Gorilla eyes $5.6tr stakes in African expansion plan

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Gorilla Corporation says it has eyes on $5.6 trillion African market stakes in its expansion plans into the region and the Middle East.

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Wristbands ‘dominate wearables markets in Q2’

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Wristbands continue to dominate the wearables market across Africa, accounting for 46.6% share of all shipments in Q2 2020, according to a study by International Data Corporation (IDC).

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MTN-backed streaming service offers deal to Nigerians

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MTN Nigeria users have been offered a deal following the expansion of the music and entertainment streaming platform of TIDAL into the local market.

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COVID-19: vNIGF 2020 explores Nigeria’s digital growth after pandemic

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The virtual format of Nigeria Internet Governance Forum (vNIGF 2020) holding this month is to address strategies for achieving digital economic growth for all after COVID-19.

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Schlumberger, IBM and Red Hat ink Cloud deal

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Schlumberger, IBM and Red Hat, have announced a collaboration to deploy cloud technology to speed up digital transformation across the oil and gas industry.

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Telecoms: I Squared Capital closes $800m infrastructure deal

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I Squared Capital says it has signed a partnership with institutional investors to deploy up to $800 million in credit investments that will fund telecoms and other infrastructure across multiple regions.

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NCC cancels Data Centre bids ‘due to COVID-19’

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Nigeria’s telecoms regulator has canceled an imminent bid for Tier III Data Centre for local hosting of its website and online apps, citing the COVID-19 pandemic.

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COVID-19 speeds shift towards digital lifestyles in Nigeria, Sparkle CEO says

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The outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic is accelerating the transition towards digital lifestyles among Nigerians, Uzoma Dozie, CEO of new-entrant Sparkle says. The deadly COVID-19 virus has prompted governmets across the world, including Nigeria, to impose health and safety measures, including lockdowns, to check the spread of the deadly virus. Meanwhile, Sparkle CEO says that one […]

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New 9mobile CEO ‘ready for telecoms competition’

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Alan Sinfield, who was today named the new 9mobile CEO, says he is ready to reposition the number four mobile phone company for Nigeria’s competitive telecoms industry. Alhaji Ado Bayero, Chairman of 9mobile announced today in a statement made available to Technology Times that Sinfield takes over as substantive CEO from Stephane Beuvelet, who has […]

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