Nigeria Telecommunications, Mobile and Broadband Report

Nigeria is one of the biggest and fastest growing telecom markets in Africa, attracting huge amounts of foreign investment, and is yet standing at relatively low levels of market penetration.

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Powering Up: Innovating to Solve the Cost of Energy in Africa

Oil and natural gas discoveries across multiple African countries have graced the headlines of many local and international media outlets this past year. 2012 has seen many governments in Africa experience renewed enthusiasm as prospects for economic progress loom amidst multiple oil and gas discoveries across the continent, creating new emerging oil producing countries on […]

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Buni TV launches www.buni.tv and m.buni.tv

Buni Media is announcing the launch today of Buni TV, its new web and mobile Pan-African digital video platform. By showcasing the best, most innovative and visually arresting content being currently produced in or about Africa and distributing it new audiences on the continent and abroad, Buni TV (www.buni.tv) aims to become the premier destination […]

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Doing Tech Business in Africa: A Few Lessons from Twitter's Rise in Africa

Very recently Portland Communications released some data from research carried to find out about the usage of Twitter in Africa. The report was received quite well and received some notable attention across the web. Much of what has been written has looked mostly at just the implications of the research on primarily social media and it’s use […]

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Nigerian Card Game WHOT! is The New Game Taking Over iOS, Android and Facebook

WHOT! Is The New Game Taking Over iOS, Android and Facebook  WHOT! is taking on the digital gaming world and being regarded as the best iOS, Android and Facebook casual card game. The popular mobile and online card game is gaining followers due to the addictive multi-application availability and the exciting interaction with plenty of twists […]

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Gbenga Sesan to host Google Plus hangout with finalists of the 2011 Android Developer Challenge

Earlier this year Google held their Sub-Saharan Africa Android Developer Challenge. Nigerian ICT Advocate, Gbenga Sesan will be holding a live Google Plus hangout session with finalists of this year’s Android Developer Challenge. This year’s challenge winners include Nigeria’s Afrinolly App, Kenya’s Olaleshe and Kenya’s Shoppers’ Delight App. The Google Plus Hangout will be held on Thursday, November 17th at 12 Noon […]

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A Nigerian, Kenyan & South African Web Comic

Digital online publishing presents some great opportunities for African content creators and creatives. The digital/online medium presents a way around the all too often lengthy and costly publishing process associated with publishing a print version of the work. And so without much ad0 here’s a pick of three web comics we found interesting from Nigeria, Kenya […]

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3 'viral' Local YouTube Music Videos from Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa

Web video is one of those revolutionary inventions that has really opened up the world in dramatic ways. For example, 2011 YouTube statistics show that over 48 hours of video are now uploaded per minute, and YouTube has surpassed 3 billion views per day. TED’s Chris Anderson made the assertion that web video is powering global innovation in […]

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The Cloud Revolution – An Opportunity for Africa

A guest article by Ifeoluwa Adebayo, Emityme Solutions Ltd Cloud computing basically means doing less with your computer and doing more in the cloud – on the internet. Organisations are jumping on the cloud train at a very fast rate. The cloud is moving in diverse ways, from cloud based apps like Google docs to […]

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9 Cool Smartphone Apps Built in Africa

1. Nigeria Blackberry Constitution App A blackberry application for the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Created by @zubairabubakar   2. Nigeria: TrueBranches Blackberry app The TrueBranches mobile app is an extension of their website. It is aimed at bringing its services closer to its customers and empowering them to access its services […]

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