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Daily Archives: October 12, 2019

African Development Bank approves $25 million for renewable energy projects in Sub-Saharan Africa

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group has approved an equity investment of up to US$ 25 million in ARCH Africa Renewable Power Fund (ARPF) for renewable energy projects across Sub-Saharan Africa. Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 24, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

MMH is offering €50,000 to late-stage health tech startups

Making More Health (MMH) is calling on late-stage health tech companies to apply for its accelerator program. Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 24, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Facebook to launch a new incubation programme in Nigeria

Facebook says it is launching a new incubation programme, in partnership with its Nigerian satellite hubs to help local startups and budding entrepreneurs realise their business goals. Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 24, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Ezekwesili

Ezekwesili: It’s too late for candidates to step down, says INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission says it is too late for any candidate to withdraw from elections. The Director, Voter Education and Publicity, Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi, said this during a chat with our correspondent on Thursday. He said this while reacting [...]

January 24, 2019 Government and politics

PHOTOS: Fire guts UAC building in Lagos

There was a fire outbreak at the UAC building at Marina, Lagos Island on Thursday. According to the Lagos State Traffic Management Agency, the fire started at around 12:55pm. LASTMA added that emergency responders were on the scene of the [...]

January 24, 2019 Incidents

NCC says telecom subscriptions in Nigeria grew by 19% in 2018

There are 172.4 million telecom subscribers in Nigeria according to figures by the Nigerian Communications Commission. Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 24, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Why you were led to believe Tesla is coming to Nigeria

Last week stories made the rounds that Tesla is coming to Nigeria with its Powerwall, they were proven untrue. Here is a possible explanation for those stories. Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 24, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Davido

Davido threatens man who scammed him of 5 million

Popular Singer, Davido has sent ‘death threats’ to a man who allegedly scammed him of £10,000 (roughly 5 million naira) and he has placed an “unusual kind” of bounty on his head. He posted the man’s photo and used slur [...]

January 24, 2019 entertainment

Natterbase is building a single platform to harmonise Africa’s software developer needs

Natterbase has found an interesting way to properly organise developers from anywhere in the world, link them to clients and even track their projects progress seamlessly Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 24, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Oby Ezekwesili

BREAKING: Oby Ezekwesili withdraws from presidential race

Oby Ezekwesili withdraws from presidential race on Thursday morning. The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) will now devote her time “to help build a coalition to defeat the All Progressives Congress and the People’s Democratic [...]

January 24, 2019 Government and politics