Technology & Science

Nigeria:Cyber Thieves Raid Banks, Inflict Losses

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

[Guardian] Nigerian financial system has been jolted by a lethal development; and that is the growing activities of cyber criminals who work in and outside the system.

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Africa:Using a Smartphone to Test for HIV, Flu, Dengue Fever

October 19, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[East African] Scientists have developed an affordable, quick test for a number of common infectious diseases including HIV, flu and dengue fever.

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Africa:Data Project Aims to Stop Human Trafficking Before It Occurs – Organisers

October 19, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] New York -Shared data hub will collect information on money moving around the world and compare it to known ways that traffickers move their illicit gains

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Malawi:Kiliye Kiliye Digital Television Starts Pay Service

October 19, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Digital Broadcasting Network Limited (MDBNL) popularly known as Kiliye Kiliye television has introduced a pay service of K6000 (US$40) as subscription fee per month to its viewers in order to view foreign entertainment content whic…

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Kenya:Google Grants Ksh 100 Million to Digitize Farming in Kenya

October 19, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[CIO] Agriculture constitutes 30% of the Gross Domestic Product in Kenya and can even do better if technological advancements are leveraged on it an area that Google has announced an award of Ksh 100 million to the Kenyan farmers to better their practice.

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South Africa:Marrying Technology and Home Language Boosts Maths and Science Learning

October 19, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[The Conversation Africa] Technology, like mobile apps and online learning platforms, is becoming an increasingly important teaching tool all over the world. That’s also true in emerging markets; accessible technologies can essentially be used to take …

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East Africa:Safaricom and Innovation – Looking At Whether a De-Facto Monopoly Operator Can Walk the Talk and Do Things Differently

October 19, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[Innovation in Africa] Like it or not, Africa’s mobile operators are central to the success of start-ups and for operators wanting to create “digital transformation”, they need new products and services. But each side needing the other does not mean th…

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Africa:Altron, Huawei Seal IOT Partnership for Africa

October 19, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -HUAWEI and Altron, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed technology company, have partnered to deliver tangible and real Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for businesses in Africa.

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Nigeria:CBN, MTN Getting Closer to Settlement, Says Govt

October 19, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[This Day] The Central Bank of Nigeria and MTN Nigeria may soon strike a deal in their dispute over the repatriation of $8.1 billion, Information Minister, Lai Mohammed said on Wednesday.

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Ghana:Japanese Company to Establish Nano Fibre Factory in Ghana

October 18, 2018 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[Ghanaian Times] M-TEchX Inc, a Japanese Nano Technology Company is to establish a plant in Ghana to produce Nano fibre for oil and gas and medical cleaning in the country.

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