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Month: May 2021

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Breaking News: Mdundo and Vodacom Tanzania launch music bundle

Breaking News: Mdundo and Vodacom Tanzania launch music bundle

Vodacom Tanzania, in partnership with Mdundo, has announced the launch of a music bundle available to the network’s subscribers. The bundle will give subscribers access to Mdundo’s premium service, as well as curated mixes by top Tanzanian DJs. (From right: Michael Okeje (Head of Growth, Mdundo), Prisna Nichaulous (Music Manager, Mdundo), DJ Summer, Martin Nielsen…
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Breaking News: GovTech In Nigeria: From Regulatory Maze to Models of Good Practice

Breaking News: GovTech In Nigeria: From Regulatory Maze to Models of Good Practice

Nigerian public procurement and regulation can be labyrinthine, but recent policy reforms and the model of good practice provided by Kaduna State hint at opportunities for public-purpose innovation to flourish in the country. The result could be more accountable and effective governance institutions. The Covid-19 pandemic found Nigeria’s health system largely unprepared. When the Federal…
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Breaking News: OPay in talks to raise $400 million from investors at $1.5bn valuation to finance expansion plans

Breaking News: OPay in talks to raise $400 million from investors at $1.5bn valuation to finance expansion plans

Image credit: TechCrunch OPay is reportedly in talks to raise $400 million from investors at a valuation of $1.5 billion, according to an exclusive report from The Information. OPay is looking to raise funding to finance its expansion plan, having launched in Egypt this year. The payments giant says it processed $1.4 billion in payments…
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Breaking News: Dominic Joshua’s ‘hedge fund’ paid out 30% monthly returns. Then the scam unravelled

Breaking News: Dominic Joshua’s ‘hedge fund’ paid out 30% monthly returns. Then the scam unravelled

Dominic Ngene Joshua, founder of Brisk Capital and self-styled "Investment Maestro" | Image source: @dominicjoshua_ on Instagram He claimed to be investing in real estate, forex and Chanel. There was no proof. In December 2020, Michelle Adigun* transferred ₦300,000 ($750) to Brisk Capital, an investment firm she discovered on Instagram. The firm promised to pay…
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