Big tech troubles in Africa

Episode 110 July 26, 2022 00:33:28
Big tech troubles in Africa
Techpoint Africa Podcast
Big tech troubles in Africa

Jul 26 2022 | 00:33:28

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Chimgozirim Nwokoma Oluwanifemi Kolawole Bolu Abiodun

Show Notes

Two weeks ago, we discussed the US Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) filing civil lawsuits against Mirror Trading International Proprietary Limited, a South African company and its CEO for a $1.7 billion Bitcoin fraud scheme.

Well, it appears all the victims might not be getting their money. But that's not all we discussed on today's podcast. Big tech appears to be getting the heat on the African continent, with Amazon and Kenya once again in the news

Timestamps

04:10 - Quick rundown of the Termii Elevate Conference

11:57 - Why Amazon's Development Centre in South Africa is facing delays

20:03 - Meta's lawsuit in Kenya

Useful links

This episode was produced by Ogheneruemu Oneyibo and edited by Múyìwá Mátùlúkò

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