NITDA ,Cisco join forces to accelerate AI, smart agriculture

NITDA alerts Apple users of spyware attack

Joy Agwunobi  National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has formed an alliance with Cisco Systems Incorporation, projected to accelerate Nigeria’s digital transformation and provide opportunities for innovation and growth. The partnership will focus on implementing pilot projects in five critical areas which include: – AI and Cybersecurity Experience and Incubation Center, focused  on repurposing the […]

Google’s Hustle Academy re-launches with AI Focus to empower African entrepreneurs

Business a.m. Google has announced the opening of applications for the 2024 cohort of its Hustle Academy, a programme dedicated to accelerating the growth of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in Sub-Saharan Africa. This year, the programme introduces a significant upgrade: business-focused AI training integrated directly into the curriculum. SMBs are  considered the backbone of […]

Africa’s $17bn AI market, with 30% growth in 2030 puts continent in global innovation race

How Early Adopters of Gen AI Are Gaining Efficiencies

  ·        AI-related jobs in Africa to grow by 200% by 2025 ·        Clinify, Nigerian AI healthcare start-up, ranked among global change-makers   Ben Eguzozie   The Artificial Intelligence (AI) mania that has been transforming business, government and society across the world has caught up with Africa as the continent’s epic AI opportunity is already disrupting digital […]

Kaduna, Google and partners launch  AI Learning Series in Hausa to boost tech opportunities for women

Business a.m. Google, in collaboration with the Kaduna State Government, and Data Science Nigeria, has introduced the AI for Beginners Learning Video Series, a new initiative aimed at empowering women in Northern Nigeria through AI education. The series presents Artificial Intelligence concepts in Hausa, making complex technology more accessible and culturally relevant for the region. […]

How Google’s Gemini is shaping the future of African music

Onome Amuge Amidst the vibrant and diverse world of African music, a new generation of artists are finding their voices and taking flight. Across the continent, musicians are turning to innovative technologies to sharpen their skills and navigate the industry.  In an exciting new development, Google has highlighted a powerful story emerging from Africa’s creative […]

Keynote speaker announced for first Nigeria blockchain, AI roundtable


The first Nigerian blockchain & AI Roundtable, which will hold in Abuja on the 19- 20 October 2018, would have Ndubuisi Ekekwe, the Zenvus AI for agriculture inventor and chairman of Famscro Group as keynote speaker. The roundtable would have in attendance top government decision makers, industry regulators, entrepreneurs, enthusiasts, developers, chief technical officers, students, […]