Nigeria Ranks Second as Africa Domain Name Registrations Hit 4.33million

Nigeria Ranks Second as Africa Domain Name Registrations Hit 4.33million

Latest Africa Domain Name Industry Study has ranked Nigeria in second place. In the latest study commissioned by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) in collaboration with PowerSoft Africa, Nigeria moved up to second place in the Africa Domain Name Industry. Similarly, African country code Top-level Domains report shows 4.33million registrations as…

Call For Applications: Junior Achievement Nigeria Venture in Management Program 2024 (All expenses paid Business Management Program)

Call For Applications: Junior Achievement Nigeria Venture in Management Program 2024 (All expenses paid Business Management Program)

The Venture in Management Program (ViMP) is an annual, week-long, intensive program created by JA Nigeria in collaboration with Lagos Business School (LBS) to prepare recent graduates of no more than 27 years old and selected NYSC members for the workforce. The program exposes participants to the various aspects of managing a business, helps them…

FATE Foundation Reports Two-Year Futuremakers Project Completion

FATE Foundation Reports Two-Year Futuremakers Project Completion

The Aspiring Entrepreneurs Programme (AEP) Future Makers Edition, funded by Standard Chartered Foundation (SBF) and assisted by Youth Business International (YBI), has concluded, according to a statement released by FATE Foundation. Standard Chartered Bank’s (SCB) global project, Futuremakers by Standard Chartered, aims to address inequality and encourage increased economic inclusion for adolescents in marginalized communities,…

ICANN80: Total .NG Domain Names Surpass 225,000

ICANN80: Total .NG Domain Names Surpass 225,000

…NiRA receives rousing recognition at ICANN80 The total domain names of the .ng registry have increased to 225,533, according to data made available by the Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA). NiRA the registry for .ng Internet Domain Names and maintains the database of names registered in the .ng country code Top Level Domain (ccTLD). A team led…

Intel and the AfDB will train 3million Africans AI.
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Intel and the AfDB will train 3million Africans AI.

The technology titan Intel and the African Development Bank have announced plans to train 30,000 government officials and three million Africans in artificial intelligence. The agreement reached at the bank’s recent annual meetings in Nairobi, Kenya, would aid in developing a critical mass of Africans skilled in Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) skills, accelerating growth and…

Call for Applications: GBEF, USAID, and StarNews Business Competition for Nigerian Entrepreneurs in Collaboration with MTN (Up to 10 Million Naira)

Call for Applications: GBEF, USAID, and StarNews Business Competition for Nigerian Entrepreneurs in Collaboration with MTN (Up to 10 Million Naira)

StarNews Mobile is thrilled to launch a business competition for Nigerian entrepreneurs, in association with the Global Black Economic Forum (GBEF) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)! Here’s your opportunity to enhance your entrepreneurial path with money, mentorship, and business help if you are a startup or SME in Nigeria. Eligibility Criteria•…

How To Foster Economic Sustainability Through Nigeria’s Informal Sector
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How To Foster Economic Sustainability Through Nigeria’s Informal Sector

Nigeria’s economy has not always been without its own fair share of challenges, despite the efforts of emerging entrepreneurs. The economy has had milestones that were usually short-lived due to change in government policies. Maintaining a suitable economy for all Nigerians cannot be far-fetched. Every citizen needs a thriving economy that that sets the pace…

Developing A Growth Mindset: Techniques For Advancement Both Personally And Professionally
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Developing A Growth Mindset: Techniques For Advancement Both Personally And Professionally

People who are successful have long been regarded as geniuses destined to become inspiring leaders. Yet, the truth is that a growth mentality frequently goes hand in hand with a successful life and profession. These champions merely adopted an ongoing learning process driven by self-discipline, tenacity, and self-motivation to elevate the ordinary to the remarkable….

Nigeria’s Harde Business School is launching an online open university for Africa.

Nigeria’s Harde Business School is launching an online open university for Africa.

Nigerian ed-tech firm Harde Business School is constructing an online open university with the goal of giving students throughout Africa a learning environment akin to a master’s degree. Harde Business School was established in January 2021 with the goal of addressing educational issues in Nigeria and beyond Africa. The co-founder and COO of the startup,…

CcHub launches “Let’s Build, Africa” market-entry programme for African startups

CcHub launches “Let’s Build, Africa” market-entry programme for African startups

“Let’s Build, Africa,” a market-entry initiative created to enable African companies to broaden their horizons and reach new markets within the continent, has been launched by Nigeria’s Co-Creation Hub (CcHub). In 2010, CcHub opened up Nigeria’s first public living lab for internet businesses, investors, technicians, entrepreneurs, and hackers with the goal of accelerating the use…

Google has launched 10 free AI courses to empower innovators.
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Google has launched 10 free AI courses to empower innovators.

