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Google Empowers Nigeria’s Journalists

In a bid to empower  members of the Nigerian media, Google Nigeria, the search engine company globally, has embarked on a three month training for journalists in the country. At the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), media centre office in Lagos where the training was held, hundreds of journalists from different media organizations converged for […]

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Google Advises Nigerian Media To Create Local Content On Internet

Mr Lanre Aina, the Business Development Manager of Google Nigeria, on Thursday advised the Nigerian media to develop local content on the Internet. Aina gave the advice in Lagos at a “New Media Training’’ organised by Google Nigeria for media personnel. He said that creating local content on the Internet would make the media more […]

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Google in Africa

ONLINE Africa is developing even faster than the new highways of offline Africa. Undersea cables reaching Africa on the Atlantic and Indian Ocean coasts, plus innovative mobile-phone providers, have raised internet speeds and slashed prices. In some African markets you can buy a daily dose of internet on a mobile phone for about the cost […]

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Hangout With Channels TV Online Interactive Forum

News television channel, ‘Channels’ launched what will be the first online citizen participation forum by any media organization in Nigeria. They used the Google+ Hangout social media tool and held a public meeting yesterday with Mallam El Rufai. Now you and I can takepart in a discussion with say celebrities, politicians and other notable guests. […]

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See Who Googled You

After a date, a pitch or a job interview, there’s a good chance you’re going to get Googled. BrandYourself, an online reputation manager now helps you figure out who is searching for your name. So boys, lets check out the online reputation of them girls and girls, see who is stalking you.  Mashable  

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Google+ via SMS Now Available in 23 African Countries

Google has announced that users in 23 African countries will now be able to post to Google+ via SMS. The move is the latest in Google’s efforts to encourage use of their relatively new social network. “We wanted to ensure that Google+ is also available at times when you are not connected to the internet” says […]

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A Chat with Pashash co-founder Faheem Kajee

Pashash, a Local startup funded by Google Umbono project in South Africa is in the process of developing a brand new app that helps people share real shopping with their mobile phones. Faheem Kajee, co-founder of Pashash shared with Bandwidth Blog, more insights on the app, the startup experience and motivation with some good tips and […]

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Nigerian Celebs and Brands Storm Google+

There are over 100 million active users on Google+ and a number of Nigerian celebrities and brands have joined the ranks. When searching for people to add to your circles from the Nigerian,  music and entertainment scene you will find the likes of Bez Idakalu, Dare-Art Alade, Dr Sid, Genevieve Nnaji, Jesse Jagz, Mo Eazy […]

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