Tag Archives: african technology

This Week in Tech Racism: February 24, 2017

This week in racism saw a horrible hate crime resulting in an engineer's murder; how Africa is reinventing from years of colonialism and theft of its natural resources through technology; and sadly, much more.

In this week’s edition: An ugly hate crime and murder of an engineer reflects the…

By Samara Lynn

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
Paystack

Nigerian Fintech Startup Paystack’s Solution Will Boost Revenue

Paystack is set to add significantly to the West African nation's business revenue

Paystack provides an easier way for Nigerian online businesses to handle online transactions via Shopify,…

By Samara Lynn

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,
Zuckerberg

While in Nigeria, Zuckerberg Praises “Vibrant” Developers and Entrepreneurs

Mark Zuckerberg visits Nigeria for the first time, and it's a mutual admiration fest between the country and Facebook founder

Mark Zuckerberg has made his first visit to Sub-Saharan Africa. He is currently in Lagos,…

By Samara Lynn

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,
Africa Tech Now

CES 2017 Tech Convention Will Include ‘Africa Tech Now’ Showcase

CES will include a showcase of the best in African tech startups at its Las Vegas consumer technology show next year

One of the largest annual tech events in the world will feature for the first…

By Samara Lynn

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,
Jumia worker

Nigerian Startup, Africa Internet Group, Raises $326 Million in Funding

Africa Internet Group becomes Africa's first tech unicorn

Africa Internet Group becomes Africa’s first tech unicorn, raising $326 million in funding.

By Samara Lynn

Posted: Tags: , , , ,