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Mobile West Africa primed and ready to hit Lagos
1 month ago

Mobile West Africa primed and ready to hit Lagos

This week, the 7th edition of Mobile West Africa is set to take place in Lagos and the organisers are promising 2 days of unrivalled conferencing, with 60+ contributors confirmed …
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She Leads Africa launches accelerator for women-run businesses with Work in Progress! Alliance
1 month ago

She Leads Africa launches accelerator for women-run businesses with Work in Progress! Alliance

She Leads Africa has just opened applications for the 2017 She Leads Africa Accelerator, a 3-month program designed to identify, support and fund the next generation of Nigeria’s brightest entrepreneurs.

SLA’s …
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Microsoft announces the next wave of creativity with the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update
1 month ago

Microsoft announces the next wave of creativity with the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

On the 11th of May 2017, which was the 2nd day of the Build 2017 developer conference in Seattle, Microsoft shared the first details of the next major update to Windows, the …
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Microsoft announces new tools to help developers modernize existing apps and build more intelligent ones
1 month ago

Microsoft announces new tools to help developers modernize existing apps and build more intelligent ones

Satya Nadella, Scott Guthrie and Harry Shum welcomed thousands of developers to Seattle for Build 2017 — Microsoft’s annual developer conference. During his opening keynote Nadella announced that Windows had …
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Yudala appoints a new CEO
1 month ago

Yudala appoints a new CEO

Yudala, one of Nigeria’s fastest growing composite e-commerce outfits, has announced the strategic appointment of Mr. Wole Ogundare as Chief Executive Officer.

The appointment took effect from May 1st 2017.


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Cisco Nigeria hosts #GirlsPowerTech day in support of the annual United Nations International Girls in ICT day
1 month ago

Cisco Nigeria hosts #GirlsPowerTech day in support of the annual United Nations International Girls in ICT day

Every year, worldwide leader in IT and networking, Cisco Systems, supports Girls in ICT Day, a global event founded by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). As part of its Girls …
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CcHub Launches ‘Diaspora Challenge’ in London
1 month ago

CcHub Launches ‘Diaspora Challenge’ in London

Co-creation Hub (CcHUB), the leading social innovation centre in Nigeria, has launched the ‘CcHub Diaspora Challenge’, an international project that will engage entrepreneurs, innovators and scientists from African communities in …
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Google hosts largest Publisher Summits in Africa to date
2 months ago

Google hosts largest Publisher Summits in Africa to date

Google is this week hosting Google for Publishers Summits in Lagos, Nigeria and Nairobi, Kenya. The Summits will see over 200 publishers from across the region gather to get an …
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Connected Learning, Key to Improving Education in Africa, says Internet Society Study
2 months ago

Connected Learning, Key to Improving Education in Africa, says Internet Society Study

Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and the Internet in particular, can have a transformative effect on education in Africa, says a report launched today by the Internet Society.

At the …
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Deadline for the applications to the ACF 2017 has been extended
2 months ago

Deadline for the applications to the ACF 2017 has been extended

Access Power, a developer, owner and operator of power projects in emerging markets, and its strategic partner EREN RE have announced an extension to the deadline for applications to the …
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SIDMACH TECHNOLOGIES NOMINATED FOR BUSINESS DAY “MOST INNOVATIVE IN EDUCATION” AWARD
2 months ago

SIDMACH TECHNOLOGIES NOMINATED FOR BUSINESS DAY “MOST INNOVATIVE IN EDUCATION” AWARD

After scooping two awards at the just concluded Beacon of Information Communication Technology (BOICT) awards as the Technology Innovation Hub of the Year and Indigenous Software Company of the Year, …
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YUDALA TAKES OVER YES MOBILE
2 months ago

YUDALA TAKES OVER YES MOBILE

Yes Mobile, a cosmopolitan high-value retail outfit with a multiplicity of stores in Lagos has been taken over by pioneer composite e-commerce company, Yudala in what industry watchers consider a …
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Interswitch and Fio Join Forces to Bring Automated, Mobile Malaria Detection to Nigeria
2 months ago

Interswitch and Fio Join Forces to Bring Automated, Mobile Malaria Detection to Nigeria

Interswitch, Africa’s leading integrated digital payments and commerce company, today unveiled a new agreement with Toronto-based Fio Corporation to ramp up distribution of the company’s healthcare technology services in Nigeria.


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Survey reveals 90% of educators in Nigeria have a clear vision for technology implementation in the classroom
2 months ago

Survey reveals 90% of educators in Nigeria have a clear vision for technology implementation in the classroom

Microsoft today released the findings from a new education survey of nearly 50 educators in Nigeria, in which they expressed the challenges and opportunities in optimizing technology for the classroom …
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Digital Economy to Create over 3m Jobs, as Nigeria, Others Discuss Road Map in Geneva
2 months ago

Digital Economy to Create over 3m Jobs, as Nigeria, Others Discuss Road Map in Geneva

  • It has emerged that financial services within Nigeria’s digital economy could add US$88 billion and create over 3 million new jobs over the next 10 years.
  • This comes as …
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MainOne’s new Data Center will be based in Sagamu, Ogun State
2 months ago

MainOne’s new Data Center will be based in Sagamu, Ogun State

West Africa’s leading connectivity and data center solutions provider, MainOne has pledged its commitment to boost Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in Ogun State with a data center project in …
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Kaspersky Lab partners with service providers in Nigeria, Kenya & SA
2 months ago

Kaspersky Lab partners with service providers in Nigeria, Kenya & SA

Kaspersky Lab has launched a new partner program in Africa, aimed at managed service providers (MSPs) that already offer security services or would like to add them to their current portfolio. …
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Infinix launches Infinix S2 smartphone; unveils Runtown as ambassador
2 months ago

Infinix launches Infinix S2 smartphone; unveils Runtown as ambassador

Infinix Mobility has ushered in its first product for 2017 with the world’s first ‘wefie’ smartphone; the Infinix S2! The new smartphone is the 2nd product from the brand’s hugely successful …
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