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Konga Says It Will Continue To Offer Free Shipping Despite Fuel Scarcity

Konga Says It Will Continue To Offer Free Shipping Despite Fuel Scarcity

Online retailer, Konga has announced that it will continue to offer free shipping across different product categories, despite the nationwide fuel scarcity that continues to bring businesses to a halt in most parts of Nigeria.


Team RLabs wins BBC Hackathon in South Africa

South African innovators from RLabs have been selected to develop an innovative idea which will help the British Broadcasting Coporation (BBC) to reach young African audiences through digital platforms. The Cape Town-based team was chosen from 12 teams which took part in the BBC development studio held in South Africa last month aimed at making


Nigeria’s GTBank Launches USSD-Based Money Transfer Service

Guaranty Trust Bank PLC, one of the leading banks in Nigeria has introduced an USSD-based service which enables money transfer via the mobile phone for its customers. The service allows GTBank customers to perform third party transfers to both GTBank and other bank account holders in Nigeria, via their mobile phones, by simply dialing the


Nigeria’s President Jonathan Signs the Cybercrime Bill Into Law

Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan has signed the Cybercrime Bill into law, according to a report from ITRealms, citing an unnamed source who revealed that the President signed it into law late afternoon on Friday at Aso Villa, Abuja. The news comes just about 14 days before the President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari-led government comes into power on


Opera releases report on the most popular Android phones in Africa

According to a recent report by Opera, Samsung, Tecno and Huawei phones are the most widely used Android devices by Opera browser users in Africa. The web and mobile browser recently released the new Opera Mini for Android, which is now one of the top-featured apps in the Google Play store in several countries and