Interswitch Acquire 60% Stake In E’Clat To Enhance Healthcare Services

African leading tech enabled payment platform “Interswitch Limited” has acquired a 60% stake in E’Clat. The deal was finalized on 30th of September, 2019. E’Clat is health tech startup bases in Nigeria. It is a leading Electronic Health Record (EHR) platform which provides key solution used in over 250 public and private...

Safaricom and Vodacom Combine Forces To Bid For Ethiopia Telecom License

Safaricom and Vodacom to bid for the Ethiopia Telecom license by combine forces together. The bid for the licence will open this month and will cost over $1 billion.  In Ethiopia, telecommunication is completely monopolized and provided by Ethio Telecom formerly known as Ethiopia Telecommunication. The monopoly in the sector has not...

Twitter places ban on political ads

Twitter has recently placed a ban on political ads on its platform. The idea behind the ban is to mitigate the spread of wrong information and falsification of data from politicians on social platforms. This was confirmed on the 30th of October by Jack Dorsey, CEO of twitter, when he tweeted that they have...

Bosun Tijani, CEO of CcHub and iHub Expand Hub Investment

Bosun Tijani, the CEO of CcHub and iHub unveiled plans to open both hubs to the America market in order to put both hubs on a growth and self-sustainability path.  iHub and CcHub existing partnership and event will be linked like the Pitch drive. Pitch drive will be...

TTCL Sign Agreement With BBS To Extend Broadband Connectivity To Burundi

Tanzanian Telecommunications Corporation Limited (TTCL) signed an agreement with Burundi Backbone Systems (BBS), a group of telecom operators to extend its broadband connectivity to Burundi, providing internet connectivity in the country. The Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) that was successfully conducted in Malawi, Zambia and Rwanda will be connected in the first...

Online Security tips by Kaspersky

Kaspersky a multinational cyber security and anti-virus provider headquartered in Moscow, Russia have come up with a comprehensive list of guiding principles to help secure your data online.  In this day and age, majority of people are on the internet- most have social media accounts, operate email, and so on. But as much...

Founder Institute Opens Application for its 2020 Accelerator Program in Ghana

Founder Institute opens application for its 2020 Accelerator program to start-ups in Ghana.  This program will cover provision for pre-seed funding, support network and traction for Start-ups in Acccra. Founder Institute is a pre-seed start-up accelerator in Silicon Valley established in 2009. It has launched over 4000 companies in 185 countries across...

Uber set to introduce Uber Money

Uber is set to introduce Uber Money. Uber Money is a sector within Uber working on financial products and technologies that deliver additional value for the Uber community. Uber money helps users earn their money at real time, i.e., instead of waiting for weekly payments, or withdrawing through instant pay, drivers can...

Eskom Debt Burden

Eskom a South Africa state owned power utility company saved by the South Africa government from falling out completely due to a R450billion debt burden. The company is responsible for providing electricity in the country. It was founded in 1923 but the company couldn’t deliver efficiently due to excessive debt, lack of...

The First Nigeria Electric Tricycle Made By Three Nigerians

A man named Kennth Nwarache identified as @dvoizz on Twitter announced how he and his partners (Sadiq and Mustapha) design, assemble and fabricate an electric tricycle which is Nigeria first made. Following this success they are also planning of producing a prototype of Bus Rapid Transits (BRTs), commercials buses and car. In order to drive this...