MAX OKADA SET TO INTRODUCE ELECTRIC MOTORBIKES IN 2020

Nigerian bike-hailing company MAX will introduce its electric motorbikes in 2020, the company’s co-founder and Chief Growth Officer, Chinedu Azodo said Friday. Azodo made...

NIGERIA’S CO-CREATION HUB ACQUIRES KENYA’S IHUB

Nigeria’s leading technology innovation center, Co-Creation Hub, has acquired Kenya’s iHub for an undisclosed fee.  As part of the acquisition, CcHUB will now make key hires in...

FACEBOOK ACCELERATOR LONDON OPENS TO AFRICAN COMPANIES FOR THE FIRST TIME

  The 12-week Facebook Accelerator London programme will launch in November JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, September 25, 2019/ -- Facebook (www.facebook.com)  is inviting applications for the third edition...
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ECOBANK TRANSNATIONAL INCORPORATED ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF NEW SENIOR FINTECH ADVISOR

  A large part of Djiba’s role will focus on growing the bank’s flagship annual fintech initiative LOME, Togo, September 23, 2019/ -- Ecobank Group (https://Ecobank.com),...

GROWTH IN FINTECH DRIVES GROWTH IN CYBERATTACKS

  Africa’s Fintech ecosystem has surged 60% in the last two years and the continent’s Fintech firms have grown to 491 from 301 in 2017,...

FAIRMONEY EYES GROWTH IN NIGERIA

Microlending platform FairMoney offers small loans of between N1,500 – N150,000 to Nigerian with maturities of 1-3 months. To determine who is fit to...

MAINONE TO COMMIT N25BILLION TO DIGITISATION OF LAGOS

  MainOne launches its “Digital Lagos: Broadband for All” campaign initiative to enable the digital transformation of Lagos state LAGOS, Nigeria, May 22, 2019/ -- West...

SIM SWAP FRAUD: A NEW WAVE OF ATTACKS TARGETING FINANCIAL SERVICES AND ONLINE SERVICES...

  In South Africa this type of fraud more than double in the last year, according a report of South African Banking Risk Information Centre...

Borno completes Africa’s largest solar panel factory

Jutha Gupah, Maiduguri The Borno state government has established Africa’s largest Solar Panel Factory (SOPF) overcome challenges of power outages in Maiduguri metropolis. The fully...

NSA RESOLVES NBC/DSO CRISIS

The Federal Government has resolved the brewing crisis that was threatening the implementation of the Digital Switch Over (DSO) from analogue television broadcasts in...