In this episode of the weekly htxt.africast, Adam shares his opinions on the recent spate of threats against drivers operating with the taxi app Uber, while Charlie and Nick try to make sense of it all.
Just in case you don’t really know what is going, here is a pretty good explanation of the current situation.
In other news, Facebook this week officially opened its first office in Africa, and in Melrose Arch to boot. Nick went to the media event, and tries to explain to us why he still isn’t sure what exactly Facebook will be doing on the continent.
Our Nigerian correspondent Paul Adepoju wrote a rather interesting opion piece on the matter, asking “Should Facebook have launched its Africa office in Nigeria?“