It was the last day of September… April, June and November. Oops, wrong song!

A restaurant finding app lands on our table, Twitter may be developing website envy, Android is now used by 1.4 billion people and another company is going pan-African, all in the Wednesday news roundup.

Linda Ikeji Finally Gets Her Own Domain Name

Pour a glass of the finest wine and let’s celebrate. The Commander in Chief of Nigerian bloggers now has her own domain name. And she didn’t have to fork out an arm a leg.

Hopefully, Twitter Is Kidding About Removing Its 140-Character Limit

Take away the word limit on Twitter and what do you have? I’ll give you a guess – It’s a deeper shade of blue and has 1.3 billion monthly users.

Beyonic’s expanding into 25 Other African Countries

Beyonic, the payments company that aggregates digital financial service providers in emerging markets just partnered up with Mobile Accord. The partnership will help it expand into 25 other African countries making it the largest mobile aggregator in Africa


Here’s How To Get Rid Of Callertunes On Your Phone

If you’re tired of paying the telcos a monthly salary for a service you would rather not use, here’s how to put an end to that.

CriticChef Helps You Find And Rate Restaurants In Nigeria

When it comes to food, we take no prisoners in Nigeria. CriticCHef wants to help us with locating good restaurants. Now if only it could help us find every Owambe in our area….

6 Movies Every Techie Should Have Seen By Now

Or six more reasons to postpone whatever you’re doing and do some “research.” Who doesn’t love “research”? Where’s the popcorn?

We dive head first into an interview with the A.C.E. founders

Our editor in chief had a lengthy chat with Tunde and Ercin. They talked about almost everything, from the pains of Pay on Delivery to getting funding from day one, to the technology driving the entire company. Really insightful stuff.

12 Apps That Nigerian Startups Need To Embrace

We know startups are constantly tweaking their process, trying to work out the kinks and increasing their efficiency. These apps should help with that.

Mobile And The Rise Of Microjobs In Africa

The success of mPesa is telling. It helps put a picture to the possibilities of M4Jam and other analogous services that can be developed using individual technology components that combine to enable what is now the leading microjobbing platform in Africa.

Not covered on TechCabal

DHL Express appoints new Managing Director for Sub-Saharan Africa  {TechMoran}

Hennie Heymans, currently Managing Director of DHL Express South Africa, has been appointed as Managing Director of DHL Express Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA).

Shack fire response system wins Startup Weekend Cape Town   {Disrupt Africa}

Khaya Fighters, an all-female group that has designed a system designed to improve the response from fire services to fires in informal settlements, was named the winner of the recent Startup Weekend event held in Cape Town.

Broadband pushes SA up world rankings    {TechCentral}

South Africa has climbed seven places in the latest World Economic Forum (WEF) competitiveness ratings, and it’s thanks to the country’s information and communications technology (ICT) sector. The country is placed 49th in the Global Competitiveness Report 2015-2016.

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