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Google Chooses 15 New Startups for its Startups Accelerator Africa

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Why is Nigeria So Anti-Tech?

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Former Nigerian Bank CEO Reveals Finance and Business Focused Digital Ecosystem

Nigerian entrepreneur and former Diamond Bank CEO, Uzoma Dozie has launched a digital ecosystem – called Sparkle – that provides financial, lifestyle and business support services to Nigerians across the globe. Sparkle, which has been granted a banking license from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has been built to help Nigerians fulfil their potential. It offers comprehensive support for individuals including flexible payments, savings and analytics to provide greater freedom, flexibility and control over finances and lifestyle once and for all. Powered by data and technology, Sparkle is available for iOS and Android – giving customers full and free access to one account that offers multiple services and different wallets. According to the company, Sparkle users will be provided wi...

Opera’s OPay Still Planning African Expansion via Nigerian “Super App”

Sourced from TechCrunch. Opera’s African fintech startup OPay remains committed to building a multi-service super app in Nigeria as the foundation to expand on the continent. OPay will also continue to operate ORide for limited passenger service — though the company is shifting the motorcycle ride-hail operation toward logistics businesses. These updates were offered by Opera’s VP of Investor Relations and advisor to Opay, Derrick Nueman speaking to TechCrunch. Opera’s plans are coming to fruition in the context of fierce competition among fintech and mobility companies in the West African country. Nigeria is home to the continent’s largest economy, biggest population and is the top destination for VC to African startups, as of 2019. In 2018, Opera launched the Opay mobile money platf...