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Nigeria’s Tech Sector Provides Solutions During COVID-19 Pandemic Nigeria's Tech Sector Provides Solutions During COVID-19 Pandemic

A Brighter Future For Tech In Nigeria

In Nigeria telcos’ revenues are under pressure

As Nigeria went into lockdown in late March and people began to work from home, Nigerian telecom companies came under pressure.

Bitcoin Surges, Giving Hope and Fears to Investors

On Thursday, Bitcoin price leaped 18.57% to stay at $9,388.30, signaling hope in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic that has plunged the...

How I Work From Home: Nifemi Akinwamide, Kudi Head of Marketing

Credit: Techpoint.Africa As millions of people in Africa and around the world are forced to work from home indefinitely...

Fiam WiFi Plans to Bring Affordable, Reliable Internet to Lagos

Fiam Wifi, a new telecommunication company has launched its services in Nigeria to provide affordable and reliable Internet connectivity to people, especially...

How new proposed US restrictions on chip-making equipment will affect Africa

Some senior officials in the Trump administration have agreed to new measures to restrict the global supply of chips to Huawei Technologies,...

Twitter records loss despite user surge in pandemic

Twitter swung to a loss in the past quarter as the global pandemic hit advertising revenue, even as the social platform saw...

Flutterwave launches eCommerce platform for small businesses in Africa

Lagos and San Francisco-based fintech startup, Flutterwave has launched Flutterwave Store, an online portal that lets African merchants sell online by creating digital shops.

Apple reportedly delaying production ramp-up for 5G iPhones

Apple is reportedly delaying the manufacturing ramp-up of this year’s crop of new iPhones by a full month. The holdup comes as...

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This US-based early-stage fund wants to invest $5m in African startups

In the first half of this year, investments in African startups have risen back to pre-covid levels. While there’s more excitement about...

South Africa’s Yoco raises $83m to extend digital payments to 1 million SMEs

South African payments and software platform, Yoco, has secured $83 million in Series C funding, bringing the total funds raised to date...

Ecobank and Microsoft want to prepare more African SMEs to be digital businesses

In Africa, two things are expediting the adoption of online business models; the covid-19 effect and the mobile phone penetration. 

The Top African Regions Set to Become Startup and Investment Hubs

On the back of Cape Town being recognised as the tech capital of Africa, topping international rankings for foreign direct investment strategy, Ian Lessem,...

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