You shouldn’t miss these stories from the African tech space today:
The telecommunications giant, MTN may soon acquire Visafone.
Uber’s new enabled feature “Uber for Business” will allow businesses create a centralised account that manages all travel cost of their employers.
Lagos and 60 cities in Nigeria’ north central will soon get improved broadband. MainOne Cable and IHS are currently making sure of that.
Konga partners Supergeek, Lagos-based repair and service firm extend it’s Gadget Protection Plan for devices purchased the online retail store.
The African innovation foundation (AIF) has announced Catherine Mirembe and Allan Musije from Uganda-based Bumba studio, Fatoumata Tioye, Mariona Lloreta, Mbuotidem Johnson, Ismael Mohamadou Djida, Noh Balcha and Ntombi Kunye as the top seven finalists in its digital art challenge, #AfrinnovChallenge.
Uber Lagos has teamed up with Spinlet to give Uber users a 1 month free premium access to Spinlet’s music catalogue. Also, Spinlet is offering to pay up to 3k in fare for first time Uber users. All you need is the promo code.
AkiraChix, a non for profit in Nairobi, announced its Geek Girl Festival for high school and undergraduate students to begin April 25.
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