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There Is A New In-app Cashless Payment Module on Easy Taxi

Easy Taxi Pay (ET Pay), a new in-app cashless payment module from Easy Taxi will now allow users pay via debit/credit cards.

Microsoft Has Released The Universal App Platform SDK for Windows Developers

A new Microsoft software development kit (SDK), released yesterday by Microsoft will allow developers create applications for the coming Windows 10 universal application platform (UAP).

Tigo Tanzania Wants To Spend $120 Million On Network Expansion

Millicom-owned Tigo will spend $120 million (Sh11.04b) to expand its network for 3G and 4G services this year.

Flightdey Beta: It Takes More Than A Name

Flightdey is the newcomer in the Nigeria’s crowded and commoditised flight search/comparison space. What more is Flightdey bringing to the table aside from borrowed name?

USD 32.3K is up at “Nyamuka Zambia” Business Competition, Register

What’s your business plan really worth? While you are figuring that out, know that it could earn you $32,300 at Nyamuka Zambia business competition

Microsoft Wants To Bring Ms Office To More Devices, and It’s Already Moving Fast

Microsoft Vice President for Business Development, Peggy Johnson has announced a series of partnerships with several device manufacturers and OEMs to make available a host of Microsoft productivity apps to devices.

Instagram Introduces “Layout From Instagram”

Think of it as Instagram’s official collage app, “Layout from Instagram”.

New Classified Website,, Finds a Spot in That Saturated Space, a Nigerian free online classified website. Jiji tells us it’s “the best place to sell anything to real people”. Seems there is space here for people that are not real.

Apply for The World Cup Tech Challenge 2015

Does your startup have what it takes to win the World Cup Tech Challenge at Silicon Valley? Apply here.

Google Mods Sony Xperia Tablets for Doctors in Ebola Hotspots

Google has co-developed an Ebola-proof tablet device that can help doctors in the streamline the fight against Ebola.

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