Technology & Science

Ghana: President Akufo-Addo Inspects Technology Solution Centre At Kumawu

October 19, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[Ghana Govt.] President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, as part of his 3-day working visit to the Ashanti Region, inspected a Technology Solution Centre (TSC) in Kumawu, on 11th October 2019.

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Tanzania: Can Airtel Tanzania’s New Feature Take Over Mobile Money Services?

October 19, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[The Exchange] Tanzania’s smartphone’s network–Airtel Tanzania, has ushered a new mobile money service branded “Send With a withdraw fee”, emerging with a rather customized competitive advantage within the growing mobile money industry in Tanzania.

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Tanzania: Germany Injects $8.69 Million to Boost Tanzania’s ICT in Health

October 19, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[The Exchange] Sustainable development can’t be realized in Tanzania without a healthy population, that’s why the health sector has acquired a rather vital financial support from its development partner Germany to ameliorate, Information and Communicat…

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Africa: The Station – a New Self-Driving Car Startup, Inside Tesla’s V10 Software, Lilium’s Big Round

October 18, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[TechCrunch] If you haven’t heard, TechCrunch has officially launched a weekly newsletter dedicated to all the ways people and goods move from Point A to Point B — today and in the future — whether it’s by bike, bus, scooter, car, train, truck, flyin…

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Africa: Africa E-Tailer Jumia’s Shares Fall 4 Percent Day After IPO Lockup Expiration

October 18, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[TechCrunch] Shares of Africa-focused e-commerce company Jumia dropped 4% the day after the lockup period expired for its April IPO on the New York Stock Exchange.

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Nigeria: Nigeria’s #StopRobbingUs Campaign Could Spur Tech Advocacy Group, CEOs Say

October 18, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[TechCrunch] Nigeria’s #StopRobbingUs campaign to curb police harassment of techies could grow into a formal lobbying group for the country’s tech sector, according to founders Bosun Tijani and Jason Njoku.

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Kenya: Kenyan Telco Safaricom’s Alpha Incubator Faces Uncertain Future

October 18, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[TechCrunch] Safaricom’s Nairobi based Alpha innovation incubator may have an uncertain future, according to sources.

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Nigeria: Sahara Reporters Founder Sowore Remains Detained in Nigeria

October 18, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[TechCrunch] The founder of African investigative digital media site Sahara Reporters Omoyele Sowore remains detained in Nigeria on charges including treason, his wife Opeyemi Sowore Told TechCrunch.

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Nigeria: MTN Transforms 510 Communities, Harps On Increased Development

October 18, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[This Day] Port Harcourt -Telecommunications giant, Mobile Telephone Network (MTN), has said it has impacted development in 510 communities across 454 Local Government Areas of Nigeria.

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Nigeria: IATA Calls for Greater Use of Technology to Improve Passenger Comfort

October 18, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[This Day] The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on governments and aviation industry to work together to make the best use of modern technology to put the passenger at the centre of the journey and to achieve greater efficiency…

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