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Developers in Nigeria and Egypt Can Now Submit PAID Apps to Google Play Store

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Google now allows android developers in 9 new countries to submit paid apps to the Google Play Store and charge money for them. Before today, developers in these 9 new countries (and other countries not supported) could only…

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South African Developer Builds Load Shedding Map for Cape Town

Rolling black out or load shedding in cape town, south africa

A programmer in Cape Town, South Africa has developed a simplified and interractive load shedding map for his city. Load shedding, or rolling blackout, is an intentionally-engineered electrical power outage . Delivery is stopped for non-overlapping periods of…

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Diamond Bank Prep Challenge Aims To Reduce Failure Rate in Exams

Diamond Bank National Prep Challenge

Diamond bank Nigeria Plc has partnered with Nigerian mobile app GidiMo to serve Nigerians the first ever Diamond Bank National Prep Challenge. The challenge will run on the GidiMo app and will feature examination questions for both students…

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Icealex Hub Students Build Air Quality Monitoring Kit in Egypt

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Egypt, in terms of particulate matter is one of the most polluted countries in the world; and according to a recent report by WHO, the daily share of pollution for a person living in Cairo is equivalent to…

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JKUAT Students Develop Mosquito Repellent App in Kenya

Image: Guardianlv.com A group of teenage girls from the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology in Kenya have won the first ever Technovation Challenge award by creating a mobile application which repels mosquitoes by emitting a 15KHz…

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Pay TV Market in Africa to be Worth $8 Billion by 2015

According to a recent research carried out by Digital TV Research, pay tv penetration in North Africa (and the Middle east) will reach 73.8% by the end of 2014, which is significant improvement compared to 64.3% in 2010;…

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Vodacom Launches G-connect WiFi Bundles in South Africa

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Good news for Wi-Fi lovers. Vodacom has opened up several WiFi hotspots across the country for public use. These hotspots are located in various public locations like pubs, restaurants, parks and cafes. [wonda]Great, now I can download the…

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