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By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 17th, 2013
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By Toyin Owoseje, www.ibtimes.co.uk Google has added Nigeria’s three main languages to its Google Translate facility. Igbo, Hausa and Yoruba have been made available on the free automatic language translation service, which uses state-of-the-art technology to translate written text from one lan...
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Jan 8th, 2013
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I have observed with some degree of amusement, the wave of criticism and outrage that greeted the ill-timed ignition of President Goodluck Jonathan’s 2015 political campaign machinery. The campaign message – One good term deserves another – is especially humorous. Although Mr President has dissociate...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 13th, 2012
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Queries on how to procure an abortion were among the most persistent searches by Kenyans, according to a Google report that analylised search trends this year. The Google Zeitgeist 2012 report, released Wednesday, shows the number one trending search in the “how to” category was by Kenyans seeking in...
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In South Africa
Nov 15th, 2012
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Internet giant Google is threatening to sue a 23-year-old school dropout after he set up a jobseekers website and named it Doogle. Lawyers working on behalf of the world’s largest search engine, worth an estimated £160bn, wrote to South African-based Andries Maree Van Der Merwe ordering him to ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ethiopia
Oct 2nd, 2012
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Ethiopian Airlines has taken delivery of the first of five new Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft featuring reconfigured cabins at the manufacturer’s Q400 assembly line at Downsview near Toronto. Based on customer feedback, Ethiopian Airlines asked the manufacturer to reconfigure the airline’s latest B...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 6th, 2012
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By Jeremy R. Hammond The U.S. media is, unsurprisingly, making their best effort to paint Egypt’s newly elected president, Mohamed Morsi, in a negative light, the general accusation being that he is attempting to usurp power and crackdown on dissent and criticism of his rule. While there are ce...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 1st, 2012
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It being April Fool’s Day, we bring you now the best of the gags, pranks and outright lies flying around the internet. April Fool’s Delight...
By IndepthAfrica
In World News
Apr 1st, 2012
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Peshwar – Police say a 13-year-old Pakistani boy who set himself on fire because his family could not afford to buy him a new school uniform has died. Police officer Zahir Shah said the boy, Kamran Khan, died on Saturday, a week after he doused himself with petrol and set himself on fire in nor...
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Mar 27th, 2012
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Thousands of documents, photographs and videos of Nelson Mandela have been placed online in a mass digital archive. The database was created by the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory and Google, which transformed the documents into a searchable collection that can also be browsed through seven online &#...