It’s time for another edition of the Big 5 Daily.
In South Africa, citizens are signing petitions against a new policy that is offering up public and private lands for the installation of 5G towers and other communication infrastructures by network providers.
Also, in South Africa, Grindstone Accelerator has launched an equity funding for its cohorts and alumni. It will invest up to R5 million for each scalable and innovation-driven venture and assist SMEs to grow.
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In Ghana and Togo, Gozem has launched a new e-commerce delivery feature in the latest version of its mobile app. The service will allow users to order essential items, especially now that social distancing needs to be observed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Next, on the Big 5, Netflix has made it possible for its Android users to be able to control streaming speed while watching movies. To access the playback option, subscribers will have to opt-in for every movie they want to watch.
Finally, Konga has revealed plans to list on a global stock market, despite facing monthly losses of up to $400 million. This move is part of its pan-African expansion plan.
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