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YouTube plans to remove ads from Kid’s content

The most popular video sharing platform YouTube plans to remove all advertisement targeted as content which kids might watch. This removal is to fulfill the Federal Trade Commission Policy on children’s privacy online. The plan to remove such ads came as a result of YouTube falling out with the Federal Trade Commission...

OPay launches a new services called OBus

Opera broswer Nigeria base fintech startup "Opay" has launched an on demand public bus hailing services "OBus" to expand its services offered at lagos in Nigeria. other services offered by OPay include ORide for bike hailing, OTrike for tricycle hailing, OList for ads listing services and OFood for food delivery. OBus which...

MTN Nigeria rank top in the Nigeria Stock Exchange list

The largest telecommunication industry in Nigeria MTN rank top in the Nigeria Stock Exchange list as the most capitalized company in the country. Dangote Cement was the one topping the chart with a value gap of #782 billion before MTN climb to the top.  The company covers the track with a 2.74 per cent growth that increased...

Winners of African Regional Technovation Contest held in Lagos, Nigeria

The 2019 African regional Technovation Contest which held in Lagos, Nigeria had four female students from Princeton College, Lagos as winners.  These students developed an app called ‘’Frostbits’’ to help curb obstructive parking in Lagos and across other states in Nigeria. Frostbits will leverage the use of location sensors, database and app...

An app that helps connects cow farmers with investors launched in South Africa

An app that lets investors buy shares in a cow from their mobile phone has been developed in South Africa. The app called "MyFarmbook" app, developed by Livestock Wealth company, which helps small-scale farmers connect with investor, was launched in 2015. It enables investors to buy their own cows...

Pundi X launches blockchain smartphone first of its kind in Africa

Pundi X, a company into finding innovative ways to harness blockchain technology to facilitate financial inclusion, has officially launched its blockchain powered smartphone, in Kigali Rwanda.This XPhone happens to be the first of its kind in Africa. According to the CEO and co-founder, Zac Cheah, "The XPhone allows everyone...

Konga achieves huge turnover of over 800%

The Nigerian e-commerce platform, Konga, has over the last 18months, achieved a huge turnover of over 800%, thereby drastically reducing losses. This was disclosed by the company's co-CEO, Prince Nnamdi Ekeh. He predicted that the recent development will set the company on the path of profitability by 2022.

Sub-Saharan Africa reported as the world’s fastest-growing mobile region

According to a new study by GSMA, Sub-Saharan Africa will remain the world’s fastest-growing mobile region over the coming years. This is based on the fact that millions of young African consumers are becoming mobile users for the first time. According to The Mobile Economy, Sub-Saharan Africa 2019 report...

Kwik appoints Nigerian Lawyer as Chairwoman

Kwik has announced the appointment of Oluwatowun Candide-Johnson as the chairwoman of its supervisory board. Olatowun CANDIDE-JOHNSON is a Nigerian lawyer and business woman specializing in oil and gas law and governance. She has delivered her expertise in various multinational companies, notable among them is the Total Upstream Company...

9mobile gains highest subscriber ports-in

The latest Mobile Number Portability (MNP) chart has yet again affirmed 9mobile as gaining the highest ports-in over the past one year.According the MNP report from the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC), 62% of 10,871 numbers that ported moved to 9mobile network as at May 2019. The report between the...