Category archives for: Internet

Retraining and Reskilling to Ease the Strain of Automation

Economist Michael Spence talks about the role the public and private sectors need to play in helping people prepare for changes in the workforce. April 18, 2018//-Automation will continue to have an impact on jobs across all industries, and the best way for companies, governments, and individuals to address the challenge, says economist Michael Spence, is […]

Eastern Corridor Fibre Optic Network Extension Handed over to Ghana

April 16, 2018//-The 165 kilometres, which connects the Eastern Corridor Optic Fibre from Ho to Accra, was financed with a grant of € 3,795, 017 from the Danish Government.

CoinAfrique Raises €2.5 million, Accelerates  its Dev’t in French-speaking Africa

Dakar, Senegal, April 13, 2018//- The classifieds ads platform CoinAfrique has raised € 2.5 million euros from several investors, thereby affirming its ambition to become the leader in terms of mobile audience in francophone Africa.

Global Action is Needed Now to Align Digitalization and Development

April 13, 2018//-With Facebook’s Mark Zuckerburg under pressure by the US Congress and greater regulation on data privacy looking ever more likely, swirling revelations about the way in which social media have been used have put the spotlight on the wide implications of the fast-emerging, data-driven digital economy.

Africa Innovation Summit Calls for Applications

Johannesburg, South Africa, April 13, 2018, -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The Africa Innovation Summit (AIS II), which will take place from 6-8 June 2018 in Kigali, Rwanda, under the esteemed patronage of President Paul Kagame and Pedro Pires, ex-President of Cabo Verde, announced a call for applications to innovators across Africa whose solutions have the potential to solve the continent’s […]

Uganda Plans to Impose Tax On Social Media Use, But Rights Activists Cry Foul

April 13, 2018//-Uganda  is planning to impose a new tax on social media users from July 2018 to raise revenue, according to local media reports.

UK Tech Firm is Bringing Internet Services to Africans Without Internet

London, United Kingdom, April 11, 2018// — ONEm Communications, a high tech company based in London is bringing internet-like services to millions of people without the internet.

Bridging the Digital Divide in Ghana: The Unheard Story of MTN Heroes of Change Nominee

Accra, April 9, 2018//-Knowing how to read and write without knowledge of computer is synonymous with illiteracy, according to the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO). 

Infograph: Uber’s Mexican Stronghold

After the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica Scandal: Can we Talk about Data Privacy in Africa Now?

April 7, 2018//-The ongoing Facebook-Cambridge Analytica saga involves a cast that is mainly American and British. But it is still a highly personal story for internet users and governments across Africa, but particularly in Nigeria and Kenya.

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