Local currency financing for off-grid power in Africa is limited – Report

Although advantageous, local currency financing for off-grid renewables projects and businesses that power the digital economy in rural Africa is still limited, according to a

Blockchain Technology

Bitcoin hits USD18,150 as 73% of millionaires invest in cryptos

As Bitcoin hits $18,150 as at Thursday evening, almost reaching its 2017 all-time high (ATH), nearly three-quarters of high net worth individuals will have invested

5G and IoT Technology

Nokia announces new end-to-end 5G certification program

Nokia has announced the launch of the first of a series of professional level certifications to train and certify industry professionals on end-to-end 5G networks,

Op-ed Technology

How to build smarter bank branches

By Huawei Industry Experts The Coronavirus has accelerated the need for mobile and self-service banking, with traditional branches seeing a fall in customer traffic, meaning


Internet penetration rate in Nigeria rises to 50%

About 50% of Nigeria’s population is using the Internet and around 90% of the total population have mobile phones. This according to the Digital 2021: Nigeria


Why millions of Nigerians risk having their SIM cards blocked

Tens of millions of Nigerians could have their SIM cards blocked next month if they don’t make a deadline to link valid National Identification Numbers


Morocco taps into diaspora’s expertise in green technologies

Morocco’s Ministry of Energy, Mining, and the Environment and the Ministry in charge of Moroccans Residing Abroad (MREs) signed a partnership agreement with the Research Institute for

Technology Women in Tech

Facebook launches inspirational book on African women

As part of its celebration around International Women’s Month, Facebook on Wednesday announced the launch of ‘LeadHERs: Life Lessons From African Women’, a collection inspirational

Blockchain Technology

#BuiltWithBitcoin: Paxful to build fourth school in Nigeria

Global peer-to-peer Bitcoin marketplace, Paxful has announced that it will be building a fourth school in its #BuiltWithBitcoin’s 100-school initiative which aims to bring quality


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