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TechCabal Daily: In Nigeria, new rules by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will affect investment-tech companies
8 April, 2021 IN PARTNERSHIP WITH Good morning ☀️ ️ “qwerty”, “password”, “123456” were some of the most popular passwords used in 2020 and 2019. How secure is your password? In today’s edition: Interview with Gokada’s new CEO One of South Africa’s oldest cryptocurrency exchanges shuts down Facebook’s data breach, over 500m users involved A […]
Airtel’s mobile money business is valued at $2.6 billion. For most people, the question is, why sell stakes in a business the company is betting on for the future?
6 April, 2021 IN PARTNERSHIP WITH Good morning ☀️ ️ Welcome back from the Easter break! What did you get up to? I’ll tell you what China’s been up to – creating their own cryptocurrency. In today’s edition: NIN deadline extension Meet TERAWORK Kenya’s highest number of mobile subscribers LG pulls out of smartphone business […]
On Sunday, MTN Nigeria said that it had agreed to restore commission to 4.5% and subscribers will now be able to use their banks to buy airtime once again. News reports suggest that this resolution has the CBN’s hands all over it.
2 April, 2021 IN PARTNERSHIP WITH Good morning ☀️ ️ It’s Friday and I’m sure, like us, you’re looking forward to the long weekend. In today’s edition: #EndSARS activist speaks about her life and aspirations Apple pay comes to Africa Who sold the most Laptops in 2020? TC Insight: Funding Tracker #EndSARS activist, Rinu, speaks […]
1 April, 2021 IN PARTNERSHIP WITH Good morning ☀️ ️ It’s the first of April and we don’t have any April Fool’s jokes up our sleeves. But Volkswagen already pulled one off earlier this week changing its name to ‘Voltswagen’ emphasizing the German automaker’s electric vehicle efforts. In today’s edition: My Life in tech: Ifeoma […]
31 MARCH, 2021 IN PARTNERSHIP WITH Good morning ☀️ ️ First Clubhouse, then Twitter Spaces and now…Spotify will launch its own audio chatroom feature after buying the live sports audio app Locker Room In today’s edition: In conversation with Abdul Hassan Y Combinator & validation Bolt Food is now in Kenya Funding for Insurtech startup […]
30 MARCH, 2021 IN PARTNERSHIP WITH Good morning ☀️ ️ A teenager from Thailand was too excited when he saw an e-commerce platform selling an iPhone for much lower than the market price. Without cross-checking the details and reading the description, he ordered it. The result: He received — wait for it — an iPhone-shaped […]
Kenya’s largest telecoms operator, Safaricom, announced on Friday that customers in the country will now be able to use its 5G service on a trial basis.
Kenya’s largest telecoms operator, Safaricom, announced on Friday that customers in the country will now be able to use its 5G mobile network on a trial basis.
According to research, 90% of startups fail. Of this number, 29% of startup failure is due to running out of funds. The irony here is that there are several funds available to startup founders from Venture capital funds to grants. But do they know that these funds are available and do they know how to get them?
25 MARCH, 2021 IN PARTNERSHIP WITH Good morning ☀️ ️ You can now buy a Tesla car with bitcoin in the US. In response to the announcement, the price of bitcoin rose by 5%. In today’s edition: Kuda Bank’s ambition My Life in Tech: Ebi Atawodi Safaricom vs DSTV YouTube’s new feature What kind of […]
TechCabal Daily -GTB’s HabariPay is still under wraps but what we know so far is that the legacy bank wants to create the next fintech unicorn
23 MARCH, 2021 IN PARTNERSHIP WITH Good morning ☀️ ️ Over 2 months after he was banned from Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat and others, Donald Trump is working on making a return. How? With a new platform of his own that will completely “redefine the game.” In today’s edition: Jumia is raising more money Dropping out […]
Last week, eight European countries suspended the administration of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine over worries that it was leading to blood clots. That claim has now been investigated by the European Union and found to be inaccurate.
19 MARCH, 2021 IN PARTNERSHIP WITH Good morning ☀️ ️ Fri-nally! It’s Friday. Have a great weekend. In today’s edition: Kuda Bank’s Series A Instagram Lite now in Sub-Saharan Africa Netflix invests in South Africa Huawei’s new revenue stream TC Insights Kuda raises $25m to provide digital-only banking services to every African Nigerian fintech startup […]
18 MARCH, 2021 IN PARTNERSHIP WITH Good morning ☀️ ️ While the team at Zoom were working hard to ensure people use the tool for more meetings, someone else created a way to opt out of these meetings by faking distractions. Meet Zoom Escaper, a tool that helps you leave Zoom meetings by feeding the […]
With telcos threatening to block banks from accessing USSD early this week, the NCC and Central Bank have stepped in with a solution.