This week on Techpoint: Mother tongues and native things

by | Jan 20, 2018

“If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.” – Nelson Mandela.

This week on Techpoint

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This passionate mathematician teaches underprivileged kids maths in Igbo and Nigerian Pidgin.


Students of Priqeen school, Port Harcourt
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Where you might least expect it, there is a growing interest in STEM disciplines among kids that is bound to restore your hope in the future.


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Femi Oyedipe is on a mission to make Nigerian chocolate just as iconic as its cocoa.


 

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Aba: The long, painful journey to restoring an entrepreneurial city to its former glory.


Bulletpoints

  • InterContinental Hotels Group exits Nigeria. Link.
  • 3 Kenyan telcos fined over $2.9m. Link.
  • Itanna looks to help African startups raise as much as $5m without going to Silicon Valley. Link.
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Chief Servant. I bully myself because I make me do what I put my mind to.

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