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NIGERIA'S 1GB DATA PRICE HAS DROPPED 75% OVER FIVE YEARS

Mobile data prices in Nigeria have dropped by 75% over five years. This according to Research ICT Africa's (RIA's) 1GB Basket statistics, which show the average price of 1GB of data has dropped from $11.15 in mid-2014 to $2.78 at the end of 2019.

Interview With Wole Abu, CEO, Pan African Towers


Wole Abu is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Pan African Towers (PAT).

Prior to his appointment at Pan African Towers, Abu served as the Vice President of Sales at Airtel Nigeria, where he also held several senior management roles in the Human Resources, Engineering, Operations, Finance, Legal, and Marketing departments respectively.

Listen to the interview on using technology to tackle challenges specific to Nigeria.

Interview with Avanti's Jane Egerton-Idehen


A telecommunication executive with over 17 years’ experience in the Nigerian, Liberian and Ghanaian telecommunications markets. She worked as part of the Ericsson Ghana and Liberia executive leadership team, where she managed the Account teams for Ericsson in Ghana and Liberia. In 2019 she received the 50 Leading Ladies in Corporate Nigeria Leadership award.

Nigeria Com speaks to Jane Egerton-Idehen, Country Manager Nigeria and Regional Sales Director West Africa, Avanti at the 2019 event, covering investing in 5G and more.

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What African operators are doing to help during COVID-19 outbreak
What African operators are doing to help during COVID-19 outbreak

A number of African operators stepped up to help during the COVID-19 outbreak. Including mobile phone operators offering zero-rated access to essential websites, and cancelling fees for mobile money transfers.

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Anne Wangalachi on how tech is transforming agriculture
Anne Wangalachi on how tech is transforming agriculture

Anne Wangalachi discusses the opportunities that technology is bringing to young farmers in Africa.

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Interview with GlobalX's Sylvia Mukasa on women in tech
Interview with GlobalX's Sylvia Mukasa on women in tech

Sylvia Mukasa, founder and CEO of GlobalX Investments, talks about the skills gap in east Africa and what can be done to help women in the region succeed in the tech industry.

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May 2020 Connecting Africa Startup of the Month: Nigerian farmer financing platform Crop2Cash
May 2020 Connecting Africa Startup of the Month: Nigerian farmer financing platform Crop2Cash

Farmers, especially smallholder farmers, have always had trouble accessing financing, and therefore purchasing resources, as banks are wary of fund mismanagement. Nigerian startup Crop2Cash is addressing this by making formal financing a transparent process while providing much-needed capital to responsible farmers.

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THE MARKET IMPACT OF COVID-19

COVID-19 will have a significant impact on the technology, media and telecoms industry across Africa and beyond

This report, in collaboration with Omdia, provides recommendations for how to approach the upcoming challenges caused by the coronavirus pandemic.