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Ogun State To House Main One’s Data Centre

Main One, one of the leading telecom services and network solutions for enterprises in the Western region of Africa is on the verge of constructing a data centre in the South Western region of Nigeria, Ogun State. Main One provides world class solutions to the West African region. The news about the plan to construct a data centre by Main ... Read More »

Bank Account Of Bitcoin Company In Nigeria Still Frozen

Luno, a major bitcoin exchange company still has its Nigerian bank account frozen. The reason the account was blocked was due to an issue originating from a third party. The bank account with Stanbic IBTC has been frozen for close to a month now. The account being frozen was confirmed by Luno in one of its latest blog posts. For ... Read More »

Showcase Of Innovations At Facebook Event, F8

Social media giant Facebook holds a developer conference annually called F8. The conference is a platform for Facebook to share its new products and services with its wide array of users. F8 is also a platform for developers across the globe to showcase their products. DON’T MISS THIS: Microsoft’s Edge Browser, Most Hacked At Pwn20wn 2017 Hacking Event The event had ... Read More »

OFFICIAL: Computer Village Will Be Relocated By LASG

The popular gadget community, Computer Village will be relocated by the Lagos State Government (LASG). Computer Village will now be moved to ICT Park, Katangowa, Agbado. This was announced during the 2017 Press Briefing held today. The decision was made as part of the plans to transform the central economic city in Nigeria to a mega city. Computer Village is ... Read More »

Jumia Lost €60.2 million In Revenue In 2016

According to Rocket Internet’s recent financial report for 2016, Jumia lost €60.2 million in revenue. Jumia, Africa’s leading e-commerce giant is an ecosystem of e-commerce, marketplace, websites and applications. The company is most notable for its e-commerce prowess which makes it one of the leading online stores in Africa. Rocket Internet can be called the “Father of Jumia” because Jumia ... Read More »

Paygo Energy Raises US$1.43 million To Build Smart Meters

A Kenyan-based energy startup, Paygo Energy, that provides clean cooking fuel to customers on a pay-as-you-go basis -just as it’s name implies- participated in a series seed funding round. The startup was able to raise a sum of US$1.43 million in order to construct its next generation smart meters and enlarge across the country’s capital, Nairobi. The funds raised by ... Read More »

Liquid Telecom Partners Intelsat In A New Broadband Deal

Liquid Telecoms are now doing everything in their capacity to upgrade. Recently, the company acquired Neotel, afterwards, the company appointed two new executives. Now, the company has linked up with Intelsat SA to agree a deal that will see them integrate high-performance EpicNG satellite into the Liquid Telecom Network. FEATURED: Liquid Telecom Appoints Two New Neotel Executives The statement released by ... Read More »

Liquid Telecom Appoints Two New Neotel Executives

Pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, a subsidiary company of Econet Global, has appointed Raj Jandu as Neotel CFO, while the Chief Sales and Marketing Officer position at Neotel was allocated to Michael Allschwang. FEATURED: Vodacom Tanzania Pushes Forward Its IPO Date There has been anticipation about the acquisition of Neotel by Liquid Telecom for about 10 months now –June 2016. The ... Read More »

Mastercard In New Partnership With GTP

Renowned FinTech company, Mastercard has entered a fresh partnersip with Global Technology Partners (GTP) in order to launch fresh prepaid solutions to government institutions, financial services and consumers in Africa. READ MORE: Cashless Africa Awards “Best Fintech Startup” Category Goes To Voguepay GTP is a prepaid processing and payments solutions provider that provides lasting solutions to prepaid processing and payment services ... Read More »

Bomb Scare At Lagos Airport Caused By Smoking MacBook

Macbook melting off its keys

The CEO of Kirusa, a company that provides the InstaVoice App and services that are offered by the Nigerian mobile operators including MTN, Airtel, and Etisalat, Dr. Inderpal Singh Mumick had a not so good experience on the 11th of April, when his MacBook emitted smoke and melted in the middle of Lagos Airport while he was trying to catch ... Read More »