PayLater, a new buy-now-pay-later service is pioneering credit-based online shopping in Nigeria.
Ahead of its first Unpacked event in Nigeria next week, Samsung is planning to give bloggers and developers in Nigeria a sneak peek into its latest flagship device — the Galaxy S5 — which was launched at the Mobile World Congress in February.
Following the news that Microsoft would be ending support for the Windows XP operating system, its usage is gradually dwindling in Nigeria as Windows 8 usage sees steady growth over the past one month.
From its signature brown-coloured rooftops to its great monuments and landmarks, the historic city of Ibadan located in the South-Western region of Nigeria and populated by over 1.3 million people, has the highest broadband speed in the country, according to Ookla, the global leader in broadband testing.
Microsoft and Nokia would be hosting the 2014 Innovation Forum in partnership with Dahlberg, in order to brainstorm and agree initial action plans on how innovation and technology solution can be deployed in the two key sectors of Nigeria’s economy.
Following its launch in Lagos and Abuja, leading online food ordering service in Africa, Hellofood has added Port Harcourt allowing customers to order food from 13 restaurants including The Promise, Pepperoni, Just Relish, Eldorado, Skippers.
A new report by mobile marketing company, Upstream in conjunction with analyst, Ovum has revealed that Apple is the most desired brand in five emerging markets, including Brazil, China, India, Nigeria and Vietnam.
A new study on How Africa Tweets has been released by Portland which goes deep into Twitter use on the continent, looking at which cities are the most active, what languages are being used the most and what issues are driving the conversation online.
Since the Cash-less Policy was introduced in Nigeria in March 2012, the landscape for digital financial services such as mobile money, card payments and electronic funds transfers has changed rapidly, but the awareness and usage of these services remain low, according to a new study by EFInA and InterMedia.
Ad Dynamo’s paid content platform announced early this year has finally launched today to allow publishers get paid by advertisers for the content they produce on their sites.
The city of Lagos is gradually becoming a major start-up hub in West Africa, as a new start-up incubator, tech hub or accelerator programme seems to be launching every quarter.
The first African Blogger Awards has been announced to recognise the leading online and social influencers across the continent, in terms of their reach, resonance and relevance.
One of Africa’s leading mobile social marketplaces, MoboFree has raised a significant undisclosed growth funding from Netherlands-based eVentures Africa Fund (eVA Fund), with participation from Million Monkeys, a seed investment company based in the Netherlands. MoboFree’s co-founder and CEO, Neringa Kudarauskiene says the recent funding would help the company expand its local presence in Lagos and Accra,…
Nigerian award-winning singer, Ayo Balogun, a.k.a Wizkid has become the first Nigerian artiste to reach one million followers on popular social networking site, Twitter.
If you’re a hardcore BBM fan, you would agree that one of the many joys of using the instant messaging service from Blackberry is the DP’s or display pictures that you see every day on your friend’s list.
We first reported here on TechLoy about Konga’s plan to help entrepreneurs own their online store and since its beta launch with about 100 merchants, we’ve not heard anything until today.
Editor’s Note: This infographic by Kathleen Ndongmo shows the deplorable state of the 54 African government official websites. It is hoped that African countries would step up and give their respective countries their rightful web presence.
In its list of the 30 most promising young entreprenuers in Africa 2014 published today, Forbes identifies an inspired generation of young Africans who are builders, innovators and risk takers in their resolve to transform the continent.
South Africa’s Digital Media & Marketing Association (DMMA) has joined the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) and will now be known as IAB South Africa, according to an official statement made available to TechLoy.
Google’s mobile operating system, Android has become the most popular and widely used mobile OS for the first time ever in Africa, according to data from StatCounter.