Nigeria, Kenya, and Ghana to Help Google Develop Video Games

Nigerian mobile game developer, Maliyo Games is collaborating with Google to host #GameUp Bootcamp in Ghana, Kenya, and Nigeria. The Bootcamp is a game developer training program aimed at preparing young people for career success in the global gaming market. During the program, participants will learn to create mobile games...

India Makes a Big Move to Expand Influence in Africa

As China's popularity wanes, India is beginning to make moves to fill the vacuum in Africa and become a major player in the region with commercial ties, investment, and enhanced diplomatic relations. This week, Indian External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar visited Kenya to co-chair, along with his Kenyan counterpart, Raychelle...

Youth and Women in Nigeria to Access Jobs by 2022

Lagos, Nigeria — 560,000 Nigerians, primarily youth and women, will access sustainable work by 2022, through the Mastercard Foundation Young Africa Works in Nigeria partnership with Babban Gona. Acknowledging that employment is the ultimate solution to poverty, the partnership seeks to empower individuals in the agricultural value chain and support...

Buhari’s Son-in-Law Wanted on $65m Graft Case

A special corruption unit of the Nigerian government has entered the fray by issuing a warrant for the arrest of Gimba Kumo, a former banker who is married to the daughter of current Nigerian President Muhammudu Buhari. According to the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC), Kumo...