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Daily Archives: October 12, 2019

Express Wi-Fi launches in Ghana

Vodafone Ghana has partnered with Facebook to deploy Express Wi-Fi in residential areas in Accra, the country’s capital city. Techpoint.Africa [...]

February 7, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Skype rolls out a new feature that lets you blur out your background during video calls

Skype is getting a new screen-blurring feature that lets you make a distraction-free video call by blurring your background. Techpoint.Africa [...]

February 7, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Econet founder, Strive Masiyiwa announces $100m fund for rural entrepreneurs in Zimbabwe

Strive Masiyiwa, founder and chairman of Econet Wireless has, along with his wife, announced the Masiyiwa Rural Challenge fund, a $ 100 million fund, specifically targeted at rural entrepreneurs in Zimbabwe. Techpoint.Africa [...]

February 7, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Atiku

‘We’ll stop Atiku from winning in South-East’

The National Coordinator of a group routing for the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari, Mr Frank Ezike, on Wednesday vowed to stop the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, from winning the February 16 election in the [...]

February 7, 2019 Government and politics

Metrics that Matter: Focusing on healthy business milestones is key to longevity of startups

A quick guide to focusing on the right business metrics that truly matter to building a long-lasting startup Techpoint.Africa [...]

February 7, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
BBC

BBC calls Atiku Nigeria’s political operator with the Midas touch

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has been described as Nigeria’s political operator with the Midas touch. The description was by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) in an article posted on its website on Wednesday, February [...]

February 7, 2019 Government and politics
Emiliano Sala

Body recovered from wreckage of plane carrying footballer Emiliano Sala

A body has been recovered from the wreckage of the plane that was carrying Argentina-born professional football player Emiliano Sala and pilot David Ibbotson. The Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) in Britain, which disclosed this late on Wednesday, however did [...]

February 7, 2019 Sports
CBN

CBN, others in custody of election materials

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday disclosed that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has started taking delivery of sensitive electoral materials for the conduct of the general elections. Also, the different zonal stores and offices of INEC at [...]

February 7, 2019 Government and politics
El Rufai

Outrage as El-Rufai threatens foreigners over elections

Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State yesterday threatened that foreign nationals who interfere in the forthcoming general elections would be given a “body bags treatment.” A body bag is one used for carrying a corpse from a battlefield or the [...]

February 7, 2019 Government and politics
Agbaje

Agbaje pledges to spend 50 per cent of budget on education

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Lagos State, Mr Jimi Agbaje, has said that if elected, he will vote 50 per cent of the budget to the education sector. Agbaje stated this on Tuesday while delivering a [...]

February 7, 2019 Government and politics
Buhari

I’ll provide security to make sure elections are free and fair- Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday said that he would provide adequate security to make sure the 2019 general elections are free and fair across the country. President Buhari further assured Nigerians that he would not change but remain consistent and [...]

February 7, 2019 Government and politics
Obaze

Buhari has already lost February 16 poll, says Obaze

The Anambra State Chairman of the Atiku-Obi Election Council, Mr Oseloka Obaze, on Wednesday, said President Muhammadu Buhari had already lost the February 16 presidential poll. Obaze who was the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2017 governorship [...]

February 7, 2019 General

Lagos to restrict movement on 18 roads for Buhari’s campaign

The Lagos State Government has restricted movement on 18 major roads across the state for President Muhammadu Buhari’s campaign on Saturday at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Surulere. A former Minister of State for Defence and Chairman, Transport Committee on [...]

February 7, 2019 Government and politics