Here are the interesting Tech News you should look out for today;
Microsoft has reportedly agreed to acquire GitHub, the code-repository company popular with many software developers, and could announce the deal as soon as this morning…Trust us to keep you posted.
FundRequest has launched their first product; a blockchain powered integration with GitHub that allows developers to directly solve open source project issues and be rewarded.
MTN Ghana win big… as it emerged the first telecommunication company in Africa to adopt the use of Mobile Money in its first Initial Public Offer (IPO) trading on the Ghanaian stock market.
In Cameroon, MTN has also signed an MOU with Ministry of Secondary Education to let Cameroonians pay their children’s school fees with MTN’s mobile money service. See more here
Publiseer To Represent Nigeria At Startup Challenge Instanbul… Nigeria’s digital publishing startup, Publiseer, has been selected as one of the startups to compete at the Startup Istanbul Challenge 2018 in Turkey.
African Innovators, here’s an opportunity to win $5,000 as MTFC Launches Innov8Agric Challenge To Promote Innovation in Agric Entrepreneurship… The innovation challenge which is a key event at this year’s edition of Meet The Farmer’s Conference (MTFC) will host young farmers, agripreneurs, and Innovators in the Agric Value Chain to compete for the grand Prize of 5,000USD, an all expense paid trip to Dubai for the Grand Finale, access to follow-on funding amongst other business opportunities.