Category archives for: Internet

Ghana Set for National Cyber Security Week Activities

Accra, October 18, 2017//-Organisers of the National Cyber Security Week slated for 23rd – 27th October 2017 say all is set for the event.

Ghana: Broadband Chamber Demands Regulatory Uniformity from NCA

Accra, October 12, 2017//-The Broadband Communications Chamber (BBCC), an advocacy group for the development and expansion of the broadband industry has called in the National Communications Authority (NCA) to ensure for regulatory uniformity and fairness in the broadband space.

MainOne’s MDXi Eyes Enterprise Customers with New Campaign

Lagos, Nigeria, October 9, 2017/ — West Africa’s premier Data Center solutions provider, MDXi (a MainOne company) has launched an advertising campaign aimed at reinforcing the company’s position as the data center provider of choice for enterprises in the region.

Report: Africa Lost $237 to Internet Shutdowns Since 2015

October 3, 2017//-Africa has lost about $237 million dollars due to internet disruptions since 2015, a report by the Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) disclosed.

African Countries Need To Strengthen Digital Readiness

The digital economy is evolving in Africa but at different speeds. While in Nigeria, 32 million people started to use the Internet between 2012 and 2015, in other African countries (including the Central African Republic, Eritrea and South Sudan), mobile cellular services still reach less than a third of the population. 

United Nations: New Digital Era Must Ensure Prosperity For All

Geneva, Switzerland, October 2, 2017//-Digitalization is impacting every aspect of production and trade, from the largest corporations to the smallest traders, but there is a risk that it will lead to widening income inequalities, UNCTAD said today in itsInformation Economy Report 2017: Digitalization, Trade and Development. 

Gov’t Charges Broadband Chamber to Help Revamp Policy

Accra, September 29, 2017//-Ghana’s Minister of Communications, Ursula Owusu Ekuful has asked the Broadband Communications Chamber (BBCC) to initiate public discussion on how to revamp the country’s five-year-old broadband policy to give proper direction to the digital Ghana agenda.

SA’s State of Innovation Report to be Out This Week

Cape Town, South Africa, September 26, 2018//-South Africa’s state of innovation and how it impacts the economy will come under the spotlight in Pretoria, on Thursday, 28 September, at the release of the latest indicators on science, technology and innovation.

ITU World 2017 Conference:  3.9 Billion Lack Access to ICT, ITU Wants Change

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Telecom World 2017 conference opened today with an urgent call on governments as well as local and global ICT players to work together and connect the 3.9 billion people who currently lack ICT access in the world.

Platform-A Disruptive Innovation to Tackle Unemployment in Africa

Despite an impressive growth performance across the continent, unemployment continues to be a major socio-economic challenge in many African countries.

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