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Nigeria’s Flutterwave- China’s Alibaba Partnership Opens Up 1 Billion Chinese Market To African Merchants

Call it a miracle, luck, or reward for hardwork, Famous Nigeria's online payments technology solutions, Flutterwave, has now gained access to over 1 billion people on the earth's surface. The fintech company that accept payments, make...

WhatsApp To Eliminate The Use Of Phone Numbers!

Facebook owned social media, WhatsApp, is about to get a robust upgrade that will bring flexibility of use across devices regardless of the operating system. WhatsApp platform which usually inclines to phone numbers only for...

Tesla Falls Big In The Second Quarter But Reassures Of Profitability In The Third...

Famous manufacturer of electric automobiles Tesla falls way below analysts' expectations. The company released its second quarter earnings update, and it's a steep loss. Here's what Tesla reported, versus what analysts expected based on average...

New Cameroon Tax Law Requires Telcos To Pay For Each App Downloaded From Phones...

– New Cameroon tax law requires telcos to pay 200F ($.35) for each app downloaded from phones on their networks. – This only applies to ‘foreign’ apps and is considered an import tax. – Who bears...

Interswitch Reignites Plans To Go IPO with a valuation of $1.5 Billion

Interswitch is planning to go public later on in the year. The Nigeria-based payments firm hopes to make a dual listing in London and Nigeria's stock-markets. And JPMorgan Chase & Co., Citigroup Inc. and Standard Bank...

French Media Giant, Canal+, Acquires Nollywood Film Studio, ROK

Nigerian production studio, ROK film studios from VOD company IROKO TV, has been acquired by French media giant, Canal+ ROK studios is a depot of Nigerian movies with more than 500 movies and 25 TV shows, making...

White House Hosts Social Media Summit Without Social Media Companies

Today thursday, President Trump is set to host an all exclusive social media summit at the White House with some of his biggest social media supporters and some lawmakers. He tweeted, " The White...

OLX Is Now Jiji

OLX, a fast-growing online classifieds marketplace, has been acquired by jiji, another fast- growing online classifieds marketplace. OLX Nigeria, OLX Ghana, OLX Kenya, OLX Tanzania, and OLX Uganda, were all involved in the acquisition. Following the...

President Trump Lifts US Ban On Huawei, But With A Condition!

If you have been following through the US ban on Huawei story and all the ordeals Huawei have had to go through since the ban, it would interest you to know that Huawei has...

Apple To Lose Its Star Designer, Jonathan Ivy, And Here’s Why

Apple's star designer Jonathan Ive has announced he will be leaving Apple to start his own firm "LoveForm", later this year. Ive's departure is "to form an independent design company which will count Apple amongst...