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African Countries With The Cheapest Mobile Data Prices 2020, Nigeria Ranked 13th

Somalia has the most cheapest mobile data in the Africa and the 8th most cheapest in the world, says a new report. According to a report by Cable.co.uk, a UK price comparison website, Somalia ranks 7 out of 228 countries...

100-Million-Year-Old “River Monster” Discovered Beneath Africa’s Sahara Desert

The first ever evidence of a dinosaur which swam, lived and hunted underwater has been discovered in the now-barren wilderness of the Saharan desert. Paleontologists have unearthed new fossils in southeastern Morocco that provide a deeper understanding of one of...

World Bank Report: Kenya Leads in Mobile Money Transactions in Sub-Saharan Africa

A new report by World Bank has ranked Kenya as the highest user of Mobile Money Transactions in Sub-Saharan Africa. Image source The World Bank report also indicated that two-thirds of adults worldwide without an account cite lack of money as...

Top 30 Most Visited Websites in Nigeria (2020 Research)

What top websites are Nigeria’s visiting in 2020? How much time do they spend on these websites? What are they searching for on google?. Here’s a list of the Latest Top 30 Most Visited Websites in Nigeria and the...

Ethiopia Joins the List of African Nations with Satellites in Space

Ethiopia on Friday launched its first satellite into space, joining the list of African nations striving to develop space programs to advance their development goals and encourage scientific innovation. The satelite is the first-ever earth observatory satellite designed to collect...

These are the Five Countries Leading the way in Fintech Innovation in Africa

A recent report on the Global Fintech Index City Rankings 2020 released by Findexable has ranked south Africa as the leading Fintech destination in Africa. Fintech has become an important sector of our daily lives as it has created more...

Nigeria Has the 8th Best 4G Coverage in Africa – GCI Index 2019

The Global Connectivity Index (GCI) for 2019 published by technology company Huawei has ranked Nigeria eighth in Africa for 4G coverage. Despite somewhat ranking high continentally, Nigeria ranked 75th globally on a list that included just 79 countries. The index is...

Two Nigerians Shortlisted for the Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation 2020

Two Nigerian Innovators have recently been announced by the United Kingdom’s Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) as candidates for the Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation 2020.The innovators, Aisha Raheem and Victor Boyle-Komolafe, were shortlisted alongside 14 engineers and entrepreneurs...

Top 20 Most Visited Websites in Ghana 2019

According to Alexa Inc website traffic statistics for 2019, Google is the most visited website in Ghana while Ghanawe.com is the most visited indigenous website in ghana. According to Alexa Inc website traffic statistics for 2019, Google is the most...

Africa is the world’s fastest-growing continent for software developers

As tech ecosystems and hubs continue to sprout across Africa, an accompanying effect has been an upswell in local software engineering talent. It’s proven enough for even global tech giants to notice: Microsoft is investing over $100 million to open...

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Hadza: The Tanzanian Tribe That Survive Purely From Hunting and Gathering — In Pictures

The Hadza are an an indigenous ethnic group located near Lake Eyasi in the Rift Valley. They are descendants...

Sudan Vows to End Child Marriage and Enforce Ban on Female Genital Mutilation

Sudanese authorities have announced they will end child marriage and enforce the country’s ban on female genital mutilation (FGM), in a major step forward...

Netherlands Returns Smuggled 600-year-old Ife Terracotta to Nigeria

The Kingdom of Netherlands on Thursday officially presented a smuggled Ife Terracotta antiquity dated to be at least 600 years old to Nigeria.

Berlin to Name Street Named After Tanzanian Independence Heroine

Councillors in the German capital, Berlin, have voted to replace a street name honouring a colonial governor in East Africa accused of having ordered...

Queen Nzinga, The African Leader Who Fought Against Slave Trade and European Colonization in the 17th Century

Queen Nzinga was an Angolan leader who ruled during a period of rapid growth in the African slave trade and encroachment of the Portuguese...