Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has disclosed that it has started trial testing its 5G network. The network is expected to be rolled out in 2020 with the 26GHz, 38GHz and 42GHz spectrum bands beginning with the Eko Atlantic Project.
International electronic services in South Africa like: online advertising, online courses, software subscriptions, website hosting, streaming services, and some other online services – will now be subjected to a 15% VAT, says Natalie Macdonald Govender, associate at Bisset Boehmke McBlain attorneys.
With this new development, services like Netflix, Facebook, and Google will be compelled to pay value-added tax (VAT) in the country.
With the new progress witnessed on the financial inclusion index, Senegal is planning to digitize payments in order to speed up its growth and inclusive development. By doing this, 50% of all national payments and Senegal’s economic growth would increase by over FCFA 104 billion (over USD 177 million) per year, according to a new report by the Prime Minister to the President of the Republic.
Instagram has launched two features to help make the platform more accessible to visually impaired users. The two new features work through screen readers. These are programmes that read information on screens out loud to users who are visually impaired.
And finally, during the Los Angeles Auto Show 2018, Audi has announced its new electric vehicle the E-Tron GT Concept. With its 90kWh battery, dual electric motors, and 434kW of power delivered by the drivetrain, the Audi E-Tron GT Concept will be able to go from 0-60mph in 3.5 seconds and will go on sale in 2021.
…and that is all for the week. Till next time.
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