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Netflix' investment into Nollywood

Netflix has increased its investment in Nigeria’s film industry, Nollywood. As part of this, Nollywood should also focus on the economics of creativity. The industry needs metrics to track and measure skills and output of performances.

Lessons learned while building a tech startup

Some lessons learned through the journey of building a technology startup in Kenya, and other parts of Africa. Hopefully you will relate with some of these lessons in your business, or even in life.

African countries prepare for the coronavirus

Egypt has started screening all air passengers arriving from countries where the infection has occurred, while Kenya, which receives at least three flights a day from China, issued a directive to start screening at all ports of entry on 22 January 2020. Nigeria followed suit the same day.

Cambridge Analytica's elections interference in Nigeria and Kenya

There’s a growing awareness that Cambridge Analytica harnessed social media and personal data to influence elections including in countries such as Kenya and Nigeria.

Professor Mobisson paved the way for Nigeria's technology sector

Upon returning to Nigeria in 1981 after studying at MIT, when the civil war had ended, Professor Oliver Udemmadu Ogbonna Mobisson helped with the founding of Africa’s first-ever technology university known as Anambra State University of Science & Technology (ASUTECH).

SureBet247 is in violation of the European Union's GDPR

SureBet247 is in possible violation of the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) . A German customer has come forward to confirm that their data is part of the breach.

Nigeria's energy crisis doesn't seem to be getting solved

Nigeria must invest more in solar panels to generate electricity, there has been some development, including the completion of two hydroelectric power projects. However, overall, it's remained slow.