Raphael Afaedor, the former co-CEO of JUMIA Nigeria who officially left the Rocket Internet-backed e-commerce company in January 2014, is finally breaking his silence today with the announcement of a new venture.
At Techloy, we love gadgets and have been covering them from time to time in addition to our startup and technology news coverage, over the past four years or so.
Leading global telecommunications and media company, Millicom announced today that it has launched a new technology incubator simply called “think”, to help fast track the launch of innovative digital solutions in Africa.
Tanzania-based clean technology company, Off Grid Electric, has received $7 million from Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen’s Vulcan Capital and Omidyar Network to deliver electricity through solar energy to millions of homes in Africa by 2025.
The poster girl of Ghana’s tech startup incubator, Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST), Victoria Haynes is leaving the organisation to start her own venture, TechLoy has learnt
If you work in the creative, web or publishing industries in Africa, you would agree that it could be really tough getting that perfect image to use for your work. Often times, the project may require that you use an African-esque landscape or a simple, yet unique portrait image.
International money transfers via Western Union can now be received through Paga, the largest mobile payment service in Nigeria with over 1.2 million users, thanks to a new collaboration between both companies.
After announcing that it has reached over 2,000 hotel listings across Africa, leading online booking site, Jovago is now partnering with local travel agents to help them earn revenue while booking hotels on its platform.
After going through bouts of frustration over expensive email newsletter campaign services such as MailChimp, two Nigerian entrepreneurs have launched MailCliq to help you launch email campaigns at reasonable prices.
Two of Africa’s most successful seed investment companies, 88mph and L5Lab are teaming up to invest in the best mobile and Internet startups out of Nigeria, TechLoy has learnt.
Just when you’re probably thinking that the e-commerce space is the hottest place for anyone to be in right now, Onyeka Akumah, one of the leading influencers in the space is leaving Konga to build a not-an-e-commerce mobile news app.
Remember when Stripe co-founder and CEO, Patrick Collison last March hinted at a future launch of the online payment service in Africa?
The world’s largest social network, Facebook may be planning on launching its physical presence in Nigeria soon, if its recent visit to the country is anything to go by.
When Rocket Internet decided to launch an Amazon-styled online retailer in Nigeria, it needed the right management team with the ability to grow a localised version in a highly-competitive, risk-prone and logistically-challenged environment such as Nigeria.
Finding companies, institutions and organisations in Nigeria that are creating a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship in one place can be like looking for a needle in a hay stack.
The discussions and conversations that follow this meeting could lead to impactful growth within the African technology ecosystem.
Imagine those situations when someone needs you to send money to them quickly while they’re in front of an ATM machine or a bank. Or perhaps they have cash but can’t withdraw because they don’t have their ATM card with them.
CVFlash is a new service launching to help people easily create and send beautiful and professionally formatted CVs to employers.
Following rumours and speculations that Startup Partners Africa is exiting the Nigerian market, the CEO of the Internet incubator, Stefan Lenhof has confirmed to TechLoy that that is not so.
Last October, I received a unit of the Galaxy Note 3 and the Galaxy Gear, the latest devices from Samsung and have been taking both of them for a spin for several weeks now. Before you decide whether or not these devices are for you, let’s check out a few key specs and then my verdict of both devices will follow…