With bitcoin gaining popularity, value and legitimacy around the world, many believe it could change the game in Africa. Two thirds of the population remain ‘unbanked’ and many more are interested in trading speculatively in bitcoin. Regardless of why you have an interest in the cryptocurrency, first you’ll need to get your hands on some.… Read more How to Buy Bitcoins in Africa
A new financial service has been introduced in BBM for Nigerians. This service which is also known as Paycode, enables cardless cash withdrawals at ATMs as well as cardless/cashless payments in participating in real-world stores. Paycode is a service from Interswitch Ltd which has made all this possible. Nigerians can find Paycode on their Discover… Read more Cardless Cash Withdrawal Service introduced for Nigerian’s
This is a very common perspective in Nigeria where I come from as a result of scam activities peddled by fast money thirsty men. Asides the popular ways of making money online like owning a lucrative gossip blog, breaking or political news blogs or being a social media overlord, every other form of online money… Read more MAKING MONEY ONLINE IS FOR SCAMMERS. PERIOD!
I could recall we never had this epic table phone but i always cherished each moment given to me to hear my uncle speak to me from the Uk over it. It was really funny because , we practically had to visit the neighborhood and wait for some minutes in anticipation for the call from… Read more Telecommunication Evolution In Nigeria With PIctures.
With, especially, Ugandan youth facing unprecedented levels of unemployment, Byarugaba said the future will not necessarily bring jobs, because they will be eaten by technological advances. Click here to view original post at allafrica.com
This is all new, and just evolving. I have always held the belief that the Tech industry will one day have its day in the sun after Nollywood and the Music industry. The indigenous tech industry has the potential to dominate Africa and beyond just as Nollywood and the […] Click here to view original… Read more Nigeria Tech: Are we in a bubble?
The Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NIRA),the custodian of Nigeria’s .ng domain names recently announced plans to slash the cost of .ng domain names as from April this year, to mark the tenth anniversary of the body. Click here to view original post at technologytimes.ng
Technology will continue to significantly affect business models in Nigeria over and beyond the next decade. While new businesses may be quick to adopt new technologies, older businesses will need innovation and major changes in their processes to succeed in the digital economy. Click here to view original post at socialmediaweek.org
Despite infrastructure constraints, Nigerian banks have done an excellent job of helping people move money around digitally. Instant transfers between banks is still a dream even in some advanced countries. Some services provided by Nigerian banks have also started to create that kind of dependence seen with MPesa. It becomes very frustrating when security tokens… Read more Banks, technology and experience
I experienced Kenya’s style first hand when I embarked on a trip to Nairobi. My contact person in Nairobi asked me to simply visit www.ecitizen.go.ke and after registration, I should proceed to apply for a visa. It was like a dream because, in less than 10 minutes, I had a Kenyan e-visa ready! Boy, I… Read more Using technology to simplify our visa processes