Tag Archives: ICT

Google Records First 10m Internet Users in Nigeria


Google has disclosed the geometric progressions in the number of internet users in Nigeria, as about 10milion visited the internet for the first time in 2014. Caesar Sengupta, vice president, Product Management at Google, made the disclosure during AndroidOne launch in Nigeria, adding that, globally, there are 3billion people connected online and the number is expected to surpass 4billion by ...

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The comparison website Click n Compare is taking Africa by storm

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CNC Group (CNC), parent company of Click n Compare (http://www.clickncompare.co.za), the South African-focused comparison website is expanding their African footprint after a very successful year with a strong month on month growth of 40%. Alongside the South African success of the brand comes now their launch of a new consumer-facing brand, CompareGuru, into both Nigeria and Kenya. Established in 2013, ...

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Record number of officials attending Innovation Africa 2015

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August 20, 2015 Kampala, Uganda – EDUCATION and ICT Ministers from a record-breaking 30 (thirty) countries in Africa will be in attendance at this year’s Innovation Africa Summit. Innovation Africa 2015, taking place in Kampala, Uganda at the Speke Resort Munyonyo from September 30 to October 2, will be the fifth in the series of Education and Technology summits staged ...

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VIP Event for Tech Professionals Sponsored by Microsoft

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In partnership with Microsoft’s IT and Information Security & Risk Management Business, HBCU Connect is offering black technical professionals the opportunity to meet with representatives from Microsoft to learn more about career opportunities, network with their peers, as well as open up one on one discussions with Microsoft team members that could lead to future employment. HBCU Connect has executed ...

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Tanzanian Government Confers Huawei with The Outstanding Leadership and Contribution Award


Tanzania’s leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider (Huawei) (http://www.huawei.com) has today been conferred with the outstanding ICT leadership and contribution award during a 2 day summit dubbed (C2C) connect to connect. Photo: (Huawei representative received the award from Ms. Selina Lyimo, Acting Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Communication, Science, and Technology of Tanzania) The summit which ...

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SA: Free State students to study in India


By – SAnews.gov.za Pretoria – Fifty students from the Free State have received a once in a life time opportunity to be part of a six-month ICT training programme in India. The Free State Provincial Government in partnership with Tech Mahindra on Monday sent 50 students from across the province to India. This brings the total number of students on ...

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GeoPoll, GEN and U.S. State Department Release Survey Showing Demand for Entrepreneurship Training and Education in Africa


Survey Targets 1,000 Entrepreneurs Across Five African Countries. On the eve of U.S. President Barack Obama’s visit to Kenya for the Global Entrepreneurship Summit, GeoPoll (http://www.geopoll.com), the Global Entrepreneurship Network and the U.S. State Department released a survey of 1,000 business owners throughout sub-Saharan Africa on entrepreneurship in their countries.   GeoPoll surveyed 200 entrepreneurs per country in the Democratic ...

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SA to benefit from Chinese workshop on radio, TV


Pretoria – A Chinese workshop on development and management of radio and television media for developing countries which starts this week is a joint effort to enhance cooperation and friendship between South Africa and China. Communications Minister Faith Muthambi will today leave to Changsha City, Hunan province, China, to attend the Ministerial workshop on Development and Management of Radio and ...

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Middle Eastern and North African Teens Arrive in the United States for TechGirls Exchange

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Tech-savvy teens from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, the Palestinian Territories, and Tunisia will participate in the fourth annual TechGirls exchange program from July 21-August 12. While in the United States, they will develop the knowledge, resources, peer networks, and mentor relationships necessary to pursue higher education and careers in technology. Increasing opportunities for women and girls in the science, ...

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Innovation Africa 2015, 30 Sept – 2 Oct, Lake Victoria, Kampala

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This year’s Innovation Africa Summit takes place at the Speke Resort & Conference Centre just 12 km from the centre of Uganda’s capital Kampala on the shores of Lake Victoria and is organised under the patronage of the Government of Uganda, hosted by Hon Jessica Alupo, Minister of Education & Sports. The theme for this year’s event is “Developing Skills for 21st Century Africa” and ...

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