Jack Dorsey of Twitter set to move to Africa

The CEO of Twitter Jack Dorsey has announced that he would be moving to Africa for some months in 2020 following his tour of the continent. He posted on Twitter saying he did not know for sure where exactly he would be living but he would be in Africa for half of next year. His […]

IT Professionals – Register in Tanzania

As every facet of the economy moves towards digital platforms. Tanzania is now looking to establish an Information Technology professionals board. The board will register all IT professionals in the country for the purpose of monitoring, controlling and securing the country’s cyberspace while speeding up the uptake of technology. Moreover This is in keeping with […]

Africa’s Innovative Response to Internet Repression

As governments across Africa continue to introduce internet policies that hurt connectivity rates and stifle freedom of expression. An increasing number of digital rights activists and organizations are fighting back. From social media taxes and disruptive internet shutdowns, to divisive disinformation campaigns and overpriced mobile data rates. So, here is no shortage of problematic internet […]

MTNS MESSAGING PLATFORMS, AYOBA

MTN announced that its instant messaging platform. The Ayoba has reached 1 million monthly active users. Ayoba is a messaging app localized for African and Middle East consumer needs. This is under an independent Over the Top (OTT) brand with unique features for MTN customers. Furthermore, The app supports many local languages spoken across the […]

Facebook Pay launched across all Facebook Apps

Facebook on Tuesday announced a new payment platform, Facebook Pay. On Wednesday, November 13, Facebook launched the payment platform. Therefore Facebook pay is a service aimed at making payments easier across all Facebook apps (Facebook, Messenger, Instagram, and WhatsApp). The launch of Facebook Pay comes before the WhatsApp pay roll-out in India expected to happen […]

AFRICA’S NEW LARGEST TECH HUB (CcHub/iHub)

With CcHub‘s acquisition of iHub in September, Nigerian Bosun Tijani is at the helm of (arguably) the largest tech network in Africa. He is now CEO of both organizations, including their robust membership rosters, startup incubation programs, global partnerships, and VC activities from Nigeria to Kenya. CcHub was founded in October 2010 by Bosun Tijani and Femi Longe. Not […]