Daily Archives: February 21, 2014
EnergyNet and NAPTIN collaborate to support Engineering and Law students at this year’s ‘Power Investors Summit: Nigeria’ in Lagos
Lagos, 21st February, 2014 – The world’s largest real estate player Lamudi revealed that social media generates up to 50 per cent of the Nigerian website’s traffic. In her talk at the Social Media Week in Lagos, Allie Morse, the CEO of West and Central Africa, pointed out that social media and mobile internet plays an increasingly important role in the future development of the country’s real estate market.
According to Morse, Nigeria already had 56 million internet users in 2012 with an average time of three hours spent on the internet. However, 61% of Nigerians access internet through mobile devices, which is the highest mobile internet penetration rate in Africa. When taking a closer look at their favorite activities during their online time, it becomes apparent that social networking is what engages Nigerians most of the time. Morse points out that media such as Facebook and Twitter are used for both, social and business purposes.
CBM-TEC event will gather 1500 mining experts in Kitwe in April
SAIEE joins African Utility Week to provide free, practical workshops for electrical engineers in the energy sector
“South Africa Inc. is at a critical juncture in our development as a country”
GENEVA, Switzerland, February 21, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ – The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) and IOM Zimbabwe have signed a two-year SEK 20 million (USD 3 million) funding agreement.