APPLY: Delta State Innovation Hub Is Hosting Its First Ever Hackathon This December [LOOK]

For the first time since its launch in July this year, Delta State Innovation Hub (DS-IHUB) iwill be having an open innovation hackathon. The event...

African Development Bank, Facebook, Rockerfeller Foundation and Microsoft Launch Coding for Employment Program [CLICK]

The African Development Bank, together with partners – The Rockefeller Foundation, Microsoft and Facebook – launched the Coding for Employment Program at the African Innovation Summit...

Alert! 5 Important Things Every Nigerian Must-Know About ‘London-used’ Phones.. No. 3 Is Important

London-used phones are a huge item in the Nigerian market as a majority of budget buyers tend to prefer them to not just brand...

GOOD ONE! Coscharis Tech To Begin Production Of Made-In-Nigeria Computers [SEE]

In line with government’s drive to diversify the economy through indigenous production, Coscharis Technologies, a Nigerian information and technology solutions company, has been licensed...

Who’s Taking Over 9mobile? [READ]

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has debunked media reports that one of the five bidders seeking to acquire 9Mobile, Nigeria's fourth largest mobile network...

2016 Finalists Announced For Africa’s Leading Youth Entrepreneurship Award – The Anzisha Prize...

African Leadership Academy, in partnership with The MasterCard Foundation, is proud to announce Africa’s top youth entrepreneur finalists for the sixth annual Anzisha Prize....

Andela’s Co-Founder Launches Flutterwave, A Payment Startup For Africa [CLICK]

Just eight weeks after raising $24 million in a funding round led by Mark Zuckerberg’s foundation, Andela, one of Nigeria’s best-known startups, is saying...

THIS IS AMAZING!!! China Produces First Electric Aircraft. You Need To See It!

  The world's first electric passenger aircraft to gain an airworthiness certificate has been produced by China. The BX1E has a 14.5 meter wingspan and a...

Say What? Verizon Set To Buy Yahoo’s Search Engine For A Whooping Sum [SEE]

Verizon Communications is set to buy Yahoo's search and advertising operations for $5bn according to media reports. The two firms were reportedly to be in...

Volkswagen Manufacturing In Nigeria Is Good Omen For Business — National Automotive Council

The National Automotive Council, NAC, has described the recent take off of manufacturing of Volkswagen vehicles in Nigeria as a good beginning for the rehabilitated Volkswagen...

Nigeria: Mobile Technologies and the Opportunities Ahead – Yek keme

We are now living in an age of networked intelligence, where young people are not only challenging but also disrupting the foundations of conventional...

FUTURE OF TRANSPORT? Uber’s Driver-less Truck Startup Successfully Makes 120-Mile Journey To Deliver Beer...

An Uber tractor trailer full of beer drove itself for more than 120 miles down to Colorado last week with nobody behind the wheel. Uber...

A view from the top: Why Silicon Valley is decamping to Algiers [CLICK]

The value of venture capital investment is fuelling Africa’s emerging technology landscape. Whilst Kenya’s Silicon Savannah ecosystem has been at the forefront of the...

Mara Social Media Acquires Global Instant Messaging & Communications Platform “Nimbuzz” [OPEN]

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...

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