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Nigeria decided to boost internet connectivity in the country with plans to invest $732 million in broadband infrastructure. This big project will last for four years.
The country also through its President signed its Finance Bill into law. The Finance Bill 2019 will align Nigeria’s tax law with Global practices.
Gather your portfolios techies, a call has been made!
Hey, techies based in Nigeria, Kenya, and South Africa; the Japan Samurai Incubate is about to wow you! They have launched Samurai Africa Fund II in a bid to invest $18.3 million across different sectors of each country’s economy.
Hey, Zimbabweans! You will soon have the privilege to live stream court cases of national interest. Your government is paving room for transparency and accountability of the judicial process.
Brace up, Kenyans’ Safaricom is bringing prepaid gas to your doorstep. The telco invested $22 million in M-Gas’ parent company to grant Kenyans access to clean prepaid gas service.
End of the decade for Windows 7. Microsoft has cut off all technical support for the OS after 10 years.
Bolt secured €50 million to enhance its global expansion plans. The European Investment Bank (EIB) provided the venture debt.
Finally, Gartner reported that Global PC shipment grew by 2.3% in 2019. And a total of 261 PCs was shipped last year.
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