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Nigeria Extends SIM Card Registration Deadline

Nigeria's National Identity Policy for SIM Card Registration, approved and first published in 2020 mandates the compulsory registration of all SIM cards to access voice and data networks services. In a media statement released by the Nigerian National Communications Commission
Business

Egyptian startup, MaxAB, has secured $40 million Series A investment

Egypt’s MaxAB is set to expand its physical footprint across the MENA region as a result of securing $40 million in Series A VC funding. The company also plans on scaling recently launched business verticals including new supply chains and embedded finance solutions.

Corruption has an effect on taxes in Kenya

That Kenya is a corrupt country and a lot of money is lost through corruption is not a secret. President Uhuru Kenyatta admitted that the Government of Kenya loses KShs 2 billion every day to corruption, which is more than 25% of the government budget.

Creating opportunities for female founders across Africa

Through programmes that support women with funding, we will generate prosperity in Africa. The idiom, "The hand that rocks the cradle, rules the world," can have real and unequivocal resonance.

Social and economic effects of the Twitter ban in Nigeria

Twitter is one of the biggest platforms for social and political interaction in Nigeria. It gives the youths a voice on various existential social and political issues affecting the country.
Books

5 must-read tech books for 2021

The following are some of the best to read, and possibly on their way to being some of the all time best tech books, if you want insight into the world of tech, the people and companies involved, as well as being able to read about what happens behind closed doors.

Science fiction books build mental resilience in young readers

According to research, science fiction provides more than escapism for young readers., including mental resilience.

What happens when the fundamentals that a business is based on change?

In his book, Andy S. Grove (ex-CEO of Intel), talks about a Strategic Inflection Point in business. This is explained as "a time in the life of a business when its fundamentals are about to change."

A book that digs deep into the inner workings of Spotify

The book, Spotify Teardown - Inside The Black Box of Streaming Music, tells a story of how Spotify is not what it generally says it is, it is actually more like Facebook, an advertising and user data driven company.