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Africa Internet Growth: MainOne Canvasses Local Internet Traffic Exchange Within Africa

Africa Internet Growth: MainOne Canvasses Local Internet Traffic Exchange Within Africa

West Africa’s leading provider of connectivity and data center solutions, MainOne (www.MainOne.net) has reiterated the importance of Internet traffic domiciliation as a key requirement for growing the internet ecosystem in Africa. Speaking at the just concluded African Peering and Interconnection Forum (AfPIF), MainOne’s Chief Executive Officer, Funke Opeke challenged the continent’s leading Internet players to […]

Nigeria Comes Bottom In Knowledge, Use Of Internet Services In The World, Says El-Rufai’s Aide

By Amos Tauna Nigeria is placed at the bottom in the knowledge and use of internet services in the world rating, Special Adviser to governor Nasiru Ahmed El-Rufai on Skill Acquisition, Rabi M. G. Abdulsalam, has observed. She noted that with the use of networking, knowledge had become easily accessible through internet services, stressing, “It […]

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WUZZUF Launches Its Internships Programme For Summer 2017

WUZZUF, the recruitment website in Egypt, has announced the launch of their internship programme for Summer 2017. This is the second year in a row the site has offered opportunities at1,000 companies all over Egypt. WUZZUF internship programme aims to empower students and fresh graduates through an introduction to the market. Participants get the chance […]

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Importance Of Internet, Proliferation Of Social Media Stressed

By Amos Tauna The Coordinator, Africa Media Develppment Foundatoon, AMDF, Mrs Sekyen Dadik, has noted with delight that the emergence of the Internet and the proliferation of different social media platforms have widened the space for interaction for people around the world. “Not only has it provided ease for the media in terms of disseminating […]

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Anglophone Cameroon Marks 50 Days Without Internet

By Lontong Ibrahim Cameroonian authorities have for the past 50 days imposed an internet blackout on English-speaking regions in the majority French-speaking nation. Deutsche Welle reports that hundreds of youths shouted ‘Bring back our internet! Bring back our internet!’ on the streets of the western city of Bamenda as the convoy of Cameroonian Prime Minister […]

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Nigerian Communication Commission Demands Better Service From Telecommunications Operators

By Winifred Bulus The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has declared a state of emergency on the inferior Quality Of Service (QOS) provided by Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) and other service providers in the country. This was done as way of improving the frequent inaccessibility to foreign exchange by operators. Executive Vice Chairman, EVC, of NCC, […]

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Nigeria Launches Information App To Monitor Government Activities

Nigeria has on Thursday launched the Federal Government of Nigeria Information App (FGN IAPP), designed to provide real time information on federal government activities to both Nigerians and non-Nigerians as well as getting necessary feedbacks. During the launch in Abuja, the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, said the introduction of the app was […]

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Development Organization Trains 20 Journalists On Blogging And Internet Use

Africa Media Development Foundation (a non-governmental organization) in conjunction with a Kaduna-based software solution group, NextMerge on Tuesday, trained 20 Kaduna-based Journalists on blogging and effective use of the internet in order to enhance their professional skills in respect to advancement in technology. The Coordinator of Africa Media Development Foundation (AMDF), Sekyen Dadik, in her […]

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