In an important step to meet the growing need for generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) skills, Google has introduced a series of online courses designed to provide people the skills they need to succeed in this rapidly expanding industry. Google’s effort is expected to have a significant influence on future innovation and creativity as generative AI…

Ruforum and Mastercard Foundation TAGDEV announces 2024/2025 Scholarship for young Africans

Ruforum and Mastercard Foundation TAGDEV announces 2024/2025 Scholarship for young Africans

The 2024–2025 RUFORUM/Mastercard Foundation TAGDev Scholarships are now accepting applications. The 10 year (2023–2033) Transforming African Agricultural Universities to Meaningfully Contribute to Africa’s Growth and Development (TAGDev 2.0) program is being carried out by the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation, Gulu University (Uganda), Egerton University…

ALX Africa and Mastercard Foundation Virtual Assistant Programme is open for Application.

ALX Africa and Mastercard Foundation Virtual Assistant Programme is open for Application.

The ALX Africa Virtual Assistant (VA) Programme is a thought-provoking and practical learning experience designed to provide you with critical skills utilized by successful VAs. These abilities include organization, workplace etiquette, upward management, and essential tech tools used by businesses and successful virtual assistants to maximize productivity and work quality. With this program, you will…

September will mark the 2nd annual assembly of Women Who Build Africa.

September will mark the 2nd annual assembly of Women Who Build Africa.

The second annual Women Who Build Africa (WWBA) Assembly will be held in Nairobi, Kenya on September 5–6, according to the organization, which was founded to bring together and assist women investors, builders, and leaders throughout Africa. Gwera Kiwana and Thea Sokolowski founded WWBA in 2022 with the purpose of bringing together female and non-binary…

Digital Africa and Orange Ventures plan to jointly invest in startups
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Digital Africa and Orange Ventures plan to jointly invest in startups

across order to support entrepreneurs from the “Orange Digital Centers” network across Africa and the Middle East, Orange Ventures and Digital Africa have pledged to co-invest. The Orange Digital Centre is an ecosystem that is present in eight European countries as well as 17 countries in Africa and the Middle East. It unites a variety…

The Complete Guide to Producing and Marketing eBooks and Online Courses: Monetize Your Expertise

The Complete Guide to Producing and Marketing eBooks and Online Courses: Monetize Your Expertise

Digital products, such as eBooks and online courses, have grown in popularity and profitability as a means for business owners to share their knowledge and make money. The increasing popularity of digital reading and online learning has completely changed how knowledge is shared and used, fostering a thriving ecosystem that allows anyone with insightful ideas…

Oxford Business School Certifies Dr. Omolaraeni in AI As She Becomes IMC Fellow

Oxford Business School Certifies Dr. Omolaraeni in AI As She Becomes IMC Fellow

Dr. Omolaraeni Olaosebikan, Group Chief Executive Officer, of McEnies Global Communications, a notable practitioner in marketing communications and event planning has identified Artificial Intelligence (AI) as a transformative technology with the potential to revolutionize industries and drive economic growth not only in Nigeria but across the globe. She made this assertion on Thursday. On a…

How to Maintain Your Small Business’s Entrepreneurial Spirit
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How to Maintain Your Small Business’s Entrepreneurial Spirit

Establishing a small business is difficult. It requires commitment, ardor, and most importantly, an entrepreneurial mindset. Small business owners frequently have an entrepreneurial spirit that propels them to start something from the ground up. But after the company is up and running, it’s simple to become bogged down in the daily grind and lose sight…

REGISTER: NgEducators to Host First-Ever UN Education Conference in Enugu State

REGISTER: NgEducators to Host First-Ever UN Education Conference in Enugu State

The Enugu State Government through the State Ministry of Education is set to host the maiden edition of the NgEducators International Model United Nations Conference. Expected at the conference scheduled from June 4th – 8th, 2024, with His Excellency, Dr. Peter Mbah, the Executive Governor of Enugu State as the Chief Host, are stakeholders in…

Call For Applications: She Loves Tech Global Competition 2024
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Call For Applications: She Loves Tech Global Competition 2024

Prepare for lift-off! Apply for the She Loves Tech Global Competition. Looking ahead to celebrate female-led innovation and their success as women founders in technology. Benefits of Participation Eligibility Criteria Early Stage Startup Gender Lens Technology startups fulfilling one of the following gender lenses: Other criteria include: Deadlines  Click HERE to Apply Source

Upwork lists six in-demand freelance skills, the highest paying up to $250 per hour.

