Government Internet Telecom

Minister of Communications and Digital Economy Says Data Price Slash Will Happen

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami, has reiterated that prices of data in the country will…

Digital Government Telecom

NCC Creates New Department to Accelerate FG’s Digital Economy Agenda

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has created a Digital Economy Department, principally responsible for implementing programmes and policies aimed at…

Africa Funding Investment

CDC Group Invests With $100m Helios IV Fund

CDC Group, the UK’s development finance institution, and a leading impact investor, has invested $100 million in Helios Investors IV,…

sim swap
Mobile Money Tech Tips

Sim Swap/Fraud: How it is Done and Steps to Protect Your Mobile Banking From Cybercriminals

The fraud is known as SIM swapping, and it can be used to take over your financial accounts. SIM swapping relies on phone-based authentication.…

Hackathon Health

N3m Up For Grabs in NCC Virtual Hackathon For Digital Solutions to Contain Impact of Pandemic

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), the Regulator of the telecommunications industry in Nigeria, supports amongst other things, the development of…

Digital Venture Capital

Ingressive Launches Non-Profit Arm to Train 1m Tech Talents, Connect 5000 to Jobs in Africa

Ingressive, a Venture Capital company, has unveiled Ingressive for Good (I4G), its nonprofit arm; dedicated to empowering African youth with…


NOAA: Xplore awarded $670,000 to study the options for space weather observatory

Seattle-based Xplore has won a $670,111 award from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to look into the feasibility of sending a solar…

Accelerator Women

Apply: FLANE Accelerator For Startups Focused on Female Empowerment

FLANE is a five-week virtual accelerator for impact-driven entrepreneurs who have developed an innovative digital solution that has the potential…

Partnership Telecom

BBC & MTN Nigeria Partner to Deliver News Bulletins at No Cost

BBC World Service and MTN Nigeria have partnered to deliver BBC News Minute bulletins, free of charge to subscribers of…

Report Venture Capital

Between 2014 and 2019, 613 VC Deals Worth $3.9bn Were Reported-AVCA

African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA), the pan-African industry association which promotes and enables private investment in Africa,…