ORide, the bike hailing service operated by OPay, has confirmed it is selling off some of its 200cc motorbikes. The move was expected following the February ban on passenger motorcycles in major parts of Lagos. While ORide’s bike hailing operation still functions in places like Ibadan, the service is now finalizing its pivot into a […]
Jumia pulls off a decent first quarter despite challenges from COVID-19 pandemic. Jumia, the Africa focused ecommerce company has announced its first quarterly report [PDF] for 2020. After surviving a difficult 2019, the online retailer was looking to rebuild in 2020 and strengthen its path to profitability. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has made a serious […]
The event will speak to the future of the industry with optimism and strength and critical thinking about what it takes to get to a stronger industry from where we are today. On May 15, 2020, at 12 pm (WAT), TechCabal and Pariti will bring experienced tech thinkers and doers from across the world together, […]
5G is the future of mobile connectivity, but it’s going to take some time before the revolutionary technology goes mainstream in Africa. Old technologies like 2G and 3G dominant connectivity on the continent.
Tech innovators have designed a crowdfunding platform to receive and distribute relief funds to financially distressed Nigerians A group of Nigerian tech entrepreneurs from different companies have launched We Are Together, a crowdfunded COVID-19 relief fund for the country. The website was set up in response to the socio-economic distress many Nigerian face as a […]
There’s a popular saying that “innovation moves faster than regulation.” But sometimes regulation moves fast, just not in the direction that innovators want. This is what is playing out in the Nigerian fintech environment as a flurry of regulatory actions is about to unfold. In addition to plans to roll out the new licence regime […]