These are the technews currently making the rounds:
The Co-Founders of Jobberman are now Directors and Shareholders in One Africa Media
The co-founders of the Nigerian online job board, Jobberman will now resume as Directors with stock options at One Africa Media, pursuant to the recent acquisition of Jobberman by the latter.
Uber Nairobi and SafetiPin to Provide Safer Rides for Uber Users
Uber Nairobi has partnered with SafetiPin, a map-based mobile safety app, to ensure safer rides for it users.
Spectranet Now Allows Data Rollover on its Network
Lagos-based internet service provider (ISP), Spectranet, has announced users on its platform can now rollover unused data from month to month. The ISP also copped a brand make-over.
Malawi Is Driving Digital Payments In Partnership With UN’s Capital Investment Agency
The Malawian Government recently concluded a meetup in partnership with the UN’s capital investment agency, United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) that brought together digital payment players in a move to drive digital payment service in the country.
The Malawian job listing platform, Myjobo has partnered with mHub, Malawi’s tech innovation hub to launch Jobonology Mobile App Challenge.
Lenovo Launches its P70, S90 and S60 Smartphones in Nigeria
Lenovo has launched three new Android smartphones in Nigeria. Lenovo unveiled the P70, S90 and S60 smartphones yesterday at a breakfast meeting with the media in Lagos.
Spinlet Index: Who Are The Most Popular African Musicians on Twitter?
Have you ever wondered who those are? You’ld be surprised.
Elsewhere on the web:
You can now add comments to files uploaded to Dropbox
Dropbox will now allow you post comments to uploaded files.
Call for papers announced for Nairobi Innovation Week
The University of Nairobi and its business incubator C4DLab have announced a call for papers for August’s inaugural Nairobi Innovation Week.
eTranzact declares a 5 kobo dividend per share to shareholders
eTranzact International Plc has notified the Nigerian Stock Exchange (“NSE”) that the Board of Directors of the Company at a meeting held on 15 April 2015 approved the payment of 5k dividend per share to its shareholders.