Technology & Science

Ghana: Vodafone’s CEO Joins Global Youth Academy’s Advisory Board

January 23, 2020 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[Ghanaian Times] pChief Executive Officer (CEO) of Vodafone Ghana, Patricia Obo-Nai, has been appointed to the advisory board of the Global Youth Academy (GYA), an international organisation that provides a platform for outstanding young scientists fro…

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Tanzania: Western Union and Airtel Money Collaborate to Facilitate Cross-Border Money Transfers

January 23, 2020 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[Citizen] London -Airtel Africa and Western Union have today announced a strategic agreement to offer Western Union’s cross-border capability via the Airtel Money wallet, enabling customers to move money in real-time across 14 countries in Africa .

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Zimbabwe: Econet Suffers Volume Decline

January 23, 2020 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[The Herald] Mobile network operator, Econet Wireless Zimbabwe, had a nightmarish performance for the third quarter to October 2019 as affordability issues saw subscribers scale down on usage.

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Nigeria: SIM Registration Inadequate for National Identity, Stakeholders Insist

January 23, 2020 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[This Day] Stakeholders in the information and communications technology sector have said it is out of place for government and the general public to consider the registration of subscriber identification module (SIM) cards as part of national identity…

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Zimbabwe: All Set for Data Safety and Digital Security Training Workshop

January 23, 2020 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[263Chat] In an attempt to raise awareness on the values of business data and how information security practices are meticulously implemented worldwide, technical training services giant, AfriSkills, has organised a two-day training course between 13 a…

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Africa: Hand Hygiene Market Will Reach $1.98 Billion in the US and EU5 With High Adoption of Gamification

January 23, 2020 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[PR Newswire] Santa Clara, California -Artificial intelligence and machine learning to generate greater growth opportunities for hand hygiene companies, finds Frost & Sullivan

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Rwanda: Rwandan Neurosurgery Ops Go High-Tech

January 23, 2020 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[New Times] Medics in Rwanda are working on scaling up the use of minimally invasive neurosurgery operations that don’t require them to open the patient’s skull while treating tumors in the brain and the skull base.

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Nigeria: MTN Launches New 2020 Campaign

January 23, 2020 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[This Day] MTN Nigeria has launched an exciting thematic campaign for 2020; tagged Turn-It-Up, inspired by the company’s continued commitment to facilitating transformation, progress, and success in the new decade.

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Nigeria: FCT Minister Lauds DSO, NBC DG

January 23, 2020 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[This Day] The Honourable Minister of the FCT, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, has commended the Digital Switch Over (DSO) program of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), saying that it was an indication of the good job being done by the Commission, …

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Tanzania: Crossed Fingers As SIM Registration Dilemma Continues

January 22, 2020 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[Daily News] AS the Tanzania Communication Regulatory Authority (TCRA) now embarks on shutting down some unregistered SIM cards, many people in Kagera Region are still in dilemma because they have not been provided with identification cards by the Nati…

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