In 2019, Cindy, a Kenyan national moved to Nigeria. She shares her tech experience of the city of Lagos and her surprise at how the city is behind on technology.
While many countries are enforcing a lock-down, learning is still going on, thanks in part to edtech apps like Gradely which allow teachers to access content and make their work easier.
The news cycle in Nigeria has been dominated lately by several regulations introduced by varying financial institutions. First, the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) announced a new 5% Value Added Tax (VAT) on all online transactions from January 2020. Then the federal government unveiled plans to increase the VAT paid on all goods services to […]
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has arrested 281 individuals, including 167 in Nigeria, for their involvement in fraudulent business email compromise (BEC) schemes, the agency announced recently. Working with over 12 agencies across multiple countries, the FBI disclosed that the latest arrests are part of Operation reWired, a four-month international operation “designed to intercept […]
Xenophobic attacks have dominated the headlines this week after the latest wave of anti-immigrant violence rocked South Africa. Shops belonging to foreigners have been vandalised and looted with buildings also set ablaze. The unrest which began on Sunday in Johannesburg has since spread to Pretoria, leaving five people dead and at least 300 arrested, police […]
The Nigerian government is eyeing 11,000 megawatts of electricity by 2023 after signing an agreement with German multinational company Siemens to improve the country’s erratic power supply.