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Daily Archives: December 7, 2019

A tour of Andela Kenya, arguably the largest tech campus in Africa

We take a tour of Andela Kenya, a campus that sits on over 2 acres of land, making it arguably the largest of its kind in Africa. Join us as we look into the space through our camera lens. Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 8, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Tecno parent company set for million-dollar IPO

Transsion Holdings, makers of the three top mobile devices dominating the African market in the form of Tecno, Infinix, and Itel, has confirmed that it will be listing on Shanghai’s recently opened STAR Market technology board, a securities trading board [...]

August 8, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

A tour of Andela Kenya: the biggest tech campus in Africa

A tour of Andela Kenya, a campus that’s sitting on over 2 acres of land. Join us as we look into the space through our camera lens. Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 8, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Oppo is staking its claim in the Nigerian market with the launch of 2 new smartphones

Four months after officially entering the Nigerian market with its F11 Pro, Oppo has unveiled 2 new smartphones; Oppo A5s and Oppo A1k, in Nigeria. Globally, the Oppo A5s and A1k were originally released in April 2019 and May 2019 [...]

August 8, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

African meme accounts are becoming big on Instagram, but this comes at a price

Africans love to laugh, and thanks to the myriad of accounts dedicated to comedy on Instagram, it has become one of the top destinations for humorous content Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 8, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Hajj

Ahmad Lawan, Ajibola Basiru, Bashir Ahmad In Saudi Arabia For Hajj

Pictured Above are the Senate President, Ahmad Lawal and Senator Ajibola Basiru set to start Hajj Exercise in the Saudi Arabia. Below is also the picture of Special Assistant on New Media to President, Bashir Ahmad with Senate President in [...]

August 8, 2019 Religion

There is a recent NITDA regulation that supports Nigerian SMEs and startups

In an attempt to develop the tech ecosystem, the National Information and Technology Development Agency has addressed visions geared towards implementation. Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 8, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Your Twitter account may have been suspended by accident

Following a wide-spread suspension that swept through Twitter on Monday*,  the company has confirmed that it may have been an error and that some of the accounts have been restored Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 8, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Why your favourite online savings platform is giving you a virtual account number

What the recent move by online savings platforms means for the Nigerian financial space. Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 8, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Bauchi Assembly

Bauchi Assembly crisis escalates as APC lawmakers renege on peace pact

Seventeen aggrieved All Progressives Congress (APC) members of Bauchi Assembly sworn into office last Friday following reconciliation with their colleagues have renounced their inauguration. They made the decision after meeting with President Buhari. The lawmakers were led to the meeting [...]

August 8, 2019 Government and politics

This Chinese VC fund has invested in 5 startups across Lagos and Nairobi

In our inaugural edition of Techpoint Angel and VC series, Shaka VC answers important questions that will help many African entrepreneurs on their journey Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 8, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Nigerian Army

Nigerian Army speaks on killing of three police officers by soldiers

The Nigerian Army late Wednesday said the police officers who were fired at in Taraba State on Tuesday were mistaken for kidnappers by soldiers. Three police and one civilian fatalities were recorded after soldiers opened fire on a police team [...]

August 8, 2019 Military