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Taxify partners AutoGenius and AIICO Unveils Unique Insurance Cover “Taxify Cover”

Lagos, Nigeria – June 6, 2017 Taxify, the fastest growing e-hailing and ridesharing app in Lagos announced a unique insurance policy that is designed to increase driver and rider safety as well as improve the confidence of their user base in their commitment to...

Truecaller to set up Sub-Saharan Africa headquarters in Nairobi

Truecaller has announced plans to set up headquarters in Nairobi,Kenya and has appointed Zakaria Hersi as Director of Partnerships for Africa. In his position, Zakaria will be spearheading Truecaller’s expansion in the region and forging partnerships with various eco-system players. The Truecaller app allows people...

SmartPhones Are Driving a Surge in Africa Bank Accounts: Chart

An increase in the number of people using mobile phones to bank is boosting financial inclusion in sub-Saharan Africa, where 43 percent of adults had an account last year, compared with 34 percent in 2014. The World Bank’s Global Findex Database shows that regional...

Tech Experts Advocate for Local Content Drive at ISPON Presidential Dinner

Experts, policy makers and top executives of companies in Nigeria’s technology sector have advocated for the proper implementation of the local content policy in Nigeria. This happened at the Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria(ISPON) 9th annual presidential dinner night, which held at the...

U.S. Consul General F. John Bray Remarks on Launch of Expanded “Know Your Rights” App

  I want to acknowledge Mr. Adeoloa Austin Oyinlade and the work he has done to strengthen respect and support for the protection of human rights in Nigeria. Over the years we have turned to Mr. Oyinlade for his insights on the status of human rights...

Exciting New Features on FirstBank’s FirstMobile Application

First Bank of Nigeria Limited has implemented new and exciting features on its mobile banking application – FirstMobile to enhance security and customers’ digital banking experience. The new features are The Card-in-Control functionality, the Quick Response (QR) Code, the Transaction receipt and Save beneficiary...

5 Powerful Ways to Improve Your Mobile App Ranking

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is not only done to increase the ranking of your websites on search engines. SEO can also be employed to optimize mobile applications to improve or enhance the ranking of your mobile app in an app store’s search results. In...

Kenya’s mSurvey to launch Nigerian expansion

MSurvey, the mobile-first consumer experience platform, has announced that it is expanding into Nigeria. The move comes as the Kenya-based company seeks to consolidate its position as a technology-powered customer loyalty platform in Africa. Backed by international and African investors, including Safaricom’s Spark Fund,...

Kenyan girls to fly to Google HQ after inventing app to end FGM

By Daniel Wesangula NAIROBI  - Animated chatter spills out from a corner of tech giant Google's Nairobi offices as five Kenyan schoolgirls discuss their upcoming trip to California where they hope to win $15,000 for I-cut, an app to end Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). The five...

Tencent Eyes Nigeria as next hotspot for Music App After Covid-19 Streaming Spike

Joox has become one of the most popular music apps in emerging markets from Indonesia to Thailand and Malaysia since launching in 2015, rivaling the likes of Spotify, in which Tencent also has a stake. Now the Chinese social media giant is hoping for...
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