The acquisition, though unconfirmed at this point, follows rumours of Google being in talks since last May with Encipher, the Nigerian software company pushing the android platform development in Africa.
Update: This was an April Fool’s Day post
Android has been described as “Google’s beautiful, versatile and opensourced weapon against Microsoft’s onslaught on Africa.”
We’ve reached out to both Google and Encipher for comment on the deal and will update as soon as possible.
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