Nigeria’s broadband coverage might be in for a massive increase, as telecom giant, MTN, has revealed plans to invest $1.5 billion over the next three years to boost broadband penetration.
@nithiocredit has secured $4.5m from FSD Africa Investments to provide access to off-grid energy solutions for households, smallholder farmers, and micro-entrepreneurs in Kenya, Nigeria, and Uganda.
Today on #TechpointDigest, @jermah4 discusses @Google funding for African entrepreneurs, @AirtelNigeria and @AXAMansard partnership, and @Facebook audio feature launch.
On this #AutisticPrideDay2021, we explore how using the right technology tools and eliminating stigma can help children living with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in Africa lead better and happier lives.
Kenya-based ready-to-eat meal service provider, Kune, has announced a $1 million pre-seed raise. This funding will be used to complete its factory, hire more staff, and officially launch in August 2021.
Today on #TechpointDigest, @jermah4 discusses Fatura’s latest funding, Ethiopia’s @ethiotelecom selling 40% of government-owned stake, and @YouTube’s latest ad policies.
Bolt has introduced electric bikes and tuk-tuks to its food delivery business in Kenya. As efforts are being put toward the usage of renewable energy in technological processes, Africa is awaking to this trend.
Today on #TechpointDigest, @jermah4 discusses UberX Hourly launch in Nigeria, @MoneyHashHQ pre-seed raise, and latest developments on the #TwitterBan in Nigeria.
Going by an update to @YouTube terms of service, from June 1 2021, creators outside the US that are not on the YouTube Partner Program (YPP) might now have ads appear on their videos with no entitlement to payments. How would this affect African creators?
From June, Ghanaians have a 6-month grace period to re-register the SIM cards with Ghana Card before all unregistered SIMs are blocked in December. Is Ghana following in Nigeria’s footsteps?