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Q2 2019: Jumia reports €17.3 million profit

Jumia Technologies AG has announced that it recorded €17.3 million, a 94 per cent year-on-year (yoy) increase in gross profit for the quarter ended June 30, 2019.

Jumia reports 94 percent increase in 2019 second quarter

Jumia Technologies on Thursday announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30 with a 94 per cent increase in gross profit.

Official: Digital literacy’ll enhance productivity in public sector

The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Communications, Mr. Musa Istifanus, has called for the continuous use of emerging technologies at workplaces especially the public sector to drive service delivery in the country.
Global technology giant, Huawei Technologies, at the weekend, unveiled a new operating system (OS), HarmonyOS ostensible to counter the pulling of its Android licence by Google. It said it is microkernel-based, distributed OS designed to deliver a cohesive user experience across all devices and scenarios.

Huawei unveils Harmony operating system

Global technology giant, Huawei Technologies, at the weekend, unveiled a new operating system (OS), HarmonyOS ostensible to counter the pulling of its Android licence by Google. It said it is microkernel-based, distributed OS designed to deliver a cohesive user experience across all devices and scenarios.
Nasir El-Rufai

2023: Kaduna governor kicks against zoning

Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, says the country needs to choose competence over zoning when electing its president.

Africa’s confab on technology innovation holds in Morocco

As Africa fosters strategies to embrace and move with digital race, a three-day conference on “Technology, Innovation and Society’’ tagged CyFy Africa 2019 has been packaged to discuss the way forward.
This photo illustration shows a logo of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei at a shopping mall in Kuala Lumpur on February 13, 2019. (Photo by Mohd RASFAN - AFP)

US lobbies South Korea to reject Huawei goods

The U.S. government is lobbying South Korea not to use Huawei Technologies products, a South Korean newspaper reported on Thursday, amid a wider push by Washington to get its allies to reject the Chinese tech firm’s goods.
This photo illustration shows a logo of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei at a shopping mall in Kuala Lumpur on February 13, 2019. (Photo by Mohd RASFAN - AFP)

Huawei Q1 revenue grows 39% to $27 billion amid heightened U.S. pressure

Huawei Technologies said on Monday its first-quarter revenue jumped 39 percent to 179.7 billion yuan ($26.81 billion), in the Chinese technology firm’s first-ever quarterly results.
Queen Elizabeth

Five facts about Queen Elizabeth II as she turns 93

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her birthday on Sunday, marking 93 years in the public glare.

Senator Sabi: Technocrats bane of agriculture development in Nigeria

The Senate spokesperson, Sabi Abudullahi, says technocrats are the major challenges of the Nigerian farming system.
Greg Clark

UK deeply disappointed by Honda’s decision to close plant

“The UK is one of the leaders in the development of these technologies and so it is deeply disappointing that this decision has been taken now,” Business Secretary, Greg Clark, said.
President Buhari swears In Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed in State House on 25th Jan 2019-6

President Buhari assents to law protecting consumers

The Act establishes the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission as well as the Consumer Protection Tribunal to try violations.
Tukur Buratai

Buratai Buratai: New Nigerian Army uniform sends signal when you are in danger

The Nigerian army on Saturday said it has adopted new technologies and application of drones in the campaign against Boko Haram insurgents in the north-east.
President Buhari delivers his address at the Opening Ceremony of Paris Peace Forum at the Grande Halle de la Villette Paris on 11th Nov 2018

Muhammadu Buhari: Universities have role in reducing insecurity, corruption, ethnic tensions

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday said the country’s universities have a role to play in reducing insecurity, corruption and ethnic tensions.
xinhua anchor

Chinese news agency debuts news anchor powered by artificial intelligence

China's state-owned news agency Xinhua Saturday debuted a robotic news anchor that it said are powered by artificial intelligence at the fifth World Internet Conference.
Ike Keke

US ex-serviceman emerges NNPP presidential candidate

A retired U.S. serviceman, Ike Keke, has emerged the presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP).

Federal government moves to review National Sanitation Policy

Following the advent of new sanitation technologies, innovations and emerging sanitation challenges, the Federal Government has commenced plans to review and update the 13-years-old National Environmental Sanitation Policy, guidelines and action plan to meet present needs and challenges.

AfDB invests $24 billion in African agriculture to reduce world hunger

The African Development Bank will be investing $24 billion in the African agriculture sector over the next 10 years to lift one billion people out of hunger globally.

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