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COVID-19 deepens Digital Technology Adaptation – NITDA

The outbreak of COVID 19 has been described as one pandemic that has accelerated the adoption of digital technologies in all sphere of life.The Director General, National Information Technology Development Agency, Mallam KashifuInuwa Abdullahi, CCIE, has said. The DG who…

Ecobank and Google collaborate to keep children learning during the COVID-19 pandemic

This collaboration will help children study online and stay on top of their education LOME, Togo, May 7, 2020/ — Ecobank Group (, the pan-African Bank, is leveraging its distribution and partner networks to raise awareness of literacy apps in…

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Google loses as Safaricom partners Amazon Web Services in Kenya

Trending new deal between Kenya’s lead telecom giant, Safaricom and Amazon Web Services (AWS) in Kenya may be putting Google on the hot seat of losing fortunes and real market share in parts of Africa. Recall that Safaricom has announced…

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Google’s $1m fund for online safety across SSA insignificant—Expert

…Flags off ‘Be Internet Awesome’ today Barely 24 hours after leading US tech giant, Google announced $1m pan-African fund to support innovative ideas around privacy, trust and the safety of families online across sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), industry analyst, Dr Gbenga…

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ICT top brands, Apple, Google, Amazon lead other sectors with $470b worth

The 2018 Best Global Brands Report, released recently by Interbrand Group has named three global ICT firms, Apple, Google and Amazon with a total value of $470 billion, as the three top brands in the world. However, the 19th edition…

Digital Economy: FG putting the cart before the horse at home, in Silicon Valley?

Whereas the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah in Silicon Valley, US weekend, said Nigerian digital economy is projected to generate $88billion and create up to three million jobs in the next three years,  industry have raised…

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Facebook, CC-Hub unveil first Community Hub in Nigeria

Leading global social media giant, Facebook on Wednesday, announced a new nationwide initiative in Nigeria to further cement its commitment and investment in the country, and across the continent. Before now, there had been rising agitation by industry players in…

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Facebook, Google, Microsoft drill MDAs on social media imports

Federal Ministry of Communications’ SOCIAL MEDIA FOR GOOD GOVERNANCE Seminar supported by Nigerian Communications Commission, NITDA, NIGCOMSAT, NIPOST, Galaxy Backbone PLC, as well as Facebook, Google, and Microsoft. #sm4gg #socialmedia4gg #fmocsocialmedia Report claimed the event was held in Lagos, but…


Google escapes €1.1bn tax bill as it’s not taxable in France

Leading search engine, Google is not liable for 1.115 billion euros ($1.272 billion) in unpaid taxes claimed by the French state, a French court ruled Wednesday, saying the internet giant’s Irish subsidiary is not taxable in France. The court ruled…

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EU fines Google $2.7bn for undue advantage to advertisers’ against rival search engines

Google suffered a major blow on Tuesday after European antitrust officials fined the search giant a record $2.7 billion for unfairly favoring some of its own services over those of rivals in search engine industry The penalty, of 2.4 billion…