A new study by Google and International Finance Corporation has revealed that the Internet economy and business has the outstanding potential of contributing $180bn to the economy of Nigeria and other African countries by 2025. The findings of the study which was made public on Wednesday, November 13 2020, featured within its pages the numerous growth opportunities within the African...
A group of Kenyan students has qualified for the Huawei ICT global competition finals, which will hold in November 2020. The students are from Laikipia University, JKUAT, Multimedia University, and the University of Nairobi are in the competition representing Kenya in the competition. They made the top eight out of over 40 contesting teams in Africa. This year’s Huawei ICT competition...
Telecom giant Huawei Technologies, together with the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy alongside Advocacy for Human Value Foundation, announced their donations of various ICT equipment to Al-Walidyn Charitable School in the Pantami community of Gombe State – Nigeria. The group also disclosed that they also wholly renovated a building at the same school. The news was made public during...
Efforts are proceeding in Tanzania to quench a fire that has broken out on the inclines of Mount Kilimanjaro, the most elevated top in Africa. Individuals from the Tanzania National Parks Authority (Tanapa) and nearby individuals have been battling to put out the blaze, which started on Sunday. Their endeavours have been hampered by the height just as solid breezes and...
Microsoft has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) to co-create technology solutions in agriculture. The collaboration between Microsoft, through its 4Afrika initiative, will support AGRA’s digital transformation as it works to improve food security for 30 million farming households across 11 countries by 2021. The MOU aims to encourage the use...
Banque Populaire de Mauritanie (BPM), one of the leading banks in Mauritania, launched a state-of-the-art mobile banking service - Bankily, which has received a positive response from consumers. With banking penetration around 30%, Bankily is helping to modernize banking and payments in Mauritania and encouraging financial inclusion in the country. Bankily is powered by Comviva's mobiquity® Banking Suite. Bankily brings a digital revolution in the...
With more than six million students out of school due to closures related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Bank Board approved a project to support continued learning at home, and safe transition back to school during recovery.  Funded by a $10.6 million grant from the Global Partnership for Education, the Sudan Education COVID-19 Response Project aims to support both teachers...
Paxful is shining the spotlight on the opportunities the fast-growing bitcoin economy has to offer the youth In a recent report titled, Workforce of the future 2030, PWC contends that by 2030: "Africa will be home to more than a quarter of the world's population of under 25's. Under 25's in total will make up 60% of the continent's total population....
Two large Tanzanite gemstones with a total weight of about 14 kilograms, was recently discovered by a 51-year-old Tanzanian small-scale miner from the Maasai tribe, authorities reports. A cheque of 7.74 billion Tanzanian shillings (about 3.34 million U.S. dollars) was given to the local miner by Doto Biteko, the Minister of Minerals. They collected the gemstones on behalf of the...
By Miracle Nwankwo In recent times, Africans are beginning to turn their hearts from seeking employment to making employment. This can be seen in the numbers of business ventures that are emerging in the continent, projecting a future of millions of African-owned brands. In the spirit of the growing an entrepreneurial community in Africa, the continent is turning into a hub...

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