In yet another attempt to combat misinformation, Twitter is tapping the power of community as it launches Birdwatch. Would this do anything to reduce the rate of misinformation on the platform?
Months after disclosing plans to sell 4,500 towers in five countries, Airtel Africa sells its Tanzanian towers to SBA Communications Corporation and Paradigm Infrastructure Ltd for $175 million to reduce its debt.
How Releaf and OnePipe plan to help farmers in Southern Nigeria have access to digital financial services
Oil palm farmers in Cross River and Akwa Ibom states could have easier access to digitised financial services thanks to a partnership between Releaf and OnePipe.
Today on #TechpointDigest, @nwokomachigo explores @TalentQL’s Pipeline, @GokadaNG’s super app ambitions, and @farmcrowdy’s change in leadership.
In celebration of Children’s Day, we shine the spotlight on 11 startups working to ensure African kids possess the right skills to thrive in an increasingly competitive world.
Like China, like Nigeria, CBN fintech licensing fee, Internet speeds in Africa, Termii’s Ivory Coast expansion
Today on #TechpointDigest, @nifemeah and @nwokomachigo explore @cenbank’s digital cryptocurrency plan and the revised licensing fees for financial companies, Internet speeds in African cities, and @termii_network’s Ivory Coast expansion.
Egyptian startups are set to receive up to $96,000 in seed funding from Cairo-based Flat6Labs, and up to $191,000 in follow-on funding after the venture capital firm raised $10 million from investors.
A few months after requesting that Nigerians register for the National Identification Number (NIN), the NCC requires Nigerians to submit the unique numbers that identify their mobile phones. What does this mean for you?
So far in 2021, Future Africa has reportedly doubled its 2020 investment with $3m invested in African startups. Meanwhile, female founders are said to have received up to $1 million.
Crypto exchange platform, Binance, reports massive growth in African users and transaction volume despite government crackdowns.