Volkswagen Opens Rwanda’s First Car Assembly Plant This is a first step in the German car company’s plan to help build up the African auto industry.

Volkswagen Opens Rwanda’s First Car Assembly Plant This is a first step in the German car company’s plan to help build up the African auto industry.

Volkswagen has opened the first car assembly plant and launched a car-sharing service in Rwanda’s capital, Kigali, as part of larger plan to play a leading role in Africa’s emerging automotive industry. “Rwanda does not need to be a dumping ground for second-hand cars, or second-hand anything,” said President Paul Kagame in a statement. In 2017 there were 300,000 […]

LAGOS STATE HOSTS LAGOS CODE WEEK COMPETITION TO RAISE THE STANDARD OF ICT KNOWLEDGE AMONG STUDENTS IN THE STATE

The Lagos State Ministry of Education supported by CodeLagos has rounded off a four day Lagos Code Week Competition. The competition which kicked off on Monday, June 25 and was rounded off today June 28 is aimed at students in about 337 schools in the state. The Special Adviser to Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos on Education, […]

TWO AFRICAN STARTUPS SELECTED FOR PEACETECH ACCELERATOR

TWO AFRICAN STARTUPS SELECTED FOR PEACETECH ACCELERATOR

By Babatunde Two African startups Dropque and 3DS Technologies have been accepted into the PeaceTech Accelerator programme, gaining access to eight weeks of mentorship and training.  Both startups are from Nigeria and Kenya. The eight-week PeaceTech programme, which is a collaboration between C5, Amazon Web Services (AWS), and PeaceTech Lab focuses on startups developing and using innovative technologies to help bring about the […]