Africa and the Yuan SEPTEMBER 20, 2020 This newsletter is a weekly in-depth analysis of tech and innovation in Africa that will serve as a post-pandemic guide. Subscribe here to get it directly in your inbox every Sunday at 3 pm WAT. Hello, If you build the road, you stand to collect toll fees or […]
Two years ago, according to a Pew Research Center study, about 45% of Nigerians had plans to leave the country within the next five years, more people than in all other surveyed countries. Many cited the grim economic and political future of the country. Some cited security concerns. If this survey were to be conducted […]
In Cameroon, a controversial 33% phone tax that went into effect on October 15 has now been scrapped.
Here’s a timeline of the infamous, short-lived bill
“It’s high time,” African Investment Advisor, Aubrey Hruby tweeted supporting calls for an end to police brutality in Nigeria. “I brought VC investors to Nigeria from Egypt last year and they were completely shaken down and robbed by the police as they were leaving the country after an amazing week of meeting with stellar Nigerian […]
My Life In Tech is putting human faces to some of the innovative startups, investments and policy formations driving the technology sector across Africa. Uzoma Dozie’s Sparkle is about connecting your finances and lifestyle. At the company’s office on the Lagos island, Dozie and I sit for about an hour to discuss his journey in […]