Airtel partners with Mastercard to transform digital payment terrain

Airtel partners with Mastercard to transform digital payment terrain. The goals of the partnership are: To connect millions of Airtel Money customers to a global online market place, across multiple digital payment use cases and provide access to Mastercard’s global network of merchantsAirtel Money customers, even those without a bank account, can now make...

MasterCard Foundation calling on EdTech in Africa

Mastercard Foundation (MCF) is calling on all Education Technology (EdTech) innovators in Africa to submit a Request for Proposal (RFP). The Mastercard Foundation Regional Centre for Innovative Teaching and Learning in ICT (the Centre) is seeking innovative growth-stage businesses to submit their solutions through our Request for Proposals (RFP) for an opportunity...

Partnership of Airtel Africa and Ecobank to improve the Access of Mobile Financial Services

The partnership between Global telecoms provider, Airtel Africa with Ecobank Transnational Incorporated will allow millions of Airtel money and Ecobank customers across Africa to improve their access to mobile financial services and to carry out variety of mobile transactions. This partnership aims to enable Airtel money customers through Ecobank financial services be able to make effect real-time domestic...

Despite the ups and downs in 2019, Cell C takes Award of Top Consumer Service

At the Ask Afrika Orange Index Awards, during the South African network provider, Cell C was awarded the overall best Telecommunications Industry Award for customer service, for the second year in a row. The Ask Afrika Orange Index is in its 18th year and their main focus are to provide customer satisfaction, emotional satisfaction and loyalty drivers based on robust nationally representative...

NITDA confirms NCC’s new regulation is in line with NDPR

National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) confirms that Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC)’s new regulation on data protection is in line with Nigerian Data Protection Regulation (NDPR). This was stated on Tuesday the 22nd of October by Mr Inuwa Kashifu, the Director-General of NITDA. Mr Kashifa made this declaration in response to an article released...

The first made in Africa phone launched in Rwanda

The first made in Rwanda smartphone has been officially launched.This is the first of its kind in Africa where an entire phone, including its parts are made and assembled. Rwanda is gradually ebbing its way to becoming a technological giant in Africa and the world as a whole.

Business start-up: Why you should register your business in Nigeria

You just started a business and you are wondering what the next step is? You have heard people say they register their businesses and you may be asking yourself if going through the stress is worth it. I mean how really important is registering a business. Why should I register my business? This article...

Facebook Accelerator Bootcamp Second Edition Unveiled Selected Teams For A Six Months Program

Facebook Accelerator Bootcamp second edition will take place at Facebook’s NG Hub in Nigeria. After the close of application on June 30th, four student teams and eight startups were selected from Nigeria and Ghana for a six months program. Those selected leverage modern technologies such as data science, augmented/virtual realities and artificial...

Truecaller Probe By NITDA

Truecaller is going to be probe by the National Information Technology Agency in Nigeria (NITDA) over breach of data sharing and user privacy. The NITDA is an ICT Policy Implementation arm of the Federal Ministry of Information and Communication i.e. implementing policy and guidelines for ICT operation in the country. NITDA wrote...

Nigeria launch new Digital System with $433 million for improvement in NIMC project

The government is putting up a means to be able to know the amount of people and make them have identity cards available for people in the country. With the help of the World Bank, European Union and others on the project for the National Identity Management Commission(NIMC) with the estimated sum of $433 million. NIMC plans to launch a new...