Communications Africa weekly digest - 8th- 12th January

j cadmus Flickr for CAF 307(Image source: j cadmus/Flickr)Here is a brief overview of the week’s news on Communications Africa, from 8th- 12th January 2018

Nigerian banks spend US$94.5mn on IT and e-business infrastructure

A total of eight deposit money banks have spent US$95mn on IT and electronic business infrastructure in nine months, according to Nigerian newspaper Leadership. Click here to read the full story.

Ethiopia holds first ever Google Developers Group (GDG) Festival

The event covered multiple a number of areas such as Android, Firebase, Google Cloud Platform, Design Sprint, Machine Learning, Mobile Web, and Artificial intelligence. Click here to read the full story.

Nigeria receives US$550mn from China to fund two satellites for Nigcomsat

The new deal will see US$550mn of funds go towards the purchase of two additional satellites for subsequent launch into the space in the next two years. Click here to read the full story.

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