“What I did in Lagos for the solar company wasn’t really helpful because I learnt the components of the solar panel. It wasn’t an education, it was like learning by rote.”
You are reading Factsheet, our series of specific guides on experiencing and using technology platforms in Africa. Whether you are looking for knowledge on getting your African film on Netflix, raising a seed round or finishing an online design course, we are covering all that. — Shola Akinlade, the chief executive officer of Paystack, believes […]
It is unlikely that NBC, the industry regulator, doesn’t know the economics and mechanics of the business. What is more likely is that NBC seems to be taking a swipe at MultiChoice’s payTV, DSTV, which has found itself on the wrong end of a Nigerian narrative.
In response to the disruption of schools, Imaginarium Creative, one of Africa’s creative technology company has recently launched a social learning platform called Ultra, offering an intensive online summer program for kids aged 10+. Ultra summer is curated for preteens and teens to explore a diverse range of creative subjects like animation, illustration, design and […]
A US-based Nigerian engineer, Olufemi Agbato, has teamed up with some other creative minds to form an outdoor and lifestyle company which develop coolers that can preserve foods and drinks for about six days. The technology that evolved from an MBA business research has metamorphosed into a company, DAM Coolers, now deploying into the global mart the […]
You know the drill. It’s the final term of Senior Secondary/High School, and you will have to write WAEC/WASSCE examinations – an important step if you are to move on to tertiary education. Everything seems to be on schedule, and then the Coronavirus pandemic strikes. Schools are shut down and exams are postponed. While at […]
3rd of August, 2020, Lagos, Nigeria – OPPO Mobile Nigeria introduces a killer mid-range smartphone in the OPPO A92, as well as a lower variant in the form of the OPPO A52. Coming with a refreshing design and powerful settings in both hardware and software, OPPO A92 aims to deliver advanced technology in everyday usage […]
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Over the last few years, Africa’s biggest telcos have been diversifying their revenue away from voice services. But the pandemic shows they still have more to do.
A trader in a corner shop in Nakuru, Kenya who sells groceries has a hard time getting regular supplies. Distributors don’t bring goods to her because she typically orders small quantities. When retailers like her need to restock, they may have to shutter their shops, hire a taxi and journey to the distributors’ depots. These […]
My Life In Tech is putting human faces to some of the innovative startups, investments and policy formations driving the technology sector across Africa. You only need spend a few minutes with Olufemi Shonubi, General Manager at EduTech, to feel the depth of his fervour to change the way Nigerians learn especially in her tertiary institutions. […]
This is a summary of journalist Nana Aisha Salaudeen’s story: a sharp pain registers its presence in her lower abdomen and disappears in 2015. In 2016, it returns with a vengeance and begins an unending series of hospital visits amidst sharp, debilitating pelvic pain, heavy bleeding and the incessant need to pee. Countless medical tests […]
“We’re trying to get drivers to care about their daily earnings. Within the first three months, we had twenty drivers that earned ₦4.4 million ($11,335),” Babajide Duroshola told TechCabal
Tokunboh Ishmael, Managing Director of Alitheia Capital, says her firm’s investment thesis is based off the impact investment strategy. She backs companies that have good business models and good impact on the common man.
This week on the TechCabal Weekly podcast, we talk about exits, Airtel Africa’s recently released quarterly reports as well some excitement over Jumia stock.
The Next Wave: Regulatory mixed bags Share Tweet Share Share Share Preview Tackling funding bias AUGUST 2, 2020 This newsletter is a weekly in-depth analysis of tech and innovation in Africa that will serve as a post-pandemic guide. Subscribe here to get it directly in your inbox every Sunday at 3 pm WAT. Hello, See, […]
“In Bali, tourists get a one-month visa on arrival, but what a lot of people do is a visa run. One day before the visa expires, they leave the country, get back in and get another one-month visa. Some people have been doing this for eight years.”