Chiniki Guard Wins Best AI Startup Award At 2019 GITEX Future Stars Competition

Chiniki Guard, a Nigerian Information Communication Technology (ICT) start-up application, has won the best prize of $10,000 in the Artificial Intelligence (AI) category competition at the Gulf Information Technology Exhibition (GITEX), which held in Dubai.

Chiniki Guard is an artificial intelligence security solution for retail stores and supermarkets, designed to monitor, detect and alert shop owners about shoplifting and suspicious behaviour in real time.

Chiniki Guard was among the 34 start-ups in the category of the Supanova finalists at the GITEX Future stars competition.

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Winners Of ITU Young ICT Leaders’ Forum (YILF) Innovation Challenges 2019

Winners have emerged in the ITU Young ICT Leaders’ Forum (YILF) Innovation Challenges 2019, which took place from September 3-6 in smart city of Busan, Republic of Korea.

The Young ICT Leaders’ Forum is an annual event organized by ITU and Busan Metropolitan city. It gathered youths worldwide to learn and to share ideas about ICT development and innovations.

The 6th edition of the Young ICT leaders under the overall theme of “Mind the gap: Sustainability and Impact in Smart Cities” explored a first gap where youth entrepreneurs are inhibiting from addressing the right problems in their community, a second gap where their solutions are unable to scale in an increasingly complex and interdependent world. 

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Team Tech Dolphs Wins 2019 Beyond School Community Challenge

Team Tech Dolphs have emerged overall winner of the 2019 Beyond School Community Challenge with a cash reward of ₦350,000.

Team Tech Dolphs from Divine Progress School, Kaduna State was honored by the United States of America embassy in Nigeria after creating an app that could help people with disability.

Team Green Tech from Topfield College, Ajegunle, Lagos State emerged in second position with a cash reward of ₦250,000 while Team Recyclarts from the African Church Model College, Ifako-Ijaiye, Lagos finished third with a cash reward of ₦100,000 and six (6) month mentorships.

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