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Our Doodle of the day celebrates Earth Day 2015!
Check it out. Clicking on this year’s Earth Day logo (or searching for “Earth Day quiz”) presents one of the Internet’s favorite pastimes: a totally scientific and 1,000% accurate personality quiz. Take the time to answer a few questions to determine and share your Earth Day animal. And, of course, you’re only a search away from learning more about nature’s precious pals and interesting inhabitants.
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Today we are thrilled  to unveil #RobbenIsland on. You can explore the Island from the comfort of your phone.
 "Walk in the footsteps of Mandela" - focus on Robben Island and create an immersive guided tour experience by overlaying audio and video clips from Mandela, Ahmed Kathrada (fellow prisoner, living) and Jack Swart (Mandela's prison guard, living) onto Street View, recalling their time on the island, anecdotes and observations about their struggle for freedom.
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What is the point of reading about these foot steps, if the South Africans are acting like they never learning anything from their blood laden history themselves. Or, killing and raping their fellow African from other parts of the continent at will like the calamity we are watching on a television screens all over the globe?
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Today, we’re excited to introduce *Smartbox*—a better, smarter mailbox that fuses physical mail with everything you love about the electronic kind.
Email anytime before April 2 to be invited, and to reserve your spot on the Smartbox waitlist.
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Developers in Africa now have a new community - the Google Developers Africa G+ Community - to connect, share ideas, learn about events, and ask questions of our experts and devs across Africa.

The community is kicking today with the first monthly Hangout on Air - a livestream event featuring Google Developer Experts +DaleHumby, +JohannduToit, +HirenPatel and +AlexKoller, this time on mobile connectiv

Wherever you are, join their G+ community at and tune into the show on Tuesday at 4:00PM WAT / 5:00PM SAT / 6:00PM EAT (event link: 
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How to Enter for the 2015 Google Science Fair?
We thought we'd share this with all you young scientists (or curious minds) with question on how to enter for the Google Science Fair 2015.
Remember, the submission deadline is May 19 2015.
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Our Sub-Saharan Africa User Experience Masterclass series kicks off!
This April, designers from Google User Experience Team  will be visiting Sub-Saharan Africa to conduct hands-on user experience masterclasses in Cape Town, Nairobi and Lagos.

Interested in learning the process of taking an idea from concept to launch, including sketching, user testing and prototyping?

Then visit the event website : and apply now.
Applications close on the 4th of April 2015.
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+Clayton Brown  The event is targeted at Product teams not just UX teams so feel free to add an engineer or product manager to complete the team
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Video hii inaongea kuhusu Matangazo za Simu ya Mkononi na kukueleza vile ya kutengeneza tangazo kama hili. Ukipenda kuona video zingine kama hii, tafadhali tueleze katika gumzo ya hii video na tutafurahia kutengeneza zingine. #Swahili  
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sikutegemea kuwa na waswahili wana patikana hapa,maana mmi nikama nmepotea tu walio wengi ni wa ngereza na wa fransa tu woooow ongera sana kaka
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In their own words: listen to former prisoners tell their stories #RobbenIsland.  You can also get the app, (available in Google Play)
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A watch face for everyone
There are now more than one thousand different watch faces available for Android Wear—from ones that match your clothes, to ones with napping cats, to ones that show the stars. To help you find your favorites, we’ve expanded our hand-picked collection on Google Play- . So try a watch face on for size, and change things up as often as you want.
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Saturday, March 28th, Africa's most populous nation Nigeria went to the polls to vote for the next president. How does the outcome of the elections determine the path that the country will take towards achieving stability and peace?
Beyond the media filter, JTS OnAir puts you in touch with the people on the ground. We invite you to join the conversation and ask your questions live to our teams in Abuja, Port Harcourt, Jos, and Maiduguri, working across different regions to support peaceful elections.

Time: Today, 31 Mar, 17:00 - 18:00
On Saturday, March 28th, millions of Nigerians go to the voting booths to choose the next President of Africa's largest nation. These elections could be a watershed moment in the consolidation of Nigeria's democracy and in the struggle against violent extremism. How does their outcome determine the path that the country will take towards achieving stability and peace?

Beyond the media filter, JTS OnAir puts you in touch with the people on the ground. Join the conversation and ask your questions live to our teams in Abuja, Port Harcourt, Jos, and Maiduguri, working across different regions to support peaceful elections. 
This Hangout On Air is hosted by Search for Common Ground. The live video broadcast will begin soon.
Nigeria 2015: After the Vote
Tue, March 31, 12:00 PM
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Lumos! Your voice is now the on/off switch. Power up your Android’s flashlight, Wifi, and Bluetooth with zero taps. Available on Lollipop.
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Tip of the day
Ask Google to send an SMS for you without ever touching your phone. You can say things like "Text Ade" or "Send a Hangout message to Cynthia".
Google will then ask you to speak the message.
Try it!
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Getting people online in Africa

Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful.

Google Sub Saharan Africa (SSA)

The Internet is a powerful source of information. Google's strategy in Africa is to get more users online by developing an accessible, relevant and sustainable internet ecosystem.
  • Reducing access as a barrier to all potential users
  • Making the Internet relevant and useful to Africans
  • Helping strengthen an Internet ecosystem in Africa that is vibrant, and sustainable and self-sufficient in the long-term
Our Google+ Page

The Google Africa team will be sharing interesting information about our events, product launches and other activities in the region.  We may from time to time post information from other places which we think you will find interesting and useful.

We hope that you'll find the content and interactions here fun, engaging, interesting and most importantly, valuable.  

We want your feedback so don't be shy to tell us what you think and how we can do better.

Look out for open hangouts with Googlers on the team.