. Last week, we asked what type of tech boss you are and we got all your responses. Today, we want to find out how well you read us this week. As always, let us know how you get on and share this among your friends. Have a […]

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6th December 2019

Ten startups have been announced as winners of the Seedstars Summit Africa 2019. Held in Johannesburg, South Africa, the summit is a competition for startups from different countries in Africa. First emerging through pitch contests and mentoring in over 20 African countries, the participating startups got their chance to pitch to an audience that included […]


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In line with their Camon series flagship, Africa’s most preferred smartphone brand, TECNO, birthed #UnlockCAMission to increase conversations around the participation of young talents in the fast-growing world of mobile photography, executing a sleek finish in breathtaking Europe.

Lagos, Nigeria-  On Saturday 23rd of November 2019, at the Wings complex in Victoria Island Pan-African Marketplace BookingsAfrica.Com hosted a fabulous official launch party to announce the release of it’s new app. The event was themed “Express your creativity” in order to celebrate the endless creativity of talents across Africa. The launch party was well […]



Your Favourite Nigerian Artists Are Making Shorter Songs Because of Streaming

Joeboy’s Baby is easily one of my favourite songs from 2019. The lyrics are catchy and Joeboy performed it to absolute perfection. But the first time I played it, just when I was processing it, the song ended. At two minutes and forty-six seconds (2:46), Baby is short. Another Joeboy hit single, Beginning, is even […]

Ugandan motorcycle-hailing company SafeBoda will commence operations in January 2020 in Nigeria, months after speculation trailed its initial proposed launch in May, a company official told TechCabal. Founded in 2015, SafeBoda’s proposed launch in Nigeria was first signalled by its hiring of former Andela Community Manager, Babajide Duroshola, as its Country Manager. SafeBoda will definitively […]


Andela and Github are hosting the CodeNaija Hackathon in Nigeria this October

Big, strong companies are built by people with heart, competence and passion. But if you think tech bosses are only made of cool and quotable virtues, lol. If you are planning on founding a tech startup or already run one, chances are you share traits with some of the bosses already in the space. Because […]

Jumia shuts down operations in Tanzania as it pursues profitability
Business, ecosystem, FinTech, Government, long reads, News, Policy, startups, Technology
28th November 2019

Jumia has shut down its e-commerce business in Tanzania. Users in the country will no longer be able to buy and sell goods from the retailer’s website, Jumia.tz. In a statement to TechCabal, Jumia said its Tanzanian exit is “part of ongoing portfolio optimization efforts.” “While Tanzania has strong potential and we’re proud of the […]


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