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TECH NEWS:Amidst controversies in Nigeria and Kenya, Flutter-wave hires 200 trainees, increases staff base by 38%
Leading fintech company in Nigeria, Flutterwave said it has hired 200 trainees under its inaugural graduate trainee programme. This is coming amidst allegations of money laundering in Kenya, which the company has denied, as well as accusations of personnel harassment in Nigeria.
The company, in a statement, said it aims to nurture the trainees by upskilling them with technical and soft skills, exposing them to its solutions and products, and giving them working experience.
The firm stated that 11,000 people applied for its programme and revealed that the programme was the brainchild of its new Chief of People and Culture, Mansi Babyloni.
Musk lawyers bring up Twitter whistle blower in court hearing on acquisition deal: Elon Musk’s lawyers repeatedly referenced claims from a Twitter whistle blower in court on Wednesday, in an early preview of how the billionaire’s side might use the new allegation in his legal battle with the social media company over their $44 billion acquisition agreement.
The Africa-China relationship is moving into a new phase with the latest policy initiatives, development strategies and financial pledges as tools for enhancing deeper and broader engagement by 2035.
Apple just wrapped up its big fall iPhone event where it announced new iPhones, AirPods and Apple Watches. Here’s what it announced:
- iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 plus
- iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro max
- Satellite emergency services for iPhone
- Apple Watch Ultra
- New Airpods Pro
- Apple Watch Series 8
- The new Apple Watch SE
The new iPhones will be available to order Friday, and Apple didn’t increase the prices as some analysts had expected. The new Apple Watches will be available to order Wednesday and the new AirPods Pro launch Sept. 23.
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