To curb predatory lending Google has updated its Google Play developer policies and warns that loans requiring payment in full in 60 days or less will soon be banned. But are short-term digital lenders in Nigeria predatory?
Nigeria’s advertising regulatory body is planning to regulate online ads. According to a recently released memo, the Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON) has threatened to take “zero tolerance on the exposure of adverts on any social media platform.” “The Advertising Standards Panel (ASP) has observed that certain brands expose their communication materials on the […]
Lagos has a population of about 22 million people and a significant traffic problem. With a moribund public transport system that leaves transportation in the hands of private individuals, Lagos has an overload of vehicles and an informal public transport network of yellow buses called danfo. A 2017 report from the Lagos state government says […]
“What country has the best jollof rice” is an unlikely question to hear on stage at Google’s Google for Nigeria event in Lagos held on July 24th. But here we are. It was a lighthearted question posed by Moustapha Cisse, head of Google’s Artificial Intelligence Centre in Accra, who claims jollof rice is good in […]
If your startup leverages artificial intelligence, machine learning, blockchain technology, mixed learning and other deep technology, whether it is focused on building software or hardware, apply to be part of the Pitch Drive II tour before May, 20.
Research shows that AI assistants are training people in language and cultural minorities to speak to them in a certain way.