Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Accenture Digital Announces New Head of South and Sub-Saharan Africa Operations

Wayne Hull has been appointed the managing director and head of Accenture Digital for South and Sub-Saharan Africa. He holds an Honors Degree in Industrial Sociology from the University of Cape Town and certifications from...

Ringier Brings Business Insider Magazine to Sub-Saharan Africa

Ringier Africa Digital Publishing (RADP) is launching the sub-Saharan version of Business Insider, the renowned digital news brand for the global business community. Business Insider is the largest business news site in the US and...

ICT critical for advancing agriculture modernisation – FAO

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is critical for advancing the agenda for modernizing agriculture and meeting the food security and nutrition needs of Ghana and Africa, Dr AgBendech Mohamed, Senior Food and Nutrition Officer,...

Ethiopia to Enhance Services with Locally Made Satellite

The Ministry of Science and Technology said Ethiopia is building a medium sized satellite launching rocket that would come to fruition within the next three years. Ministry Public Relations Director Wondwosen Andualem said a prototype...

Glo extends lead in Nigeria’s internet market

A total number of 297,623 lines were added to Nigeria’s internet subscriber base in one month, due to the movement of Globacom, 26,887,929 customers in September to 27,185,552 in October. This was gleaned from telecom...
Internet of Things

Johannesburg Forum to Propagate Internet of Things in Africa

The 2017 Internet of Things (IoT) Forum Africa will be held at Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand Johannesburg in South Africa on 29th and 30th March 2017. IoT is the concept of connecting any device with...

Tech Start-up Designs Solar Tablet for Rural Mozambicans

Mozambican technology start-up company Kamaleon, has designed a solar-powered mobile computer with touch screen displays and virtual keyboards built on a trailer to provide Internet access to remote areas. According to the Internet World Stats...

Nigeria Unveils National Information App

Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Thursday December 15, 2016, in Abuja formally unveiled the Federal Government of Nigeria Information App (FGN IAPP), to enhance the dissemination o of information...

DreamOval Upgrades Slydepay E-Payment App for Windows

DreamOval Limited has introduced a new version of the Slydepay mobile App into the Ghanaian market. Slydepay is a disruptive mobile money app that enables smooth money transfer, merchant and person to person payments. The introduction of...

SimbaPay Launches Mobile Money Transfer Service in Ghana, Uganda

SimbaPay, a London based digital money transfer provider today, December 5th, 2016  announced the launch of its money transfer service to Ghana and Uganda. Using the SimbaPay app or website, Ghanaians and Ugandans living in...