Techpoint Africa Podcast

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October 01, 2019 00:13:06

It's a movement: #StopRobbingUs, TECNO parent IPOs, MacBook Pro banned on flights, Google WiFi down

Download the GIGM app https://m.gigm.com/ Today on the Techpoint Africa Podcast: Nigerian tech community fights back against SARS. https://techpoint.africa/2019/09/30/nigerian-tech-community-fights-back-against-sars/ TECNO parent company, Transsion Holdings lists in China with little room for foreign investor participation. https://techpoint.africa/2019/09/30/transsion-holdings-china/ Nigerian aviation authority, NCAA bans MacBook Pro Retina 15 on all flights. https://techpoint.africa/2019/09/30/macbook-risk-to-aviation-safety/ Google Station, Google’s free WiFi is offline in Lagos. https://techpoint.africa/2019/09/27/google-station-free-wifi-offline-lagos/ Get funding for your business and keep it bit.ly/smeclinic3 Listen every Tuesday and Friday at 8 AM (WAT). You can find us on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, SoundCloud, TuneIn or anywhere else you get your podcasts. Visit www.techpoint.africa for more stories. ...

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September 27, 2019 00:12:16

Bolt(Taxify) 'hacked', CcHUB acquires iHub, SA bank workers vs Machines, NITDA vs Truecaller

Download the GIGM app https://m.gigm.com/ Today on the Techpoint Africa Podcast: We were not hacked, our acquirer bank is to blame — Bolt (Taxify. https://techpoint.africa/2019/09/26/bolt-debit-alerts/ Nigeria’s CcHUB fully acquires Kenya’s iHub. https://techpoint.africa/2019/09/26/cchub-acquires-ihub/ South African bank workers to strike against digitalisation of their jobs. https://techpoint.africa/2019/09/25/atms-to-shut-down-during-south-african-protests/ Nigerian government investigating alleged privacy breach by Truecaller. https://techpoint.africa/2019/09/25/nitda-truecaller-privacy-breach/ Get funding for your business and keep it. bit.ly/smeclinic3 Listen every Tuesday and Friday at 8 AM (WAT). You can find us on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, SoundCloud, TuneIn or anywhere else you get your podcasts. Visit www.techpoint.africa for more stories. ...

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September 24, 2019 00:12:51

Less than 50k Netflix subs in Nigeria, Africans can earn from Facebook & $433m for new national ID

Download the GIGM app https://m.gigm.com/ Today on the Techpoint Africa Podcast: There are probably less than 50k Netflix subscribers in Nigeria. https://techpoint.africa/2019/09/24/netflix-subscribers-nigeria/ Video creators in Africa can now earn money from Facebook with ‘Ad Breaks’. https://techpoint.africa/2019/09/19/facebook-ad-breaks-in-nigeria/ Why OPay office was shut down in Kano. https://techpoint.africa/2019/09/21/real-reasons-opay-kano-office-shut-down/ Nigeria gets $433 million for a 5-year national identity card project. https://techpoint.africa/2019/09/23/nigeria-gets-433-million-for-identity-project/ Listen every Tuesday and Friday at 8 AM (WAT). You can find us on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, SoundCloud, TuneIn or anywhere else you get your podcasts. Visit www.techpoint.africa for more stories. ...

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September 20, 2019 00:12:26

Andela's next poaching arena, GIG Mobility goes to Ghana, CBN's cashless drive & PlentyWaka in Lagos

Today on the Techpoint Africa Podcast, Andela and GIG Mobility are going to Ghana, CBN is ramping up its cashless policy drive in Nigeria and PlentyWaka is the latest startup to bring online bus-hailing to Lagos. Listen every Tuesday and Friday at 8 AM (WAT). You can find us on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, SoundCloud, TuneIn or anywhere else you get your podcasts. Visit www.techpoint.africa for more stories. ...

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September 17, 2019 00:08:30

Guess who's back? Nigeria Air?

Today on the Techpoint Africa Podcast, Nigeria's national carrier project, Nigeria Air is "back", BudgIT co-founder Seun Onigbinde gets government appointment and then quits, exodus of startups from Akure. Listen in every Tuesday and Friday morning. You can find us on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, TuneIn or anywhere else you get your podcasts. Visit www.techpoint.africa for more stories. ...

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September 13, 2019 00:06:08

The 'OPaycalypse' is nigh, Kuda's $1.6m pre-seed, nosy mensturation apps

Today on the Techpoint Africa Podcast, digital bank startup Kuda raises $1.6m pre-seed from angel investors, mass migration of top startup executives to OPay Nigeria and your period-tracking app may be sharing your data with Facebook. Listen in every Tuesday and Friday morning (WAT). You can find us on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, TuneIn or anywhere else you get your podcasts ...

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