Posts Tagged ‘economy’
PayPal now in Nigeria, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Zimbabwe…
Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

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 likely to have the most significant impact on ...  [Read more]

Esoko Tech Showcase. The BackStory.
Friday, June 24th, 2011

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 next few days. Since the information is much, I have decided to split it into multiple parts. The first part would be ...  [Read more]

Esoko Tech Showcase. The BackStory.
Friday, June 24th, 2011

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 next few days. Since the information is much, I have decided to split it into multiple parts. The first part would be ...  [Read more]

President Obama in Ghana. Why not Nigeria?
Thursday, July 9th, 2009

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 Affairs committee, The Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria) adding his voice. The BBC World Service's Network ...  [Read more]

Paypal Nigeria. A request for Paypal service in Nigeria.
Saturday, October 6th, 2007

Paypal is currently not available to residents of Nigeria though its available in most other African countries including countries like Togo and Niger. Nigeria's economy is the second largest in Africa (after South Africa) and the banking system is one of the best in Africa. Nigeria is the most populous nation in Africa and the 9th most populous, in the world. I am sure Paypal is considering Nigeria but has not yet added Nigeria for whatever ...  [Read more]