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In order to help bridge the gap for those in the regions where data is prohibitively expensive or slow, Twitter has released its Lite app that works with slow internet connection and takes up less space on devices than the full Twitter app. Twitter Lite is now available in Uganda, Kenya, Ghana and 18 Other Countries.
First Co-Working Space Launched in Ogun State, Nigeria… RockSpace Nigeria has launched the first Co-Working Space and Ideation Lab in Ogun State capital, Abeokuta.
The coworking space will help foster a creative community and provide entrepreneurs in the state with access to a shared workspace, internet, utilities and business services.
On enabling Startups, Nigerian based incubator, Passion Incubator has officially launched the ‘Start-up South-west incubation programme’, targeted at training and supporting tech start-ups across the South West region in the country. The states include; Ekiti, Ondo, Ogun, Oyo, Lagos and Osun.
The project is a beneficiary of the Growth and Employment (GEM) initiative and focuses on fostering a vibrant and sustainable technology ecosystem by helping start-ups execute a working business model and grow a sustainable business.
WorldRemit Partners Safaricom to Enable Instant Cross-Border Money Transfers to M-PESA Users… Digital money transfer service, WorldRemit has partnered with Safaricom to enable instant cross-border money transfers to 28.6 million M-PESA mobile money accounts in Kenya.
Still in Kenya. Microsoft’s latest mobile app, Kaizala Pro, is now commercially available across the country… Kaizala Pro designed for large group communication, workflow management, reporting, analytics, and also integrated with Office 365 is aimed at improving the way businesses communicate and collaborate, a challenge faced by many businesses across the region who manage field staff remotely.
And that is all for the day, thank you for reading.
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