Why Africa needs to focus on technology for labour and infrastructure in this decade

The new report titled "Foresight Africa" emphasizes what tactics African governments may use to properly manage this expansion in population in light of the fact that Africa's population is projected to expand to 1.65 billion by the year 2050.

Cowrywise becomes the first Nigerian startup in the Catalyst Fund’s accelerator portfolio

Cowrywise becomes the first Nigerian startup in the Catalyst Fund’s accelerator portfolio

Catalyst Fund has already helped 31 different fintech firms get off the ground, and Cowrywise is one of them. It would appear that this most recent inclusion may signify an increase in the number of funding opportunities available to Nigerian fintech businesses over the next three years.

Flutterwave secures $35 million, led by Greycroft with participation from Visa and Worldpay

Flutterwave secures $35 million, led by Greycroft with participation from Visa and Worldpay

After completing its previous funding round in 2018, Flutterwave has now raised an additional $35 million through a series B funding round to fund its expansion into northern and Francophone Africa. Visa and Worldpay were among those who took part this time.

GTBank customers are having issues using the mobile app and USSD codes

GTBank customers are having issues using the mobile app and USSD codes

One of the simplest ways to complete online transactions is by using a bank's mobile application on your mobile device or dialing USSD codes from any mobile phone. Customers of GTBank are reporting problems when attempting to use the mobile app and USSD codes at this time.

Nigerian startups considering a merger or acquisition should worry about the integration phase

Nigerian startups considering a merger or acquisition should worry about the integration phase

The announcement of a merger or acquisition can be very exciting for startups. However, what is not discussed very frequently is the fact that the integration stage can be just as difficult.

How many African startups co-founded by women raised $1 million or more in 2019?

How many African startups co-founded by women raised $1 million or more in 2019?

According to a report by Briter Bridges, approximately one hundred new businesses launched in Africa in 2017 raised more than one million dollars. We examine the participation of women in this conversation through the lens of diversity and consider the results.

Accelerate your business with technology, register for SME Clinic 2020

Accelerate your business with technology, register for SME Clinic 2020

Attend SME Clinic 2020 to gain knowledge on how to use technology to automate your company's processes. You also have the opportunity to win a grant for your company in the amount of 100,000, which is equivalent to CFA 160,000.

How do Nigerians feel about using genuine and up-to-date operating systems?

How do Nigerians feel about using genuine and up-to-date operating systems?

Techpoint investigates what users intend to do in response to Microsoft's decision to end support for Windows 7 and encourage them to upgrade to Windows 10 in order to reduce their exposure to potential security threats.

Lagos state plans to observe its waterways with over 5,000 drones

Lagos state plans to observe its waterways with over 5,000 drones

The government of Lagos state claims that it has purchased drones to monitor its waterways in an effort to reduce the number of boating accidents that take place there. The waterways are currently the quickest mode of transportation.

Highlights of Techpoint town-hall meeting with Peter Salovey, President of Yale University

Highlights of Techpoint town-hall meeting with Peter Salovey, President of Yale University

Peter Salovey, President of Yale University, paid a visit to the headquarters of Techpoint Africa in Lagos, Nigeria, on Thursday afternoon for the purpose of engaging in a conversation with members of the technology entrepreneurship ecosystem. The most important parts of the meeting are as follows:

Facebook stops plans to put ads on WhatsApp

Facebook stops plans to put ads on WhatsApp

The world's largest social media company, Facebook, has recently announced its intention to pull back on its promotion of products and services through the use of advertisements on WhatsApp.

Damage to undersea cables disrupts the internet for millions of MTN subscribers across West Africa

Damage to undersea cables disrupts the internet for millions of MTN subscribers across West Africa

If you have been unable to connect to the internet through MTN since Thursday evening, you are not the only one experiencing difficulties. The situation is the same for many people throughout West Africa. What follows is the current state of our understanding regarding the underlying cause.

Financial predictions for 2020: WhatsApp will give fintechs a tough time

Financial predictions for 2020: WhatsApp will give fintechs a tough time

Adedeji Olowe is a fintech expert who has made some educated guesses about the Nigerian fintech space in the year 2020. He predicts that WhatsApp will pose a threat to fintechs, that there will be a major acquisition of a fintech company, and that the Monzo of Africa will arrive.

Zimbabwean judiciary set to begin live-streaming during court proceedings

Zimbabwean judiciary set to begin live-streaming during court proceedings

As of soon, South Africa will no longer be the only African nation to broadcast live court proceedings online; Zimbabwe is planning to start doing the same thing.

