In the face of an impending global pandemic, we have seen a surge in the use of certain technologies and a sharp reduction in the use of many others. Globally, e-hailing cab applications, for instance, have had a deep in their fortunes.
Author: Olorunfemi Adedeji
GitHub Launches Project to Preserve World’s Open Software for 1,000 Years
The world is powered by open source software. It is a hidden cornerstone of modern civilization and the shared heritage of all humanity. The mission of the GitHub Archive Program is to preserve open-source software for future generations.
Google opens its first Developer Space on the African Continent in Lagos.
Nested in the heart of Ikoyi, Lagos, Google Developers Space will house the Google Launchpad Accelerator programme. support developer meetups, and empower people through digital skills training.
SpielFabrique Announces Winners of first Euro-African Game Design Incubation Programme
Enter Africa, Goethe Institut and SpielFabrique have announced that three studios out of the 6 finalists have been declared winners of the Enter Africa competition for the quality of their African video game concepts.
Google Doodle Celebrates Amaka Igwe
Amaka Igwe has joined the league of Nigerian heroes who have been celebrated by Google doodle. Doodles are the fun, surprising, and sometimes spontaneous changes that are made to the Google logo to celebrate holidays, anniversaries, and the lives of famous artists, pioneers, and scientists.
[Press Release] NITDA: Breach of Nigeria Data Protection Regulation by the Lagos State Internal Revenue Service
The Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) launched a reveneue collection platfor Qpay, with a quick search page for tax records of all Lagos taxpayers (https://lagos.qpay.ng/TaxPayer) that contains details such as names, home address, phone numbers, and emails of tax payers, all accessible to the general public.
Buhari Unveils Strategy For Digital Economy at E-Nigeria Conference
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday unveiled a strategy document aimed to galvanise the nation’s digital economy.
DSN wants government to make data science a priority study in schools.
Data Science Nigeria (DSN), a non-governmental organisation, driving knowledge in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and related fields, has urged the Federal Government to include AI in secondary school curriculum.
Zenith Bank’s First Tech Fair Close-up on Machine Learning
The first edition of the Zenith Tech Fair, an initiative of Zenith Bank, today lends its voice to the teeming conversation around the future of work, enterprise and everyday living. The conference which held at the Landmark Events Centre also featured exhibitions and hackathon and covers conversations in emerging technology, […]
USD $250,000 African Netprenuer prize goes to Nigerian
“We have to find the business that is simple, that has impact and that is profitable,” – Jack Ma