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How Telecoms Can Rebuild Nigeria in the Wake of COVID-19 | Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Sourced from the Guardian Nigeria. The COVID-19 worldwide pandemic has had and could continue to have long-lasting devastating effects on all social and economic sectors. For Nigeria, the pandemic can be seen as an eye-opener and a rude awakening to a new normal-knowledge economy. Apart from certain ingenious initiatives in Lagos and a few other […]

Over 1 Billion SMSs Sent since the Beginning of Lockdown in Nigeria | Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Sourced from allAfrica. Nigeria’s lockdown triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic has increased the usage of SMSs – the quintessential short message service used all across the world – as subscribers were discovered to have sent over 1-billion messages within the last month. Though this mass of messages was largely free, checks on some operators revealed […]

How Technology Can Help Youth Unemployment in Nigeria | Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Sourced from Entrepreneur Platform. In the second quarter of 2018, youth unemployment peaked at 38% in Nigeria. Although there are no recent statistics, experts in the labour sector say the figure has surged year-on-year. Now with the worldwide reaching effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the situation has become direr as various sectors of the economy […]

Platform Simplifies Access to COVID-19 Interventions in Nigeria | Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Sourced from Mail & Guardian. Beating Corona Nigeria, the country’s leading virtual intervention database has restructured its model to help disadvantaged Nigerians in need of interventions connect with the relevant non-profits. The platform itself kicked off last month, 9 April, and has recorded a massive amount of data. It continues to actively connect interveners to […]

Chatbot Uptake to Remain Robust in Nigeria | Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Sourced from UC Today. Nigerian firms that offer extensive customer support on their platforms are eagerly snapping up chatbot solutions to improve Customer Experience (CX) and drive down costs. This technology is becoming simpler, cheaper to deploy, and can be integrated across various chat channels. Chatbots are rapidly changing the game for many businesses, as […]

NCC says No 5G Licenses have been Issued to Network Operators in Nigeria | Tempemail – Blog – Emails

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is adamant that it has not yet issued 5G licenses to any of the countries operators – despite rumours spread via social media platforms that claim the local telecoms industry would switch on 5G networks in Lagos this week. In an official statement, the NCC says that these rumours couldn’t […]

Remote Connections Up 44% During Lockdown in Nigeria | Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Sourced from AFP. Many organisations across Africa are finding themselves transitioning their workforce to remote work at home as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. IT departments are re-architecting their environments on the fly to allow for remote access. Now, according to a report by Serianu, Pan-African based Cybersecurity and Business consulting firm, “in Nigeria, […]

Biotech Startup Rolls Out Mobile Lab to Boost COVID-19 Testing in Nigeria | Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Sourced from Tech Cabal Biotech company 54Gene has increased Nigeria’s laboratory testing capacity for COVID-19 with a mobile laboratory in Ogun, a state in the South-West of the country. In addition to its DNA biobank lab in Lagos, the number of molecular laboratories in the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)’s network of coronavirus test […]

MultiChoice Offers Discounts to DStv and GOtv Customers in Nigeria | Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Image sourced from The Vanguard Nigeria Multichoice Nigeria has announced that it will give DStv and GOtv customers massive discounts – of up to 44 per cent and 74 per cent respectively – in a bid to ease the impact of the ongoing socio-economic crisis in the country. Martin Mabutho, CCO of MultiChoice Nigeria, told […]

Nigeria to Use HIV Test Equipment to Accelerate COVID-19 Testing | Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Sourced from Aidsmap The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) will begin repurposing equipment designed for HIV and tuberculosis tests to accelerate COVID-19 testing, reports Tech Cabal. This is according to Chikwe Ihekweazu, director-general of the NCDC, who relayed the information on an audience participation video session on Thursday last week – live-streamed on Facebook […]