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Nigeria battles mobile malware storm

A study has found that one in nine Android smartphones in Nigeria is infected with mobile malware, mainly through downloaded malicious apps.

Twitter selects Ghana for its first African presence

Social media giant, Twitter, has announced that it is making its first African presence starting with Ghana, after having shown an interest...

Nigeria now hosts over 90% of State data locally

The Nigeria National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), has revealed that over 90% of Federal Government data that was hosted abroad, has...

MEA Notebook shipments to reach highest levels since 2014

The Middle East and Africa (MEA) region Notebook shipments are set to total over 22.7 million in 2021. This will be the...

Bolt initiates campaign to empower women in tech across Africa

Bolt, a ride-hailing firm has launched a new campaign to empower women in technology across Africa, as women empowerment continues to gather momentum.

Google Maps introduces a new road-editing tool

Google has announced a new feature on Google Maps that allows users to edit roads or add missing information via their desktop...

AfDB rubber-stamps $1.3 million grant to boost digital inclusion for women

African women got a funding boost from the Africa Digital Inclusion Initiative (ADFI), facilitated by the African Development Bank which approved  two...

Vodacom, Google give away smartphones to drive digital inclusion

Vodacom in partnership with Google South Africa, have announced that they will give away hundreds of Android powered smartphones at no cost to residents...

StarTimes partners Manchester United to show MUTV across Africa

Digital TV operator StarTimes has signed a deal with Manchester United to distribute MUTV to millions of subscribers in over 30 countries...

Spotify expands to more than 40 African markets

Streaming platform Spotify has announced its expansion to more than 80 new countries in Asia, the Caribbean, Latin America, Europe with many of...

Google News Initiative launches in Africa

Google has announced that applications for its second Google News Initiative Innovation Challenge in Africa have opened with a goal to help...

Opera’s new Hype chat service now available in Kenya

Browser developer Opera has announced that its new chat service Hype which is built into mobile web browser Opera Mini, is now...

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