MFS Africa Announces Close of 2.3M Seed with Ugandan Fintech Numida

MFS Africa Announces Close of 2.3M Seed with Ugandan Fintech Numida

Launched by Mina Shahid, Catherine Denis and Ben Best in 2017, Numida began life enabling traditional MFIs to provide unsecured credit to semi-formal businesses, but pivoted...

Facebook Account Details Offered up For Sale

A group claims they are offering information on more than 500 million Facebook users - including phone numbers and other data - virtually for...
US consumer goods company files for IPO

US consumer goods company files for IPO

Honest Co, a consumer goods company founded by actress Jessica Alba, filed for a U.S. initial public offering on Friday following a strong year...
Appzone closes $10m Series A Funding Round

Appzone Closes $10m Series A Funding Round

African  fintech company, Appzone Group, has closed a $10 million Series A investment round led by CardinalStone with participation from V8 Capital, Lateral Investment...

South Africa Musicians To Earn Money Whenever Their Songs are Used...

Short-structure video social media app TikTok has entered into a multi-year licensing partnership with the Southern African Music Rights Organization and Composers Authors and...
Monkey Plays Video Game with Neural link

Monkey Plays Video Game with Neural link

The 3-minute video by Neural Link shows Pager, a male macaque with chips embedded on each side of its brain, playing 'Mind Pong'. Although he was...
IOS 14.5

Apple Plans to enforce privacy notifications from IOS 14.5

Apple stated on Wednesday that it will start enforcing privacy notifications, stating that the notices will become mandatory when its iOS 14.5 operating system...
No Plans To Notify Owners Of Hacked Accounts About Data Brach

Over 533 Million Facebook Users Leaked; check if Your Are Affected

On Saturday, the individual information of more than 533 million Facebook users was shared in an online group used by cyber criminals.  "The hacked information...
No Plans To Notify Owners Of Hacked Accounts About Data Brach

No Plans To Notify Owners Of Hacked Accounts About Data Breach...

There were reports last week of a data breach at Facebook, personal data from over 533 million Facebook users has been stolen and posted...
Connecting Fith and Tech With PaySabil

Connecting Fith and Tech With PaySabil

It's been nearly 2 years now since, Ibrahim Maigari Ahmadu, (A Lagos-based Technology Entrepreneur, Co-originator/CEO of Livestock247.com and RiceAfrika.com) brought together a group of...
100 Software Developers, 43 SME's benefit from UK- Nigeria tech Hub Dev Placement

100 Software Developers, 43 SME’s benefit from UK- Nigeria tech Hub...

Software developers and SMEs in Nigeria appreciated a significant lift when the UK-Nigeria Tech Hub declared its collaboration with Decagon for its Dev-Placement Program.  The...
Kenyan Fintech Startup Tanda Secures Seed Funding

Kenyan Fintech Startup Tanda Secures Seed Funding

It seems Fintech and Africa have started a romance for the good of the continent’s economy and status. Hardly a week or days pass...