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About Paul Adepoju

Paul ADEPOJU is a Nigerian freelance journalist, managing editor, blogger and published writer (3 books already). He has vast experience working with various media organizations in Africa, Asia, Europe and America. He covers stories on various genres and for various audiences. He is the managing editor of HealthNewsNG.com which is Africa's leading health news website; he also manages IBPulse.com, a city blog that focuses on happenings in his home town of Ibadan, southwest Nigeria. He has won several awards including Nigeria's Vanguard Newspaper's Young Nigerian Making The Difference award; a certificate of recognition from UNESCO and Goi Peace Institute in Japan; a finalist at the International Press Institute's Young Nigerian Journalist of the Year award; and was the only African finalist in the NetImpact/FedEx Global Access Essay Competition.
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Jumia announces Travel Summit
1 day ago

Jumia announces Travel Summit

Online travel agency, Jumia Travel Nigeria has announced plans to hold a tourism summit in Lagos on Wednesday March 29, 2017. In a statement, organizers said experts from various sectors …
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Mara has acquired Nimbuzz
1 day ago

Mara has acquired Nimbuzz

By  •  News

Mara Social Media, an African multi-channel platform of online and mobile tech innovations that are designed to connect people across emerging markets, has announced this week that it has acquired …
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West Africa’s first Global Impact Challenge launched by MEST and partners
2 days ago

West Africa’s first Global Impact Challenge launched by MEST and partners

By  •  Startups, News

Singularity University (SU) is partnering with Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology(MEST) and Imaginarium to launch the SingularityU West Africa Global Impact Challenge in West Africa.

The organizers said the purpose …
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Leak reveals desktop dock for Samsung Galaxy S8
3 days ago

Leak reveals desktop dock for Samsung Galaxy S8

By  •  Samsung

The Samsung Galaxy S8 will be unveiled next week but the rumors and leaks are not stopping anytime soon. The latest is described as one of the most intriguing features expected …
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Samsung’s VP describes how the company created its own Siri called Bixby
4 days ago

Samsung’s VP describes how the company created its own Siri called Bixby

By  •  Samsung

Tech giant has officially launched its own version of Apple’s Siri and it’s called Bixby which is an artificial intelligence-based user interface. And here’s how InJong Rhee, Samsung’s Executive Vice President, …
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iDEA Hub is shutting down
1 week ago

iDEA Hub is shutting down

By  •  Startups, News

TechCity can exclusively report that iDEA Hub Nigeria which is one of Nigeria’s foremost incubation hubs and innovation centers is shutting down its Yaba operations tomorrow.

TechCity can confirm that the facility …
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Huawei wants to create new ecosystem to enhance digital transformation
1 week ago

Huawei wants to create new ecosystem to enhance digital transformation

By  •  Huawei, News

At the Huawei Enterprise Partner Summit 2017 held earlier today in Shenzhen, under the theme “Leading New ICT, The Road to Digital Transformation – Sharing Success with Ecosystem,” Huawei …
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Telkom positions BCX to support African businesses
1 week ago

Telkom positions BCX to support African businesses

By  •  News

Telkom and Business Connexion today officially announce the launch of BCX, Africa’s premier end-to-end information communication technology (ICT) solutions provider. This new brand, built from a strategic partnership between Telkom Business …
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Facebook 360 launched for Gear VR
2 weeks ago

Facebook 360 launched for Gear VR

Facebook has announced it is making 360 photos and videos even more immersive and easier to discover with the launch of the Facebook 360 app for Samsung Gear VR, powered …
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Entry deadline announced for West Africa Mobile Awards #WAMAs
2 weeks ago

Entry deadline announced for West Africa Mobile Awards #WAMAs

Mobile innovators have under two weeks left to submit their entries for the West Africa Mobile Awards (WAMAS) (www.wamas.com.ng) with winners to be announced at an awards gala on May …
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Etisalat saved from creditors’ sledgehammer
2 weeks ago

Etisalat saved from creditors’ sledgehammer

The decision of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) prevented 13 Nigerian banks from taking over the operations of Etisalat Nigeria following the …
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Airbnb valued at $31 billion
2 weeks ago

Airbnb valued at $31 billion

By  •  Startups, News

Last year, vacation marketplace Airbnb filed SEC forms raising $555.5 million, and yesterday the company filed a new form D that has closed off its Series F with an additional $447.8 million, bringing …
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New enterprise-ready tools launched for Google Drive at #GoogleNext17
2 weeks ago

New enterprise-ready tools launched for Google Drive at #GoogleNext17

Tech giant Google at the commencement of this year’s Google Cloud Next 2017 announced the introduction of what it described as powerful additions to Drive that can help organizations to Create, …
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Ghanaian develops app to track missing phones
2 weeks ago

Ghanaian develops app to track missing phones

A Ghanaian developer, Jonathan Amenyah, founder of RINJAcom, has developed MobTrack, an application to help people track and find their lost phones.

While this is not an entirely new concept, Amenyah …
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Twitter announces new measures to improve safety, introduces additional tools
2 weeks ago

Twitter announces new measures to improve safety, introduces additional tools

By  •  Twitter, News

Social media giant Twitter recently announced it is leaving no stone unturned in ensuring that its platform is safer.

In a blog post, the company revealed that it has made a …
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Two telecoms giants have merged in Ghana
3 weeks ago

Two telecoms giants have merged in Ghana

In Ghana, two of the country’s major telecoms companies, Tigo and Airtel, this afternoon announced a merger.

In a statement made available to TechCity, Millicom International Cellular S.A. (“Millicom”) and …
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Nigerian startups can now join Google’s Launchpad Accelerator
3 weeks ago

Nigerian startups can now join Google’s Launchpad Accelerator

Google has announced that for the first time, it is now accepting applications from Nigerian startups for its Launchpad Accelerator. Google said Nigerian startups can now join its six-month porgramme that …
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Following Lagos visit, Facebook Chief Product Officer lands in Accra
3 weeks ago

Following Lagos visit, Facebook Chief Product Officer lands in Accra

By  •  Facebook, News

Chris Cox, Chief Product Officer at Facebook, visited the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) in Accra, Ghana today to meet with Ghanaian entrepreneurs and see how they are working …
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