No multinational is more excited about Technology in Africa than Google. Over the past decade, Google has expanded its reach on the continent by opening several offices. Google began with a digital skills training program which has been completed by over 2 million people. The multinational is fervently supporting 100,000 developers and over 60 tech start-ups on the continent through their Launchpad Accelerator Africa.
Yesterday, Google pressed the Send button too quickly and informed G Suite customers that a new Gmail was coming soon. TechCrunch obtained a few screenshots of the new interface from a tipster called Chaim. I confirmed the authenticity of those screenshots with another person who saw the new design. So here’s what you can expect.
Google is releasing an app in Africa that will help internet users overcome obstacles such as the lack of high-speed connectivity and the cost of data on the continent.