International Youth Foundation (IYF) and Google.org have joined hands to provide young individuals in South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria with digital and entrepreneurial skills to enable them secure alternative sources of livelihood.
IYF South Africa with the support and funding of Google.org is currently deploying various
Google, an American-based company has set up an office in Nairobi and is looking to fill 100 new vacancies.
The tech firm has opened a new product development centre, the first of its kind in Africa.
"We’re looking for talented, creative, and collaborative people who can help
Google announced a Ksh.114 million commitment to fund programs supporting women entrepreneurs as the world marks International Women’s Day.
“Research shows that 58 percent of small Medium-Sized Businesses (SMB) in Africa are women,” said the head brand and reputation, Africa at Google Mojolaoluwa Aderemi Makinde
Google on Sunday temporarily disabled google Maps tools providing live information on the traffic layer in Ukraine considering how busy most places are and for the safety of local communities after consulting local authorities.
Early Thursday last week, Russian forces invaded Ukraine with nearly 400,00 civilians
Google will invest up to Ksh.113.5 billion in Airtel to bolster the Indian telecom operator's digital offerings, the companies said on Friday.
The deal includes a $700 million equity investment in Airtel at a price of $9.77 per share and up to $300 million towards implementing
Russia ordered Google's Alphabet Inc. to pay a 2 million
ruble (Ksh.3.1 million) fine on Monday, on top of 32 million rubles (Ksh.50.7
million) in previous fines already paid by the US company.
The court also ordered the domestic messaging app Telegram,
which also serves as an unofficial news
Google has earmarked over Ksh.110 billion investment plan for the next five years to support Africa’s digital transformation.
The initiative expands Google’s ongoing support for Africa’s
digital transformation and entrepreneurship.
Google and Alphabet chief executive officer, Sundar Pichai
made the announcement during Google's first-ever Google for Africa event on