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CBN Cancels MTN’s Plan To Impose Charges On USSD Transactions

The Central Bank of Nigeria opposes MTN's plan to impose charges for unstructured supplementary service data (USSD) transactions. Effective Oct 21st, the South African owned MTN, has under the guise of Nigerian banks, put forward...

Microsoft Buys GitHub For $7.5 Billion

GitHub is a vast code repository that has become popular with developers and companies hosting their projects, documentation, and code. Apple, Amazon, Google, and many other big tech companies use GitHub. Microsoft has more...

Facebook Introduces New Tools For Fundraisers

Facebook is taking advantage of the power of communities, stretching it further to fundraising. Fundraiser has been a vibrant feature on Facebook for some time now, and Facebook is taking it to Pages and adding...

“It is time to break up Facebook” Says Facebook’s Co-founder Chris Hughes! 

Co-founder Chris Hughes of Facebook proposes a break up of facebook. He shared on New York Times, about his 15 years experience with the powerful Facebook company, and a brief history of the early...

Volkswagen (VW), The World’s Largest Car Maker To Start Car Assembling In Ghana

Volkswagen (VW), the world's largest car maker will start car assembling in Ghana. In view of this, the German automaker has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the government of Ghana to validate...

TSAIGUMA: Nigeria’s First Indigenous Operational Drone.

To tackle the security challenges in Nigeria, president Muhammadu Buhari unveiled a surveillance Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) produced locally by the Nigerian Air Force Institute of Technology. The UAV named TSAIGUMI is the first indigenous...

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...

Facebook’s Monthly Active Users Reach 2.5 Billion In Latest Report

Facebook just published its Q4 2019 performance update with increases in both monthly active users and revenue. Q4-2019-Earnings-Presentation-_final The Zuckerberg-led firm added 34 million DAU (daily active users), and 1.66 billion DAU for Q4: 1 million users...

A South African Top-Profile Leader Calls Twitter An ‘evil platform’, Closes Her Account

Twitter suffers heavy chide from one of South Africa's top-profile politicians as she drastically condemns the platform, describing it as an "evil platform" and apparently closes her twitter account @HelenZille on the social media...

Beware Of The First Ever Android Malicious App

An Android application known as the Swift Cleaner in Google play store has been discovered malicious according to "Trend Micro Researchers on Tuesday's post." The swift Cleaner app whose masqueraded functions include: junk file cleanup,...