Oladunni Adetula

Oladunni Adetula

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Actively thinking of how technology can save my world. Staff Writer at iAfrikan.

Digital platform to monitor attacks on journalists across the continent

The African Union has announced the launch of the first digital online platform aimed at improving the protection of journalists across Africa. The "Digital Platform for the Safety of Journalists in Africa"will address threats and violence against journalists and foster early warning mechanisms.

Partnership for virtual and physical payment cards in Nigeria

Nigeria's Sparkle, a mobile-first digital ecosystem providing financial, lifestyle, and business support services to Nigerians across the globe, has partnered with Network International to power its recently launched payment card offering.

MTN in partnership with African Union to buy COVID-19 vaccines

MTN Group, Africa's largest mobile services provider, has donated $25 million towards the African Union's COVID-19 vaccination program.

TLcom leads a $6 million Series A funding round in insurtech platform, Pula

After impacting more than 4 million farmers across its existing 13 African markets (which include Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda & Uganda), Pula is set to break into new territory with an expansion into Asia.

Significant improvement in computer sales in Egypt during 2020

The mobile market in Egypt declined by between 4%-5% during 2020, as the volume of sales of smartphones and accessories reached about EGP 47bn. At the same time, computer sales in Egypt grew to 500,000 in 2020.

Internet back on in Uganda as Museveni is declared elections winner

After 5 days of no internet access since the eve of elections, Uganda's government has announced that they have switched the internet back on after the incumbent Yoweri Museveni was announced as the winner. However, social media access appears to still be a problem.

Tizeti's low cost 4G LTE service to be rolled out in Nigeria's Edo State

Tizeti is set to offer affordable internet access in Nigeria's Edo State starting from 1 April 2021. The company with solar-powered Wi-Fi towers will be rolling out its 4G LTE network in Edo State starting in Benin City.