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  • SA’s Cape to monitor VAST Networks’ vast Wi-Fi network
    VAST Networks, South Africa’s first open access and leading Wi-Fi provider has selected South African Wi-Fi monitoring company, Cape to monitor its vast Wi-Fi network in the country. Formerly known as Assimetric, Cape Town-based Cape is a softwar…
    - 3 days ago 24 Mar 17, 9:25am -
  • Nigeria’s Oga Taxi unveils new app, integrates Splyt global roaming API
    Oga Taxi, a Nigerian community focused taxi app has announced the launch of a brand new ride-hailing app, featuring social ride-pooling which allows passengers know who they’re riding with. Launched in 2014, Oga Taxi aims to make movement of people…
    - 3 days ago 24 Mar 17, 6:06am -
  • North African startups invited to apply for Fincluders Startup Challenge
    The Technical Assistance Facility of the SANAD Fund for MSME has invited North African startups to participate in the first Fincluders Startup Challenge to be held outside Europe, giving them a chance to win up to US$15,000. The Fincluders Startup Ch…
    - 3 days ago 24 Mar 17, 4:46am -
  • 1000 entrepreneurs selected for 2017 Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme
    The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), described as Africa’s largest business incubator, has selected 1000 African entrepreneurs for the 2017 Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP). Now in its third year, TEEP is TEF’s 10-year, US$100 mil…
    - 4 days ago 23 Mar 17, 4:23pm -
  • Mara Social Media acquires messaging app, Nimbuzz
    Mara Social Media, an African multi-channel platform of online and mobile tech innovations, has announced the acquisition of messaging app, Nimbuzz for an undisclosed amount. Launched in 2008, Nimbuzz is a cross-platform messaging app with mobile cal…
    - 4 days ago 23 Mar 17, 9:28am -
  • Ushahidi’s new apps work even without Internet connection
    Ushahidi, a Nairobi based technology company has announced the launch of an Android and iOS app to enable anyone gather reports from anywhere, anytime. Launched in 2008, Ushahidi empowers people to raise their voices and equips organizations with the…
    - 4 days ago 23 Mar 17, 8:58am -
  • Nigeria’s Solstice Energy wins Berkeley Cleantech University Prize
    Solstice Energy Solutions, a Nigerian clean energy startup has been named winner of the 2017 Berkeley Cleantech University Prize (CUP), taking home the US$50,000 prize at stake. An annual competition, the Berkeley CUP is a collaboration between the …
    - 4 days ago 23 Mar 17, 6:46am -
  • Applications open for Chilean female-only acceleration program, The S Factory
    Applications are currently being accepted for the fifth edition of The S Factory, a Chilean female-only pre-acceleration program which provides selected startups equity free funding and 4 months of acceleration. Launched in 2015 by the Government of…
    - 4 days ago 23 Mar 17, 6:38am -
  • Three African startups selected for The Venture’s global final
    Chivas Regal has announced the 30 startups selected for the global final of the third installment of The Venture, with the list including three African startups. Launched in 2014, The Venture is a US$1million annual fund and global search to reward…
    - 4 days ago 23 Mar 17, 6:07am -
  • Kenya: Government to start selling mobile-only bond tomorrow
    Baring any unforeseen circumstances, the Kenyan Government will make history on March 23, 2017 (tomorrow) with the commencement of sale of its infrastructure bond exclusively via mobile phones. The Government first announced it’ll float Ksh5 billio…
    - 5 days ago 22 Mar 17, 7:38pm -

Vanguard » Technology

  • eleader mobile app to boost Nigerian businesses
    Committed to developing mobile software for all types of businesses across the globe, eleader in partnership with its Nigerian partner, AnalyticsRim Technology Services at the weekend introduced its advanced field force management, sales force automa…
    - 2 days ago 25 Mar 17, 11:59pm -
  • Rutger Reman becomes MD, Ericsson Nigeria
    Ericsson has appointed Rutger Reman, President and Managing Director for Ericsson Nigeria, reporting to Jean-Claude Geha, President and CEO of Ericsson sub-Saharan Africa.The post Rutger Reman becomes MD, Ericsson Nigeria appeared first on Vanguard…
    - 2 days ago 25 Mar 17, 11:07pm -
  • Tecno adopts new strategy, streamline brands messaging, experience with Camon series
    In a bid to streamline its brands messaging and experience while maximizing budget for African markets, Africa’s leading phone maker, Tecno Mobile unveiled its latest Camon flagship at the brand’s maiden continental launch in Nairobi, Kenya a…
    - 2 days ago 25 Mar 17, 11:04pm -
  • Digital literacy for Africa: Google trains 1m Africans in digital skills
    Empowering African youths with IT knowledge, Global search engine, Google, has disclosed that it has trained one million Africans in digital skills in eleven months. The technology firm also confirmed that it has reached its target early, and…