Jumia Group appoints Diana Owusu-Kyereko as Jumia Ghana’s first CEO

Jumia Group appoints Diana Owusu-Kyereko as Jumia Ghana’s first CEO

With the recent appointment of Diana Owusu-Kyereko to the position of Chief Executive Officer for Jumia's Ghana operations, the company may be working toward its goal of achieving gender parity at the most senior executive levels.

Tanzanian government employees work 16 hours daily to meet SIM card registration deadline

Tanzanian government employees work 16 hours daily to meet SIM card registration deadline

Tanzania's National Identification Authority has ensured that its workers put in 16-hour days in order to meet its biometric goals for January 20. This is done in an effort to beat the deadline that it has set for the registration of SIM cards, which is rapidly approaching.

How Femi Longe, co-founder of Co-creation Hub, wants to tackle unemployment in Africa with his new startup, Qiesto

How Femi Longe, co-founder of Co-creation Hub, wants to tackle unemployment in Africa with his new startup, Qiesto

Following his departure from Co-creation Hub, Femi Longe set his sights on a new challenge, which he found in Qiesto. In this section, he explains to us how and why he is working to find a solution to one of Africa's most pressing issues: unemployment.

Here is why telcos recycle phone numbers

Here is why telcos recycle phone numbers

Techpoint speaks with a representative from a network provider to get their take on the necessity of recycling and how users can be protected in light of the growing number of reports of people getting into difficult circumstances as a result of acquiring recycled phone numbers.

How sub-Saharan Africa lost $2.16 billion to Internet censorship

How sub-Saharan Africa lost $2.16 billion to Internet censorship

The use of Internet blackouts by governments in sub-Saharan Africa as a tool to manage civil unrest cost the region's economy an estimated $2.16 billion in 2019, according to a report published by Top10VPN.

Data Wars 2019: Glo’s heavy loss and MTN’s continued dominance defines the battle for Internet supremacy

Data Wars 2019: Glo’s heavy loss and MTN’s continued dominance defines the battle for Internet supremacy

The competition for a share of Nigeria's internet market heated up in 2019, and after a closely fought battle, MTN once more pulled ahead of the pack. However, Glo's loss of over a million internet subscribers had a ripple effect on the market's overall composition.

National Identification Number: Here is how to check using a USSD code

National Identification Number: Here is how to check using a USSD code

Have you submitted an application for a National ID card but you do not yet possess a National Identification Number (NIN)? This is the procedure to follow in order to obtain your NIN using a USSD code.

Are motorcycle-hailing startups adopting offline methods in order to scale their tricycle verticals?

Are motorcycle-hailing startups adopting offline methods in order to scale their tricycle verticals?

In 2017, three-wheeled services were first made available due to the proliferation of ride-hailing motorcycle startups. On the other hand, in contrast to their forebears, these services are probably easier to scale offline than they are online.

Nigeria’s broadband plan gets a $732 million boost

Nigeria’s broadband plan gets a $732 million boost

Nigeria has entered into a public private partnership to invest $732 million into the construction of stable broadband infrastructures that will serve the nation in order to diversify its economy, which is currently dependent on oil revenue, and to form a more cohesive mission.

Techpoint Africa to host Peter Salovey, President of Yale University, in Lagos

Techpoint Africa to host Peter Salovey, President of Yale University, in Lagos

Participate in the town hall meeting that Techpoint will be hosting this Thursday in honor of the President of Yale University, Peter Salovey, along with other senior officials from Yale University.

President Muhammadu Buhari signs Finance Act into law: What it means for the tech ecosystem

President Muhammadu Buhari signs Finance Act into law: What it means for the tech ecosystem

E-commerce in Nigeria could be thrown into disarray as a result of the passage and signing into law on Monday of Nigeria's Finance Bill, which will have the effect of altering the taxation system for individuals who hold bank accounts and small businesses.

5 months in office: What has become of Pantami’s orders to various agencies?

5 months in office: What has become of Pantami’s orders to various agencies?

Isa Pantami has served as Minister of Communications and Digital Economy for five months, and during that time he has issued orders to agencies that fall under his supervision. The following are a few of those orders, along with the responses that have followed them.

Bankole Oluwafemi, editor-in-chief of TechCabal, leaves Big Cabal Media, the company he founded

Bankole Oluwafemi, editor-in-chief of TechCabal, leaves Big Cabal Media, the company he founded

Bankole Oluwafemi, who established Big Cabal Media almost six years ago, has decided to leave the company in order to pursue other opportunities. He made the announcement today.

