Today on what’s trending, Akon provides electricity for Africans, Buhari’s list has been approved by the Senate, Microsoft announces release date for Windows 10 and the goody bag from Bvlgari.
Akon’s Solar Academy to provide electricity for 600m Africans
Senegal-born global music sensation Akon has launched a Solar Academy that is expected to provide electricity for about 600 million Africans. The initiative called Akon Lighting Africa, is targeting Africans that don’t have electricity.
Reuters reported the academy is located in Bamako, Mali, and will help African engineers and entrepreneurs develop skills that will enable them to produce solar power. Experts will be on hand to help the participants with training and equipment…. Read more
Microsoft Sets July 29 as release date for Windows 10
In the words of Terry Myerson, the executive vice president of Microsoft, “Windows 10 is a new generation of Windows designed to empower you to do great things…………Windows 10 starts to deliver on our vision of more personal computing, defined by trust in how we protect and respect your personal information, mobility of the experience across your devices, and natural interactions with your Windows devices, including speech, touch, ink and holograms.”
Some of the major characteristic of the Windows 10 include;…. read more
Senate approves Buhari’s request for 15 Special Advisers
Senate on Wednesday approved President Muhammadu Buhari‘s request to appoint 15 special advisers for his administration.
The Senate took the decision after the President’s letter was read out to the lawmakers on Wednesday.
The Senate Leader, Victor Ndoma-Egba, requested that Senate should debate the request at a Committee of the Whole, but Senate President, David Mark, declined the request, saying that was not necessary…. read more
Bvlgari Offers SoTectonic Readers olfactive goody bag of the Gemme miniatures and the book on the gems.
SoTectonic is running a giveaway. To enter, read more….