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G7, Tech Giants Agree On Plan To Block Jihadist Content Online

G7 countries and tech giants including Google, Facebook and Twitter on Friday agreed to work together to block the dissemination of Islamist extremism over the internet. “These are the first steps towards a great alliance in the name of freedom,” Italian Interior Minister Marco Minniti said after a two-day meeting with his Group of Seven

G7 To Put Squeeze On Internet Giants At Terror Talks

Tech giants including Google, Facebook and Twitter will come under pressure in Italy this week to go further and faster in helping G7 powers tackle the ever-greater threat of extremists online. A two-day meeting of Group of Seven interior ministers, which kicks off on the Italian island of Ischia on Thursday, comes just days after

Orange telecoms expands to Sierra Leone – tech news

Orange (, one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators, announces today the official launch of its brand in Sierra Leone. As of today, Airtel Sierra Leone becomes Orange Sierra Leone. The acquisition of Airtel Sierra Leone was finalised in July 2016 by Orange, together with its Senegal-based partner Sonatel, allowing the Orange Group to reinforce

Google launches WebLite in Nigeria – tech news Tech giant Google has rolled WebLite in Nigeria claiming it enables faster and more affordable access to the web across Africa. In a statement gotten by TechCity, Google stated that when it comes to searching, faster is always better. “Whether you’re commuting to work, searching for the latest sports news, or for the phone number of a

Girl Meets Tech Meetup holds today in Lagos – tech news In recognition of the the International Day of the Girl Child, StartZone, an innovation hub, is organising a one-day Girl Meets Tech Meetup for young girls in Secondary Schools in Lagos State. The Meetup themed: “Tech Queens of Tomorrow” is set to hold on Thursday, 19th of October, 2017 at Startzone, Plot 9, Gbagada Expressway. According to the Programme

Twitter Steps Up Fight Against Sexual Harassment

Twitter has announced tough new rules on tweets containing “non-consensual nudity” and sexual harassment, which could be seen as fallout from the Harvey Weinstein abuse scandal. The rules will come into force in the coming weeks, Twitter said in a statement late Tuesday, after company co-founder Jack Dorsey on Friday posted a series of tweets