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November 21, 2019

Elsewhere

NEW DOCUMENTS GIVE ADDITIONAL DETAILS ON EQUIFAX COMPANY BREACH

Documents provided recently by Equifax to senators revealed that the breach suffered by the company last year may have involved types of data not mentioned in the initial disclosure of […]

KENYA’S BLOGGERS ASSOCIATION TAKES ON THE LEGAL FRATERNITY

The Bloggers Association of Kenya (BAKE) is going to court to challenge the validity of parts of the country’s penal code which the organisation believes represent a threat to online […]

NIGERIAN COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION DELAYS 9MOBILE SALE

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has described the process involved in the sale of 9mobile as inconclusive and said it warrants further extension. “We just need to wait for another […]

OLX KENYA & NIGERIA CLOSURE WILL SURELY IMPACT ECOMMERCE MARKET

Online marketplace OLX has closed its offices in Kenya and Nigeria as part of a global restructuring plan. Confirming the development, CEO of OLX in Asia, Middle East and Africa […]

Equifax Data Breach

NEW DOCUMENTS GIVE ADDITIONAL DETAILS ON EQUIFAX COMPANY BREACH

Documents provided recently by Equifax to senators revealed that the breach suffered by the company last year may have involved types of data not mentioned in the initial disclosure of […]

KENYA’S BLOGGERS ASSOCIATION TAKES ON THE LEGAL FRATERNITY

The Bloggers Association of Kenya (BAKE) is going to court to challenge the validity of parts of the country’s penal code which the organisation believes represent a threat to online […]

NIGERIAN COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION DELAYS 9MOBILE SALE

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has described the process involved in the sale of 9mobile as inconclusive and said it warrants further extension. “We just need to wait for another […]

OLX

OLX KENYA & NIGERIA CLOSURE WILL SURELY IMPACT ECOMMERCE MARKET

Online marketplace OLX has closed its offices in Kenya and Nigeria as part of a global restructuring plan. Confirming the development, CEO of OLX in Asia, Middle East and Africa […]

Cyber shutdown South Korea

SOUTH KOREA PROBES CYBER SHUTDOWN DURING OLYMPICS CEREMONY

South Korea on Saturday investigated a mysterious internet shutdown during the Winter Olympics opening ceremony, which follows warnings of possible cyberattacks during the Pyeongchang Games. Internal internet and wifi systems […]

Mondo Ride

MONDO RIDE CEO BANKS ON RAPID URBANISATION IN AFRICA

Globally, the ride-hailing market has grown to US$36bn in the last 8 years and is expected to reach US$285bn by 2030. Troels Andersen, CEO and Co-founder of Kenyan taxi-hailing company […]

Philippines Bank Heist

CYBER HEIST HACKERS WARNED FOR TIT-FOR-TAT LEGAL ACTION AGAINST LENDER

The Philippine bank used by hackers to transfer money in the world’s biggest cyber heist warned of tit-for-tat legal action Thursday, after Bangladeshi officials said they would sue the lender. […]

TWO ENTITIES OPEN CHINA’S ECOMMERCE MARKETPLACE TO AFRICA

Standard Bank says its new deal with Chinese card payments company UnionPay International will open China’s e-commerce marketplace for the bank’s customers in twenty African countries. The bank says the […]

IS ZINOX LOOKING TO ADD TO ITS KONGA ACQUISITION?

Following its recent acquisition of e-commerce giant Konga.com, stakeholders in the West African country’s e-commerce ecosystem have hinted at the possibility of a merger with Yudala, an ecommerce company founded […]

TPG Growth

TPG GROWTH TO ACQUIRE AFRICAN MUSIC COMPANY TRACE

Growth equity investment platform TPG Growth has announced it has signed an agreement to acquire a majority stake in TRACE, the market leader in afro-urban music and entertainment. TPG Growth […]

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