Category archives for: Internet

Next Stage of Uganda’s Digital Economy Will Be Powered by Open APIs

Kampala Uganda, January 17, 2020/ — While about 18 million Ugandans are now able to access services via the internet, only a fraction of the 18 million are able to bank, pay school fees or utility bills, order transport, search for location, learn, or perform a variety of other basic day-to-day needs; online.

India to Become $2.3Bn Revenue Market for CRM Offerings in 2023

January 8, 2020//-The overall spending on customer relationship management (CRM) in India is set to reach about US$2.3bn in 2023, says GlobalData, a leading data and analyst firm.

Halton Becomes Millennium Tech Prize Partner

January 8, 2020//-Indoor air company Halton Group has begun cooperation with Technology Academy Finland (TAF) as a Millennium Technology Prize partner.

Web Infrastructure Industry Predictions for 2020

January 2, 2020. From the establishment of the 5G technology to the growing Cloud influence, the web infrastructure industry is embracing changes.

SAP, GIZ Train Skilled Digital Talents to Support Ethiopia’s 4IR Ambitions

 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, December 20, 2019//-25 newly-trained young digital professionals today graduated from the first-ever SAP Young Professional Program held in Ethiopia in partnership with the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH.

Internet Society Foundation Announces Grants for Projects that Promote Benefits of Internet

Washington DC, USA, December 18, 2019/ — The new Internet Society Foundation has issued its first set of medium and large grants (ranging from $12,000 to $30,000 each) to 13 ground-breaking projects that seek to spread the benefits of the Internet around the world.

Spam Messages Make 55 % of Global E-mail Traffic in 2019

December 18, 2019//-With more than half of the world population using e-mail, the total number of e-mail messages sent and received per day is expected to reach nearly 295 billion in 2019.

How New Media Can Be Used to Spark Interest in Elections Among Young Ghanaians

University students have different motivations for their social media use. Wikimedia Commons Adwoa Sikayena Amankwah, University of Professional Studies Accra December 17, 2019//-There has been growing evidence around the world that young people are increasingly becoming apathetic about taking part in events such as elections, according to Ceron in a study conducted in 2015.

Digital Tool to Help African Youth Learn to Code Unveiled

 Egypt, December 4, 2019//-The African Development Bank and technology firm Microsoft  today launched the ‘Coding for Employment’ digital training platform (, an online tool to provide digital skills to African youth, wherever they are across the continent.

The Hidden Costs of Social Media Use in Elections: A Ghana Case Study

Gabrielle Lynch, University of Warwick; Elena Gadjanova, University of Exeter, and Ghadafi Saibu, Bayreuth University December 4, 2019//-Social media is becoming increasingly central to election campaigns around the world. In the process, it is transforming politics in a number of ways.

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