Airtel Nigeria launched Airtel TV, a repeat of 3flix Mobile TV or not?

Airtel Nigeria launched Airtel TV, a repeat of 3flix Mobile TV or not?

Despite the fact that they attempted to compete with Airtel Nigeria by launching 3flix TV in 2018, Airtel Nigeria has now launched Airtel TV, which is a TV and video-on-demand app that enables users to stream live TV programs and watch video content on demand. But will people start using this?

Nigerian mobile payment company, Paga, hires Ian Cleverly as its Group chief financial officer

Nigerian mobile payment company, Paga, hires Ian Cleverly as its Group chief financial officer

Ian Cleverly, who has worked as the chief financial officer of a variety of businesses for the past 15 years, has been hired by Paga, a payment company based in Nigeria, to serve as the new Group CFO. His primary responsibility will be to assist the company in its efforts to expand internationally.

Bauchi state government introduces digital attendance to root out ghost teachers

Bauchi state government introduces digital attendance to root out ghost teachers

By implementing a digital attendance system, the Bauchi State Ministry of Education has joined the growing number of public agencies across the country that have already made the transition to automated processes. We take their chances of success into consideration.

Opera News Hub accused of content censorship in Nigeria

Opera News Hub accused of content censorship in Nigeria

Creators of content for Opera News are complaining that the platform engages in excessive censorship of content.

What you need to know about Andela and Flutterwave co-founder, Iyin Aboyeji’s Future Africa Fund for startups

What you need to know about Andela and Flutterwave co-founder, Iyin Aboyeji’s Future Africa Fund for startups

The organization Future Africa has just recently made an announcement regarding the launch of three new initiatives in the areas of capital, coaching, and community. When we inquire about the Future Africa Fund, its co-founder, Iyinoluwa Aboyeji, provides us with the following information.

Meet ARED, the Rwandan company revolutionising how people charge phones and access digital content in Africa

Meet ARED, the Rwandan company revolutionising how people charge phones and access digital content in Africa

Most business owners can only hope to achieve their entrepreneurial goals, which may include the creation of jobs and the connection of communities through digital content. However, Henri Nyakarundi, a Rwandan businessman, founded ARED with the intention of doing exactly that.

CBN’s revised guidelines and the surface narrative of a threat to Nigerian fintech platforms

CBN’s revised guidelines and the surface narrative of a threat to Nigerian fintech platforms

CBN revised bank charges to an apparently tolerable extent in an effort to broaden access to financial services; however, when compared to what is provided by a variety of fintech platforms, there is still room for significant improvement.

Safaricom loses petition not to disclose business contracts

Safaricom loses petition not to disclose business contracts

Recent events resulted in Safaricom, Kenya's largest telecoms company, being unsuccessful in its attempt to prevent the Competition Authority of Kenya from receiving potentially sensitive business information. It's possible that there was a good reason for the rejection.

How Safaricom helped Kenya attract foreign investors

How Safaricom helped Kenya attract foreign investors

Kenya's largest telecom provider and its banks ensured that the Nairobi Stock Exchange (NSE) closed 2019 ahead of other African stock exchanges by ensuring that the NSE had a market share of 79.8 percent on the Nairobi Stock Exchange (NSE), which was designed to attract foreign investors.

Nigerian House of Reps to consider a bill to mandate the installation of CCTV cameras nationwide

Nigerian House of Reps to consider a bill to mandate the installation of CCTV cameras nationwide

If a bill that is currently being considered by the House of Representatives is passed into law, it is possible that Nigeria will join other countries in Africa in installing CCTV cameras across the entire country.

A quick update on Zzapo Mobile

A quick update on Zzapo Mobile

You might remember Zzapo Mobile for its unbelievable offer of a smartphone for only $7,999.99. It ended up being a trap because it was too good to be true.

How increased Right of Way charges could raise data and voice call tariffs

How increased Right of Way charges could raise data and voice call tariffs

A recent decision made by the governments of Lagos and 13 other states to raise Right of Way (RoW) charges on telecommunications companies may signal a possible increase in voice call and Internet service fees moving forward in the year.

Early-stage startups will no longer have to pay tax, if Nigeria’s Finance Bill is passed into law

Early-stage startups will no longer have to pay tax, if Nigeria’s Finance Bill is passed into law

The provisions of the finance bill were highlighted by Nigeria's Minister of Finance, who disclosed that businesses with an annual income of less than $68,500 do not have to pay taxes, and that rates of taxation will be lowered for medium-sized businesses.

