Oladunni Adetula

Oladunni Adetula

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

Interswitch has officially confirmed that Visa will be buying a 20% stake

Confirmed: Visa be buying a 20% stake in Nigeria's Interswitch, a company focussed on the digitisation of payments in Nigeria and other countries in Africa, for $20 million, valuing the FinTech giant at $1 billion.

Visa to buy a 20% stake in Nigeria's Interswitch for $200 million

Visa is looking to buy 20% of Nigerian FinTech giant, Interswitch, for $200 million. This is in anticipation of Interswitch's IPO on the London Stock Exchange in 2020.

Andela finally launches in Egypt

Egypt's ITIDA has signed an agreement to support Andela’s hiring of Egyptian software engineers for global projects. he move into Egypt comes as Andela is undergoing some changes including the laying off of 400 junior software engineers.

Nigeria's Interswitch acquired a controlling stake in HealthTech company, e-Clat

Nigerian FinTech company, Interswitch, has acquired a Nigerian HealthTech company, e-Clat. The acquisition sounds sensible in that it will allow for integration of Interswitch's payments technology into e-Clat's technology offering to health service providers.

Nokia showcases the potential of 5G in Nigeria

Nokia is hosting a series of Innovation Days in Lagos to showcase how 5G technology can transform the way people live and work as well as enhance the industrial productivity in Nigeria.

Everything announced at the 3rd Google for Nigeria

Navigation instructions in a Nigerian voice for both motorcycle and car driving modes Online safety curriculum in partnership with the Ministry of Education to reach 56 million Nigerian students every year.

Tracking the rise of tech hubs across Afrika

Afrika is, at the moment, teetering on the brink of becoming the world's next economic powerhouse. The Forbes billionaire list for 2018 includes a total of 18 Afrikan citizens, predominantly from South Africa, Egypt and Nigeria, while a third of countries in the continent are experiencing an annual rise of