PalmPay is the latest fintech gunning for a slice of Nigeria’s financial services pie. At its formal launch this week, the company announced it has received a seed-stage injection of $40 million from TECNO. The Chinese phone brand is owned by Transsion Holdings, the company seemingly on a mission to understand and dominate the African […]
Jumia and Transsion, two of Africa’s largest tech businesses had their IPOs in 2019. But their fortunes have largely gone in opposite directions since.
As Mara Group launches its smartphone factory in Kigali, how much will a regional play be critical to its success?
As iPhone sales continue to dip and Apple is paying more attention to its services, the Chinese phone manufacturer leading the market in Africa, Transsion Holdings, seems to be toeing the same line and developing a service portfolio for itself.
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A representative of the Nigerian telecoms regulator blamed “sub-standard” and “unapproved” phones for cancer and network interruptions.