Tech experts, enthusiasts, innovators, policymakers and a vast spectrum of tech-savvy brands and individuals will from 22nd – 23rd July, 2016 be hosted at the biggest tech gathering in Nigeria, #TechPlus2016, billed to hold at the Eko Hotels and Suites, Lagos – Nigeria.
The 2016 edition of the competition is tagged ‘’Made in Africa’’, and aims to reward the most innovative startups in; science and technology; environment and energy; agric-business; health and well-being, ICT, as well as manufacturing and service industry.
Developers at three Nigerian universities are already benefiting from the partnership between their institutions and Intel Corporation. Intel partners with OAU, RSUST, FUTA as Nigeria gets Developers Zone.
Intel had last week launched the Intel Developer Zone (IDZ) and Student Partnership Program in Nigeria at a Lagos event marking the Intel Developer Day Nigeria (IDDN).
MyQ competed along with 11 other startups that TechCabal announced earlier.
The startup based in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital city, will compete at the global finals of Seedstars World holding in Switzerland next February and will be up for USD 500,000 in investment.
DEMO Africa released a list of the thirty technology start-ups from across Africa that will pit chat the 2015 edition of the DEMO Africa event. Last year’s giant, Nigeria, topped the list again with 8 representatives, among them Zuvaa, Smartedu, MavisComputel, CarpartsNigeria, TalkingBookz, PoshRite, iKon Tracker and OgaVenue. Kenya came in second with with 6. South Africa is third with 3 representatives while Ghana, Egypt, Cameroon and Zimbabwe each have two. Uganda, Tanzania and new comer, Ivory Coast, will each be represented by 1 start-up.
Her appointment was confirmed by the president of the World Bank, Jim Yong Kim, in a press statement, Cable reports.
The statement reads:
I am pleased to announce the appointment of Arunma Oteh as VP and Treasurer of the World Bank.
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Facebook is giving you one more option with the addition of video calling in Messenger. The new video-calling feature is launching today on iOS and Android for those in the U.S., U.K., Canada, Mexico, Belgium, Croatia, Denmark, France, Greece, Ireland, Laos, Lithuania, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Poland, Portugal, and Uruguay. Facebook promised to roll it out to other regions “over the coming months.
Interested applicants must be female tech entrepreneurs between 18-40 years old. The fellowship which is reportedly the first of its kind would provide fellows a chance to visit China and gain experience into how the Huawei works.
The agreement comprises set-top box software and integrated broadcast services for Nigeria’s Freeview and Freesat digital terrestrial and satellite networks.
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The 12th International Conference is intended to provide a forum for Policy Makers, Public and Private Sector, Information Technology Practitioners and the Academia to keep up-to-date with technology trends and to discover opportunities for the private sector in the process of inclusive development and avenues for public-private partnerships towards realizing the IT objectives within the context of Millennium Development Goals (MDG). The Conference will provide opportunities for the delegates to exchange new ideas, establish business or research relations, and find global partners for future collaborations.
Nigeria Association of Computer Science Students (NACOSS). This is an annual program that creates a platform for Nigerian youths from the six (6) geo political zones of Nigeria who are IT neophytes and gurus, associated with the intriguing world of Information Communication Technology to compete and test their technical skills. NITTEX is a program targeted towards enlightening, empowering and exposing Nigerian youths and their talent to a community of IT experts and users with the singular aim of stimulating the ‘can-do’ spirit that will drive the Nigerian economy.
AOptix, a pioneer in ultra-high capacity wireless communications, today announced that partner WaveTek has successfully completed deployment and field validation of AOptix’ Laser-Radio technology in Lagos, Nigeria. The seven-kilometer link connected capacity from submarine fiber-optic cables to a distribution point in the city’s interior, and proved the ability of Laser-Radio technology to provide high-bandwidth connectivity between mobile carriers in Nigeria and the rest of the world.