Tech Cabal Archive for October 2016

Friday, October 28, 2016

MTN has officially acquired Smart Village from Multichoice

Startup Genome is currently carrying out a survey on the Lagos tech ecosystem

Meet all your camera needs with the Gionee F103 Pro

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Kenyans can now enjoy 4G-specific data bundles courtesy of Safaricom

Software firm, SAP, has opened a Co-Innovation lab in South Africa

Little has launched in Mombasa, and Uber just slashed its prices by 40%

The Merck global accelerator is accepting applications into its Spring 2017 program

Big Data is Big Money: Welcome to the Era of the African Digital Native

Co-working spaces are the keystone of the entrepreneurship ecosystem

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Nigeria’s Senate wants to regulate e-commerce in the country

Cameroon’s Njorku and the Noela Lyonga Foundation are partnering to launch a volunteer recruitment platform

BlueBic is an ERP software that wants to reimagine the way schools operate

Get Better Value for Your Money with Etisalat’s Easylife Complete package

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

The Central Bank of Nigeria has ordered MTN to stop paying its shareholders their dividends

Ecobank has launched an app that will allow customers transact across 33 African countries

Starta’s Silicon DrinkUP is happening in Abuja this November

Econet’s Kwesé and ESPN have partnered to deliver content to 19 African countries in 2017

Apply to be part of Moringa School’s Immersive Bootcamp

Nigeria’s Innoson Group is partnering with Chinese investors to boost the ICT sector with $1 billion

Monday, October 24, 2016

Online lending platform, PayConnect will represent Nigeria at the 2016 Slush Global Impact Accelerator

Register to attend the 2016 African Angel Investor Summit In November

AF Radio wants to change the way you listen to radio

Wild Fusion Digital Centre is offering its Lagos facility for free to people who want to train developers

Loystar is the winner of the first Arise pitch competition

Konga is building more warehouses across Nigeria so they can deliver your orders faster

Cape Town’s MyCiTi plans to introduce electric buses in 2017

Etisalat users, there’s no need to lose your contacts or swap SIMs to enjoy 4G LTE services

Buckle up Abuja, Django Girls is coming to town in January

Friday, October 21, 2016

Introducing LikeMoney, South Africa’s financial product comparison network

BudgIT is hosting a transparency hackathon at CoLab tomorrow

Meet the winners of the 2016 African FinTech Awards

MTN’s “Illegally Repatriated” $13 Billion Can Pull Nigeria Out Of Recession, says Senate President

SA’s Competition Commision has dropped all charges brought against Uber by the Metered Taxi Association

Thursday, October 20, 2016

These are the finalists for the AppsAfrica 2016 Innovation Awards

Kenya is the king of mobile money, says Twinpine

Kenyan entertainment site, Ghafla, has partnered with Ringier to expand to more East African countries

Ventures Platform is Organising an Event for Angel Investors in Abuja this November

BuyChat Is Partnering With Stutern To Launch A New Feature Called “BuyChat Assistant”

CcHub and Interswitch are hosting an API Integration Jam for developers in Lagos this October

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Nigeria’s Senate streamed its plenary session live on Facebook for the first time today

Uber Nigeria has partnered with First Bank to offer its best driver-partners used-car loans

CcHub Is Offering After-School Programming Lessons For 5-18 Year Olds

Athari fund is currently accepting applications to its 2017 pilot program

Samsung has permanently stopped producing the Galaxy Note 7

KPMG Is Organising A Fintech Summit In Lagos, And It’s Happening In November

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Meet Haute App, the coolest concept at the just concluded Fashion Meets Tech Happy Hour

MEST is hosting the second edition of the Africa Technology Summit in Lagos this December

The Nigerian Senate just used its electronic voting system for the first time

Etisalat flags off its ‘Fight Malaria’ Campaign with Cross River State Government

Forget Apple Music, here’s how to use Spotify for free in Nigeria

ROK Studios is launching a channel on DSTV in November

Netflix selects Spectranet for first server deployment in West Africa

Fellow Nigerians, renewing your Apple Music subscription just got harder

Monday, October 17, 2016

MTN has paid part of its fine, but NCC has not seen any of it

Netflix Has Partnered With Spectranet To Deploy Its First Server In West Africa

Lagos State Government and Stanford Graduate Business School are partnering to transform the Yaba tech space

Friday, October 14, 2016

These Are The Five Startups That Presented At the SPICE TV and TechCabal FashionMeetsTech Happy Hour

All The Things That Happened At The SPICE TV and TechCabal Fashion Meets Tech Happy Hour

The First Digitech Conference Is Happening In Lagos This October

Everything About The Gionee S6S Is Beautiful

NESG #NES22 Just Ended and Here’s what they proposed for pushing “Made in Nigeria” Tech

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Ingressive and Starta Are Hosting The High Growth Africa Summit In Lagos This November

Canon has launched operations in Nigeria

Amplify Is Currently Processing Payments For Free

The 2016 West African Power Industry Convention Is Holding In Lagos This November

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

E-Terra Set to Transform E-waste Management in Nigeria

Kosmos Energy has Invested In TroTro Tractor and Ghalani

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Etisalat Nigeria has officially launched its 4G LTE service

This is CoLab, Kaduna’s First Innovation Hub

General Electric’s Lagos Garage is happening in November, and applications are open now

Friday, October 07, 2016

Reach is organising a house-hunting workshop at iDea Nigeria this November

Thursday, October 06, 2016

SA fintech startup, Peach Payments is expanding to Nigeria and Kenya

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Safaricom’s Spark Venture Fund has invested in Kenyan edtech startup, Enenza Education

Monkey Post is a new game from ChopUp that’s coming out soon

Applications are open for the first Arise pitch competition happening this year

Intermarc Consulting invites you to the Web Summit 2016 in Lisbon, Portugal

Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Passion Incubator’s new co-working space, Leadspace, is now open

Globacom Nigeria just launched its 4GLTE service

Globacom Nigeria just launched its 4GLTE services

Facebook’s new Marketplace tab will let you buy and sell stuff within the app

MTN Nigeria may pull out of their Visafone deal