In the face of an impending global pandemic, we have seen a surge in the use of certain technologies and a sharp reduction in the use of many others. Globally, e-hailing cab applications, for instance, have had a deep in their fortunes.
Cassava Fintech, a Southern African company on the team of Econet Wireless has launched an app to rival the Chinese super-app, WeChat.
The world is powered by open source software. It is a hidden cornerstone of modern civilization and the shared heritage of all humanity. The mission of the GitHub Archive Program is to preserve open-source software for future generations.
Nested in the heart of Ikoyi, Lagos, Google Developers Space will house the Google Launchpad Accelerator programme. support developer meetups, and empower people through digital skills training.
The Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) launched a reveneue collection platfor Qpay, with a quick search page for tax records of all Lagos taxpayers (https://lagos.qpay.ng/TaxPayer) that contains details such as names, home address, phone numbers, and emails of tax payers, all accessible to the general public.
uid, is a web platform that provides investors (individuals & businesses) access to aggregated investment opportunities across Africa with particular focus on the Agric sector.
The first edition of the Zenith Tech Fair, an initiative of Zenith Bank, today lends its voice to the teeming conversation around the future of work, enterprise and everyday living. The conference which held at the Landmark Events Centre also featured exhibitions and hackathon and covers conversations in emerging technology, and identify and finance innovative […]
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.
OPay which has been running public bus service — OBus, has reportedly suspended the operations. The limited route service which has been in its beta testing for close to four months, has gained a lot of interests amongst commuters within the city but in the same breathe had peculiar difficulties with competitions within the state.
Jack Ma, the co-founder and former chairman of Alibaba Group (the renowned e-commerce and tech firm), has arrived in Nigeria for the first Digital Economy Summit holding at the State House, Abuja.