Geneva, Switzerland//-A new policy brief from ITU and the Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI), finds that high costs for Internet access relative to income remain one of the main barriers to the use of information and communication technology (ICT) services worldwide.
The technology that runs cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin could be used in many applications that contribute to sustainable development, from crop insurance to vaccine supply chains.
Johannesburg, South Africa//- SAP Africa Code Week, Africa’s biggest digital skills initiative, is celebrating a successful 2020 program that included a switch to all-virtual teaching, the launch of a smartphone app, a continent-wide coding competition and a host of online Train-the-Trainer sessions aimed at empowering teachers with critical digital teaching skills.
Accra, Ghana//-The Norwegian browser developer Opera and MTN, announced the extension of their partnership in Ghana and celebrated it with the re-launch of a new Free Browsing program.
If you check the data from the latest published external debt register, you will discover that one of the expensive commercial debts is a $71 million loan we took from China to pay Huawei to build for us the National Optic Fibre Backbone (Nofib) network.
Nairobi, Kenya//- The Young Professional Program, SAP’s flagship digital skills build initiative, has welcomed the graduation of 27 SAP Associate Consultants in East Africa following their successful completion of an all-virtual training program.
Teraco Data Environments, Africa’s largest data centre provider, is considering expanding to Nigeria and Kenya, CEO Jan Hnizdo tells The Africa Report.