Olusegun Ogundeji
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Wednesday

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.
2:20

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.
1:50

Mixed response, unease over Nigeria’s crypto crackdown

Directive from Central Bank of Nigeria leaves some wondering if authorities acted prematurely.
2:10

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.
2:00

Nigeria digs in heels over social media regulation

Officials express government’s stance as Facebook removes account belonging to indigenous tribal leader Nnamdi Kanu.
1:50

Nigeria: Telcos look to capitalise on NIN SIM integration

Revenue generation opportunity lies in the latest deadline extension.
1:30

Africa’s central banks eager to explore digital currencies

Research from Bank for International Settlements reflects on developments in Madagascar, Mozambique and Tanzania.
2:10
Jan 22, 2021

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

Tech recruitment firm Tunga outlines the findings of research.
2:10

Nigeria still wrestling with SIM-NIN integration headache

Process fraught with challenges, including widespread fear of mass disconnection of subscriber phone lines.
2:30
Dec 14, 2020

Skills development critical to Africa’s ecommercial future

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