Month: August 2016

Zuckerberg engages local talent in Nigeria, hunts for new techpreneurs

By Aanuolowa Omotosho and Oluwatobi Ebenezer CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg is in Nigeria to enage local talent and hunt for the nest global techpreneuers as the Internet giant explores new frontiers to push its business and sustain web dominance. Africa’s tech revolution is in its nascent state and Zuckerberg is in “Nigeria to listen […]

Microsoft comes on board as the Main Event Partner of the Innovation Africa Summit 2016

PRESS RELEASE “Top Global IT and Innovation Companies converge in Nairobi for this year’s Innovation Africa Summit” NAIROBI, Kenya–AfricanBrains announced today that Microsoft, the worldwide leader in technology and software development, is the Main Event Partner for this year’s Innovation Africa Summit 2016 to be held on the 20th – 22nd September. As the Main […]

“Africa’s Official Ministerial Summit” confirms an impressive attendance from Africa to the 2016 Summit to be held in Nairobi

“With still 11 weeks to go, Innovation Africa has so far confirmed 17 African ministers and their delegations for the summit” Confirmed John Glassey, Managing Director, AfricanBrains. The Innovation Africa Summit 2016; Africa’s leading annual Education and ICT forum is proud to announce that they have to date received confirmations from 17 dignitaries from Africa, […]

Nigerian government adds “Wetin App” to tackle flood

The Nigerian government has launched a new weather app: ‘Wetin App’ to help tame flood problems in the country particularly along the Benue and Niger river basins, the country’s two main rivers where over-flooding has caused loss of lives and extensive damages to farmlands and other properties. In 2012, the floods from the two rivers […]