Olusegun Ogundeji

Spotify in Nigeria to ignite price war among providers

West African country is known for the Afrobeat genre, which has no official chart or certification system in place.

Ghana edges closer to unified licensing to lower mobile data costs

Country’s Communication and Digitalisation Ministry clarifies proposal to break away from spectrum-specific policy.

Mixed response, unease over Nigeria’s crypto crackdown

Directive from Central Bank of Nigeria leaves some wondering if authorities acted prematurely.

China’s CBDC could be trade currency of choice in AfCFTA

The digital yuan could serve as a valuable intermediary currency says Fintech and China expert Richard Turrin.

Nigeria digs in heels over social media regulation

Officials express government’s stance as Facebook removes account belonging to indigenous tribal leader Nnamdi Kanu.

Nigeria: Telcos look to capitalise on NIN SIM integration

Revenue generation opportunity lies in the latest deadline extension.

Africa’s central banks eager to explore digital currencies

Research from Bank for International Settlements reflects on developments in Madagascar, Mozambique and Tanzania.
Jan 22, 2021

COVID-19 won’t slow down Africa’s software development market

Tech recruitment firm Tunga outlines the findings of research.

Nigeria still wrestling with SIM-NIN integration headache

Process fraught with challenges, including widespread fear of mass disconnection of subscriber phone lines.
Dec 14, 2020

Skills development critical to Africa’s ecommercial future

Key takeaway from the recently concluded 2020 AU e-commerce conference.
Nov 27, 2020

KYC deficiency weakens Africa’s resolve against crypto-based money laundering

Africa-based Virtual Asset Service Providers (VASPs) are vulnerable a according to a new study by CipherTrace.

Support for tech talent a prerequisite for Africa to leverage internet economy

Google and the IFC have predicted the internet economy would contribute up to US$180bn to Africa’s economy by 2025 and US$712bn by 2050.