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KonkNaija Media | May 2, 2016

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The latest and greatest from the tech world, curated for you.

Nigeria’s ecommerce at crossroads as Jumia sacks 50% of workers – by Paul Adepoju

April 20, 2016 |


There are strong indications that Nigeria’s ecommerce powerhouse, Africa Internet Group (AIG)-owned Jumia will sack 50% of its workers this week. This is coming few months after it sacked about 30% of its workforce.

The latest sack is … Read More

MTN Gets Two Months Extension To Pay $3.9bn Fine

January 23, 2016 |


MTN Nigeria  has been given a two months extension window to settle with the Nigerian authorities over its $3.9 billion fine imposed on it by the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) in 2015.


This followed the adjournment of … Read More

Kenya Rumoured by Wikileaks to have hired Hacking Team , Int’l ethical hackers to clamp down on Terrorism and Fraud 

July 19, 2015 |

Kenya’s government negotiated to buy sophisticated spy software from Italian surveillance company Hacking Team, according to leaked emails published by WikiLeaks. Messages obtained through an attack against Hacking Team reveal that a representative of the government requested an attack against … Read More

Nokia just bought Alcatel-Lucent for $16.6 billion

April 16, 2015 |

Nokia could soon be the largest maker of mobile phone network equipment in the world ahead of Ericsson and Huawei. It just acquired French telecom equipment maker Alcatel-Lucent for 15.6 billion euros ($16.6 billion), or more than double the $7 … Read More

What’s New in #SocialMedia: March 2015 Updates

April 3, 2015 |

Source; Search Engine Journal (SEJ)

This was a slightly lighter month for social media updates than last month, but there were quite a few for Facebook, as well as some for Twitter and Instagram.


Facebook will turn its Messenger service … Read More

How technology eased Buhari’s path to power in Nigeria

April 3, 2015 |

ABUJA (Reuters) – Technology played a decisive role in helping Muhammadu Buhari become the first Nigerian to oust a sitting president at the ballot box, from social media campaigning to biometric machines preventing the widespread rigging that marred past … Read More