Upwork lists six in-demand freelance skills, the highest paying up to $250 per hour.

The National Center for Education Statistics projects that 2 million people will earn college degrees in 2024. A large number of those graduates will be starting their careers right away in the workforce. A list of the most in-demand skills for 2024 was recently produced by the freelance marketplace Upwork, which may help young people…

Fund managers with a focus on Africa are invited to apply for the Obuntu Launchpad initiative.

Fund managers with a focus on Africa are invited to apply for the Obuntu Launchpad initiative.

Fund managers with an emphasis on Africa are encouraged to apply for the Obuntu Launchpad program in order to enhance their investment strategy, maximize fund results, and broaden their influence. Applications for the third cohort of the Obuntu Launchpad program are currently being accepted. The program is run by the Obuntu Foundation, which aims to…

The Legatum Center at MIT Foundry Fellowship 2024 for Young African Entrepreneurs is now accepting applications.

The Legatum Center at MIT Foundry Fellowship 2024 for Young African Entrepreneurs is now accepting applications.

By uniting African entrepreneurs who share a vision for a continent where people, ideas, and resources flow across national boundaries and where ecosystems support the growth and success of innovation-driven businesses, The Foundry Fellowship exemplifies this belief. This network is essential to changing the perception of Africa to one of opportunity, plenty, creativity, and vibrancy….

Call For Applications: ECOPRIZE Challenge: Recognizing Youth-Led Sustainable Innovations

Call For Applications: ECOPRIZE Challenge: Recognizing Youth-Led Sustainable Innovations

Do you have a strong interest in sustainability and are a young innovator? Applications for the ECOPRIZE Challenge are currently being accepted! The goal of this fantastic opportunity is to identify and assist sustainable innovations headed by young people. The Challenge is an essential component of the June 14–15, 2024, Digital and Sustainability Experience (DSE),…

New research from Trend Micro shows cyberattacks relied on substance over size in 2023
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New research from Trend Micro shows cyberattacks relied on substance over size in 2023

Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global cybersecurity leader, has revealed that it blocked around 18 million email threats, almost two million malicious URLs and over four million malicious mobile apps targeted at Nigerian businesses and consumers between January and December 2023. This as threat actors deviate from big-batch attacks to focus on a narrower…

Google Gemini YouTube Music Extension Rolls Out to Users Globally, Will Play Songs on Command

Google Gemini YouTube Music Extension Rolls Out to Users Globally, Will Play Songs on Command

A recent addition to Google’s artificial intelligence (AI) chatbot Gemini is now available. Now, users may ask the AI assistant directly to play songs from YouTube Music. This is being accomplished by the integration of the app into the platform with a new YouTube Music extension for Gemini. Although the feature has finally started to…

The global D-Prize Competition is accepting applications.

The global D-Prize Competition is accepting applications.

The D-Prize Competition, which provides social impact enterprises with funding of up to US$20,000, is open to entrepreneurs worldwide. The D-Prize Global Competition is open to social projects that have the potential to improve millions of lives and are located in any area of the world where there is extreme poverty. Girls’ education, agriculture, energy,…

The 6th annual $100k GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize Competition is now accepting applications.

The 6th annual $100k GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize Competition is now accepting applications.

Applications are now being accepted for the sixth annual US$100,000 GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize Competition, which is open to youth-led agri-food firms in Africa. As the largest yearly agripreneurship competition in Africa, the GoGettaz Agripreneur Prize Competition finds and supports high-potential, creative agribusinesses. The competition will conclude with a live on stage final pitch competition during…

Vault Hill and AfriLabs collaborate to “drive innovation” throughout the Middle East and Africa.
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Vault Hill and AfriLabs collaborate to “drive innovation” throughout the Middle East and Africa.

Together, the blockchain startup Vault Hill, based in the United Arab Emirates, and the African hubs network AfriLabs have announced a cooperation that “sets the stage for a new era of technological empowerment, driving innovation and digital transformation across Africa and the Middle East.” AfriLabs is a network organization that brings together investors, startups, technology…

Instagram Celebrates African Women in ‘Made by Africa, Loved by the World’ 2024 Campaign

Instagram Celebrates African Women in ‘Made by Africa, Loved by the World’ 2024 Campaign

In celebration of Africa Day on May 25, Instagram has launched its international and pan-African campaign ‘Made By Africa, Loved by the World’. In a first, this year’s Instagram campaign celebrates women of impact, spotlighting four trailblazing women from the continent and diaspora – all of whom have built a global presence through their exceptional…