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Nigeria’s instant cryptocurrency exchange app, BuyCoins has hit a milestone after processing over N500 Million worth of cryptocurrency in the space of 9 months. Timi Ajiboye, the start-up co-founder took to his Twitter handle to announce the new development.
Open Hands technology has also developed an application to address social problems and help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the country. The app provides real-time information about location and availability of resources by linking Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), companies and people who offer social services with indigent Nigerians who may need them.
The world’s largest unmanned transport drone has been launched in China. The drone, which has the capacity of carrying a payload of 1.5 tonnes was tested at a Baotou site in North China’s Inner Mongolia autonomous region.
Mobile network operator in Kenya, Safaricom has increased its voice, SMS and Data prices which take effect from Wednesday midnight in accordance with Finance Act 2018. The act also called for application of a 16 percent Value Added Tax applicable to mobile services.
Finally, For our TechPreneur of the Week, we examined Rwandan born, Innocent Kaneza who has always had an affinity for technology. Click here to read more about the young tech wizard.
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