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FACEBOOK AND AIRTEL AFRICA LAUNCH INERNET.ORG FREE BASICS IN NIGERIA.

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Facebook, in partnership with Airtel Africa, just announced its launching of internet.org Free Basics in Nigeria. Free Basics provides people in countries where internet access in not easily affordable with access to useful services on their mobile phones. Such services include websites on news, employment, health, education and local information. And they are all available for free without data charges.

Internet.org is a Facebook–led initiative with the goal of bringing internet access and the benefits of connecting to the two-thirds of the world that do not have them. Facebook does this by reaching out to local telecom operators and getting them to rate for free certain sites and services that meet their criteria.

For more information about this services go to http://www.connectnigeria.com/articles/2016/05/facebook-partnership-airtel-africa-launches-internet-org-free-basics-nigeria/

THIRD WRITERS CONFERENCE HOLDS ON MAY 21, 2016.

Are you a budding writer or you are already a writer? Do you want to gain more writing skills and more information on how you can earn more as a writer? Then you need to head to the 3rd Writers Conference taking place on the 21st of May, 2016 at The Sleek Centre, 141 Ahmadu Bello Way Victoria Island opposite Silverbird Galleria, Victoria Island, Lagos.

The Writer’s Conference is an annual CSR initiative organised by Connect Nigeria with the aim of providing young writers with the skills they need to excel in the business of writing.

The following guests speakers will be,

EGHOSA IMASUEN

ADEBOLA RAYO

EFE PAUL AZINO

IKE NNAEBUE

OKECHUKWU OFILI

Attendance is free. To register, log on to http://www.connectnigeria.com/writers/2016/

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