What do you think about an NFT project that wants to reclaim Africa's lost artefacts? Well, the editorial team had some interesting thoughts, and you can listen to this and other stories on today's episode of #TechpointAfricaPodcast.
1:04 - Uber completes one billionth ride in Africa
3:26 - About the Africa Mobility Conference
7:01 - Kenyan govt. rolls out telemedicine programme
16:22 - CAR to launch official crypto hub ‘Sango’
23:12 - Relooting African art with NFTs
This episode was produced by Ogheneruemu Oneyibo and edited by Múyìwá Mátùlúkò
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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. ...
Read all other Techpoint articles referenced on today's episode here. https://techpoint.africa/topics/techpoint-africa-podcast-34/ Register for the FCMB open API sandbox webinar. https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIode6oqDosGtA3AkRu1gjYNUCfkIE3pTHm Nigerian startups raised $55.37m in Q1 2020; over 99% of which came from foreign sources. Download the report. https://intelligence.techpoint.africa/form.php?report=NSFR2020Q1 Email us your feedback at firstname.lastname@example.org. Listen every 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. ...