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  • EdTech Leader, SAFSMS Picks Two Prestigious Award
    EdTech Leader, SAFSMS Picks Two Prestigious Award

    SAF School Management Software (short for SAFSMS) is joining a prestigious club – that of well-ranked platforms in the software industry, having passed the meticulous review of trusted B2B directory FinancesOnline. Reviewers gave SAFSMS a score of 8.0 out of 10 and a complete user satisfaction rating of 100% for its comprehensive features that combine […]

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  • Edtech & the Future of Education in Africa
    Edtech & the Future of Education in Africa

    Edtech isn’t new. It has been around as far back as the invention of the first calculators, and even before then. What’s relatively new about it today is the application of new internet and mobile phone based technologies to improve the access to some basic needs; similar to mhealth, and fintech. “30 million African children […]

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  • ReadManna Announces the 6 Winners of the 2017 Microsoft Office
    ReadManna Announces the 6 Winners of the 2017 Microsoft Office

    Readmanna, the organization that organizes the Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship in Nigeria has announced Nigerian Students to represent the country at the World Championship in Los Angeles, USA in July 2017! The representative include: PowerPoint 2013 –– Husna Bello, Glisten International Academy, Abuja, FCT: 1000/1000 (Time Taken 23min 49sec) Excel 2013 – Ogon Holdings, […]

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  • Facebook Founder, Mark Zuckerberg Finally gets his Harvard Degree
    Facebook Founder, Mark Zuckerberg Finally gets his Harvard Degree

    Thirteen years after dropping out of Harvard University to work on Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday finally got his degree — well, sort of. Zuckerberg returned to the university where he launched what would become the world’s biggest social network, and basked in the spotlight by receiving an honorary doctor of laws degree and addressing […]

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  • PrepClass Receives $322,000 Grant from the GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation fund
    PrepClass Receives $322,000 Grant from the GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation fund

    Following its recent selection for the GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund, Nigerian online academic solution provider, PrepClass has been awarded a grant of £250,000 (which is equivalent to $322,000). The grant provided by GSMA is often within the range of £100,000 to £250,000 (depending on meeting certain requirements) and, as the only startup selected from […]

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  • Breaking News: Lagos State to Open 350 Coding Centres Across the State
    Breaking News: Lagos State to Open 350 Coding Centres Across the State

    During the Teens Code Conference held today at Oregie, Ajegunle, Lagos Nigeria, Mr Obafela Bank-Olemoh, who is the Special Adviser to Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Education, announced that by the first week of April, Lagos will Launch EducateLagos, an electronic library (e-library) which will serve as a platform for research, learning and assessment in Lagos state. The […]

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  • Computer Science Students: Google has Something Exciting for You
    Computer Science Students: Google has Something Exciting for You

    Google has announced it will be giving African computer science students that are graduating in 2017 exclusive access to its offices in Warsaw, Poland and Zurich, Switzerland. This once-in-a-lifetime opportunity is made possible through Google’s new Inside Look events. The students will get an inside view into working as a Software Engineer at Google, and see […]

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  • Edtech Drive: Learn Africa Signs MoA with Samsung
    Edtech Drive: Learn Africa Signs MoA with Samsung

    Learn Africa Plc has signed a Memorandum of Agreement with Samsung Electronics West Africa Limited to achieve a collaboration of efforts towards the integration of education based e-content from Learn Africa Plc into Samsung mobile devices. These integrated educational solution and products are to be promoted to all public and private schools nationwide. The aim […]

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  • Meet the 2 Harvard Students Revolutionizing How People Make Their Chores, and it’s been a Huge Success
    Meet the 2 Harvard Students Revolutionizing How People Make Their Chores, and it’s been a Huge Success

    While they attended Harvard Business School, Marcela Sapone and Jessica Beck inadvertently came up with a startup idea thanks to their messy apartments. The two women hired someone off of Craigslist to come do their laundry and buy their groceries weekly, and then they split the cost. The woman they hired, Jenny, came to their apartments […]

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  • Nigeria Rejects Online Degrees, Warns Students Against Virtual Schools
    Nigeria Rejects Online Degrees, Warns Students Against Virtual Schools

    The National Universities Commission, NUC, on Thursday called on Nigerians to stop patronising online universities and other degree awarding institutions operating online. Speaking at a press conference, the NUC’s Public Relations officer, Ibrahim Yakasai, said that degrees obtained online are not accepted in the country. “Nigeria will not recognize online degrees. Online degrees are not […]

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  • Nairobi Schools to get Free Internet
    Nairobi Schools to get Free Internet

    More than two thousand public and private schools in Nairobi County are set to benefit from free unlimited high-speed fixed internet to be rolled out by fibre company, Zuku, in partnership with the Kenya Education Network and the County Government of Nairobi. Dubbed WazEd, the project was launched over a year ago and is aimed […]

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  • Apply to be a World Class Developer in the Andela Fellowship
    Apply to be a World Class Developer in the Andela Fellowship

    Do you dream of changing the world with software? Do you have a passion for technology? Do you have a passion for improving the lives of your fellow citizens? Of helping to improve the lives of all Africans? Consider applying to the Andela Fellowship, a 4-year, paid opportunity to master the craft of professional software development while […]

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  • Every child’s dream now possible with Glo Mobile Tutor
    Every child’s dream now possible with Glo Mobile Tutor

    The dream of every Nigerian child for academic success is now a reality with the introduction by Globacom of a mobile-based educational application called Glo Mobile Tutor.  Glo Mobile Tutor is an innovation with full Junior and Secondary school curricula that had been specially designed to provide instant knowledge and prepare students for examinations. The application is rich in content such […]

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  • 10 Oscar-worthy Movies Every Entrepreneur Should See
    10 Oscar-worthy Movies Every Entrepreneur Should See

    Each year, Hollywood celebrates the best movies of the year at the Academy Awards. But underneath all the glitz, glam, and “who’s wearing who?” there are some inspiring movies that entrepreneurs can learn from. Watching these cinematic features can actually help them think like better business owners. Here is a list of old and new […]

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