Category archives for: Technology

USAID Announces Winners of the Feed the Future Fall Armyworm Tech Prize

Johannesburg, South Africa, November 15, 2018//-The U.S. Agency for International Development, Land O’Lakes International Development, and the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research announced the six winners of the Feed the Future Fall Armyworm Tech Prize at the AfricaCom conference in South Africa today.

COMING UP: How Ghana Gov’t Tries to Impose Former Editor on State Media

Accra, Ghana, November 15, 2018//-The Akufo-Addo-led government is twisting the hands of one of the state-owned media organisations to impose a former editor on it.

DStv, GOtv Sweep Promax BDA Africa Awards

November 14, 2018//-The annual Promax DBA Awards, the world’s highest accolade for creative professionals within the industry/television promotion and marketing professionals recently took place at the Maslow Hotel, Johannesburg on 8 November 2018.

Mobile Money: Communication or Banking Service?

Accra, Ghana, November 15, 2018//-Just under the previous John Mahama administration, there was a huge turf war between the National Communications Authority (NCA) and the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) as to who is mandated by law to monitor and collect revenue from the telecoms industry.

MoU Opens A Gateway To Improving Internet Connectivity Into Africa

Cape Town, South Africa, November 14, 2018//-Multinational telecoms company, Angola Cables announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Broadband Infraco.

Ghana: MTN Heroes of Change Season V Takes Off

Accra, Ghana, November 14, 2018//-MTN Ghana Foundation has launched the MTN Heroes of Change season V to unearth and celebrate people who are giving back to their communities in extraordinary and impactful ways in the country.

Next Einstein Forum Launches Search for Africa’s Top Scientific Talent for Fellows

Kigali, Rwanda, November 14, 2018//-The Next Einstein Forum (NEF), Africa’s global forum for science, has launched the search for its third Class of NEF Fellows.

Nokia Connects Africa Through Innovations

Cape Town, South Africa, November 13, 2018// — AfricaCom 2018 will be another landmark event for Nokia to showcase how it is shaping the future of technology to transform human experiences with effortless, simple and dependable technologies.

Proptech to Drive Residential Growth in Nigeria

Lagos, Nigeria, November 12, 2018// — The deployment of technology to make Nigeria’s real estate sector more investable, increase liquidity to drive greater home ownership, will be a major talking point at this year’s West Africa Property Investment (WAPI) Summit taking place from 15-16 November in Lagos.

Africa Code Week Drives Inclusive Education with Coding Workshops for Hearing-impaired Children

Maputo, Mozambique – 12 November 2018//- Is coding a universal language that can bridge not only the gender and income gaps but enable also inclusive access to 21st century education? For the passionate team of Africa Code Week ambassadors in Mozambique, the answer is a resounding yes.

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