Technology & Science

Ethiopia: Data As Future Fuel

September 7, 2020 | Source: Ethiopian Herald

[Ethiopian Herald] America College of Technology is established as a private limited company by Ethiopian-born diaspora professionals who have keen interest to ensure knowledge and technology transfer. The college aspires to be one of the leading highe…

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Nigeria: 9Mobile Gets New Chief Commercial Officer

September 7, 2020 | Source: Daily Trust

[Daily Trust] The board of directors of Emerging Markets Telecommunication Services Limited (EMTS), trading as 9mobile has appointed Stjepan Udovicic the Chief Commercial Officer of 9mobile.

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Nigeria: NCC Rakes in N362.34bn in 5 Years

September 7, 2020 | Source: Vanguard

[Vanguard] The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), says it has remitted N362.34 billion into the Federal Government Consolidate Revenue Fund from 2015 to date.

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Liberia: Supreme Court Ruling Lands Orange Liberia in Similar Predicament That Led to Its Pullout From Niger in 2018

September 7, 2020 | Source: FrontPageAfrica

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia — In November 2018, French telecoms group Orange announced that the government of Niger ordered its offices shut over a tax dispute. The company, at the time, complained that the decision was brutal and disproportionate.

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Liberia: Tech Village Africa – Diaspora Tech Professionals Have a Vision of Building Africa’s Silicon Valley

September 7, 2020 | Source: FrontPageAfrica

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia — In a world that is constantly changing, countries across the globe have adopted new technology to improve the way people live. The past decade witnessed how technology has improved sectors such as education, business, and …

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Ghana: Olam Markets Mobile Application to Be Introduced in Other African Countries

September 7, 2020 | Source: Ghanaian Times

[Ghanaian Times] Olam International, a food and agribusiness company is to introduce its Ghana food distribution mobile application to other African countries, including Nigeria and Cameroun.

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Cameroon: Covid-19 – Boosting Data Reporting for Enhanced Prevention

September 7, 2020 | Source: Cameroon Tribune

[Cameroon Tribune] The United Nations Children’s Fund on September 2, 2020 in Yaounde donated communication material to the Centre Regional Delegation of Public Health.

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Nigeria: Over 40 Million Nigerians Risk Ouster From Ussd Services As Telcos, Banks Bicker

September 7, 2020 | Source: Vanguard

[Vanguard] Nigeria’s electronic payment industry appears threatened by the on-going inter-industry disagreement between banks and telecommunication companies over transaction charges.

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South Africa: Telecoms Mogul Masiyiwa Completes Acquisition of Standard Bank Data Centre

September 7, 2020 | Source: New Zimbabwe

[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabwe telecoms businessman Strive Masiyiwa has completed a transaction that will see one of his companies owning Standard Bank’s Johannesburg data centre.

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Kenya: KCA University Launches Student Laptop Project as Classes Move Online

September 7, 2020 | Source: Nation

[Nation] KCA University has launched Sh50 million student laptop project to improve access to virtual learning for all students.

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