    - 2 days ago 25 Mar 17, 9:52pm -
  • Rutger Reman becomes MD, Ericsson Nigeria
    Ericsson has appointed Rutger Reman, President and Managing Director for Ericsson Nigeria, reporting to Jean-Claude Geha, President and CEO of Ericsson sub-Saharan Africa.The post Rutger Reman becomes MD, Ericsson Nigeria appeared first on Vanguard…
    - 3 days ago 24 Mar 17, 9:07am -
  • Tule Taxi debuts with SMS advantage
    IF you have ever tried using a taxi app, you would understand the frustration when you need to get somewhere quickly but your data finishes, or your network has a mind of its own. In such cases, the purpose of convenience which an app should provide…
    - 3 days ago 24 Mar 17, 4:07am -
  • How public school girls learn coding at JOEF
    SLOWLY, the gender ceiling in Information and Communications Technology is being lifted across Nigeria. Although there is still a wide gap, more women and girls are gaining access, training and employment in the field. However, change is oozing muc…
    - 3 days ago 24 Mar 17, 3:09am -
  • Information mgt can drive economic recovery— Oduwole
    PRESIDENT, Institute of Information Management, Dr. Oyedokun Oyewole, IIM, has said that information management is instrumental in supporting and ensuring adequate implementation of the recently released Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) by th…
    - 4 days ago 23 Mar 17, 8:20pm -
  • ‘It’s time for new deal, if broadband should reach everyone’
    THE Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development in its 2017 Spring Meeting in Hong Kong, SAR of China, weekend, announced its commitment to concrete actions that will spur the roll-out of broadband around the world.The post ‘It’s time for n…
    - 5 days ago 22 Mar 17, 5:30am -
  • How public school girls learn coding at JOEF
    SLOWLY, the gender ceiling in Information and Communications Technology is being lifted across Nigeria. Although there is still a wide gap, more women and girls are gaining access, training and employment in the field. However, change is oozing muc…
    - 5 days ago 22 Mar 17, 4:04am -
  • NIPOST resurrects, wears five new hats
    THE rise of the internet, and with it the dearth of letter writing has relegated the once vibrant postal service industry to the background. Many industrialized countries, however, instead of sitting back and accepting defeat, restructured their post…
    - 5 days ago 22 Mar 17, 2:44am -
  • Google raises digital literacy in Africa,trains 1m on various skills
    EMPOWERING African youths with IT knowledge, global search engine, Google,has isclosed that it has trained one million Africans in digital skills in eleven months. The technology firm also confirmed that it has reached its target early, and has se…
    - 5 days ago 22 Mar 17, 12:52am -
  • Tecno brings PhonePad 3 Phablet to Nigeria
    COMMITTED to facilitating business communications and productivity for its users on-the-go, Technology giant, Tecno has released its premium PhonePad 3 phablet to the Nigerian marketThe post Tecno brings PhonePad 3 Phablet to Nigeria appeared firs…
    - 5 days ago 22 Mar 17, 12:37am -
  • Google tools up to fix ads in wrong places
    Google, which has seen a slew of companies withdraw ads after they appeared alongside extremist content, said Tuesday it was introducing new tools to give firms greater control.The post Google tools up to fix ads in wrong places appeared first on Va…
    - 6 days ago 21 Mar 17, 2:17pm -
  • Can ICT sustain Nigeria’s economy?
    The Minister of Communications, Mr Adebayo Shittu, says Information and Communication Technology (ICT) could grow and sustain the Nigerian economy.The post Can ICT sustain Nigeria’s economy? appeared first on Vanguard News.
    - 8 days ago 19 Mar 17, 4:38pm -
  • NCC develops numbering plan for telephone networks
    The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) says it has developed National Numbering Plan (NNP) to set up uniform numbering scheme for easy calls to subscribers and operators. The NCC made this known in a statement on its website on Friday in Abuja.…
    - 10 days ago 17 Mar 17, 7:18pm -
  • Headphone batteries explode on flight to Australia
    A woman whose headphones caught fire on a plane suffered burns to her face and hands, Australian officials said Wednesday as they warned about the dangers of battery-operated devices in-flight.The post Headphone batteries explode on flight to Austra…
    - 12 days ago 15 Mar 17, 9:06am -
  • Pascal Dozie: Huge feet in corporate Nigeria
    Dr. Pascal G. Dozie, Chairman, MTN Nigeria Communications Limited, is a seasoned economist, econometrician, consultant and banker. He was a key contributor to the development of the Nigerian economy, both in government and in the private sectorThe p…
    - 16 days ago 11 Mar 17, 11:50am -
  • NCC, CBN halt Etisalat’s takeover
    Lagos - The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) have got reprieve for Etisalat on the loan default crisis facing the company.The post NCC, CBN halt Etisalat’s takeover appeared first on Vanguard News.
