Friday, October 18, 2019

Chiniki Guard, a Nigerian startup wins $10,000 at GITEX

Chiniki Guard, the innovation of Mr Abdulhakim Bashir emerged the best in AI startup Category at the 2019 Golf Information Technology Exhibition (GITEX) in Dubai. GITEX is an annual biggest global technology gathering in the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia, with the theme: “Synergising the Mind and Technology Economy.” Interestingly, Chiniki Guard is...

Facebook and Teleperformance to open Business Operating Center in Nigeria

Facebook in partnership with Teleperformance has announced the opening of its first Small Business Group (SBG) Operations Centre in Lagos, Nigeria, which will provide outsourced support to all English speaking advertisers across Sub-Saharan Africa.Basically, the centre will support advertisers across the region through its Advocacy, Community & Education (ACE) programme, which aims to build engaged communities who...

Rwanda Launches First Smartphone Factory in Africa

A big boost to the African Tech Industry as Mara Phone, a smartphone by the pan-African conglomerate Mara Group, has opened its first factory in Rwanda as the company hopes to pioneer a brand of African made smartphones. This indeed is the first of its kind on the continent. Located in Kigali’s special economic zone,...

Top Five Tech Incubation Hubs In Nigeria

The essence of tech hubs is to provide the necessary mentorship including facilities to nurture startups into becoming a global phenomenon. Most importantly, tech hubs as resource centres are fashioned towards increasing the productivity of tech-oriented minds. In Nigeria today, there is an encouraging growth rate of technopreneurs who are driven by the motivation to achieve their...

Top Ten Most Innovative Technpreneurs In Nigeria

Currently, the Nigerian tech space is witnessing the engagement of different technopreneurs who are keen on changing the narrative of the African continent; thus beaming a global spotlight on Africa as ideas are transformed into problem-solving mechanisms to make lives better. The list of the top ten includes; Dr Arinze Madueke

Piggybank encourages Nigerians to save money

A recently developed Nigerian fintech start-up publicly declares it's successful ability to raise over a $1.1M seed Fundraise to kick start its online savings platform popularly known as Piggybank.ng.With a powerful combination of business-minded people like  Somto Ifezue, Odunayo Eweniyi and Joshua Chibueze Piggybank.ng came to. They came up with a way of tackling a problem...

Lori E-Logistics Startup expands to Nigeria

Kenyan e-Logistics company, Lori, has officially announced its expansion to Nigeria in a bid to cement its footprint across Africa. The company, which is the largest e-logistics service provider in East Africa, launched in Kenya in 2016 to seamlessly connect cargo owners to transport in frontier markets. Over the past 10 months, Lori has...

New Technology and Innovations to Watch out for

If there is one thing we know to be constant with life it is ‘Change’. The constant need to upscale ourselves professionally in recent times could be linked to the nonstop fast evolution of technology. Technology sort after more creative ways to solve compelling problems with Products, software and services. Best Inventions from past years have included...

Nigerian Engineer Igwemezie wins 500m contract in Iraq

Jude Igwemezie,Nigerian Engineer,wins $500 million contract to build a monorail network in Iraq.https://mymediaafrica.com/category/tech/ He heads TransGlobim International, the engineering company that won the bid. The company is to construct “a viable rail transportation network” for the city of Najaf. The network will connect three Islamic holy and historic mosques in Imam Ali, Kufa and...

Ethiopia launches its first indigenous TV platform

For years, Ethiopian TV viewers before the launching of Ethiosat(Ethiopia TV satellite) have had to navigate through a plethora of multinational content in a variety of foreign languages in order to locate their favourite channels. However, that has changed with the launch of Ethiosat – the first-ever dedicated Ethiopian TV platform to host Ethiopia’s...

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