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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...
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SpaceX Just Had Its 50th Falcon 9 Rocket Launch, Carrying Satellite To Boost Broadband...

For SpaceX, the launch of another Falcon 9 on the 6th of March is a major milestone for the company: “Falcon 9 flight 50 launches tonight, carrying Hispasat for Spain. At 6 metric tons...

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...

Twitter Testing Own Version Of Stories, Calls Them Fleets

Twitter has introduced ephemeral tweets to its platform, and calls them fleets. The social network says, it wants to make it possible for users to have conversations with less pressure and more control, having...

Google Founders Step Down, Sundar Pichai Fit To Lead Alphabet

Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin are stepping down from their prestigious positions as CEO and president of Alphabet Holdings (Google's parent company), and relinquishing position to Sundar Pichai as the new CEO...

Vodacom Bags Award For Internet Of Things Technology Deployment In Africa

Vodacom, a leading African communications company, earns Frost & Sullivan's Technology award for its Narrow-Band Internet of Things (NB IoT) Technology Deployment. The London based company, Frost & Sullivan, gave this award based on its...

SpaceX Launched And Landed A Newly Designed Falcon 9 Rocket With 100 Relaunch Capability.

SpaceX just accomplished on Friday the first mission of its redesigned Falcon 9 rocket. The rocket carried the first satellite of Bangladesh, a South Asian country. The Falcon 9 has been redesigned to increase efficiency,...

Google+ To Shut Down On April 2, 2019

Google released an update to the announcement it earlier made in December 2018 concerning shutting down its Social Media arm, Google+. Google says its decision to shut down Google+ for consumers in April 2019 is...

Google Go released In Africa To Overcome Slow Internet Speed By 40%

Google just added another item to its line of "Go" products, this time it is the Google Go app. Designed to overcome Africa’s greatest challenge to internet adoption: data. With about 90 million people...