Category archives for: Internet

COVID-19 Crisis Accentuating the Need to Bridge Digital Divides

Paris, France, November 27, 2020//-Improved Internet connectivity and skills have helped many countries to cope with the health and economic crisis from COVID-19.

Internet Shutdown and Armed Clashes Reported as Ethiopia Edges Closer to War

November 9, 2020//-Reports of armed clashes, airplane bombings and an internet shutdown in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region, where the ethnic minority that previously ruled the country is based, have raised fears of a civil war.

Social Media Could Help Lagos Police Officers Fight Crime

The internet is an important tool for fighting crime in Lagos. Olukayode Jaiyeola/NurPhoto/Getty Images Usman A. Ojedokun, University of Ibadan November 3, 2020//-Social media platforms are increasingly being used to fight crime and pursue investigations. They offer a means for police departments to share information with the public.

Preparing Network Infrastructure for 5G Era

October 19, 2020//-The long-awaited arrival of 5G comes with an incentive to spruce up current network infrastructures to support the technical intricacies of the next-gen network.

Facebook Hits Number 1 Spot in Mobile App Advertising, Google Leads in Africa

London, UK, October 14, 2020 —  AppsFlyer, the global attribution leader, today released the 11th edition of its Performance Index where Facebook took the number 1 (#1) spot.

Women in Ghana Closing the Gender Gap in Internet Access, but Miss Out on Benefits of Digital Tech

Accra, Ghana, October 12, 2020, -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Almost as many women as men use the internet in Ghana, according to a new survey from the World Wide Web Foundation, which finds men are just 6% more likely to be online than women.

Orange Improves Access to Mobile Internet in Africa

Paris, France, September 29, 2020/ — Affordability of devices remains one of the most significant barriers to smartphone adoption in Africa.

“Altruism and Self-interest” Drive Nigeria Investment – Facebook’s Nick Clegg

September 26, 2020//-US social media giant Facebook has said that “altruism and self-interest” are driving its investment in Nigeria’s tech sector and ICT infrastructure.

Internet Society: U.S Ban of TikTok and WeChat is a Direct Attack on the Internet

September 25, 2020//-The U.S. Administration’s move to ban TikTok and WeChat for U.S. app stores is a direct attack on the Internet. It is an extreme measure that fundamentally undermines the foundation of the Internet.

COO of a VPN Company Elaborates on TikTok’s Potential Ban Controversy

September 21, 2020//-In an exclusive interview with Finbold.com, Rachel Welch, Chief Operating Officer of Atlas VPN, has elaborated on facts that contributed to TikTok’s potential ban in the U.S.

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