Today on #TechpointDigest, @nwokomachigo discusses @Omoakinwamide’s tech journey, @LoftyIncCap’s third fund, and eNaira’s technical partner.
Despite being hugely underrepresented in the technology space, Africans have made significant contributions. In celebrating the International Day for People of African Descent, we shine the light on 12 inspiring Africans.
Ethiopia takes on Facebook, Facebook Marketplace expansion, EcoCash users to pay more, Chari.ma acquires Karny.ma
Today on #TechpointDigest, @nwokomachigo discusses Ethiopia’s plan to replace Facebook, Facebook Marketplace’s expansion, more charges for @EcoCashZW users, and Karny.ma’s acquisition.
From the 26th to the 28th of August, @CIC_Makerspace will host a hardware convention in Aba, Abia State, Nigeria. The event will include panel sessions and a tour of tech and engineering hubs in the city.
Today on #TechpointDigest, @nwokomachigo discusses @waleabba’s tech journey, the leaked NITDA bill, and @pngmemobile’s Series A.
@YemiKeri is the Co-founder of @RisinTideAfrica, boasting Eden, Gradely, and Bankly as portfolio companies. Over a call, she spoke with Techpoint Africa about her investment experience, her wins, and her misses. Dive in.
More than two months after access to the micro blogging platform, Twitter was indefinitely suspended by the Nigerian government, the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has revealed that the ban might soon be lifted.
Following a commitment to invest KSh1.6 billion in digitising its banking process, @AbsaKenya has launched its WhatsApp banking offering to allow users to conduct transactions via chat.
Today on #TechpointDigest, @nwokomachigo discusses @foondamate’s WhatsApp-based edtech solution, @omnibizafrica’s seed round, and @Jumia_Group’s Q2 report.
Today, @omnibiz, a B2B eCommerce startup based in Nigeria, announced a $3m seed raise. The fund will be used to foray into other West African cities and increase product offerings.