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Be Warned! Microsoft Ends Support for Windows 7! Here’s What To Do

Do you remember when windows 7 was the windows 10 of today? Well, not anymore, because Microsoft has ended  support for its windows 7 operating system. The discontinuation came 10 years after existence of...

Nigeria Attorney-general Removes $2-billion MTN Tax Demand

MTN Nigeria is starting off the year with a relatively good news as the attorney-general has withdrawn its letter of demand for the aforementioned $2-billion (R28.5 billion) that was issued in August 2018 tax...

New CBN’s Rule Will Slash Banks’ Revenue Recorded From Alternate Channels Charges In The...

The CBN has issued new rules regarding charges in alternate channels, with effect from January 1, 2020. Areas reviewed included: * Electronic transfers charges * ATM fees * Card maintenance fees * Electronic transfers charges Starting from January 1, 2020,...

New Alphabet Chief Sundar Pichai Sees Big Pay Boost

Pichai's new position as CEO of Alphabet is in no way going to be without seemingly commiserate offerings. The newly elected Chief Executive Officer of Alphabet Inc, Sundar Pichai, would take home $2 million in...

Kenya Isn’t Taxing Its Citizens Who Use Social Media For Businesses, But Only Taxes...

Kenya is about to join the bandwagon to effect a digital tax law in its country. But, unlike other countries looking to tax their citizens who use social media for businesses, Kenya's government wants...

Jiji Raises $21M For Its Africa Online Classifieds Business

Africa online classifieds business Jiji has raised $21 million in Series C and C-1 financing from six investors, led by Knuru Capital. With this funding round, Jiji has been able to raise a total of...

China Bans All Government And Public Offices From Using US-Made Technology

The People's Republic of China has further intensed its comeback on the US following the US ban on Huawei over bridging the trade deficit between both countries amid other reasons. This time, Beijing has ordered...

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...

Farewell Tanzania! JUMIA shuts Down Operations In Tanzania Following Portfolio Optimization Effort

JUMIA has shutdown its operations in Tanzania barely two weeks after its exit from Cameroon. Consequently, users will no longer be able to buy and sell goods from the retailers website, jumia.tz. The company told...

WhatsApp’s New Call Waiting Feature Is Perhaps What You’ve Been Waiting For!

WhatsApp’s latest update for iPhones brings important features like the call waiting, Braille keyboard integration and also a redesigned chat screen. The call waiting support now allows users to receive a WhatsApp call while they’re already...