    - 16 days ago 11 Mar 17, 10:44am -
  • Nigeria in stagnation when others are making progress – Adebayo Shittu
    Abdur-Raheem Adebayo Shittu is Nigeria's current Minister of Communication. A lawyer from Oyo State, he had his first degree in Law from the University of Ife now known as Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife.At 26, he became the youngest membe…
    - 18 days ago 9 Mar 17, 10:35am -

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    • How To Transfer Namecheap Domain To Another Namecheap Account
      Namecheap.com offers a "change ownership" feature which simply allows users to transfer Namecheap domain to another Namecheap account. You will definitely find this useful if you offer domain name...[[ This is a content summary only. Click on the ti…
      - 2 days ago 25 Mar 17, 7:31am -
    • How To Transfer Domain Name to Namecheap from DomainKing.ng
      If you can't wait for domainking Nigeria to fully restore services, you can move on to any of those domain name registrars out there. So, in this post, I want to share with you, how to transfer...[[ This is a content summary only. Click on the title…
      - 2 days ago 25 Mar 17, 5:30am -
    • How To Shop Online in Nigeria at Konga.com
      Shopping online in Nigeria makes life a lot easier; you’ll be saving a lot of money from deals online, plus you’ll have access to a wide range of other advantages like doorstep delivery, payment on...[[ This is a content summary only. Click on t…
      - 3 days ago 24 Mar 17, 6:57pm -
    • How To Disable WhoisGuard and DomainLock For Domain Names Registered Through DomainKing.Ng
      If you want to transfer domain name to another domain registrar, you will be required to turn off "domain lock" and "whoisguard" and also provide the epp code of the domain name. Both features simply...[[ This is a content summary only. Click on the…
      - 3 days ago 24 Mar 17, 8:29am -
    • Blogger.com Adds New Themes For Users To Choose From
      The popular free blogging platform, Blogger.com has announced the addition of four blog themes to the default blogger templates that Blogger users can choose from. Each theme comes in a variety of...[[ This is a content summary only. Click on the ti…
      - 5 days ago 22 Mar 17, 8:04am -
    • Check Out Demo Of New Responsive Emporio Blogger Theme In Blue
      The Emporio theme is one of the new Blogger themes designed to look great and automatically adjust to any screen. I simply like the way it display blog posts in grids on the homepage and archive...[[ This is a content summary only. Click on the titl…
      - 5 days ago 22 Mar 17, 8:00am -
    • How To Get EPP Code of Domain Names Registered Through DomainKing.ng
      If you want to transfer your domain names which you registered through domainking.ng to another domain registrar, you will be required to provide an authorization code also called epp key - which you...[[ This is a content summary only. Click on the…
      - 9 days ago 18 Mar 17, 10:13am -
    • How To Login To Your DomainKing Account To Access Your Domain Names
      Ever since NIRA shut down domainking.ng for not been able to provide services to their customers, alot of domain name registrants have been stranded as they can no longer access their domainking.ng...[[ This is a content summary only. Click on the t…
      - 10 days ago 17 Mar 17, 7:30am -
    • GTB Target Account Helps You Save Money For A Purpose (e.g Wedding)
      GT Target account is an automatic saving system by GTBank that encourages financial discipline through savings. This product is designed to enable you save towards a specific target - whether it’s a...[[ This is a content summary only. Click on th…
      - 11 days ago 16 Mar 17, 5:53am -
    • Google Trains 1Million Africans in Digital Skills In 11 Months
      Today, 16th of April 2016, Google announced that it has reached the 1 million milestone in its Digital Skills programme and has set itself to train even more Africans in digital skills in the coming...[[ This is a content summary only. Click on the…
      - 11 days ago 16 Mar 17, 5:52am -
    • Whois.Net Lets You Perform WHOIS Lookup of Domain Names
      Whois.net is one of my favorite whois lookup tools I use to obtain information about domain names. I can quickly use it to see who owns a domain name or to see if it's available for registration -...[[ This is a content summary only. Click on the ti…
      - 12 days ago 15 Mar 17, 5:05pm -
    • Blog Of The Month : Interior Designs Hub
      The blog for the month of March, 2017 is InteriorDesignsHub.com; an Interior Design Blog in Nigeria.The blog is a one stop blog for lovers of beautiful things. It keeps its readers abreast...[[ This is a content summary only. Click on the title…
