Technology & Science

Africa:Security Vulnerabilities in Electronic Voting Technology

June 21, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[ENOUGH] As President Kabila weighs running for an illegal third term, his regime’s electoral commission seeks purchase of 105,000 electronic voting machines with potentially severe security and privacy vulnerabilities. Voting machines made by same Sou…

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Nigeria:Adinde – Nigeria Must Invest in ICT Education for Youth Empowerment

June 21, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[This Day] Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde is the Administrator, Digital Bridge Institute, an information and communications technology capacity building institute. He spoke with Emma Okonji on the need for government to invest more in technology to enhance capac…

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Zimbabwe:Telecoms Regulator Slashes Mobile Data Charges

June 21, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[The Herald] The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ) has reduced local mobile data and Internet charges after concluding a cost modelling exercise for telecommunication network services in the country covering mobile…

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Zimbabwe:What You Need to Know About Internet Addiction

June 21, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[The Herald] Ten years ago, the only people who spent a majority of their leisure time on the computer were paid members of the technology industry.

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Tanzania:Mobile Money Transactions Up

June 21, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Sh3.3 trillion was transacted through mobile money interoperability during the first 10 months of the 2017/18 financial year, the Bank of Tanzania (BoT) Monetary Policy Statement for June 2018 has said.

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Rwanda:Parents, Teachers Welcome Ban On Cell Phones in Schools

June 21, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[New Times] Both teachers and parents have welcomed the ban of cell phone use by students in primary and secondary schools that was announced recently by the Ministry of Education.

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Zimbabwe:Govt Slashes Mobile Data By 60% a Month Before Elections

June 21, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[New Zimbabwe] Government has slashed mobile data tariffs from 12.5 cents to 5 cents per MB, the Posts and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) said on Wednesday.

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Nigeria:Facebook Wants Nigerian Students to Build New Solutions

June 20, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[Guardian] Social media giant, Facebook has beckoned on Nigerian varsity students to build and develop technology solutions that can help the country move forward.

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Nigeria:1market.NG Seeks Growth of Made-in-Nigeria Products

June 20, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[Guardian] As part of effort aimed at promoting Made-in-Nigeria products, the management of 1Market.ng has launched an online platform designed to bridge the gap between global buyers and African suppliers.

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Nigeria:Experts Want Women to Bridge Digital Gap, Leverage Tech for Jobs

June 20, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[Guardian] Experts have urged women to leverage the digital space for information communications technology (ICT) jobs.

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