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UBA Moves to Integrate Notification Services with Social Media

UBA Moves to Integrate Notification Services with Social Media

United Bank for Africa is providing the option for its customers to receive transaction notifications via their twitter handles as DMs (Direct Messages) in an innovative move aimed at connecting banking and social media. One of Africa’s most broadly represented banks, United Bank for Africa (UBA) is set to provide a unique opportunity to its customers


Airtel Sells 1,100 towers in Rwanda and Zambia

Airtel Sells 1,100 towers in Rwanda and Zambia

The Indian telecoms giant (Bharti Airtel) has pressed on with its recent sales of tower infrastructure by offloading 1,100 towers in Zambia and Rwanda in a bid to cut down losses.   Leading mobile telecommunications infrastructure provider, IHS Holdings Limited has secured the purchase of 1,100 towers from India’s Bharti Airtel, swelling its already sizeable

Online Shop for Used Phones with Warranty, Obiwezy.com, Launches in Nigeria

Online Shop for Used Phones with Warranty, Obiwezy.com, Launches in Nigeria

Continuing the trend of growth in the ecommerce sector, Obiwezy.com has launched its service which allows customers buy warranty-backed secondhand devices in Nigeria. Obiwezy.com, yet another ecommerce company has come on the scene in Nigeria’s fast-growing online shopping market to cater to the market for secondhand mobile devices in the country. Unlike some other online


Nigeria to Give Tax Incentives to Broadband Infrastructure Investors

Nigeria to Give Tax Incentives to Broadband Infrastructure Investors

Speaking at the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) conference, Nigeria’s Minister of Communication Technology disclosed the country’s readiness to grant tax holidays to investors in broadband infrastructure. In its latest push to increase connectivity in the country, the Nigerian Government has declared its intention to provide tax waivers for investors in broadband infrastructure within the country.


Sweet Sensation Collaborates With First Bank for Mobile Financial Services

Sweet Sensation Collaborates With First Bank for Mobile Financial Services

Continuing a recent trend of partnerships involving the food service sector, Sweet Sensation Confectionery has linked up with First Bank’s Firstmonie product. Leading first generation bank, First Bank Nigeria (FBN), has secured a new partner for its Firstmonie financial service with an alliance with Sweet Sensation Confectionery. The partnership which is expected to bring about