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Daily Archives: September 17, 2019

Microsoft retains position on sharing Skype conversations with contractors

Microsoft’s reaction to the recent privacy concerns raised about sharing Skype conversations with contractors. Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 15, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Kenyan Revenue Authority to commence taxing income-generating apps

Kenyan Revenue Authority recently reveals plans to enforce taxes on both local and foreign app developers. Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 15, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Facebook partners with Africa Check to combat fake news in Yoruba and other African languages

Facebook is partnering with Africa Check, an independent fact-checking organisation to combat the spread of fake news in African languages Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 15, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
El Zazarky and Wife

El Zakzaky: Indian govt denies undermining Shiites leader medical treatment

The Indian government has responded to inquiries about the status of Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky in its country – The country’s high commission in Abuja says reports of El Zakzaky’s medical treatment being undermined is untrue – It also denied reports [...]

August 15, 2019 General
Senate may spend N5.5b on official cars for members

Senate may spend N5.5b on official cars for members

The leadership of the National Assembly has begun moves to procure operational vehicles for the lawmakers that make up its dual legislative chambers. It was learned yesterday that meetings in that regard started among presiding officers in the Senate even [...]

August 15, 2019 What Te Papers Say

‘Buhari must summon national dialogue now to save Nigeria’

Former Deputy National Chairman of ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Bode George, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to, as a matter of urgency, save Nigeria from going under by calling a national dialogue where the issue of the escalating [...]

August 15, 2019 What The Papers Say

Facebook to curb fake news using Yoruba, Igbo languages

Facebook says it will fight fake news on its platform using Yoruba and Igbo languages. Kojo Boakye, Facebook’s Head of Public Policy, Africa, said in a statement on Wednesday in Lagos, that the two languages were in addition to Hausa [...]

August 15, 2019 Health issues

Nigerian Army redeploys generals, appoints new commander for Boko Haram war

The Nigerian Army has announced yet another set of postings which centred largely around the Boko Haram war in the North-east. The reshuffle, which took effect from August 14, comes amidst pressure on the military to end the 10-year insurgency [...]

August 15, 2019 Military era

Nvoicia is changing the way Ghanaian businesses access and manage finance

It is a well-known fact that small businesses struggle with cash flow. Nvoicia, a startup from Ghana, is changing that Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 15, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps