A Nigerian mobile app called Trashcoin connects waste producers to recyclers in real time. Plus it gives users direct incentives like the ability to pay utilities with points gathered from their plastic waste.
Mobile app HustleSasa lets Kenyan creatives and musicians stream their music or sell branded merchandise, concert tickets, food, fashion and other services.
27 Sep 2022
A ride-hailing app with all-female drivers launched in Nigeria last month, amid reports in local media of assault and harassment of female passengers and drivers.
4 May 2022
Many Ghanaian farmers lose their animals due to inadequate vaccination. But now, a startup created by two youngers is solving the problem. The Cowtribe mobile app delivers the last-mile vaccines to livestock ranchers.
15 Mar 2022
A Nigerian group of all-female lawyers is at the fore front of rendering probono legal service to indigent inmates in prison.The lawyers have an App called “Lawyers NowNow” where Nigerians across the 36 state who fall victim of police brutality, extortion, harassment, and arbitrary arrest can access the service of a probono lawyer within a minute
7 Sep 2021
If you use an Android phone, then you have to be wary of this virus. It is called 'Joker' and it is capable of emptying your bank account without notice. You have been warned!
1 Jun 2021
Online study aids used by US soldiers stationed at nuclear bases around Europe have been found to contain sensitive details. An investigation by Bellingcat uncovered the leak.
4 May 2021
As their government struggles to tackle the pandemic, young Indians have stepped into the breach, setting up apps to crowdsource emergency aid, delivering key supplies and using social media to ensure that people get the help they need.
16 Mar 2021
The app has been one of the last US social media platforms that isn't blocked by Chinese censors. Signal has recently seen a surge in users, with over 500,000 downloads in China.
10 Feb 2021
The app became a safer space for Chinese-speaking users to discuss such issues as Tibet, Hong Kong and the detention of Uighurs. But users had been expecting that authorities wouldn't leave Clubhouse uncensored.
29 Jan 2021
BuyCoins, a Lagos based company cater to Nigerians who are interested in trading cryptocurrency. The company offers a service that enables users to trade instantly. Users can buy or sell cryptocurrency directly from or to us via the app without the hassle of looking for traders to buy from or sell to.
2,663 inmates in Lagos Correction centres in 2020 are awaiting trial –DPP, Former Minister Martins-Kuye dies at 78
17 Jan 2021
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