Fifty-five years ago today, Nigeria gained independence from the English colonial rule. Google joined in the party today with a doodle, and a meaningful one too. What else happened today aside the Jollof Rice at TechCabal HQ?

Jack Dorsey is on double duty, but he’s not the first

Since June when Dick Costolo stepped down as CEO of Twitter, Jack Dorsey has been interim CEO, running both Square and Twitter simultaneously. Going by what we’re reading on the interwebs, he’s gonna be made permanent CEO. Of course it’s a tall order. But if it plays out this way, Brother Jack will be in good company.

Nigeria: Google says Happy Independence

Exactly 55 years ago, Nigeria got her independence from colonial rule. And Google celebrates it with a Doogle. Party time!

Meet the 10 concepts that emerged from the WeChat Ideathon

In less than two days, TechCabal will be hosting the maiden edition of Africabeta. Ten concepts have emerged as top seeds from the WeChat Ideathon.

All the things African startups should ignore, totally

In between all the infrastructural shortfalls that beset African startups, it’s best if founders don’t spend time on tasks that don’t reinforce the product’s survival, at least at the right time. What are these things? Jump in.

Google’s Project Link is bringing high-speed broadband to Ghana

The project is rolling out from Accra, Tema and Kumasi and is expected to build 1,200 kilometers of fiber in the cities.

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Startups pitching at Seedstars World Addis Ababa [Disrupt Africa]

Seedstars World has named the 11 startups selected to pitch at the Addis Ababa leg of the world-touring competition; in the first time the global event hosts a regional heat in Ethiopia.


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