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Daily Archives: August 16, 2019

Diageo invests $219 million in renewable energy for its African operations

Diageo PLC, the UK based beverages producing company best known for such consumer staples as Guinness Stout, Johnny Walker Whiskey, Smirnoff Vodka and Ciroc eau-de-vie has announced a $ 219 million dollar investment in renewable energy resources across 11 of [...]

August 7, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

MTN compel subscribers to re-register SIM cards

Millions of MTN subscribers to do fresh SIM registration and it appears other operators may follow suit. Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 7, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Random or not so random suspensions are currently ongoing on Twitter

Like Thanos’ infinity gauntlet, Twitter has been suspending accounts in a seemingly random manner. Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 7, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Ilara Health raises $735k to deliver affordable diagnostic services in Kenya

Nairobi-based Ilara Health raised $ 735k to power its operations in the East African country. Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 7, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Pickmeup launches the first ride-hailing service in Abeokuta

First of its kind, PickMeUp launches ride-hailing service in Abeokuta Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 7, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
9-Year-Old Nigerian Programmer

Meet 9-Year-Old Nigerian Programmer Who Has Built More Than 30 Games

Meet 9-Year-Old Nigerian Programmer Who Has Built More Than 30 Games Lagos, Nigeria(CNN) Seated in a stylish living room of a home in a suburb of Nigeria’s commercial center, Lagos, Basil Okpara Jr. is tapping away on his laptop keyboard. [...]

August 7, 2019 Technology
Automated Pothole Patching Machines

Governor Obiano Acquires Automated Pothole Patching Machines (Photos)

As Anambra Road Maintenance Agency continues patching of Potholes across the State, Governor Willie Obiano has acquired Automated Pothole Patching Machines to enhance their work. According to the Managing Director of Anambra Road Maintenance Agency, Engineer Emeka Okoye, the Machines [...]

August 7, 2019 Government and politics
2019 Governorship

2019 Governorship: Why PDP May Lose Bayelsa To APC – Jonathan

2019 Governorship: A former President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, has said that without unity in the ranks of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa state, the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) may find their way into the governance of the state [...]

August 7, 2019 Government and politics
Owolabi Salis Wins At Appeal Court

Owolabi Salis Wins At Appeal Court

Owolabi Salis Wins At Appeal Court The Court of Appeal sitting in Lagos on Tuesday, August 6, 2019, ordered the Lagos State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Ikeja to resume hearing of two petitions challenging Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s victory at [...]

August 7, 2019 Government and politics
BBC Interview With Sunday Igboho About Fulani

BBC Interview With Sunday Igboho About Fulani Excesses In South West

BBC Interview With Sunday Igboho About Fulani The interview was conducted in Yoruba, it worth watching if you understand the language or find translation to your local language. We don’t have to go through war to divide, it’s not by [...]

August 7, 2019 Government and politics

Report: Nigerian startups raised $24.7 million in Q2 2019, 40% higher than Q1

Nigerian Startup Funding Report for Q2 2019 shows that startups raised more funds than they did in Q1 2019 but less than Q2 2018. Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 7, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps