Technology & Science

Angola:Angola to Launch First Satellite in December

October 21, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[East African] Angola will launch into orbit its first communications satellite on December 7, a government official has said.

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Kenya:National Bank Bets on Mobile App Upgrade to Boost Loan Book

October 20, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[Nation] The National Bank #ticker:NBK is betting on its upgraded mobile banking application aimed at expanding its retail business, to boost income.

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South Africa:MTN Bright and Early to Address Iphone 8 Demand

October 20, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -MTN will on Friday open its flagship outlets earlier to cope with demand for the new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus in South Africa. “We will be opening our flagship stores in each province at 7am tomorrow morning to offer our cust…

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Africa:Dell Commits U.S.$37 Million to Bridge ICT Divide

October 20, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -DELL, the multinational computer technology company, has donated US$37 million to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) globally since 2014. This has given millions of children access to technology and resourc…

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Mauritania:Mauritian Digital Tech Enable Lists On JSE

October 20, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -THE digital economy enabler, 4Sight Holdings Limited, has listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE). Incorporated in Mauritius, it listed in Non-Equity Investment Instruments sector of the JSE’s alternative public equity …

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South Africa:Social Media Surveillance May Not Just Be Urban Legend

October 20, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[Daily Maverick] ANC top brass and the State Security Agency have been reciting identical and alarming anti-protest rhetoric. They’re uncomfortable with marches, such as those carried out this week by the Fees Must Fall movement; they suspect foreign i…

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Nigeria:Gates Foundation Develops Financial Inclusion Solution

October 20, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[Guardian] A new software solution targeted at helping the unbanked people around the world access digital financial services has been developed by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

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East Africa:Huawei’s Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro First Smartphones With Kirin Ai Processor

October 19, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[CIO] As we enter the age of intelligence, AI is no longer a virtual concept but something that intertwines with our daily life. AI can enhance user experience, provide valuable services and improve product performance.

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Kenya:Ministry of Industry, Trade and Cooperatives Launch Kenya E-Trade Portal

October 19, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[CIO] The Ministry of Industry, Trade and Cooperatives has launched the Kenya E-Trade Portal to help ease the way Kenyans interact with trade both locally and internationally.

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Sierra Leone:President Koroma Assures Airtel/Orange SL

October 19, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[Sierra Leone Government] President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma has assured the management of Orange Sierra Leone of government’s continuous support to private sector players.

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