‘How Google accelerator programme enables Nigeria’s tech startups’

Victor Asemota Victor Asemota founded SwiftaCorp over 20 years ago, a pioneering African software and technology services group with subsidiaries and operations in over 14 African countries. He is also the Co-founder of MFISA, a unique African Mobile Financial Services Accelerator that has powered a number of payment platforms around Africa. Asemota, who is The […]

Facebook launches Nigeria initiative to drive innovation, growth

Representative, Minister of Trade, Investment and Industry, Uge Ikemba (left); Public Policy Programs Manager, Facebook, Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Sherry B. Dzinoreva;  Head of Public Policy, Africa at Facebook, Ebele Okobi, and Platform Partnerships, Head of Middle East & Africa, Emeka Afigbo, at the Facebook Nigeria initiative launch, in Lagos, yesterday. • To open Nigerian hub in 2018 for Africa Social media […]

WhatsApp is about to make the biggest change since it was bought by Facebook

WhatsApp Business is now available to a select number of testers WhatsApp is building an all-new version of its popular messaging app. The dramatically different app will be designed from the ground-up to enable customers and companies to communicate. Dubbed WhatsApp Business, the new service will allow Facebook, which owns WhatsApp, to monetise the hugely-successful messenger. WhatsApp […]