In 2020, Tech Cabal ran a survey to find out which period apps were common in Africa; the focus was on Nigeria. The survey reached women at the peak of their reproductive life (between 18 and 35). It asked what they tracked with these apps and how much they cared about the privacy of the […]
On paper, it sounds like the perfect solution to the problem. Yet, since 2007, less than 20% of Nigerians are registered on the National Identity database.
Many of the problems with the process can be traced to politics and a political process that has complicated what should be a non-issue.
A contact tracing app being developed for front liners and essential service workers in Lagos might become a useful tool in monitoring the coronavirus spread if strict movement restrictions are lifted. A mobile app called Safety Visa is currently under user testing to ramp up efficient contact tracing for Nigeria’s frontline workers. Modeled using GPS-technology, […]
A global consumer organisation has raised some concerns over Nigeria’s Sim Card registration laws, going as far as to call them invasive
Access to credit has evolved over the years. With digital lenders promising loans in minutes, just what is the trade off for the consumers?
The answer: Personal data