Why Nigeria Matters to the World

“Nigeria is Africa’s largest economy and 26th in the world. Its GDP stands at $510 billion with immense growth potential. A stable and peaceful Nigeria will contribute to Africa’s rise and integration into the global economy. On the other hand, an unstable, stagnant and conflict-driven Nigeria will be a threat to regional and global stability.” … Read more

The Hype and Hustle of African Tech Startups

This article was originally published in SXSWorld Magazine Hardly a day goes by without an African tech startup being featured in the mainstream media. CNN regularly updates its special report on the topic; The Guardian covers local debates surrounding emerging ecosystems; The Financial Times tracks Africa’s mobile revolution; Forbes has extended its “Top 10” series to … Read more

Nigerian VoD content platform Dobox TV offers simultaneous online premiere of cinema releases


This is a pilot issue for Digital Content Africa, which will launch shortly as a fortnightly e-letter that will cover all forms of digital content and services but with a particular focus on film and music. The Top Story in this pilot issue looks at how one of Nigeria’s newest online platforms has sought to … Read more

Nigeria: FG, Huawei Train 1,000 Female Students

[This Day]The Ministry of Communications Technology in partnership with Huawei, a technology solutions provider, on Monday in Lagos flagged off a training programme on Information and Communications Technology (ICT) basic knowledge for 1000 Nigerian female students. The ministry also launched the SmartWoman Nigeria initiative in collaboration with US based social enterprise ChangeCorp and WIMBIZ same … Read more