Start-up Field Intelligence expands, targets 12,000 pharmacies by 2025

The African healthtech start-up crosses the 1.4 million threshold of serviced patients as it extends its reach across Kenya and Nigeria.

Nigeria again extends NIN/SIM registration deadline

New October deadline follows request from stakeholders to consider remote regions.

Civil unrest threatens to choke M&A-linked investment in South Africa

Baker McKenzie’s latest analysis of Refinitiv data reflects on the challenge before SA, the positive start to the year for Nigeria and the work that lies ahead for Kenya.

Rack Centre doubles up on load capacity in Lagos

Ecosystem will benefit from an additional 600 square metres of datacentre white space.

MultiChoice refutes claims as it looks to avoid Nigeria crisis

Fallout from a directive issued by the country’s Federal Inland Revenue Service to freeze company’s accounts.

Tix.Africa closes six-figure funding to scale events products

Nigerian event ticketing platform to expand operations to Ghana and East Africa.
Jun 29, 2021

Civil rights groups lobby Buhari to rescind Twitter suspension

Paradigm Initiative, representing a group of organisations and individuals, pens open letter to government.
Jun 23, 2021

MTN to invest US$1.5-billion in Nigeria’s broadband plans

Company reiterates support for West African country’s plans to secure 90% broadband population coverage by 2025.
Jun 21, 2021

Kenya, Nigeria businesses largely oblivious to data protection laws

Survey by World Wide Worx and Zoho reflects reliance on third-party vendors for revenue generation and gathering customer insights.
Jun 18, 2021

InnoVent looks to capitalise on Nigeria’s fast-developing digital economy

Company is focused on meeting need for ICT equipment to expand and to enable productivity in remote and hybrid workforces – without huge capex.