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We're excited to welcome @blacksherif_ & @Joeboy to the YouTube Music #Foundry2022 class, which includes 28 other stars from across of the world. For us, it's an incredible honor to be able to support these musicians as they expand their creative influence #Africatotheworld
@AU_ETTIM @_AfricanUnion @Google @googleafrica @AfBC_ @aetradegroup Excited to see @googleafrica collaborate with the African Union @AU_ETTIM, Commissioner @AmbMuchanga to advance Africa's digital transformation by investing in people and developing policies to turn African countries into #DigitalSprinters #GoogleAfrica
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#HeshimuDada an unprecedented bi-partisan rallying call for peace and non-violence this campaign season, including non-violence against women in politics @hon_wamuchomba @CSMargaretKobia @PSYGKenya @MamaRachelRuto @MarthaKarua @AnneWaiguru @googleafrica @TwawezaComms
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Just in: @_AfricanUnion teamed up with @Google @googleafrica to promote digital transformation across #Africa. MOU signing ceremony took place on the margin of the 13th AU private sector forum #Zambia.
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🇰🇪 Team SaveONE life from Kenya used Google tech to create an app that helps people donate to support children in need 📅 On July 28, they’ll present their app live before the judges who will pick the top 3 winners. 🏆 RSVP for Demo Dagoo.gle/demoday22-rsvpI@googledevsDevs
See how students from Google #DeveloperStudentClubs around the world have used Google technology to support the @UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. 🌎@googledevss &@googlestudentss RSVP here →goo.gle/demoday22-rsvpl
We asked our followers earlier this year to share how they practise spirituality. We wanted to show how Africans use the Web to practise their faith. The first piece in our series features clairvoyant & healer @sissgugu 🇿🇦. Read goo.gle/Spiritualityin…Pa#SpiritualityInAfricartwitter.com/googleafrica/s…qqAe
New blogpost🔔 Many Gen Zers turn to platforms like YouTube to find community, according to surveys. In this piece@sissguguu discusses using digital media to connect with spiritual followers, handling skeptics, & why her 1st YouTube video went viral. Readafrica.googleblog.com/2022/07/how-ge…Jx
"We are on course to digitise public operations as part of the government’s national strategy to create a knowledge based economy.This @Google sponsored Project will see 84 public institutions connected to the national fiber platform.” @mucheru
“This partnership has enabled us to have e-courts where video conferencing takes place, witnesses can give evidence virtually & lawyers can now multi-task by representing their clients from the comfort of their offices.” @CJMarthaKoome cc; @agnesgathaiya
“Our intention is to increase the quality of connectivity, & harness the power of the internet for better service delivery.This partnership gives us an opportunity to create fit-for-purpose products that speak to our needs” @agnesgathaiya, Google Country Director, @CJMarthaKoome
In collaboration with @Kenyajudiciary,@MoICTKenya we launched internet connectivity for 67 court stations to enhance the delivery of justice in Kenya.This is in line with our 10M$ commitment to help drive digital transformation in Kenya. @CJMarthaKoome @mucheru @agnesgathaiya
Need an excuse to become an active Shorts creator? Join the creation movement that has African creators buzzing! Every week, until the end of August, create what you like, add #Giveityourbestshort + #Shorts & post! Watch, interact with fellow creators' via this # Leggo Africa 🌍!R
Visiting @WeAreRefuSHE and hearing from the young refugee women who are gaining crucial digital skills was very inspiring. They are doing such important work to protect, nurture, educate & empower young refugee women.
These social innovators are building the future of Africa and ensuring it works for everyone. It was inspiring to hear the solutions our Nairobi-based @Googleorg Social Leaders are working on, and discuss ways to empower more Africans together.
If you still haven't applied for the #YouTubeBlack Voices Fund class of 2023, you have until July 10, 2022. This program equips Black creators, artists, songwriters, and producers to thrive on YouTube. Apply now ➡️ youtube.com/creators/black…
Aspiring to become a #MachineLearning developer? This program is for you! 📢 Applications are now open for the first@googledevss#MachineLearningg Bootcamp in Sub-Saharan Africa from July to November! 👉Learn more & apply before July 16, 2022goo.gle/ml-bc-ssazYS
An incredibly inspiring career-talk from @TshepoJeans, award-winning Jean Maker from South Africa! He shared insights on what it takes to become a successful creative entrepreneur from Africa to the world. #GoogleAfricaCelebratesAlte cc; @siyamadikane
Is it even an Alté themed party if we don't have a representative from @NativeMag ? S/O to @WonuOsikoya for repping Nigeria during our Artists-In-Residency Programme all week! #GoogleAfricaCelebratesAlte
A session on Creativity & Mental Health facilitated by @SharonMachira. Everyone shared their vulnerabilities, their triumphs and tribulations. Tears were shed, connections were made. It was cathartic :) cc; @KarunMusic @Mpho_Sebina #GoogleAfricaCelebratesAlte
Here are some of our favourite moments from our Artists-In-Residency programme! (A thread) #GoogleAfricaCelebratesAlte @Mpho_Sebina trying to convince us that Botswana is the original birth place of the Early Man. Do you agree?
