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Daily Archives: December 4, 2019

Red Cross brings blockchain-cash to rural Kenyans

Red Cross recently launched a mobile-based local currency system powered by blockchain to improve trade and economy in rural areas and slums in Kenya. Techpoint.Africa [...]

December 4, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

The race for data supremacy in Nigeria appears to be narrowing down to just MTN and Airtel

For the first time in five months, MTN gained more data subscribers than Airtel, but both telcos have pulled ahead of the pack as Glo seems to be losing its foothold in the race for data supremacy Techpoint.Africa [...]

December 4, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

With 4GB RAM and 64GB storage, the Zzapo 720 costs just ₦7999 ($22). But should you order it?

The Zzapo 720 smartphone, with 64GB storage and 4GB RAM is retailing at ₦7,999 ($ 22) for a limited time. Too good to be true? Well, our own Muyiwa Matuluko attempted to purchase it, so you don’t have to risk [...]

December 4, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Google Shopping ads to launch in Nigeria in the coming weeks

Online shopping through Google search is just about to get easier. The tech giant, Google, which has been testing Shopping ads in 47 countries plans to launch in Nigeria soon Techpoint.Africa [...]

December 4, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

By involving teachers, can edtech startups solve the learning problem in Nigeria?

Many edtech startups are solving students’ self assessment and test preparation problems, but this alone won’t solve Nigeria’s learning problem; although less viable, building for teachers might. Techpoint.Africa [...]

December 4, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

South Africa commences e-Visa test with Kenya; Nigeria, India, and China to follow

South Africa has begun testing its electronic visa application system (e-Visa) with Kenya.  Techpoint.Africa [...]

December 4, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Vatebra Tech Hub opens applications for accelerator programme

Vatebra Tech Hub, backed by Bank of Industry (BOI), calls for applications into its first incubator program which will have startup teams exposed to a wide network of investors. Techpoint.Africa [...]

December 4, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps