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How to apply for Microsoft’s fresh graduate program and earn up to $151k per annum

Microsoft recently announced opportunities for fresh graduates of Software engineering from Nigerian universities and other African countries to join its US and Canada team. The opportunity is for fresh graduates to come to build a community, explore their passions and do their best work with thousands of University students from every corner of the world. …

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All Set for Prestigious My Media Africa Tech Summit, Exhibition and Award 2022

My Media Africa, Nigeria’s fastest-growing media and magazine brand have announced plans for its 2022 Leadership Awards and Tech Summit, with the theme TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION; CORNERSTONES OF AFRICA ECONOMY. The epoch-making event has been fixed for Friday, May 27th at the Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos in full compliance of all covid-19 regulations and …

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Jonathan Walker, Who Invented Device for The Blind Accepted Into 27 Universities; Gets $4M in Scholarships

A Young black teenager identified as Jonathan Walker, who is a final-year student from Florida, has been accepted into 27 colleges and universities. The 18-year-old student studying at Rutherford High School also received $4 million in scholarships money in addition. The teenager, who has earned the spotlight for his achievement, has also invented a device …

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Google internet cable arrives in Africa, offering speedy connectivity

According to Google, an undersea cable that would increase internet speeds for millions of Africans has arrived in Togo, the latest phase in a multi-year program to bring cheaper access to customers across the continent. According to Google, the Equiano cable, which is the first of its kind to reach Africa, has twisted its way …

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Microsoft opens first $100 million African Development Centre in Lagos

The American multinational technology, Microsoft Corporation, which produces computer software, personal computers and related services, will today, open its first African Development Centre (ADC) in Lagos. The centre which is a $100 million investment by the multi-billion dollar firm is where software engineering solutions is expected to be provided to Africa. This disclosure is contained …

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MTN Rebrands as a Tech Company and Debuts a New Logo

MTN, the mobile telecoms firm, has begun a rebranding effort. The telco unveiled a new logo as part of the rebranding effort ahead of an official event set for February 2022. Additionally, the company stated that it is transforming from a telecommunications to a technology company. See aloe: Flutterwave, a Nigerian fintech company, raises $250 …

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Flutterwave, a Nigerian fintech company, raises $250 million in Series D funding, bringing its value to over $3 billion

Flutterwave, a Nigerian fintech company, has raised US$250 million in Series D funding to fuel its expansion plans, bringing its value to over US$3 billion. The US$250 million SeriesD round, led by B Capital Group, includes existing investors such as Glynn Capital, Avenir Growth, Tiger Global, Green Visor Capital, and Salesforce Ventures, as well as …

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37-year-old billionaire, Mark Zuckerberg, now worth $115 billion

As investors remain nervous about the U.S Federal Reserve’s hawkish narrative, Meta founder, Mark Zuckerberg, is estimated to now have a net worth of $115 billion amid record market volatility. In terms of net worth, the American billionaire wealth can buy 62.3 million troy ounces. Bloomberg Billionaire Index data indicates that the 37-year-old billionaire is …

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African Union awards Rudolf Ampopo and 2 other innovators for outstanding education innovations at the 2021 RewirEd Summit

Innovators across the African education sector received awards at the 2021 RewirEd Summit – held at the Expo 2020 Dubai. The summit, led by Dubai Cares, was hosted in partnership with other global stakeholders. IEA program was established in 2018 and has identified 140 innovations drawn from 40 African countries while investing up to $500,000 …

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Young Nigerian Student Builds Power Bank for Laptops, Emergency Wall Lamp and Power Station

An electrical and electronics engineering student of the Federal University of Technology Akure has invented three devices – a laptop power bank, power station and emergency wall lamp. The 300-level student identified as Adu Iyanu described his inventions as mighty. According to FUTA Bro, the laptop power bank can power a laptop from 0 to …

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