Techpoint Awards 2020: Nominate your favourite startups, tech communities and companies

Techpoint Awards 2020: Nominate your favourite startups, tech communities and companies

The Techpoint Awards 2020 will focus on startups, tech communities, and tech companies that are active in Nigeria between January 2015 and January 2020. The eligibility period for these categories is the same. The call for nominations is now open to the general public. However, there is a time limit.

Smartphones will soon have longer-lasting batteries in 2020, but what’s the catch?

Smartphones will soon have longer-lasting batteries in 2020, but what’s the catch?

When purchasing smart devices, consumers often pay attention to the capacity of the device's battery. In the not too distant future, mobile devices will likely be powered by lithium-sulfur batteries rather than lithium-ion batteries. This is another possibility that may arise.

The 10 most memorable Nigerian tech moments of 2019

The 10 most memorable Nigerian tech moments of 2019

As 2019 comes to a close, we take a look back at the most noteworthy occurrences in Nigeria's technology space, which is a difficult task considering that the year blessed us with a great number of them. Listed below, in no particular order, are our top 10 favorites.

Techpoint is 5! Our journey so far shaping the African narrative

Techpoint is 5! Our journey so far shaping the African narrative

Techpoint has reached the age of 5! On the first of the year 2015, at precisely 00:01, our very first post was published online. Five fruitful years have passed, but the real adventure has only just started for us. Find out what we have in store for the year 2020 here.

Fintech 2019 predictions revisited: What really happened?

Fintech 2019 predictions revisited: What really happened?

When looking at the forecast that Open Banking Nigeria trustee, Adedeji Olowe, made for the field of financial technology in 2019, it can be seen that some of his predictions have already come to pass.

These Nigerian startups shut down in 2019; what we can learn from them

These Nigerian startups shut down in 2019; what we can learn from them

The reality that running a startup successfully is challenging is often hidden by the glitz of the industry, staggering fundraising totals, and flamboyant founder personalities. The following are some of the lessons that we can take away from certain startups that were forced to shut their doors in 2019.

Social Media Roundup: Nigerian men don’t cheat

Social Media Roundup: Nigerian men don’t cheat

This week on social media, we covered a variety of topics, including how Davido proved that Nigerian men are always faithful, how Kenyans are dragging their Navy on Twitter, and more.

How Abuja-based startup, Paynergy, is changing the way people pay their energy bills

How Abuja-based startup, Paynergy, is changing the way people pay their energy bills

Since PHCN first introduced prepaid meters in 2006, the majority of customers have encountered some level of difficulty whenever they have attempted to purchase tokens for their meters. Paynergy is working to improve user experience in the hopes of influencing this trend.

Founder of defunct OyaPay is now co-founder of a new startup, Voyance, after leaving Paystack

Founder of defunct OyaPay is now co-founder of a new startup, Voyance, after leaving Paystack

In the beginning of this year, Abdulhamid Hassan left OyaPay to join Paystack after getting into a disagreement with an investor who had ties to his family. But now, with Voyance, he is embarking on the journey back into the world of entrepreneurship. What is different?

While writing for popular TV shows, this Nigerian scriptwriter found her true calling in animation

While writing for popular TV shows, this Nigerian scriptwriter found her true calling in animation

At the beginning of this year, the Nigerian scriptwriter Omotunde Akiode was chosen to be one of the writers for the first African animation series produced by Netflix. This is the tale of her ascent from performing in small-scale shows to garnering attention on a global scale.

According to website rankings, betting sites are becoming more popular in Nigeria

According to website rankings, betting sites are becoming more popular in Nigeria

The increasing number of people using the internet in Nigeria appears to be beneficial to the online sports betting market. According to website ranking reports, betting sites have the highest number of visitors in Nigeria.

What exactly does Truecaller do with your data? A hacker’s deep dive

What exactly does Truecaller do with your data? A hacker’s deep dive

Because of concerns regarding users' privacy with the call app Truecaller, @0xRogue, a software developer and hacker, examines the potentially hazardous path that your data takes from your phone all the way to Mountain View, California, in the United States, and possibly other locations as well.

