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Daily Archives: May 22, 2020

How much does mobile data cost in Africa?

According to a recently released survey by, 10 out of the top 50 cheapest countries in the world for mobile data are in Sub-Saharan Africa. Find out more. Techpoint.Africa [...]

May 1, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Boomplay’s dominance and the music streaming market in Africa

Boomplay, Africa’s fastest rising music streaming platform, recently raised $ 20 millions in Series A funding. What does this mean for the continent’s music streaming market? Techpoint.Africa [...]

May 1, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Yusuf Bichi

Yusuf Bichi: Politicians Trust Babalawos More Than Security Officials

The Director-General of the Department of State Services (DSS), Yusuf Bichi, has said that most politicians, particularly state governors, do not trust security officials and would rather go to spiritualists and native doctors otherwise known as Babalawos for protection.  Bichi [...]

May 1, 2019 Government and politics
Yahaya Bello

Yahaya Bello In Bourdillon, Meets Tinubu

Governor Yahaya Bello last night visited the National Leader of All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu in his Lagos home The visit may not be unconnected with Kogi State governorship election which is coming up later this year. Bello was [...]

May 1, 2019 Government and politics
Goodluck Jonathan

Goodluck Jonathan Arrives Johannesburg As An International Election Observer

In a Facebook post made by ex-president Goodluck Jonathan he confirm his arrival as an international observer. It’s worthy to note that this is not the only international electoral mission he has embark on since he left the office. Here [...]

May 1, 2019 Government and politics
Solomon Dalung

Solomon Dalung: My Ministry Worked Better Than Others Under Buhari

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, says sports is the best performing ministry in the country under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari. Dalung said this on Tuesday in his office in Abuja, while receiving athletes and [...]

May 1, 2019 Government and politics
Nigerian Army Team

Nigerian Army Team Loses Football Match In Kaduna As Violence Breaks Out

According to reports, there was choas during match between Green Berets FC (Nigerian Army Team) and Ambassadors FC in the Kaduna FA Cup final as violence broke out when the result didn’t go in favour of the army team. Kaduna [...]

May 1, 2019 Government and politics
Seven traffic offenders

Seven traffic offenders in Edo get community service arrested

Seven motorists who were arrested by the Edo State Traffic Control Management Agency (EDTSMA) for contravening traffic rules and regulations in Benin City, have completed different forms of community service, as punishment for their offence. Head of Operations, EDTSMA, Osamuyi [...]

May 1, 2019 General

Benin Internet shutdown is yet another reminder that African governments don’t get digital rights

African governments are increasingly trying to control what’s said online, as Benin Republic becomes latest country to enforce an Internet shut down Techpoint.Africa [...]

May 1, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps