Africa Prime, a Washinton DC-based media content aggregator has called for submission of original African films and videos.
Ride-hailing company, Bolt has unveiled the launch of its service in Ado-Ekiti and Bauchi states. The company revealed this in a Twitter post on its official handle.
WhatsApp on Friday postponed a data-sharing update following what seems to be a huge user-flights from the Facebook-owned messaging service to rivals Telegram and Signal following privacy scare.
Despite the increased clamour for the 5G network, Nigeria has not fully harnessed the potential of the 4G broadband speed with a mean download speed that has peaked at 1.56Mbps across different networks and providers in the country despite the potential speed of 100Mbps for a 4G network.
As part of her art and games world tour, Isabelle Arvers has been exploring the video art and video gaming culture in Nigeria enroute her travels to Ghana and Senegal (He will also visit Kenya, Egypt and Madagascar before leaving Africa). Her world tour has seen her in parts of Asia and Latin America.
Cassava Fintech, a Southern African company on the team of Econet Wireless has launched an app to rival the Chinese super-app, WeChat.
The Digital Civil Society Lab (DCSL) and the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity (CCSRE) have announced a new joint cohort of Non-Resident Fellows.
uid, is a web platform that provides investors (individuals & businesses) access to aggregated investment opportunities across Africa with particular focus on the Agric sector.
Just a short while after securing the approval of Nigeria’s Apex Bank, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), to commence international money transfer in Nigeria; the Nigeria-based fintech company OPay has raised $120 million Series B funding from a group of Chinese investors. Participating in the round include existing investors Meituan-Dianping, Source Code Capital, IDG Capital, Sequoia China and GSR Ventures who funded the company’s $50 million raise in July.
Epic Games, the developers of Unreal Engine, are coming to Nigeria to support the growing game development industry. The two-day wokshop holding in Unilag, Lagos will cover beginner and expert hacks with the engine. There will also be a special class on cross-platform conversion of projects for those who are interested in porting Unity Engine projects to the Unreal Engine.