By now, it's no more news that Elon Musk officially intends to pull out of the Twitter deal. Not that anyone is surprised, but things could get really interesting.
On the Techpoint Africa Podcast, we discussed Ghana's bid for a digital currency and Kenya Power's plans to enable customers to share electricity units.
07:53 - Ghana plans to test e-cedi
18:05 - Kenyans electricity token sharing plans
This episode was produced by Ogheneruemu Oneyibo
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It's been a horrific few days for Nigerians. The attack at the St. Francis Catholic Church in Owo, Ondo State resulted in the death of over 50 persons. Gruesome videos flooded the Internet as calls for blood donations were made in the numbers. The last few years have seen an increase in saddening deaths, kidnappings, and terrorist attacks in Nigeria, and that is one reason US-based logistics company, Zipline launched in Kaduna State, Nigeria on Friday, Jun 3, 2022. On this episode: 2:02 - Zipline expands drone service to Kaduna, Nigeria 16:12 - Yuga Labs hack Useful links Zipline is launching its drone delivery services under “difficult” conditions in Nigeria Google is creating ‘Plus Codes’ to track locations any where in Nigeria Nigeria’s Kifta Technologies produces smart glasses, other cutting edge defence tech, for companies and countries worldwide Yuga Labs confirms Discord server hack; 200 ETH worth of NFTs stolen This episode was produced by Ogheneruemu Oneyibo and edited by Múyìwá Mátùlúkò Email us your feedback at email@example.com. Visit www.techpoint.africa for more stories. ...
Watch Peace Itimi's interview with Ebun Okubanjo - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hkepb-uTjqw Read all articles and reports referenced in today's episode - https://linktr.ee/techpointafrica Email us your feedback at firstname.lastname@example.org. Listen to Built in Africa episode about Apollo Agriculture - https://builtin.africa/podcast/apollo-agriculture-helping-small-scale-farmers-maximise-profitability/ Listen every Tuesday and Thursdya at 8 AM (WAT). You can find us on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, TuneIn, iHeart Radio or anywhere else you get your podcasts. Visit www.techpoint.africa for more stories. ...
If you’re a regular listener of the Techpoint Africa Podcast then you probably know that we discussed Autochek’s acquisition of the Moroccan cars marketplace KIFAL Autos, last week. We also brought up a report that shows that most car marketplaces in Nigeria made up to 150% profit from car sales. Autochek reached out to Chimgozirim to clear things up and we decided to kick off today’s episode of the Techpoint Africa Podcast with that. 0:00 - Intro 1:06 - Follow up on Autochek's Buy Now Pay Later plan for cars 9:38 - RE: SEC regulations. Nigeria Crypto exchange CEOs to retire after 10 years 16:21 - New phone call tax to fund mandatory health insurance in Nigeria Useful links SEC regulations: Nigeria Crypto exchange CEOs to retire after 10 years Panel session at Techpoint Africa Blockchain Summit - "Web3 and regulation: Finding the meeting point". Watch Nigeria to generate over ₦90 billion annually from new phone call tax NHS in the UK This episode was produced by Ogheneruemu Oneyibo and edited by Múyìwá Mátùlúkò Email us your feedback at email@example.com. Visit www.techpoint.africa for more stories. ...