According to Nigeria’s Minister of Communications Technology, Dr. Omobola Johnson, the Internet industry can contribute up to $300 billion to the GDP of Nigeria and other African countries by 2025, reports The Guardian.
Nairaland, the largest online forum in Nigeria suffered a major cyberattack on Sunday, which led to the site being offline for over 72 hours. A source told TechLoy that the site’s in-built ad network, which has helped the site generate a lot of revenues in the past year, may have been the target of the…
Here’s a guide to setting up a verified PayPal individual account in Nigeria.
The national sentiment for Nigeria’s first match against Iran at the FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil is hopeful, according to Google Trends.
From its signature brown-coloured rooftops to its great monuments and landmarks, the historic city of Ibadan located in the South-Western region of Nigeria and populated by over 1.3 million people, has the highest broadband speed in the country, according to Ookla, the global leader in broadband testing.
If you work in the creative, web or publishing industries in Africa, you would agree that it could be really tough getting that perfect image to use for your work. Often times, the project may require that you use an African-esque landscape or a simple, yet unique portrait image.
Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Hugo Beniada from Fueled, an award winning London-based app development company that builds amazing Android and iPhone apps.
The first African Blogger Awards has been announced to recognise the leading online and social influencers across the continent, in terms of their reach, resonance and relevance.
If you’re a hardcore BBM fan, you would agree that one of the many joys of using the instant messaging service from Blackberry is the DP’s or display pictures that you see every day on your friend’s list.
Paradigm Initiative Nigeria (PIN), a social enterprise that connects under-served Nigerian youth with ICT-enabled opportunities joined “The Day We Fight Back” anti-NSA protest on Tuesday.
Editor’s Note: This infographic by Kathleen Ndongmo shows the deplorable state of the 54 African government official websites. It is hoped that African countries would step up and give their respective countries their rightful web presence.
South Africa’s Digital Media & Marketing Association (DMMA) has joined the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) and will now be known as IAB South Africa, according to an official statement made available to TechLoy.
From a Nigerian government official not knowing the address of his organisation’s website to the South African government ‘Wordpress’ website that cost R140 million to build (about $15 million in 2013), Africa is peopled with controversial stories about some of its institution’s web presence.
Local computer manufacturer, Zinox Technologies has unveiled its new online retail store called Task Direct to offer technology products from global manufacturers like Dell, Lenovo, HP and Samsung.
A new online learning & tutoring platform simply called Tutor wants to also make their mark in the online education space while taking an entirely different approach.
From changing the look of its old clutter-filled site to launching its apps for BlackBerry and Android phones to introducing the SMS, USSD and IVR channels, Quickteller became more useful. What else should Quickteller be doing in 2014?
Fast-growing advertising network, Ad Dynamo is launching a new paid content product that would allow publishers get paid by advertisers for the content they produce on their sites.
No doubt, technology and the digital web is shaping the future of education in Nigeria as entrepreneurs are creating new and exciting ways for individuals to learn and interact online.
Leading online solutions provider for SMEs in Nigeria, WebMall NG has announced that it is expanding its reach beyond e-commerce solutions by providing website development and management tools for small Nigerian businesses.
Superb. Sophisticated. Smart. Those were some of the words Airtel fans on Twitter used to describe their ‘dream phone’, after the leading telecommunications company asked “…if you can describe your dream phone using a word?” in a Twitter Q&A session about an hour ago.