Author: Oluwapelumi

Visa Holds Fraud Prevention Workshop in West Africa for the First Time

Visa Holds Fraud Prevention Workshop in West Africa for the First Time

Visa Inc., organized its first ever fraud prevention workshop dedicated to its West Africa-based clients and partners. Held in Dakar, the three-day workshop provided an in-depth look at the latest tools, information, and best practices for issuers and acquirers to effectively combat fraud. Workshop attendance was high, with thirty-two delegates representing 17 partner banks from […]

MTN and Jumia Launch Pan-African Enterprise Challenge

MTN and Jumia Launch Pan-African Enterprise Challenge

MTN, in partnership with the MTN Solution Space and Jumia, are proud to announce the launch of the MTN Entrepreneurship Challenge powered by Jumia. The Pan-African competition launching today, will be the first of its kind in Africa, bringing together over 1000 entrepreneurs, students and investors, to collaborate on ways to amplify and consolidate the […]

TagPay receives a Kalahari Award for Best Technology Enabler of Mobile Financial Services in Africa

TagPay receives a Kalahari Award for Best Technology Enabler of Mobile Financial Services in Africa

Tagattitude, the innovative French FinTech, has won a Kalahari Award for its digital banking platform, TagPay at the 6th Remittance and Mobile Money Expo, held in Lagos, Nigeria. The award recognizes TagPay as the best technology enabler platform. With Near Sound Data Transfer Technology at its core, the TagPay platform can turn any mobile device […]

Facebook Announces 16 Million People in Nigeria Come to Facebook Every Month with 100% on Mobile

Facebook Announces 16 Million People in Nigeria Come to Facebook Every Month with 100% on Mobile

Facebook announced 16 million people in Nigeria visit Facebook every month with 100% of them coming on mobile. Each day, 7.2 million people visit Facebook with 7 million on mobile. Facebook’s visit coincided with Friends Day (4 February), or Facebook’s 12th birthday. During the past five years, the global Facebook community has more than doubled […]

Tigo Tanzania announces free WhatsApp messaging service

Tigo Tanzania announces free WhatsApp messaging service

Tanzania’s leading telecommunication company renown for driving digital lifestyle transformation, Tigo (www.Tigo.co.tz), has announced free WhatsApp services for its 10 million users. This makes Tigo the first telecom in the country to offer the social media service for free, once again demonstrating its leadership in delivering cutting-edge technology and innovations in market, according to the […]

Marshmallow Comes To Camon C8 Ahead of Valentine

Marshmallow Comes To Camon C8 Ahead of Valentine

The Marshmallow edition of the Android OS will be released for the TECNO Camon C8 before Valentine. We earlier confirmed that the best selling C8 will receive the update but we were not sure of the time before then. Meanwhile, the Phantom 5 is still billed to receive the same update before July, as confirmed […]

Will Netflix Really Make A Difference In Africa?

Will Netflix Really Make A Difference In Africa?

Let’s not go that far, yet. Let’s start from Nigeria. Yesterday, when the news broke about Netflix being available in almost every country, there were different reactions from Nigeria. Of all the reactions possible, I simply thought “welcome to Nigeria”. I wasn’t excited about the news because despite what Jason tells us about the success or […]