Olusegun Ogundeji

COVID-19, 4G cost dominates North Africa’s digital landscape

Research by French telecommunications firm Orange reflects on emerging trends in the market.
Olusegun Ogundeji
Jan 17, 2022

NCC’s Danbatta wants more from ICT industry

Executive Vice Chairman of the regulator has underlined the tech industry’s contribution towards Nigeria’s GDP, but believes society can expect more amid a growing demand for faster, reliable internet connectivity.
Nov 5, 2021

There’s enough room for e-Naira says Luno’s GM

Marius Reitz believes it will take some time before the currency gains traction in the market.
Oct 18, 2021

Sudan’s Alsoug cautiously optimistic as country emerges from tech isolation

Company to launch national payments network but remains concerned about low internet penetration.
Oct 1, 2021

CBDC launch will empower Nigeria with early adopter advantage

Planned e-Naira pilot will give West African country advantage over counterparts in the space, according to blockchain, cryptocurrency professionals.
Sep 8, 2021

e-Naira promises ‘economic new dawn’ if done right says blockchain expert

The Central Bank of Nigeria has partnered with Barbados Fintech firm on proposed CBDC pilot known as Project Giant.
Aug 16, 2021

Bank of Ghana plans e-cedi rollout in September

Central bank partners Giesecke+Devrient to manage digital currency.

Security issues threaten Nigeria’s tech progress

MTN Nigeria among the first to acknowledge possible disruption to services.

Outcry, defiance as Nigeria blocks Twitter

Digital rights advocacy group Paradigm Initiative weighs in on the situation as foreign embassies also express concern.
Mar 8, 2021

Telecom Egypt plans HARP subsea system launch

System expected to bolster cloud services in Africa and connect the continent with Europe.
Feb 24, 2021

Mauritius looks to lock-in Fintech regulation with new framework

Industry insiders say the move is a step in the right direction.
Feb 24, 2021

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.