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Weekly Tech Events #4: Pan-African STEM video game challenge, Ingressive meetup in Kwara, more

January 29, 2018 · 1 min read
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A number of interesting events went down last week, one of them is the Techpoint Build. A new week is upon us and here are a couple of events that might be of interest to our readers.

Pan African STEM Video Game Challenge

The Pan African STEM Video Game Challenge is a game design challenge for school students from Middle Primary to secondary schools, to create an original video game based on a STEM theme and concept across Africa.

The Pan African STEM Video Game challenge has set up a special theme called “Planetary and Space Sciences” for the 2018 edition. The theme is present for the two main categories of the competition: students in grades 5 – 8 (10 – 14 years old) and students in grades 9 – 12 categories (14 years and above).

This Pan African event will be happening across multiple schools in Africa. Registration is free for those interested in participating in this 2018 edition.

Date: 1st, February 2018

Time: 9 AM – 5 PM

Venue: Registered secondary schools across Africa.

Connect Nigeria’s SME eBusiness Fair 2018

The Connect Nigeria SME eBusiness Fair is a platform for fast-growing businesses to promote their brand and engage with their customers. The event is powered by ConnectNigeria, Nigeria’s information portal.

This free event promises serious excitement for businesses. So you should save the date and register to attend.

Date: 2nd, February 2018

Time: 9 AM – 5 PM

Venue: Eko hotels and Suites, Victoria Island

Ingressive Meet-up

Ingressive has introduced its maiden edition of Ingressive Campus Ambassador and this edition will focus on how to write code to solve problems at scale using modern technologies. The event will seek to develop the programming skills of students.

The event is full sponsored by Kwara Poly, Ingressive ambassadors and Github. The event is free to attend.

Date: 3rd, February 2018

Time: 10 AM – 2:30 PM

Venue: Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin Computer Science Lab Ilorin, Kwara.


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Ifeanyi Ndiomewese

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Ifeanyi is a desk reporter-turned administrator. Outside of work, I love to read and travel.

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