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CodeNaija2019 hackathon at Andela registration almost closing

codenaija 2019 andela

CodeNaija Hackathon 2019 is a Nigerian hackathon hosted by Andela and the Blacktocats, GitHub's Black Employee Resource Group. Participating engineers will be split into groups of 5 and will compete for the ultimate prize. Prizes worth over USD 4000 to be won. The goal of the hackathon is to highlight the existing

Uber launches boat taxis piloting in Lagos

Uber Boats Nigeria

Uber has started piloting boat taxis in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital Friday 11, October. The UberBoat which will operate only on weekdays between 8am- 5pm will charge 500 Naira (USD 1.39). The service comes just a few months after the ride hailing company revealed it in talks with regulatory authorities and the Lagos state

Google sets up Artificial Intelligence lab in Accra

Artificial Intelligence in Africa

Tech giant Google has set up and officially opened its first artificial intelligence lab in Accra, Ghana. The centre comes behind schedule and adds to the company’s other centres in New York, Tokyo, Paris and Zurich. Google’s AI lead in Africa, Moustapha Cisse from Senegal, hopes that the company will