Category archives for: Internet

SAP Africa Code Week Equips Nearly 700 Teachers in Ghana

Accra, Ghana, August 15, 2019//-Nearly 700 teachers in Ghana completed their digital skills training this month as part of the country’s preparations for SAP Africa Code Week aims to introduce 1.5 million young Africans to digital and coding skills this year.

Analysis Across Africa Shows How Social Media is Changing Politics

Maggie Dwyer, University of Edinburgh and Thomas Molony, University of Edinburgh August 15, 2019//-In mid-July Chad lifted its 16-month social media ban. This ended the longest social media blockage seen in any African country. The government argued that the lengthy ban was necessary for security reasons.

Celebrating Africa’s Digital Potential on UN Youth Day

Accra, Ghana, August 12, 2019/ — Many things have been said about the future Africa and its potential, it has been called the Opportunity Continent, the Next Frontier and Africa rising, with all of these true.

New media is Misrepresenting Women in Africa: What Feminists Can Do

Women in Africa are still represented by patriarchal stereotypes in the digital space. Shutterstock Sharon Adetutu Omotoso, University of Ibadan August 10, 2019//-When computer technology made electronic communication possible, the “new media” emerged: email, chat rooms, blogs, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook and so much more.

Thousands of Kenyan Homes Receive Broadband Connectivity

Nairobi, Kenya, August 6, 2019//- More than 15 000 homes in Kenya are set to receive fibre connectivity in the next two months.

South Africans Are Upbeat About New Technologies, But Worried About Jobs

South Africans with jobs fear that automation could make them redundant. Shutterstock Benjamin Roberts, Human Sciences Research Council; Jare Struwig, Human Sciences Research Council; Narnia Bohler-Muller, University of Fort Hare, and Steven Gordon, Human Sciences Research Council July 18, 2019//-Powerful new technologies are emerging that will continue to affect individuals in multiple ways.

Angola Cables Opens Up its Cloud Service Platform to the African Market

Luanda, Angola, July 15, 2019/-Angola Cables today announced that it has launched Angola Cables Cloud Service to the African market.

Ghana: Child Online Africa Launches Digital Literacy Week

Accra, Ghana, July 10, 2019//- Digital literacy is the set of competencies required for all persons regardless of age and social status to be able to participate in the 21st Century knowledge society.

Sharing Data Can Help Prevent Public Health Emergencies in Africa

Countries can be better prepared and respond faster to disease outbreaks if public health data is shared more freely. Shutterstock Moses John Bockarie, South African Medical Research Council July 8, 2019//-Global collaboration and sharing data on public health emergencies is important to fight the spread of infectious diseases.

25-year-old Ghanaian Entrepreneur Calls On Global Leaders To Invest In Tech

Accra, Ghana, June 26, 2019//-Jacob Kwaku Gyan, the CEO of Adroit 360,  a premium preferred tech start-up that offers software management services, social media management services, mobile apps and websites to businesses in Ghana and beyond, has called on global leaders and market influencers to invest in a technology driven and youth future .

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