      - 19 days ago 8 Mar 17, 12:14pm -
    • Garanntor : The First Nigerian Web Hosting Company to Host All Its Infrastructure in Nigeria
      If you are in need of a web hosting company in Nigeria that could meet your hosting requirements, allows you pay in Naira for website hosting services & domain name registration, has a physical...[[ This is a content summary only. Click on the title…
      - 19 days ago 8 Mar 17, 9:21am -
    • YouTube Hosts Cocktail To Celebrate Nigeria’s Top Content Creators
      At an event on the 2nd March, 2017 in Lagos, Nigerian YouTube creators Sisi Yemmie, Dimma Umeh (ThatIgboChic), Naija’s Craziest, Akah Nnani, Bellarose Okojie, Misstechy, Dodos, Frank Donga, Yomi...[[ This is a content summary only. Click on the ti…
      - 20 days ago 7 Mar 17, 3:38pm -
    • Adblabla Sponsored Post Helps You Publish A Write Up On Thousands of Blogs In Nigeria
      Last year, I introduced Adblabla as a free online advertising adnetwork which leverages the "trade by barter" concept of economic trade, to allow members get traffic to their sites from...[[ This is a content summary only. Click on the title(s) of…
      - 20 days ago 7 Mar 17, 12:32pm -
    • How I Restore WordPress Site To New Domain and Host Using Softaculous
      Yesterday, I successfully restored a softaculous backup of a client's WordPress site to a new domain and host.So, if you are moving WordPress site to new domain ( from www.oldsite.com to...[[ This is a content summary only. Click on the title(s)…
      - 22 days ago 5 Mar 17, 4:38pm -
    • How I Move My .Ng Domain From DomainKing Nigeria To Garanntor Without EPP Code
      Garanntor.ng has rescued me from the "technical issues" domainking nigeria claims to be facing since last month. My .ng domain name was successfully moved yesterday from my domainking.ng account to...[[ This is a content summary only. Click on the t…
      - 22 days ago 5 Mar 17, 1:38pm -
    • DomainKing.Ng Owners Arrested In India For Variety Of Charges
      It's exactly one month that DomainKing Nigeria (domainking.ng) has not been able to render services to customers that have paid for web hosting, domain registration etc. Many sites hosted on their...[[ This is a content summary only. Click on the ti…
      - 23 days ago 4 Mar 17, 8:45am -
    • A Problematic Phone Is The Last Thing Any Nigerian Needs. Not Now, Not Never
      Let’s face it. The economy, the dollar, the unending vacationing, and the high price of everything are enough pain to last a lifetime.  Only a strange fellow will want a “phone wahala” added to...[[ This is a content summary only. Click on th…
      - 24 days ago 3 Mar 17, 9:27am -
    • GTB 737 Service Now Requires 4 Digit PIN To Complete Transactions
      The GTBank 737 simple banking service just got more secure. You can now securely complete your *737# transactions with secure 4-digit PIN. Hence, you no longer have to be scared of anyone trying to...[[ This is a content summary only. Click on the t…
      - 26 days ago 1 Mar 17, 9:45am -
    • Check Out My Interview With Punch Newspaper
      I was interviewed recently by Ademola of Punch Newspaper. You can check out the interview on page 14 ('social media celebrity' column) of the 18th February 2017 publication.In the interview, I...[[ This is a content summary only. Click on the ti…
      - 26 days ago 1 Mar 17, 9:44am -
    • NIRA Shuts Down DomainKing.NG. Here Is Why...
      Ever since domainking nigeria announced that they are facing some technical issues with their system, the india based web hosting company has not been able to provide services to those that pay them...[[ This is a content summary only. Click on the…
      - 28 days ago 27 Feb 17, 9:19pm -
    • Konga Launches Digital Goods and Services
      Nigeria’s largest online mall, Konga.com, has launched a lifestyle and services platform on its site to give a wholesome shopping experience to shoppers. This is in line with its commitment to...[[ This is a content summary only. Click on the titl…
      - 31 days ago 24 Feb 17, 2:25pm -
    • Social Media Week Lagos 2017 Holds On Feb 28 - Mar 3, 2017
      The 2017 Edition of Social Media Week Lagos will kick off on Tuesday, Feb 28 2017. The week-long conference which ends on Friday March 3, will be held at Landmark Centre, a state of the art event...[[ This is a content summary only. Click on the tit…
      - 36 days ago 19 Feb 17, 1:22pm -
    • Winner of doroblog.com and Ogbongeblog Template is Olajide Idowu
      On Valentine day, I offered to hand over doroblog.com domain name + Ogbongeblog design to a lucky blogger.  After going through all the comments on the blog post, I've chosen Olajide Idowu...[[ This is a content summary only. Click on the title(s)…
      - 37 days ago 18 Feb 17, 11:58am -