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THE POWERLESSNESS OF NIGERIA’S TECH STARTUPS

Chris Oyeniyi runs a small tech startup in Lagos, Nigeria. It’s a smartphone app called KariGO that he says is “like Uber but for trucks.” Businesses or factories can use

HOW A CHANCE MEETING WITH TWITTER BOSSES LANDED A NIGERIAN DEVELOPER HIS DREAM JOB

Lagos, Nigeria (CNN)A Nigerian software developer has landed a job at Twitter following a chance meeting with the company’s executives during a visit to the country last week. Dara Oladosu

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TWITTER CEO MEETS TECH ENTREPRENEURS IN LAGOS

Twitter boss, Jack Dorsey, is in Nigeria and he is making new friends. CEO of the popular social media application on Friday met with tech entrepreneurs at Nigeria’s commercial capital,

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DR RAJI ODUTAYO RUFAI UWC PHYSICS DOCTORAL GRADUATE RECEIVES NASA POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP

Dr Raji Odutayo Rufai who graduated in March 2014 with a PhD in Space Physics at the University of the Western Cape has been awarded a Postdoctoral Fellowship by the

WHY IS ‘MTN’ AFRICA’S BIGGEST TELECOMS COMPANY IS LISTING ON THE NIGERIAN STOCK EXCHANGE

Africa’s leading telecoms group MTN has listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) in a move that could pave the way for the sale of shares to investors in its

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ARE THERE ‘100 MILLION GENERATORS IN PRIVATE HANDS’ IN NIGERIA?

Claim Nigeria has 100 million generators in private hands. Source: 702 radio host Bongani Bingwa (March 2019) Verdict Explainer: While electricity supply is erratic, there is no data on generator

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THE ROLE OF MANUFACTURING IN AFRICA

Manufacturing plays a prominent role in Africa’s economic development made evident by how industrial growth positively affects the overall GDP and productivity of the nation. Manufacturing activities promote development in

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THE IMPACT OF INDUSTRY 4.0 ON AFRICA’S MANUFACTURING SECTOR

Despite its status of a developing continent, Africa’s manufacturing space stands the opportunity to reap significant benefits from Industry 4.0, also known as “Fourth Industrial Revolution”. Industry 4.0 represents the

ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES: BLACK BOXES FROM ETHIOPIA CRASH TO BE SENT OVERSEAS

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – The black boxes from the Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed on Sunday will be sent overseas for analysis because there is not capacity in the country

BOEING TO UPGRADE SOFTWARE IN 737 MAX 8 FLEET IN ‘WEEKS’

(Reuters) – Boeing Co confirmed late on Monday it will deploy a software upgrade to the 737 MAX 8, a few hours after the Federal Aviation Administration said it would