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#Startups in #Nigeria, #Ghana can now Apply for FbStart Accelerator Programme

After about a month of graduating its first ever set of startups, Facebook in partnership with Co-Creation Hub (CcHub) has opened up applications for the 2nd cohort of the FbStart Accelerator Programme. Together with @Facebook, we are excited to announce that applications for Season 2 of the #FbStart #Accelerator are now open!We are extending applications to Ghana for Season 2 ...

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Apply: Paradigm Initiative Digital Rights and Inclusion Media Fellowship 2019

The application process is currently ongoing for the second edition of the Paradigm Initiative Digital Rights and Inclusion Media Fellowship. Deadline is May 6, 2019.  The Fellowship is a 4-month program designed to immerse outstanding, early career, journalists in digital rights and digital inclusion advocacy – and intervention efforts – in Africa. Selected journalists will work with Paradigm Initiative on various ...

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Information Management &Literacy Week 2019: IIM Africa vows to support Regulatory Agencies

The Premier Information Management Institute in Africa, the Institute of Information Management (IIM Africa) has indicated its readiness to assist regulatory agencies to identify information gaps, information management needs, and develop the required framework for effective data/information governance. The President/Chairman of IIM Africa’s Governing Council, Dr. Oyedokun A. Oyewole, disclosed this as part of the institute’s plans to host the IIM Africa ...

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Nigerian Startups win at the First Ever Founders Factory Africa Cohorts!

South Africa-based startup incubator, Founders Factory Africa has announced its first cohorts since it opened shop in 2018. The list includes two Nigerian startups: Accountable and EaszyHire. LipsLater (Kenya), Kduigo (Ghana) and tech media platform, Digest Africa (Uganda) make up the list of five startups. Founders Factory Africa is a subsidiary of Founders Factory, a UK tech hub. The African ...

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LinkedIn Introduces Live Streaming for Professional Events, Seminars

Professional social network platform, LinkedIn has announced the introduction of live video streaming into the platform. Video is not going anywhere no time soon. And the latest social site to join the bandwagon is LinkedIn. Now you can do live your live videos on LinkedIn. https://t.co/QsZ74pTKu5 pic.twitter.com/BDC6gUSM3m— Tiffany English (@velvetstylebiz) February 12, 2019 Called LinkedIn Live, the live streams have been created to allow ...

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CODERINA, SAP host FLL National Competition for the Nigerian Students!

Coderina, an organisation with the aim of empowering African youth through programming and Coding games in collaboration with SAP, NAPPS, Irish Aid and Federal Ministry of Education has held 2019 First Lego League National Robotics Competition in Abuja. A two day event which had over 600 Students from different geo-political zones exhibiting their Robotic Solutions during the competition took place ...

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NIGERIA TO HOST LASSA FEVER INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE TO MARK FIFTY YEARS AFTER ISOLATION OF THE VIRUS

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and its partners will host the first Lassa Fever International Conference between 16th and 17th of January 2019 in Abuja. This is to mark fifty years since the Lassa fever virus was first isolated, in a town in Nigeria. The opportunity created by the ‘anniversary’ of the discovery of the virus, is being used ...

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#KonstructApp: Delivering Smart Construction Services on the Go!

The world is fast changing as digital mobile Apps are gradually becoming our companions and Personal Assistants of sort – helping out with our day to day ‘To do list’. Today, not too many people can withstand the rigours of searching for experienced and professional artisans, technicians, plumbers, Painters, Skilled labour among others for wide range of planned and impromptu ...

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State Governors reject 30K minimum wage demand by NLC

As a parting shot for year 2018, Nigerian governors on Monday reiterated their rejection of the demand by the Nigerian Labour Congress for the payment of N30,000 as minimum wage to workers, insisting that they had other competing needs to contain with and would therefore not use more than 50 percent of their income for settling workers. In a strongly ...

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Get to know 50 most used abbreviations in Emails

Gone are the days where emails contained complete sentences, the new generation messaging system has a lot of abbreviations packed in. Abbreviations that save us the stress of having to type complete sentences and in turn allowing us to spend less time typing emails. These abbreviations have been accepted by people all over the world, include cooperate firms. As useful ...

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