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Daily Archives: October 19, 2019

Flutterwave might be starting operations in Asia soon

San-Francisco and Lagos-based startup, Flutterwave, might be looking to start operations in Asia. Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 27, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Paying VAT on online transactions for VATable items is the law — FIRS Chairman

In order to get a clearer view of the FIRS’ intention to impose VAT on online transactions, Techpoint recently sat down for a chat with Tunde Fowler, Executive Chairman of FIRS. In this interview, he explains why and how the [...]

August 27, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

A new $40 million impact fund is now available to emerging startups in sub-Saharan Africa

A new $ 40 million impact funding focuses on empowering startups in Sub-Saharan Africa Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 27, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Ugandan government partners with Huawei to install CCTV system across the country

Just after the Huawei technicians in Uganda and Zambia were accused of spying on government officails, the Ugandan government partners with the company to install CCTV across the country Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 27, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Ethiopian-based Gebeya is building a pool of African tech talents on its path to $100 million revenue

In June 2019 alone, the Ethiopian government shutdown Internet access in the country twice. First, the populace was cut off from the rest of the world during a national examination in the country in order to prevent examination malpractice. The [...]

August 27, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

A review of the Oppo A5s

A careful look at what Oppo’s A5s can and can’t do with its current price tag. Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 27, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Life before and after acquisition of Amplify: A discussion with Maxwell Obi

Techpoint caught up with Maxwell Obi, co-founder of Amplify, to share with us what life during and after the acquisition of his company, by OneFi, looks like. Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 27, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
New National Minimum wage from September 1

Kaduna Government To Pay N30,000 Minimum Wage From September 1

The Kaduna State government has announced that it will commence the implementation of the New National Minimum wage from September 1, 2019. The Special Adviser to the governor on Media and Communication, Mr Muyiwa Adekeye, disclosed this to Channels Television [...]

August 27, 2019 Employment
IPOB Declares Buhari Missing In Japan

IPOB Declares Buhari Missing In Japan, Presidency Reacts

Presidency Reacts As IPOB Declares Buhari Missing In Japan The Presidency has debunked the alleged report by the Indigenous People Of Biafra, IPOB, that President Muhammadu Buhari is missing in Japan, Hope For Nigeria Online reports.  Hope For Nigeria Online [...]

August 27, 2019 International

Rent Hero is digitising property management and rent solutions in Kenya

Rent Hero Kenya is making digital online payment solutions available to house owners and tenants Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 27, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
NMA outlines agenda for new health ministers

NMA outlines agenda for new health ministers

The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has asked the new ministers of health to intensify efforts aimed at making primary healthcare services accessible to Nigerians. It’s president, Francis Faduyile, at a press conference in Abuja on Monday, set three tasks for the ministers. [...]

August 27, 2019 Health issues
Ex-Governor Yari

‘Very powerful forces’ after me, Ex-Governor Yari

Ex-Governor Yari: The man who until a few months ago was the leader of Nigeria’s 36 state governors now says ‘powerful forces’ are out to destroy him. Abdulaziz Yari is not only a member of Nigeria’s ruling party, APC, but was until [...]

August 27, 2019 Government and politics
Prisoners Should Be Well Fed And Taken Care Of, Says Interior Minister, Aregbesola

Prisoners Should Be Well Fed And Taken Care Of, Says Interior Minister, Aregbesola

The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, Monday sounded a note of warning to correctional officers at various prisons in the country that abused prisoners. He said brutalizing prisoners will henceforth not be pardoned by his ministry. He gave the [...]

August 27, 2019 Government and politics