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Daily Archives: September 17, 2019

South Africa admits to mass surveillance amidst xenophobic unrest

Amidst issues of violence motivated by xenophobic attacks against non-South Africans, the country battles with data privacy issues that may have mitigated the unrest. Techpoint.Africa [...]

September 4, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

MTN Nigeria share price narrowly fluctuates amidst xenophobia reprisals in Nigeria

Amidst xenophobic attacks in South Africa, and angry reactions in Nigeria, MTN Nigeria’s share price wavers on the NSE Techpoint.Africa [...]

September 4, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Oil Prices

Oil Prices Fall As Market Eyes Trade War

Oil prices fell on Tuesday as the ongoing U.S.-China trade war cast a pall over markets, with soft South Korean data adding to concerns over emerging markets and a rise in OPEC output. U.S. crude CLc1 was down 26 cents, [...]

September 4, 2019 Oil & Gas
EFCC Arrests 113 ‘Internet Fraudsters

EFCC Arrests 113 ‘Internet Fraudsters’ In Benin

Muktar Bello, Head of Operations, EFCC in the zone, arrests 113 ‘Internet Fraudsters’ in Benin said this on Monday during a news conference in Benin. Mr. Bello said the arrests took place between January and August in its area of [...]

September 4, 2019 Crime
Sanwo Olu

We‘ll Recruit Teachers To Strengthen Lagos Education – Sanwo Olu

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu said on Tuesday his administration would soon be hiring trained teachers to strengthen quality education in its schools. The governor said his administration would spare no effort to expand quality teaching to pupils in all [...]

September 4, 2019 Government and politics

“Culture is responsible for low adoption of digital payment in Nigeria” — Hakeem Adeniji-Adele, Deputy Managing Director, eTranzact

Hakeem Adeniji-Adele, Deputy Managing Director, eTranzact calls for the need to build payment products to fit into the Nigerian culture. Techpoint.Africa [...]

September 4, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Omo-agege

Omo-agege Condemns Brutal Attacks On Nigerians, Calls For Decisive Action

Omo-Agege condemns brutal attacks on Nigerians, calls for decisive action. “Monday’s fresh attacks cannot be allowed to go the way of others”. The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has described the latest attacks on Nigerians living in [...]

September 4, 2019 Government and politics
Xenophobia

Xenophobia: Stop attacking South African businesses, Nigerian govt urges citizens

Xenophobia: The Nigerian government has appealed to its citizens to stop attacking South African businesses in the West African country. Some South African businesses, including retail store, Shoprite; clothing store, PEP; and telecoms firm, MTN, were attacked in various parts [...]

September 4, 2019 Africa