@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, @BoluAbiodun1 discusses @Google and @maliyoapp partnership, new features on @instagram and @YouTube, and @Clubhouse leaves beta.
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.
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.
Today on #TechpointDigest @BoluAbiodun1 discusses decrease in #cryptocurrency trading volumes.
Today on #TechpointDigest, @BoluAbiodun1 discusses @followlasg tracking traffic offenders with tech, @tixdotafrica’s pre-seed and @lidyadotco’s $8.3m pre-series B.
After a $1.5m seed funding in 2017 and $6.9m Series A in 2018 Nigerian lending platform, @lidyadotco, now boasts $16.45m in total funding since its launch.
Facebook partners with Liquid Intelligent Technologies to build metro fibre network in Democratic Republic of Congo
@Facebook has partnered with @LiquidInTech to build a long haul metro fibre network in Democratic Republic of Congo. While this could increase Internet usage and connectivity, do mobile network providers have the infrastructure to leverage the fibre network?
Nigerian cleantech startup, OneWattSolar, issues ₦10b bond to deploy solar energy across sub-Saharan Africa
OneWattSolar aims to decarbonise Africa’s energy sector. With a ₦10B bond, the company plans to deploy 40GW of off-grid solar energy across sub-Saharan Africa.
NIN-SIM linkage extended, Eswatini shuts Internet down, Zeepay raises $7.9M Series A and South Africa’s crypto regulation timeline
Today on #TechpointDigest @BoluAbiodun1 discusses NIN-SIM linkage extention, Eswatini’s internet shutdown, @myzeepay $7.9M Series A and South Africa’s #crypto regulation.