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The launch of the TECNO Phantom 5 has been the number one most read story this week. The Phantom 5 features a 3GB RAM and Touch ID among many other mind blowing features.

Lagos based real estate startup, To Let, is also featured on this weeks most read. To Let closed a $1.2 million Series A round of funding from Frontier Digital Ventures.

Lets take a look at some of the stories that had our readers glued this week.

Nigeria: TECNO Mobile unveils new Phantom 5
TECNO Mobile has recently unveiled its latest offering, the TECNO PHANTOM 5. The PHANTOM 5 features such as 3GB RAM, fingerprint Touch ID and full metal body casing. A premium smartphone fully optimized for work and leisure, the PHANTOM 5 has a MediaTek TFA9890 Octa-core chipset. Read more

Deloitte Digital appoints new Digital Transformation Practice Leader
Deloitte Digital Africa is delighted to announce the appointment of Gareth Rees as the leader of the firm’s Digital Transformation practice. A specialist in rapidly bringing new products or services to market, Rees adds to the firm’s leadership team a wealth of experience in helping companies devise innovative strategies and business models to survive and grow in an increasingly complex and fast-changing world. Read more

How to Buy the iPhone 7 before it Officially Launches in South Africa
Big Apple Buddy, NYC-based shopping concierge, delivers the iPhone 7 from the USA straight to your doorstep ahead of local launch
Millions tuned in to the Apple press conference Wednesday for the first glimpse at the highly anticipated next generation of the market dominating iPhone. Hailed as the “most advanced iPhone ever” by the company, the iPhone 7 possesses improvements that we’ve all been waiting for, including breakthrough new camera systems, enhanced battery life, the most colorful Retina HD display ever in an iPhone, and, finally, water and dust resistance along with a sleek new design. Read more

Samsung Electronics launches Smart School Project in Akwa Ibom
Samsung Electronics West Africa has launched its fourth Samsung Smart School Project for teachers and students in Akwa Ibom State. Fulfining its commitment to help facilitate the growth and development of Nigeria’s education sector, the project is targeted at training teachers in basic computer literacy, while also providing access to tools they need for more impactful teaching. Read more

Lagos real estate startup closes $1.2 million funding deal
Lagos-based real estate classifieds start-up,, announced that it closed a $1.2 million Series A round of funding from Frontier Digital Ventures. To Let CEO, Fikayo Ogundipa has indicated that the funds will contribute vastly to the organisation’s technology offerings. Read more

Barclays Africa in world first blockchain transaction
Africa was at the forefront of technological change this week as Barclays Africa and its UK parent company Barclays plc completed the world’s first trade finance transaction using blockchain technology. Read more

GetBucks snaps up former Barclays digital chief
GetBucks has appointed Evans Munyuki as the company’s new Chief Digital and Information Officer. GetBucks is a subsidiary of Frankfurt-listed FinTech company, MyBucks S.A. Read more


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