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Today on the Techpoint Africa Podcast, we welcome back an old face that has been behind the camera as we give you the weekly roundup on African tech news.
We discussed MTN rolling out the Fifth Generation (5G) network in selected places in Nigeria, the Tanzanian government installing Internet service on Kilimanjaro, the Advertising Regulatory Council of Nigeria's (ARCON) ban, and the Google Wallet launch in South Africa.
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00:05 - Introduction
03:04 - MTN rolls out 5G in Nigeria
10:25 - Tanzanian government launches Internet on Kilimanjaro
18:00 - Google Wallet is now in South Africa
This episode was produced by Gracious Sede and edited by Múyìwá Mátùlúkò
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