Oladunni Adetula

Oladunni Adetula

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

Motorcycles more cost-effective for medical deliveries than drones

Researchers have compared delivery of medical lab samples using drones or motorcycles. Their discovery has been that drones are not as cost-effective as using motorcycles for medical deliveries in most cases.

Apple, Tesla, Alphabet, Dell, and Microsoft sued for benefitting from child mining

Several families in the Democratic Republic of Congo have filed a lawsuit in the USA against Big Tech companies for benefitting from cobalt child mining. Apple, Tesla, Alphabet (owners of Google), Dell, and Microsoft have been named as defendants.

USA removes Wakanda as trade partner after initially listing it as one

The USA's Department of Agriculture listed Wakanda as a trade partner only to remove it a day later after many people on Twitter highlighted the error.

Transsion-owned Boomplay has signed a licensing deal with Sony Music

Sony Music Entertainment (SME) has agreed to license its music catalogue for Boomplay, which is owned by Transsion Holdings and NetEase. The agreement with SME follows on from Universal Music signing a similar licensing deal with Boomplay earlier in 2019.

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.