@cenbank has slated October 1, 2021, to launch its digital currency pilot that will run on a private Blockchain network giving it total control of the currency. While this ensures security, how does it plan to address issues of transparency?
Today on #TechpointDigest, @latoria_ria discusses @Twitter’s downvote button, @Cellulant’s licence approval in #Tanzania, and @convergence_’s $120 million round.
Today on #TechpointDigest, @BoluAbiodun1 discusses @Google and @maliyoapp partnership, new features on @instagram and @YouTube, and @Clubhouse leaves beta.
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Africa Prudential, Nigeria’s Leading Registrar, Digital Technology and Investor Services Firm, Develops Cloud-Based Solution for Africa’s Hospitality Industry
One of Nigeria’s oldest mobile game developer studios, @maliyoapp, partners @Google to host GameUp Bootcamp, a game development training program for developers in Kenya, Nigeria, and Ghana. With applications closing on August 2, here’s what you should know.
Today on #TechpointDigest, @nwokomachigo discusses Nigeria’s Startup Bill updates, Kenya’s Zoom tax, and Zimbabwe’s securities law.
Food factories in Nigeria often operate below capacity because of a shortage of raw materials. @ReleafAfrica, an agritech startup, wants to provide quality raw materials while helping farmers earn more.
Today on #TechpointDigest, @jermah4 discusses @ChakaStocks $1.5m pre-seed raise, @speedtest report on Internet speed in Nigeria, and Nigeria’s Mobile Money Regulations.
Recently, the Central Bank of Nigeria released new regulations for Mobile Money services. As expected, fintechs have new restrictions placed on them. We try to make sense of this financial inclusion strategy in this article
After obtaining the first digital stock trading licence from Nigeria’s Securities and Exchange Commission, fintech startup @ChakaStocks has raised a $1.5 million pre-seed round to drive expansion in West Africa.
More than financing, small business owners need knowledge of how to manage their money. This article presents six tech options for financial management.
Nigeria’s Electoral Act amendment, Who’s spying? Nigeria, WhatsApp’s multiple device capability, Akiba Digital’s $1.1M pre-seed
Today on #TechpointDigest, @OnomeOneyibo discusses Nigeria’s Electoral Act Amendment and its plans to monitor WhatsApp, @WhatsApp’s multiple device capability, @akibadigital’s $1.1M pre-seed.
Technology makes non-physical communication easier but sometimes leaves out non-verbal cues. Today’s #WorldEmojiDay, and we’re exploring the role of emojis in expressing emotions. Do emojis beat physical conversations? Find out.
Today on #TechpointDigest, @latoria_ria discusses the proposed antitrust laws for Nigeria’s PayTV services, @AIfluence’s $1 million seed round, and PoS business in Nigeria.
The disappearing posts feature started by @Snapchat in 2013 has seen adoption by other social media platforms. However, @Twitter has scrapped the feature due to low usage. Are more platforms facing the same problems? Let’s dive in.
July 15 is #WorldYouthSkillsDay. With Africa’s working population expected to reach 450 million by 2035, we look at how technology is helping African youths gain skills and the challenges they face.
Kenyan influencer marketing startup, @AIfluence, has raised $1 million in seed funding to expand into new markets and build its SaaS platform. @AntlerGlobal and @OuiCapital joined three other VCs in this round.