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Fixing Africa’s Clusters of Inventions

More than five hundred years ago, the gross world product was flat as global economic growth was stagnant. In other words, generations of people that lived apart did not experience major changes in living standards. Though there were empires and ...

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Five Pillars for Building Africa’s Hi-Tech Sector

The fifth annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) will take place on November 19 – 21, 2014 in Marrakech, Morocco, the first time in an African nation.  The Summit, hosted by the Kingdom of Morocco under the High Patronage of his ...

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Fifth Annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit Will Take Place In Morocco

The fifth annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit (#GES2014) (http://www.gesmarrakech2014.org) will take place on November 19 – 21, 2014 in Marrakech, Morocco, the first time in an African nation.  The Summit, the largest gathering of entrepreneurs during Global Entrepreneurship Week, will be ...

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Kaspersky Lab: Ebola hook in “Nigerian” spam

In September spammers produced topical new versions of the old “Nigerian Letter” scam, this time based on the Ebola virus. According to company’s experts several mass mailings exploited this theme. A large part of the major theme mailings promoted products ...

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7 African Startups That Received Microsoft 4Afrika Funding

Microsoft Corp. today announced seven new African startups to receive funding, technical support and mentorship to fast-track their growth and provide a roadmap to  highlight Africa’s ‘future  growth pole’. The announcement was made at the Microsoft 4Afrika Advisory Council meeting in Nairobi ...

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MTN Soccer

MTN Football Scholar , from MTN Nigeria, has announced simultaneous audition venues and dates for youth in its program to get them to develop their fullest potentials and make them football legends for the nation.  The dates and venues are listed below       16th – 18th of Sept. 2011; Akure – Ondo State (Police College Football Field) Ado-Ekiti – Ekiti State (Kayode Oluyemi Stadium, Ado) 20th – 22nd of Sept. 2011; Warri – […]

HTC Sensation XE

The HTC  Sensation XE follows the amazing history of  the HTC Sensation series. It comes with a new  1.5 GHz dual core processor and longer battery life extending the HTC Sensation XE’s sophistication and overall experience. The full press release, today, is provided in its entirety, below.   TAOYUAN, TAIWAN – September 14, 2011 – HTC Corporation, a global designer of mobile devices, today unveiled the new HTC Sensation XE – the first in a […]

ilab liberia

Information and communications technology has the power to transform even the world’s least developed countries. In Liberia, iLab’s mission is to provide the facilities and expertise to allow local IT use to flourish. Operating in Monrovia, iLab Liberia is a computer laboratory that provides access to cutting-edge technology, expert IT assistance and a community of like-minded individuals.   The founders of iLab Liberia recognized this growing interest and simultaneous lack of info-sharing resources available to […]

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We just created a LinkedIn group, Nigeria – All Things Business. It is open to anyone that wants to learn about business, technology, and relevant other issues  in Nigeria. Log into your LinkedIn and search for it in the Group Search. Add yourself and you are in immediately. Then begin to post and share links. Enjoy.   If you are logged on right now in LinkedIn, click this link to add yourself in the group. […]

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Today, Tekedia confirms that the CEO of France Telecom, Stephane Richard, has announced that iPhone 5 will be released on Oct 15. Yet, Apple is still mute or dumb over this as usual. Best Mobile Contracts UK    noted  that  if we consider the fact that this is a network carrier boss, it could well be true.   Stephane Richard is reported to have said “If I believe what we heard, the iPhone 5 is out […]

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Established in 1999, the Youth Forum has become an integral part of UNESCO’s highest decision-making body – the General Conference. It brings together young delegates from all over the world to exchange views, share experiences and identify common opportunities and challenges.   As part of the 7th Youth Forum, UNESCO will be offering five young journalists and bloggers the opportunity to participate in the Paris event. Journalists and bloggers who are selected to attend the 7thUNESCO Youth Forum will be […]

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For a very long time, one opened the pages of  a Western newspaper with upbeat news about Nigeria – Wall Street Journal reported about the Huawei IDEOS smartphone in Nigeria. The phone is a really cool deal and was actually seen in Nigeria during the g-Nigeria event organized by Google. Then few had interests because there were many things not in that phone – the folks who can afford smartphone will afford smartphone and the […]

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