Google Launches Nigeria's Election 2015 Hub

Summary: Google has launched an online portal to keep up with Nigeria's 2015 elections Google has launched an online news and election hub to provide updates on the forthcoming general election in Nigeria. The online platform, http://www.google.ng/elections, will feature players in the political and electoral system via news and audiovisual materials. The platform also has another feature called “pledg...

22 Jan 4:30 PM 0 Read More...

Microsoft Unveils Nokia 215 - A $29 Internet Phone

Summary: Microsoft's new Nokia 215 phone can last nearly a month on a single charge. And while it's certainly not a smartphone, it's not dumb either. Microsoft has unveiled a cheap, internet-enabled Nokia phone - Nokia 215 that hopes to help it increase its market share in Asia, the Middle East and Africa. The Nokia 215 is designed to connect and introduce first-time mobile phone buyers to the Internet and ...

14 Jan 2:45 AM 0 Read More...

WATCH: Angelique Kidjo On West’s Coverage of Africa

On this weekend’s episode of Talk to Al Jazeera, Benin’s Grammy-winning singer Angelique Kidjo criticized the Western media’s depiction of Africa, particularly since the Ebola outbreak. “Do you think everybody in Africa has Ebola?” she asked presenter Barnaby Phillips. “That’s the image you give to people. “We didn't invent Ebola. It’s just a disease that exists there. Like, are we going ...

02 Dec 3:25 AM 0 Read More...

Oslo Freedom Forum: Defeating Dictators - Day 1

  The Oslo Freedom Forum explores innovative nonviolent approaches to opposing dictatorship across the globe. The forum's founder, Thor Halvorssen, described it as "an intimate gathering where leaders, who are transforming the world present, offer effective solutions and inspiring testimonies that impact human rights and freedom." The forum running from October 20 - 22, 2014 is hosting 189 spea...

19 Oct 3:00 PM 1 Read More...

New Photo Sharing App - Suba Launched by Ghanaian Developers.

Two Ghanaian developers have launched Suba app, an event-based iOS and Android mobile app that allows everyone at fun social gatherings (from concerts to weddings) to see and share photos together in one central photo stream. Suba - a new mobile app that lets everyone at events see and share photos together in one central photo stream. The name Suba reflects the “flow” of the app’s novel photo viewing...

24 Sep 12:46 PM 0 Read More...
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