The Scoop: Trump’s social media comeback is a shocker

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Yesterday night, I used to be watching a documentary about ex-US President, Donald Trump on Netflix. 😎 I realised that proper from time and his early enterprise days in Manhattan, New York, he’s had a fervid persona. And as well as, a really fascinating means of constructing a comeback from setbacks. 💪

When Trump obtained banned from social media, he vowed, like each different time, to make a comeback by unveiling his personal social media platform.

And, he’s stayed true to his phrases. Trump is again along with his personal “media” platform! I can’t inform what the “social” angle is although, as a result of… It’s a BLOG! Actually, a weblog. 👀

Trump’s social media comeback is a shocker!

The Guardian calls it ” a glorified weblog”. Whereas “Politico” thinks his new weblog might result in extra social account takedowns. See this OpEd.

On his new weblog, Trump is selling freedom of expression and encourages others to embrace the identical. Extra shock! The weblog has content material relationship again to March 24, regardless of its latest launch. Maybe Trump has been getting ready the grounds for what’s to come back?

In any case, you may enter Trump’s social media Weblog.

Straight outta Kenya – Lami will get $1.8m funding

A Kenyan insurtech startup Lami has raised $1.8m to scale its product throughout Africa.

Whereas that is excellent news, I’m curious to grasp Lami’s buyer base contemplating that the insurance coverage market in Africa is low, with <3% penetration.

And because the CEO of Lami, Jihan Abass concurs to TechCrunch, “…97% of Africans don’t purchase insurance coverage…”.

Nevertheless, she’s fairly optimistic that Lami could possibly be a gamechanger. Right here’s the story on TechCrunch:

Kenya’s Lami raises $1.8M to scale API insurance coverage platform throughout Africa

Toss a bitCOIN to your witcher 🎷🎼

Did you see “The Witcher” collection on Netflix? I wouldn’t give it a 100% score, nevertheless it’s one of many theme songs for me.

🎶 “Toss a coin (let’s fake it’s bitcoin) to your witcher, oh valley of a lot…” 🎶

Full music right here:


Whereas that’s an fascinating music, this isn’t in regards to the film. Reasonably, it’s a fast scoop around the globe of cryptocurrency. I got here throughout a peculiar story on ‘India Right this moment’, it says the “Dogecoin creator offered all his cash in 2015 to purchase Honda Civic, DOGE is now larger than Honda”.

It’s an fascinating one. Full scoop right here. In the meantime, DOGE briefly exceeded 69cents lately. Because it stands, crypto fans can’t await it to hit the $1 mark.

Fast query, are you a crypto investor? I’ll love to listen to about your expertise buying and selling crypto.

Transferring on, to happenings in Nigeria.

First Financial institution debacle: Was the CBN’s motion right?

Keep in mind my e-newsletter on the motion Nigeria’s Central financial institution took by firing all board members of First financial institution, the nation’s oldest financial institution?

Yesterday, Nairametrics took a balanced strategy to weigh the actions of CBN vis-à-vis its penalties on the financial institution and ripple results on Nigeria’s monetary panorama. Right here’s the news:

First Financial institution debacle: Was the CBN’s motion right?

Additionally, the article explores how a financial institution makes revenue and the loopholes for losses. In case you propose to personal a financial institution, you could discover this actually useful.

In any other case, don’t personal a financial institution, get an area rocket as an alternative. You could thank me later. 🙂

Alternative – US $1.5 million from Jack Ma

Are you an African entrepreneur? Apply for Jack Ma Basis’s African Enterprise Heroes Competitors through hyperlink:

Jack Ma Basis Africa’s Enterprise Heroes (ABH) Prize Competitors 2021 (Win a share of $1.5 million)

The deadline is June 7. Don’t slack on this.

And that’s all for in the present day, thanks for studying and have a great one.

~ Grace Akinosun

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