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E-hailing company, Bolt, has launched its African headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya and the question in the mind of some Nigerians is, why not Nigeria? On Today's episode of the Techpoint Africa Podcast, we kick things off with Bolt's decision to set up its African headquarters in Kenya. While Oluwanifemi and Emmanuel shared opposing views on whether Nigerians should be bothered about the news or not, the verdict remains Kenya was a better option. Timestamps 3:57 - Bolt establishes African headquarters in Kenya 13:50 - Autochek acquires CoinAfrique 23:15 - Central African Republic launches Sango Coin Useful links Bolt plants African headquarters in Kenya Kenyan entrepreneurs welcome Google’s product development centre but could struggle to hold on to talent 5 drastic ways the Finance Act 2022 changes innovation in Kenya Autochek acquires CoinAfrique to grow its footprint in Francophone Africa CAR introduces Sango Coin This episode was produced by Ogheneruemu Oneyibo Email us your feedback at email@example.com. Visit www.techpoint.africa for more stories. ...
Today on the Techpoint Africa Podcast, we discuss Telkom's beef with South Africa's President, Standard Chartered shutting down international spending on naira cards, and Ubenwa $2.5m pre-seed raise. Telkom is suing South Africa's President, Cyril Ramaphosa for directing the Special Investigative Unit (SIU) to launch an investigation into the telco. From what we hear, there's some issue with a sale in 2006, and there are even more lawsuits in the offing. Timestamps 01:03 - Telkom sues South Africa President 07:21 - Standard Chartered cancels international naira cards 15:01 - Ubenwa's AI for babies-inspired funding Useful links Telkom sues Ramaphosa, wants SIU probe stopped StanChart to suspend using naira debit card for international spending from August 1st Can a baby’s cry identify neurological disorders? Ubenwa says ‘yes’ From Katsina to the world: How Abdulhakim Bashir, founder of AI startup, Chiniki Guard, rose to international prominence This episode was produced by Ogheneruemu Oneyibo and edited by Múyìwá Mátùlúkò To advertise or promote your brand, visit this link or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org Email us your feedback at email@example.com. Visit www.techpoint.africa for more stories. ...