These are the members of @199xOrg an Alté Kenyan Fashion Collective, who plastered the wall with photos from their previous fashion campaigns. #GoogleAfricaCelebratesAlte cc: @__odiyo @antoneosoul
The creative design team that worked day & night to bring this to Pop-Up to life. @AkibaHaiozi, @metamorphisized, Nairobi District Apparel & Smoke The Nemesis and @SharonMachira ! #GoogleAfricaCelebratesAlte
Residents exploring a room curated by @YouTube and @studio18 (a Kenyan Streetwear Design Hub) comprised of @AkibaHaiozi, @metamorphisized Nairobi District Apparel & Smoke The Nemesis. #GoogleAfricaCelebratesAlte cc; @lucakenya @Mpho_Sebina @teminakavelwa @antoneosoul @lohaanda
Snapshots from the different rooms in the "Alté Playhouse", in Nairobi Kenya, each carrying the unique visual identity of the Art Directors. #GoogleAfricaCelebratesAlte
We collaborated with talented Art Directors/Set Designers to curate an "Alté Playhouse" that hosted our two day Artists-In-Residency Programme. Thank you @metamorphisized @AkibaHaiozi @199xOrg & @Vinoooose for your boundless creativity! (Thread) #GoogleAfricaCelebratesAlte
These are the members of @199xOrg an Alté Kenyan Fashion Collective, who plastered the wall photos from their previous fashion campaigns. #GoogleAfricaCelebratesAlte cc: @__odiyo @antoneosoul
The team that worked day & night to bring this to Pop-Up to life. @AkibaHaiozi @metamorphisized, Nairobi District Apparel & Smoke The Nemesis.
1,2,3 say "Alté!" Great vibe this week celebrating Alternative Youth Culture in Africa! Can you spot your favs? #GoogleAfricaCelebratesAlte @NativeMag @TshepoJeans @SharonMachira @BrianMsafiri @Mpho_Sebina @LeonieWagner @GraceNjesh @shishiwanj @lucakenya @sindamatiko @lohaanda
Have you met Mpho Sebina… She’s one of the best singers from Botswana 🇧🇼 and Africa in general! Can’t than@SharonMachirar@dorothyookok@googleafricac@siyamadikanen@OlufemiOTaiwowo for makin#GoogleAfricaCelebratesAltete happen WATCH MPHO HERE!!!youtu.be/yYmN6jNYdyUcOP
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Terrific meeting in Nairobi with 8 exciting entrepreneurs in the Google for Startups Accelerator Africa Program. At the #iHub innovation space, we discussed the importance of public policies in enabling innovation and economic growth in Africa. Asante sana! #GoogleforAfrica
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The first day of the #GoogleAfricaCelebratesAlte Residency has come to an end. The energy has been palpable as partnerships are being made! Watch out for @YouTube Shorts creations!
Google Dev Library makes it easy to learn while you #DevelopWithGoogle. Find @Google approved blog articles and #OpenSource repos in: 📍 Android 📍 Angular 📍 Flutter 📍 Firebase 📍 GCP 📍 Google Assistant 📍 ML ...available now. Learn mgoo.gle/GoogleDevLibra…ccSN8xd
We're in Kigali for #CHOGM2022 - where our SVP for Tech & Society, James Manyika, is talking about how tech can support transformational growth in Africa. Read more here ⬇️ blog.google/around-the-glo…
The growth of eCommerce has accelerated during the pandemic & now accounts for 20% growth in sales worldwide! Today @googleafrica hosted a summit for Retailers in South Africa to get them ready for the future! #ThinkRetail
Dont forget to join us tomorrow for the virtual Shopping Small Business Summit, where we will unpack e-commerce trends in Africa and explore what @googleafrica is doing to support your online growth. ➡️ g.co/events/shoppin…"
I salute the commitment of Google Arts & Culture to have us showcase the beautiful work these women do to the world. artsandculture.google.com/partner/cross-…
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We are delighted to partner with Google Arts & Culture to further amplify the voices of these vulnerable women through the launching of the Carakana/Google e-platform.
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...thus contributing to the realization of Sustainable Development Goal 1 of No Poverty, 5 on Gender Equality, 8 on Decent Work & Economic Growth.
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The work of @CarakanaInt restores dignity and hope to the vulnerable in our society. Women in prison, persons living with disabilities and women recovering from substance abuse;
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TONIGHT we’re hosting creators to learn more about the #YouTubeBlack Voices Fund! Register 👉🏽👉🏾yt.be/YTB-regt8krme and@akahnnanih@noziqamnganam@cheymuvh@lydiadingaading@TheCyberNerdsrNerds talk about their BVF experie#YTBCommunityMixery1ZUXIy
Following the Google I/O conference 2022, we had a quick chat with Google CEO, Sundar Pichai, on Google's plans for Africa and the future of Google’s products on the continent ift.tt/wKn57bE
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Guest who will be co-hosting our #AfricaDayConcert today? You can watch the amazing @busiswaah and other Africa stars today 👉�youtu.be/gDZ8ktJm7yQKt Starts 6pm WAT, 7pm ZA, 8PM EAT#AfricaDaya#Africadayconcert20222t5
We made new commitments to AI research in Africa, including scholarships for female computer sci & technical students in 2022. We hosted young students as part of our Mind the Gap project, which inspires students to pursue careers in science & tech. Read➡️goo.gle/AIResearchAfri…
Hey @davido 💃💃🕺🕺👯👯👯‍♀️ We're Excited. Can you Tell? Watch toyoutu.be/gDZ8ktJm7yQMgYn0WP93 6pm WAT, 7pm ZA, DAGi4nxBh
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