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African Girls Can CODE wants to check gender divide

The African Girls Can CODE Initiative (AGCCI) has been launched to help bridge the gender divide by encouraging girls and young women across Africa to take up careers in the information and communication technology (ICT) sector. ITU and UN Women, in collaboration with the African Union Commission announced the launch African Girls Can CODE, a four-year […]

Nigerians are ‘buying more personal computing devices’ 

Nigerians are ‘buying more personal computing devices’ 

Nigeria recorded strong year-on-year growth in by Q2 2018 in demand for personal computing devices (PCD) ranging from desktops, notebooks, workstations and tablets according to International Data Corporation (IDC). Nigeria is one of the countries that defied the fall in shipments recorded in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) where the global technology research and […]

African Girls Can CODE wants to check gender divide

Nigeria’s Adewumi named Executive Vice President at IES Abroad

IES Abroad has announced the appointment of Dr. Michael Adewumi, Vice Provost for Global Programs at Penn State University, to the position of Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, effective January 2, 2019. IES Abroad, the global, not-for-profit academic consortium of more than 500 top-tier American colleges and universities says Adewunmi was chosen “after an […]

African Girls Can CODE wants to check gender divide

Nigerian farmers get ‘Uber for tractors’

A new partnership is opening opportunities for small farmers in Nigeria to benefit from an  “Uber for tractors” to boost mechanized farming in the country. The participating companies say the partnership and combined integrated Internet of Things (IoT) technologies create the “Uber for tractors” for an on-demand mechanized equipment service for small farmers in Nigeria […]

African Girls Can CODE wants to check gender divide