PayPal now in Nigeria, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Zimbabwe…

Paypal Nigeria

PayPal has extended its online payment system to Nigeria, Belarus, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Monaco, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire,  Zimbabwe, and Paraguay for the first time. Before now, these countries were completely blocked from the party. Credit/Debit cards from these countries were not allowed on the payment gateway either. Nigeria being the largest e-commerce market in Africa is most […]

Esoko Tech Showcase. The BackStory.

Esoko partners listening attentively in the conference room known as Damba Meeting Room

I was invited to cover the Tech Showcase of Esoko’s 3rd Annual Partner Conference. The Tech Showcase was a segment of the larger partners’ gathering. Esoko Partners are their international clients who have paid to use Esoko software in their respective countries. I was able to gather information that I would be sharing in the […]

Esoko Tech Showcase. The BackStory.

Esoko partners listening attentively in the conference room known as Esoko Damba

I was invited to cover the Tech Showcase of Esoko’s 3rd Annual Partner Conference. The Tech Showcase was a segment of the larger partners’ gathering. Esoko Partners are their international clients who have paid to use Esoko software in their respective countries. I was able to gather information that I would be sharing in the […]

President Obama in Ghana. Why not Nigeria?

Barack Obama and Michelle Obama during the US Presidential campaign in January 2008. Photo by Luke Vargas.

From the moment the US government released information that President Obama was visiting Ghana between 10th and 11th July 2009, there have been a lot of grumbling from neighbouring Nigeria. Now that the US President is just a few days away, the grumbling is getting even louder with Senator Jubril Aminu (Chairman of the Foreign […]