Nigerian fintech startups PiggyVest and Cowrywise are scaling up to become digital banks

Earlier today, users of Nigerian online savings and investment platform PiggyVest received emails introducing them to “NUBAN Account Numbers for PiggyVest”. The new feature allows users to fund their PiggyFlex accounts via a dedicated bank account number from Providus Bank. The PiggyFlex Account, launched in June 2018, is a sub-account where all interests earned on PiggyVestContinue reading “Nigerian fintech startups PiggyVest and Cowrywise are scaling up to become digital banks”

Google for Nigeria: All the Key Announcements at the #GoogleForNigeria Event 2019

Google made a couple of exciting announcements for its customers and partners in Nigerian and Africa during the 3rd edition of the annual Google for Nigeria event that took place on Wednesday, July 24 2019 in Lagos. Google launched new apps, added new features to existing offerings, and made other key announcements. In case youContinue reading “Google for Nigeria: All the Key Announcements at the #GoogleForNigeria Event 2019”

Serge the Concierge: 10 Do’s & Don’ts of Accra, Ghana.

When I stumbled on WE_ Africa magazine, Ulrike Reinhard made me realize that I had left a whole continent out of the 10 Do’s and Don’ts equation. I asked her to help me remedy to that. Today you see the first instalment with Mac-Jordan D. Degadjor guide to Accra, Ghana. 10 Do’s & Don’ts of AccraAre you coming toContinue reading “Serge the Concierge: 10 Do’s & Don’ts of Accra, Ghana.”

Publiseer joins the list of 100 most innovative African startups

Publiseer, a Nigerian digital content distribution platform, has been selected as one of the 100 most innovative and promising African startups to attend the fully funded Africa Moves Summit in Tunisia. Africa Moves announced the selection of 100 of the most innovative and promising African startups for the June 17-21 Africa Moves’ Summit in Tunisia. TheContinue reading “Publiseer joins the list of 100 most innovative African startups”

21 Kenyan podcasts you should be listening to

Podcasts have certainly become very popular the last two years. Two years ago, in 2017, they might have been only ten or so active Kenyan podcasts. The number has grown steadily and one would be spoiled for choice on the decision of which podcast to subscribe to. Here is a list of fairly recent KenyanContinue reading “21 Kenyan podcasts you should be listening to”

Enjoying the humble beginnings…😀😀

Hello Foodies!! I hope you have been good, because I have been! I recently leveled up by making design cakes for birthdays! Cool right? Okay let us not boast about it too much, there have only been two cakes so far, but to me it is amazing!! I appreciate that those two people put theirContinue reading “Enjoying the humble beginnings…😀😀”