Rensource Energy secures $20 million series A led by CRE Venture Capital and Omidyar Network

Rensource Energy secures $20 million series A led by CRE Venture Capital and Omidyar Network

A renewable energy startup known as Rensource Energy has raised $20 million in series A funding. This comes nearly two years after the company raised $3.5 million in bridge financing, allowing it to expand and provide more services.

Vodacom Tanzania partners WorldRemit to enable international mobile money remittance into Tanzania

Vodacom Tanzania partners WorldRemit to enable international mobile money remittance into Tanzania

As a result of a partnership between Vodacom Tanzania and WorldRemit, expatriate Tanzanians now have the ability to deposit funds directly into the M-Pesa wallets of their intended recipients.

Chipper Cash raises $6 million seed round to expand into southern African markets

Chipper Cash raises $6 million seed round to expand into southern African markets

Chipper Cash, which had previously raised a seed round totaling $2.4 million back in May, has now raised an extended seed round totaling $6 million in order to expand into markets in southern Africa.

How I Work: Eniola Abiola, Product Designer at Cowrywise

How I Work: Eniola Abiola, Product Designer at Cowrywise

Cowrywise is an online platform for savings and investments, and Eniola Abiola works there as a Product Designer. In this episode of How I Work, we have a conversation with her to find out what her job entails and how she manages everything that comes with it.

Despite past issues with misappropriation, Kenya okays Airtel-Telkom merger

Despite past issues with misappropriation, Kenya okays Airtel-Telkom merger

Despite concerns regarding the possible misuse of public funds, the government of Kenya has finally given its blessing to the combination of Airtel Kenya and Telkom Kenya, which is predominantly owned by the state.

Google top search trends 2019: From ASUU strike to Naira Marley to Xenophobia to Big Brother Nigeria

Google top search trends 2019: From ASUU strike to Naira Marley to Xenophobia to Big Brother Nigeria

Google has announced the top trending searches for the year 2019 in Nigeria. The publication reveals what has piqued Nigerians' interest over the course of the past year, including the artists, lyrics, people, songs, and television shows that have received the most online searches.

Social Media Roundup: Year of Kebab

Social Media Roundup: Year of Kebab

This week on social media, we've seen stories about Cardi B in Ghana, a blackout in Nigeria, and other events.

OPay takes another step towards becoming Africa’s WeChat with new messaging feature

OPay takes another step towards becoming Africa’s WeChat with new messaging feature

OPay's mobile application continues to test out new features and services, and the company recently added a messaging function to the log of 15 other services it has already tested. We investigate what this might imply for the super app plans of the startup company.

In 2019 alone, this Africa-focused accelerator has invested in 7 sub-Saharan Africa startups 

In 2019 alone, this Africa-focused accelerator has invested in 7 sub-Saharan Africa startups 

In light of the fact that its operations serve as an accelerator, we require The Baobab Network to divulge some information regarding the manner in which it invests.

Despite numerous exits, the African classifieds market still has every prospect of success

Despite numerous exits, the African classifieds market still has every prospect of success

Recent actions taken by Jiji and observations made by its co-founder and CEO point to the fact that there are still opportunities available in the classifieds market in Africa.

This Lagos-based startup is making it easier for people to plan events

This Lagos-based startup is making it easier for people to plan events

If you've ever been in charge of planning an event, you've probably suffered from headaches brought on by the stress involved. Find out how Planit can make the planning of future events relatively easy for you before you attempt to plan another.

Microsoft wants to make genuine Windows PCs more affordable and accessible to Africans

Microsoft wants to make genuine Windows PCs more affordable and accessible to Africans

Approximately 66 percent of all personal computers that are exported to Africa every year come preloaded with illegal software. Microsoft has launched the Windows PC Affordability in Africa Initiative in an effort to make genuine alternatives more accessible. This move was made in consideration of the risks to businesses and the privacy of customer data.

Kenya launches open contract portal, though all contracts expired months ago

Kenya launches open contract portal, though all contracts expired months ago

Even though all contracts have been out of effect since May 2019, Makueni county in Kenya has just recently launched its online open contract portal, which will enable stakeholders to participate in the bidding process for executing government contracts.

The Journey: Bridging the knowledge gap for African startups with Techpoint Startup School

The Journey: Bridging the knowledge gap for African startups with Techpoint Startup School

Adewale Yusuf, our founder and CEO, discusses the journey that led to the establishment of the Techpoint Startup School as well as plans for the school's future.

