Category archives for: IT Security

West Blue Adjudged Most Innovative IT Consulting, Tech Firm in West Africa

Accra, Ghana, May 20, 2018//-West Blue Consulting, a world class business and IT-consulting and technology firm has been awarded the “Most Innovative IT Consulting and Technology Firm” at the prestigious 2018 West Africa Business Excellence Awards (WABEA) held in Accra last Saturday.

UNCTAD Report: Technologies Can Boost Progress in Tackling Global Challenges

Geneva, Switzerland, May 16, 2018//- Technologies on the frontier of what is possible can boost the ambitious agenda of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and help find global solutions to 21st century economic, social and environmental challenges.

First Cohort of Women in Climate Change Science Fellows Announced

Kigali, Rwanda, May 15, 2018//-The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences – Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI) announced the first cohort of Women in Climate Change Science Fellows.

Better Opportunities and Services for Citizens by Leveraging Blockchain Technologies

May 12, 2018//-With economic growth in Europe and Central Asia having peaked, following 2.7% growth in 2017 and a projection of 2.3% for 2018, countries in the region should take advantage of new digital technologies to innovate and improve their services, says a new World Bank report, Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain: Europe and Central Asia Economic Update.

Otumfuo Urges Vodafone to Extend ICT Training to Deprived Communities

Kumasi, May 12, 2018// – The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has urged Vodafone Ghana to collaborate with other organisations to extend the teaching and learning of Information Communication Technology (ICT) to deprived communities.

Briefly…on the Biggest Privacy Law Shakeup in 20 years

May 8, 2018//-US tech giants are under a new wave of regulatory scrutiny, with policymakers on both sides of the Atlantic raising concerns about data privacy.

Trends and Players in Africa’s Burgeoning Space Industry

May 6, 2018//-A growing number of African countries are ramping up their space programmes. The African Union has even launched the African Space Policy and Strategy to regulate the space.

Uber Won’t Adjust 25% Service Fee for its Driver-partners in Ghana

Accra, May 4, 2018//-Uber today said that it will not adjust its 25% service fee the driver-partners in Ghana who are protesting  about the fee.

Data Protection Standards Need to be Global

May 4, 2018//-Where it is Cambridge Analytica gaining access to private information on up to 87 million Facebook users, or the large-scale data breaches at Equifax or Yahoo, alarmingly loose standards for the use and protection of customer data continue to fuel a backlash against large tech companies.

Uber Driver Absconds With Employer’s Plush Car

May 2, 2018//-In her ruling, the Chief Magistrate, Mrs O. Sule Amzat, granted the accused bail in the sum of N200, 000 with two responsible sureties in like sum and adjourned the case until July 2.

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