Archive for April, 2021

Pandemic speeds up Nigeria digital revolution

April 30, 2021 7:08 pm5 comments
National Bureau of Statistics

from OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS – AMID slowing economic activity, the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has led to a surge in e-commerce and accelerated digital transformation in Nigeria, Africa’s biggest economy. Latest data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) reveal that 3,5 billion transactions valued at N356 trillion (US$870,9 […]

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MTN introduces disadvantaged scholars to new digital world

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MTN supports education for people with disability

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – AN investment of more than R1,249 million (US$86 579) will empower disabled tertiary students in the northern Limpopo region of South Africa through technology. The MTN SA Foundation has launched a 20-seater multimedia centre at the Vhembe Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) College in […]

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UK defiance on Chagos sovereignty spirals out of control

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Chagos Islands, Mauritius

from HANSLEY NABAB in Port Louis, Mauritius PORT LOUIS – THE United Kingdom’s announcement of plans to enhance its footprint in the Indo-Pacific is a blatant reminder of its defiance of international court orders to return the Chagos Islands to its rightful owner, Mauritius. However, indications are that this disobedience could […]

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