Technology & Science

Nigeria: Coronavirus – Skool Media Launches Online Learning Platform

April 3, 2020 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[Vanguard] Skool Media Nigeria Limited is putting necessary resources together to launch online platforms for Nigerian students to enable them learn from home. This initiative will be carried out through its subsidiary, Edufirst Nigeria Limited as its …

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Africa: From Chatbots to Online Markets, Africans Fight COVID-19

April 3, 2020 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] With chatbots and interactive sites, techies on the well-connected continent are finding new ways to slow the infection rate

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Africa: Africa’s Tech Ecosystem Responds to COVID-19

April 2, 2020 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[TechCrunch] In March, the virus gripping the world — COVID-19 — started to spread in Africa. In short order, actors across the continent’s tech ecosystem began to step up to stem the spread.

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Zambia: Internet Demand On Rise – Zamtel

April 2, 2020 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[Times of Zambia] THERE has been a significant increase in demand for internet services among customers as more people adopt Work-from-Home strategies in light of the Coronavirus pandemic, Zamtel chief commercial officer Chibeza Ngoma has said.

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Africa: Covid-19 – Governments Must Not ‘Sleepwalk Into Surveillance State’

April 2, 2020 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[AI London] More than 100 NGOs set out strict restrictions on governments across the world to prevent surveillance overreach

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Nigeria: Lockdown – Nigerian Govt Plans Digital Training for Citizens

April 2, 2020 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[Premium Times] The Nigeria government on Thursday announced its plans to engage citizens in digital activities from the comfort of their homes during the restriction of movement due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

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South Africa: COVID-19 Turns Learning Into Costly Data Exercise

April 2, 2020 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[New Frame] In a country with vastly unequal access to the internet, online learning will benefit only a few, while thousands may fall behind as the school year progresses.

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Nigeria: Aganbi Marks 20 Years of Tech Broadcasting in ICT Advocacy

April 2, 2020 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[This Day] Don Pedro Aganbi, one of Nigeria’s top information communication technology (ICT) broadcast journalist, is set to celebrate 20 years of reporting the information technology (IT) and telecoms industry in Nigeria and championing the course of …

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Angola: Telecoms Firm Announces Services Normalization

April 2, 2020 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan Telecom announced, last Tuesday, the normalization of the internet and international calls services, traveling on the SAT-3/WASC submarine cable.

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Nigeria: 9Mobile Reaffirms Commitment to Keep Nigerians Connected

April 2, 2020 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[This Day] As more cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) are confirmed around the country, 9mobile has reassured Nigerians of its support to enable them access timely information on the virus and stay connected with their loved ones with its fast and rel…

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