Google to Train 10 Million Africans - CEO Makes 1st Nigeria Visit

Google plans to get 10 million people in sub-Saharan Africa trained, and have access to Information and Communications Technology facilities in the next five years. The U.S. technology giant hopes to train 100,000 software developers in Nigeria in an effort to make them more employable.

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Sundar Pichai, Google CEO, is interviewed by Nigerian journalist Adesuwa Onyenokwe at the Google for Nigeria event in Lagos.

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Google CEO Sundar Pichai takes a selfie at the Google for Nigeria event which is the start of an initiative that aims to equip Africans with digital skills.

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'Thrilled that we're expanding our digital skills program to train 10 million Africans over the next 5 years,' Google CEO Sundar Pichai has said.

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