Meet the Nigerian developer that runs free online digital skills training on Facebook and Slack

Meet the Nigerian developer that runs free online digital skills training on Facebook and Slack

In Nigeria, where it can be expensive to learn digital skills, a software developer by the name of Iniobong Udoh and her team are providing free online and offline digital training to young people in order to give them an advantage in the job market.

WhatsApp to discontinue support for some mobile OS versions beginning from February 2020

WhatsApp to discontinue support for some mobile OS versions beginning from February 2020

If you do not upgrade the operating system on your Android, iPhone, or Windows Phone before February 1, 2020, it is possible that you will no longer be able to use WhatsApp.

Suspension of cash transactions at NIPOST: A case of putting the cart before the horse

Suspension of cash transactions at NIPOST: A case of putting the cart before the horse

The activities that take place at various NIPOST locations point to the fact that the organization as a whole is not prepared to comply with the directives issued by the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy to switch to a cashless system.

Building the ‘SF Express of Africa’: GIG Logistics is the African eCommerce giant you don’t hear about enough

Building the ‘SF Express of Africa’: GIG Logistics is the African eCommerce giant you don’t hear about enough

GIG Logistics, on the other hand, has kept a relatively low profile in the digital sphere, in contrast to its media-savvy and venture capital–backed competitors in Nigeria. However, the effect it has on the eCommerce industry is much more significant than you might initially think.

FIRS gets a new chairman, what will be the fate of Fowler’s plan to charge VAT on online purchases? 

FIRS gets a new chairman, what will be the fate of Fowler’s plan to charge VAT on online purchases? 

Muhammad Nami has taken over as Chairman of the FIRS, succeeding Babatunde Fowler in that role. What will become of the department's proposal to start collecting sales tax on online purchases in the year 2020?

Nigeria now has its first fintech industry innovation sandbox

Nigeria now has its first fintech industry innovation sandbox

A sandbox for the fintech industry has been launched by Financial Service Innovators with support from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Nigerian Insurance and Pensions Supervisory Service (NIBSS). This will assist innovators in developing creative financial solutions and scaling regulatory hurdles.

Cars45 launches a consumer-to-consumer marketplace as it expands to Ghana and Kenya

Cars45 launches a consumer-to-consumer marketplace as it expands to Ghana and Kenya

As a result of the expansion of the automotive trading platform into Ghana and Kenya, local consumers now have the ability to buy, sell, and even swap their vehicles.

Cheki Nigeria appoints ex 9mobile executive, Chimezie Okonkwo as its new CEO

Cheki Nigeria appoints ex 9mobile executive, Chimezie Okonkwo as its new CEO

Chimezie Okonkwo, a former executive at 9mobile, has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer at Cheki, an online marketplace for new and used vehicles. This appointment comes three months after the previous CEO, Gbenro Dara, left the company.

Online classifieds company, Jiji, secures $21 million in series C funding

Online classifieds company, Jiji, secures $21 million in series C funding

Jiji made a major acquisition at the beginning of this year when it purchased OLX, and it has now raised $21 million in an effort to become Africa's most popular classifieds website.

A review of Oppo A9 2020

A review of Oppo A9 2020

A review of the recently released Oppo A9 2020 in Lagos, Nigeria, which can be purchased for 89,900 (approximately $248).

Communications authority demands fines from MTN Ghana

Communications authority demands fines from MTN Ghana

MTN Ghana will have to pay a fine to the National Communications Authority because the company did not follow the authority's directives when it inaccurately billed subscribers and did not have a customer care line that was operational.

How I Work: Fisayo Fosudo, Tech Video Producer

How I Work: Fisayo Fosudo, Tech Video Producer

Fisayo walks us through the ups and downs of his professional life, shares a straightforward method that is surprisingly effective, and discusses the fascinating hobby he enjoys. Consequently, in the absence of 'FodaAdu,' the following is how Fisayo Fosudo operates:

Jumia becomes smaller as Jumia Travel is said to be taken over by Travelstart

Jumia becomes smaller as Jumia Travel is said to be taken over by Travelstart

Just a few short weeks after shutting down its eCommerce businesses in Tanzania and Cameroon and laying off staff in Kenya, Jumia has decided to stop managing the operations of one of its subsidiaries, which is known as Jumia Travel.

Uber has launched in Côte d’Ivoire, its first francophone African country

Uber has launched in Côte d’Ivoire, its first francophone African country

Uber has officially launched its operations in Abidjan, the capital city of Côte d'Ivoire, as part of its expansion into African markets with limited car ownership and public transport. This is part of Uber's strategy to expand into African markets with limited car ownership and public transport.