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Andela CEO sees African techies solving ‘world most pressing problems’ amid $40m fundings

Africa’s technology talents are now positioned to provide solutions to the world’s most pressing, Jeremy Johnson, co-founder and CEO of Andela, has said amid fresh injection of $40 million into the technology company. “Over the past three years, we’ve helped prove to the world that brilliance is evenly distributed. It’s now time to prove that […]

9Mobile VP, Dikko, bids good bye to phone company

Ibrahim Dikko, the Vice President of Regulatory and Corporate Affairs at 9Mobile is leaving the mobile phone company formerly called Etisalat Nigeria. Technology Times has learnt that Dikko’s has officially notified the new managers of 9Mobile, which has been taken over following indebtedness to a group of creditor banks, of his planned exit. The 9Mobile […]

Watch | Nigeria’s broadband coverage is now 22%, NCC chief says

In this interview with ITU TV at ITU TELECOM WORLD 2017 Professor Umar Garba Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman & CEO, Nigerian Communications Commission, speaks on Nigeria’s broadband progress Related Articles List: Live Stream: Refocusing the role of Nigeria’s ICT powerhouse, NITDA Video: Tomi Davies on the tech startup scene in Nigeria ‘Broadband’ spectrum sale not […]

Personal computing devices record market decline at Q1 2017

The Middle East and Africa (MEA) personal computing devices (PCD) market experienced a decline of -8.8% year on year in Q1 2017, according to the latest insights from International Data Corporation (IDC). The global technology research and consulting firm’s Quarterly PCD Tracker for Q1 2017 shows that PCD shipments fell to around 6 million units for the […]

NCC: Radio, TV antennas pose higher health risks than mobile phones  

Nigerians face higher health risks from radiation emission from radio and TV antennas than those of mobile phone networks, the Nigerian telecoms regulator has finally alerted. The Nigerian Communications Commissions (NCC) came up with this position when it weighed in to counter claims that mobile phone users are exposed to medical risks from radiation energy […]