Posts Tagged ‘Google’

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 7 Read More...

Google Africa Drums Up Support for Nigeria’s 440

Google Africa is drumming up support for 440, the new startup accelerator founded by 88mph and L5Lab to inject between $20k-110k into startups in Nigeria for 10-25% equity. In a blog post, Elija Kitaka, Google Africa program manager said: “We are very excited to be supporting 440 in creating new opportunities for Nigerian startups to build great products for the local market, Africa and the world. Applica...

02 Aug 8:22 AM 0 Read More...

The Race to Bring Internet Access to Africa

This is a guest post by Brandon Engel. Follow him on Twitter: @BrandonEngel2 for more. Even though Africa is home to over 15% of the global population, African citizens constitute a comparatively miniscule 7% of global internet users, and only 16% of the total population of Africa is online. The majority of African internet subscribers are in countries with more urban areas, like South Africa, Morocco, Nig...

14 Jul 8:25 PM 0 Read More...

Meet the Winners of the Africa Connected Competition

Ghana's Christopher Panford and four other African Entrepreneurs, Innovators and Creatives: Sitawa Wafula (Kenya), Eseoghene Odiete (Nigeria), Eric Obuh (Nigeria) and Eunice Namirembe (Uganda) emerged winners of Google's Africa Connected competition at a ceremony in Nairobi, Kenya yesterday. Africa Connected competition was launched to promote inspiring stories of people using the web and Google’s tools in A...

02 Apr 6:06 PM 1 Read More...

Be Inspired & Help Christopher Panford Win $25,000 in Africa Connected Competition

Christopher Panford runs a transport company - Technol Services enabling commercial drivers in Ghana to gain access to loans to buy and service cars, which they use to earn a living. He uses Google Maps in his vehicle tracking devices to constantly monitor the location of vehicles under bank loans. This gives the banks assurance that cars and loans are always protected, and enables Christopher to empower more ...

26 Feb 12:04 PM 0 Read More...
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