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A Look At Health Tech In Egypt

Egypt may have only just had its first health tech hackathon ever but there are quite a few startups that have been doing the good work to help the North African country better it’s problematic healthcare system. The rural poor are most affected by these issues which range from poor service at government-run hospitals and […]

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A (Very) Brief History of Digital Music In Kenya

Back in the 70s and 80s, global music labels like PolyGram (now part of Universal Music Group) and CBS Records (now owned by Sony Music Entertainment) were active in Nairobi. These music powerhouses built studios and record pressing plants that allowed Kenya’s music scene to flourish. The Slump Unfortunately, thanks to the advent of audio […]

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Wow! Jumia is offering 5% discount off your purchase.

It’s not common to find retailers who guarantee you the best price, let alone back it up with a payment discount. Interestingly, Jumia is guaranteeing you the last price on over 4 million iconic products in Nigeria and giving you a whopping 5% discount when you pay using JumiaPay. You won’t get this bargain from […]

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Why Linda Ikeji Is Important to Nigerian New Media

Regardless of whether her new ventures or business ideas become successful or not, Linda Ikeji is already a legend. It is quite possible that the former model is Africa’s most popular blogger and the fact that she has been able to remain relevant (and successful), despite the many controversies that constantly surround her, is testament […]

Kwesé Iflix launches World-Class Mobile Video Service ahead of the World Cup
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Kwesé Iflix launches World-Class Mobile Video Service ahead of the World Cup

LAGOS – June 7, 2018 – Kwesé iflix, the Joint Venture of Econet Media, Africa’s leading pan-regional media company and broadcast network and iflix, the leading entertainment service for emerging markets, today announced the launch of its premier digital entertainment platform in Nigeria. The all-new Kwesé iflix service offers users the ultimate entertainment experience, featuring […]

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TECNO Spark 2 Unboxing and First Impression Review

TECNO Spark 2 is the second generation smartphone from the Spark Series and this time around TECNO has decided to partner with Google for the launch of the device. TECNO Spark series are targeted at the youthful population and the new Spark 2 is powered by Google Latest Android 8.1 Oreo Go Edition, which is […]

How To Get Up To 6GB Of Data Free On Glo’s New Tariff Plan – Glo Yakata
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How To Get Up To 6GB Of Data Free On Glo’s New Tariff Plan – Glo Yakata

How To Get Up To 6GB Of Data Free On Glo’s New Tariff Plan – Glo Yakata Globacom just added a new plan called Glo Yakata in Nigeria. Glo Yakata is a prepaid plan which rewards new and existing Glo customers with amazing bonuses including voice call minutes, data and SMS every time they recharge […]

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“What Do Devs Do?” by Sales People

In the Nigerian digital media business, sales people and devs constantly lock horns. Client wants microsite and you, as a capable salesperson that you are, you’ve told the client not to worry and it will be ready in two weeks – full option ready. Then you get to the office all excited and stuff, breaking […]

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Oraimo Toast, Powers Your World.

Nigeria is one of the first countries in Africa to experience the new oraimo toast, a functional power bank with a perfect blend of functional design. In a country where power remains by large a major challenge, Nigerians are constantly looking for means to be continually connected to their devices which have become everyday parts […]

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Versus – The Bank App Edition: Zenith VS Access

Chances are you have already seen an ad from your bank to download their app which will basically change your life (and banking as you know it). If not an ad, then someone must have asked you in the banking hall (or during one of those things when they drive a truck around blaring extremely […]

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Spectranet announces Data Bonanza for customers to watch and support the Super Eagles

With the biggest Football tournament around the corner, Spectranet 4GLTE is garnering support for Nigeria’s National Team with a nationwide consumer promotion, Connect & Win Big World Cup Bonanza. The promotion is part of Spectranet’sendeavour to participate in the happy moments of its customers, new and existing, and multiply their joy by offering incredible price […]

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Government-backed Tech Funding Opportunities In South Africa

South Africa is one of the more prominent nations of the African tech scene. The rainbow nation made it to our list of tech-friendly African governments and there’s an active number of startups and local investors that make for a thriving ecosystem supported by the government. That being said, you may be wondering how to […]

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Ras Kimono: ‘He is not dead, his music is evergreen’

More Nigerians on Sunday mourned the passing of legendary Reggae artiste, Ukeleke Elumelu popularly known as “Ras Kimono”. They described him as a social crusader and a revolutionary who through his music canvassed a better Nigeria. Temitayo Otun, popularly known as “Dilo” said that Kimono was in the forefront of a crusade who used his […]

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Olamide, Phyno release Super Eagles World Cup tune

Nigerian indigenous rappers, Olamide and Phyno, have released a World Cup theme tune to support the Super Eagles at the finals of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. The song, tittled “Dem Go Hear Am” produced by Pheelz, is powered by Aiteo, a main sponsor of the Super Eagles for the 2018 FIFA World […]

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Frame-up allegation: Ex-Gen, Fayose, Tsav attack Obasanjo as George seeks truce

Olalekan Adetayo, Kamarudeen Ogundele, Adelani Adepegba, Olaleye Aluko,  Ihuoma Chiedozie, Alexander Okere and John  Charles Opinions of some Nigerians appeared divided on Saturday on the allegations by former President Olusegun Obasanjo that President Muhammadu Buhari had perfected plans to incarcerate him over trump-up charges. While some asked the ex-President to be prepared to answer any […]

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Tributes as Nigerians mourn Ras Kimono

As Nigerians receive the news on Sunday of the death of the reggae legend, Ras Kimono, who made his Rhumba style reggae popular in the 1990s, the social media has almost been completely overrun with tributes. From celebrities to everyday citizens, the condolences have not stopped pouring in. Here are a few emotional tweets on the […]

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Tony Okoroji confirms Ras Kimono’s death

Says his death is a big loss to the entertainment industry Mr Tony Okoroji, Chairman of the Copyright Society of Nigeria, on Sunday lamented the demise of Nigerian reggae music legend Ras Kimono, who passed on at 60. The iconic music legend reportedly died on Sunday at Lagoon Hospital in Ikoyi, Lagos. Okoroji , who confirmed […]

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A married man once asked to check my butt on a plane – Wumi Toriola

Tofarati Ige Background I grew up in a disciplined home. My father was a very tough man and I lost my mum when I was very young. I actually grew up with my grandmother. As a child, I wanted to become a lawyer and tried to pursue it. I went to the Lagos State University, […]

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2019: I’m running for president – Donald Duke

Another high-profile candidate has announced he wants to stand in next year’s presidential election in Nigeria but held off declaring which party he would represent. Donald Duke, a former governor of Cross Rivers, told AFP: “I’m running. I am sure many, many will join.” Duke is a respected politician who was in charge of Cross […]

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I’ve begged Mercy Aigbe to forgive Toyin Abraham –Yomi Fabiyi

Actor Yomi Fabiyi says he has asked Mercy Aigbe to forgive Toyin Abraham for the comments she made online recently. Recall that Toyin had, in a series of comments, attacked Aigbe, calling her a hypocrite. She wrote, “Mercy pushed me to the extreme. Alabosi ni e Mercy (you are a hypocrite). I don’t have issues […]