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ITPulse is a wholly information technology communication (ICT) news website, with a special focus on the African continent. The website provides up-to-date biz-tech news, analysis and comprehensive and thorough insight into the continent's ICT terrain

The Founder and Chief Executive Officer of S Mobile Group, Mr. Kingsley Adonu, has been appointed as patron by the executive council, Students Union Government (SUG), University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN). In a letter dated March 29, 2024, signed by Comrade Enoch Utazi, the President, SUG of UNN, the students said Adonu’s appointment was in the interest of the student union government following his antecedents in youth and student constituency both within the University of Nigeria Nsukka and outside the institution. Kingsley Adonu is a visionary entrepreneur and the Founder of the SMobile Group, a conglomerate synonymous with excellence and…

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The Number Resource Society (NRS), a global non-profit membership organization that campaigns, empowers and supports businesses to own the fundamental elements of their IP business is advocating for a better Nigeria’s participation at AFRINIC, the regional Internet registry for Africa with headquarters in Ebene, Mauritius. This advocacy was made at a seminar with the theme: ‘Advocating for a global unlimited, free, accountable and accessible Internet for all’, which it organized for its members and other ISPs in Nigeria at the Black Diamond Hotel in Victoria Island-Lagos. The seminar, which was well-attended by its corporate and individual members was centered around…

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…. QNET is committed to promoting global wellness and nutrition through its range of innovative health supplements. As the world observes World Health Day 2024, QNET, a global leader in e-commerce-based direct selling, has taken significant steps to promote holistic wellness by introducing a range of innovative health supplements. With a steadfast commitment to enhancing lives globally, QNET collaborates with leading health experts and utilizes cutting-edge research to unveil supplements designed to address diverse health needs and promote total well-being. In today’s world, good health and well-being are of prime importance, and the significance of dietary supplements in achieving overall…

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As we look towards the digital future of 2030 and beyond, the global landscape is evolving at an unprecedented pace. At Vertiv’s recent Accelerate 2.0 event in Durban and Cape Town, Jon Abbott, technologies director and industry advisory for strategic clients in EMEA at Vertiv, highlighted three pivotal factors reshaping society in Africa and across the rest of the globe. Digitalisation – Across the world, digitalisation has permeated every facet of our lives, and Africa is no exception. Decentralisation – A paradigm shift towards decentralisation is underway, heralding a new era of distributed networks and resources. This decentralisation is not…

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The Chairman of Zinox Group, Chief Leo Stan Ekeh has donated a state-of-the-art training centre to Imo State University (IMSU), Owerri and St. Augustine University Epe, Lagos state. Both centres named the Leo Stan Ekeh Foundation (LSEF) Centre, was unveiled on Thursday, April 4, 2024, at a grand ceremony held at the respective institutions.  The two events were graced by their respective Vice Chancellors, DVCs, Senate and Council Members and very esteemed academics of the respective institutions. The LSEF Centre at Imo State University is poised to offer a range of training programs tailored to meet the evolving needs of…

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Pertinent reasons have been adduced why the oil and gas businesses should leverage digital solutions to drive the growth and sustainability of the energy sector. These reasons were given at the first edition of the Interswitch Energy Summit, held at the Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos last week and was organized by Interswitch, a leading digital payment and commerce company. During the event, Interswitch unveiled two new products designed to address prevailing issues within the Energy sector, enhance business development, and drive growth. The products include Forecourt Operations and Wet Stock management solutions. Forecourt Automation and Wet Stock Management products…

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Calling all thrill-seekers! Africa beckons with its sun-drenched landscapes, captivating wildlife, and ancient traditions that hum with energy. But let’s be honest, planning a trip that ventures beyond the tourist trail and truly immerses you in the heart of a culture can feel like navigating a labyrinth.  Where do you even begin? How do you find those hidden gems, connect with local experiences, and avoid any cultural faux pas? Enter Gemini (formerly Bard), your personal travel genie in a digital bottle (well, okay, it’s Google’s AI chat platform, but the genie is way cooler). Gemini is here to transform your…

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Google Cloud today announced the appointment of Noor Al-Sulaiti as Head of Security Business Development and Government Relations for the Middle East, Turkey, and Africa region (META). Noor, an industry veteran known for her innovative leadership, brings a wealth of experience in the telecommunications and technology sectors to her new role. Noor’s appointment is yet another testament to the company’s commitment to the region and safeguarding governments’ digital assets.  In this position, Noor will be responsible for Google’s security expansion in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa underscoring the growing importance of cybersecurity for the company. She will foster strategic…

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By George Muhia In the age of digital transformation, effective communication with customers is the key to success for businesses of all sizes. With 2.7 billion active users per month, WhatsApp has emerged as a powerhouse in the world of messaging apps. To harness its potential for enhancing customer experiences, you have two distinct options: WhatsApp Business App and WhatsApp Business Platform (API). In this deep dive, we’ll explore the differences between these two tools and shed light on how WhatsApp Business Platform can elevate your customer communications and establish your business as a professional force to be reckoned with.…

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By Martin Ekpeke A 2024 study submitted to the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) by Perazim Development & Planning Limited has nine recommendations that would allow Digital Businesses, Entrepreneurs and Startups to thrive in the digital economy being championed by the federal government. The report titled ‘Consultancy Study on Developing Sustainable Digital Entrepreneurship Business Model in a Digital Nigeria’, noted that since ICT has proven to be a vital tool for the digital transformation of businesses across various sectors, there must be some guiding principles that will allow businesses leveraging ICT to progress. According to the study, Digital businesses in Nigeria…

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