My first 9Mobile SIM was registered with a roadside agent. I submitted my fingerprints, a photo of my face, address, full name, date of birth, state of origin, and everything that can be used definitively to identify me. A few weeks later and unable to purchase an internet bundle subscription, I visited a contact centre […]
My Life In Tech is putting human faces to some of the innovative startups, investments and policy formations driving the technology sector across Africa. Born in Enugu in the late 70s and raised in Port Harcourt, Uche Aniche, Convener of #StartupSouth, lost his father when he was just shy of four. He moved around the […]
Roger Gichuhi, former Chief Operating Officer of one of Kenya’s most popular video-on-demand services Buni.tv, chats with me from the road.
My Life In Tech is putting human faces to some of the innovative startups, investments and policy formations driving the technology sector across Africa. Nichole Yembra is one of the few women you will find on the C-suite level of Africa’s technology industry. And she’s earned her place there. In spite of a valid case being […]
As a Nigerian born in the early 90s, I grew up with live-in domestic helps whom my mother hired to help her handle domestic chores while she worked and raised five children. Usually very distant relatives, they did everything from cleaning to washing and sometimes cooking. But it didn’t take long to realize that they […]
Google’s Policy and Government Relations Lead (West/Francophone Africa), Titi Akinsanmi’s life and career, an intricately intertwined unit, are built on three pillars: a four-word mandate, a Latin mantra and actionable faith. On the evening we meet, she is preparing to attend Google’s end of year Christmas party in Lagos having been in the country a […]