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Paga, a company which was founded on the simple belief that the ubiquity of mobile phones can be leveraged to bring financial services to all Africans has announced reaching 9 million users, up from 8 million in just the last four months. That’s one hell of a growth, coupled with the profitability of the company. […]

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Honeywell group, a Nigerian corporate company, has officially launched its accelerator and investment vehicle – Itanna. Tomi Otudeko, the head of innovation and sustainability for the company would be leading this accelerator arm and would place its focus on tech startups in the country. The Itanna accelerator which has its location at the Enterprise Factory […]

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After an extensive 3-month global tour which spanned 15 countries, included 19 FastTrack events and included up to 220 face-to-face startup engagements, the top 10 African innovators have been selected. This was done from a pool of 1,004 applications from 73 countries in total and the selected would participate in the Global Accelerator Startupbootcamp AfriTech. […]

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Via Microsoft’s third annual Airband Grant Fund, Nigeria’s AgriTech startup, ColdHubs, Rwanda’s MeshPower & Kenya’s Agsol have received an amount of funding for using TV white spaces and other technologies to expand access to internet-enabled solutions. Microsoft wants these startups to keep doing what what do and improve internet access in the continent and beyond. […]

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Most popular instant messaging platform, Whatsapp, has launched the group call feature that allows users to make group calls with up to 3 other people. This new update supports both video and voice calls. Before now, users have only been able to make voice and video calls to only one person at a time. The […]

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The topic of transiting into a cashless economy has been one that’s been ongoing for a while now. The rise of payments startups like Paystack, Flutterwave have further shown that if not cashless for now, we can be a cash-lite economy. Lagos innovates, a brainchild of the Lagos State government, is organizing a hackhathon to […]

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nHub in Jos has always been a force and doing great things in the ecosystem. Right from being a breeding ground for developers to launching a developer outsourcing service, and now choosing to take web development to secondary school students. According to a blog post, Kepler-X was birthed 50 minutes after discussions “on the need […]

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CoLab wants to help you keep your kids busy and engaged this summer, while also introduced to technology. Hence, they have launched the CoLab’s summer camp which will provide an amazing opportunity for kids to learn Computer Science and programming. This will be done in a fun, hands on approach. According to the organizers, the […]

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The Google For Nigeria event was held by Google last week, at the Landmark event center on the 26th and 27th July, 2018. The event which was graced by thousands of attendees was a platform for the company to announce a few new products for the Nigerian market. We’ve compiled 6 tweets that basically summarizes […]

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Two Nigerian startups, CredPal and Growsel, and one Kenyan startup, Mookh Africa came out victorious at the Visa Everywhere Initiative, which came to a close in Johannesburg, South Africa. The three startups came out on top of nine other contestants who took part in the initiative. All FinTech startups, the Visa Everywhere Initiative put out […]

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