In 2016, Google launched the Developer Agency Program in a move to help developers create high-end quality apps. The idea behind the program is to recognize agencies that “have undergone the required training and have demonstrated excellence in building Android applications.” Google will provide these agencies with personalized training, dedicated content, priority support and access to the company’s developer relations teams. Certified Agencies will also get early access to upcoming developer products and help with UX reviews.
The Google Developer Agency Program was only available in 21 countries, including India, USA, and Spain, to name a few.
But now, it’s coming to [...]
The Google Impact Challenge is the first impact Challenge in Africa and it is set to kick off in Nigeria, Kenya, and South Africa. According to Google, they are committing $2m worth of grant funding to non-profits organizations in Nigeria that are innovating using technology to reach their goals. Four Non-profit organizations stand to win $250,000, while 8 runner-ups will each get %125,000. Asides from the monetary benefits, you will also guidance, technical assistance, and mentorship from Google, which they are free to take up should they so choose.You need to have an idea of how you can make your community–and beyond–an even better place — you can take a cue from other other [...]
Google has uncovered the startups who will take part in the main Google Launchpad Accelerator Africa class. The event was made at an event held in Lagos, Nigeria. It additionally reported an association with Udacity and Andela to give 15 000 single course scholarships and 500 nano degree scholarships desiring and professional developers crosswise over Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa.
Google reported the principal Launchpad Accelerator Africa class on 9 November and applications shut on 10 December 2017. Launchpad Accelerator Africa is a program for top early-stage African startups that will operate out of Lagos, Nigeria.
Juliet Ehimuan, Country Director of Google [...]
Google has unveiled a new app called Google Go, in Nigeria and other countries in Africa in a bid to give users a faster and lighter way to search and access the internet.
Weak data connectivity, high data costs and low RAM or storage space often make it hard for people to get the most out of the internet – Google Go is built to handle these challenges.
Speaking at the launch, in Lagos, Nigeria, Juliet Ehimuan, Google’s Country Director, Nigeria, revealed; “There are about 30 million smart phone users and the number increases annually, however, upon expansive and in depth research in to smart phone usage it was found that 73% of users have less than or 1GB RAM and low [...]