Google trains 1m Africans on digital skills in 11 months

Google says it has trained one million Africans across Africa under its Digital Skills Programme in the last 11 months. The Country Manager Google Nigeria, Juliet Ehimuan-Chiazor said this in a statement issued in Lagos on Tuesday. “On April 16, 2016, Google committed itself to training of one million Africans on digital skills within a……

Google trains 1m Africans on digital skills in 11 months

Google says it has trained one million Africans across Africa under its Digital Skills Programme in the last 11 months. The Country Manager Google Nigeria, Juliet Ehimuan-Chiazor said this in a statement issued in Lagos on Tuesday. “On April 16, 2016, Google committed itself to training of one million Africans on digital skills within a……

Fashola Lists Benefits Of Proposed Sovereign Green Bonds

· Solar Unit Distribution Programme (SUDIP) will provide up to 12MWs, 6,000 jobs and impact at least 60,000 persons, he says · Advocates that programme be taken to the street level to make the people understand and connect with it · A new economy is possible and people must understand that this isthat new economy…

President Buhari Hosts West African Leaders In Abuja Today

Garba Shehu, Abuja: In furtherance of his mandate as a lead mediator, the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari will be hosting four other West African leaders to a meeting aimed at avoiding violence and preserving democracy in The Gambia. President Buhari, and the immediate past President of Ghana, John Mahama as…

Falcons beat Cameroon to win African Womens Nations Cup

Falcons celebrating their win The Nigerian Super Falcons have won the 2016 African Womens Nation Cup after defeating Cameroon 1-0 in Yaounde. Nigeria won the 2016 women’s Africa Cup of Nations for an eighth time after a 1-0 win over hosts Cameroon in front of a capacity 40,000 crowd in Yaounde. A late goal from…

African Targets to End AIDS, TB and Malaria by 2030

Johannesburg, November 2016- Strengthening and strategic refocusing of Africa’s partnerships to respond effectively to continental priorities for sustainable development is a critical priority for the African Union. Ensuring that Africa has the right strategies to finance its own development and reducing aid dependency are centerpieces in driving structural transformation. Gripped with these important questions not…

Toure gets Gardiola recall condition, quits Ivory Coast

Yaya Toure will not play for Manchester City again until he apologises to the Premier League club for comments made by his agent, manager Pep Guardiola said on Tuesday. The 33-year-old Ivory Coast midfielder’s agent Dimitri Seluk had said Toure felt “humiliated” by Guardiola after being left out of City’s Champions League squad. “He must…

Quadri, Toriola move up in ITTF world rankings

Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri, who set a record as the first African to reach the Olympic Games quarterfinal stage in Rio as well as the first to make the top 30 in the world, is now the world best 25thTable Tennis player according to the September ranking released by the International Table Tennis Federation. Read Also…

Indecent dressing: Lawyer blames parents

A legal practitioner in Ilorin, Mr. Jude Obi, has blamed parents for indecent dressing that he describes as rampant among ladies across the country. Obi said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ilorin on Saturday, noting that parents were the major cause of the rampant indecent dressing, especially among…

Through The Ages: Celebrating Black Women’s Hair

Black girls and women within the African continent and those of African descent across the globe are full of styles tips when it comes to braiding their hair.  The collective and individual tales of endurance are common ground wherever they are located.  While the process itself can be tedious, the end result is often showcased…

MTN Group And Highway Africa Continue Success Story

The success of Highway Africa 2016 has further cemented the auspicious partnership between the largest telecommunications operator on the Africa continent, MTN Group and the organizers of Highway Africa. The annual event, organised in conjunction with Rhodes University School of Journalism and Media studies is the largest gathering of ICT journalists and professionals on the…