It’s Ludwig van Beethoven’s baptism anniversary today. Because no one really knows his birthday. He’s badass like that. Also, today, Konga and Multichoice announced a partnership that allows Multichoice subscribers to make payments with KongaPay.
What else did we report today?
Google has built a great game to celebrate Ludwig van Beethoven’s 245th anniversary.
KongaPay comes with a 5% discount on every fee.
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and the U.S. Department of State are taking applications for the 2016 GIST Tech-I competition.
The funding is from a group of local and international investors, led by early-stage venture capital fund Garage Capital based in Silicon Valley.
Spinlet Inspire is dedicated to “family-friendly, inspirational songs with non-explicit lyrics, and gospel tracks.”
The lending service was developed by the Lagos-based IT company, BinCom. It is targeted at Nigerian banks and allows them create a community where users can access soft loans based on their social media reputation.
Padi.ng, an ecommerce website that aggregates inventories of partner stores, is promising to get users’ orders to their location within I hour, 30 minutes.
TV may be the primary source for video entertainment in Kenya, but a report by Ericsson shows that watching video on demand using smart devices is catching up fast.
MTN said it decided to take this route after exhausting all other options to have the fine reduced.