Google Enters Digital Music Market in Africa

The search engine giant, Google, yesterday introduced its Google Play Music in the Africa, starting with South Africa. Google Play Music is debuting in a very competitive market for on-demand music streaming services that also includes Apple Music. Google South Africa announced that, “Starting from yesterday, local music fans will have an unlimited pass to […]


Google Launches Cultural Institute in Kenya

Google has launched a cultural institute in Kenya, dedicated to giving Kenyan artists a platform to showcase their products. With the new platform, local art and cultural arts — including music, plays, poems and books as well as hand made items will be made available, enabling the culturally curious to discover, explore and share cultural treasures […]

AndroidOne Africa

Google introduces offline Youtube access & affordable smartphones in Africa

Google in partnership with equipment manufacturer Infinix, mobile operator MTN and online retailer Jumia, today launched the Android One program in Nigeria starting with the Infinix HOT 2-X510. This is part of an on-going initiative to bring high-quality smartphones to millions of people in Asia, Africa and other parts of the world. These phones are […]

Davido is ‘Top Nigerian Musician’ Reveals Google’s Top Searches of 2012

Google has announced its annual Zeitgeist, a look at 2012 through the collective eyes of the world on the web, offering a unique perspective on this year’s major events and hottest trends based on searches conducted in Nigeria. In addition to showcasing what people were curious about in Nigeria, Google Zeitgeist tools also offer insight […]

Google Launches $23 million ‘Global Impact Awards’

Google has launched the Global Impact Awards to support organizations using technology and innovative approaches to tackle some of the toughest human challenges. The Award will provide $23 million to seven organizations changing the world, of which four organisations will be working in Africa. Technology has dramatically improved our lives—from the speed at which we get things done […]

Google offers free internet access to Telkom users in South Africa

Google has announced free web access to mobile phone subscribers in South Africa that cannot afford data costs. Google has entered an agreement with South Africa’s telecoms provider, Telkom. The plan called “Free Zone,” will allow subscribers to Telkom’s 8ta mobile phone service to access the web and versions of Gmail and Google+ without paying […]