Technology & Science

Nigeria: NITDA Canvasses Adoption of Digital Technology to Boost Agriculture

November 25, 2020 | Source: Premium Times

[Premium Times] The IT agency says leveraging on digital technologies and innovations will attract youthful population into agricultural sector.

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South Africa: Hide and Seek – Into the Murky World of Cellphone Tracking

November 25, 2020 | Source: Daily Maverick

[Daily Maverick] Millions of people are exposed to being tracked by dodgy private investigators, jealous or abusive spouses and shady criminals through the illegal pinging of cellphones by the private sector and the police.

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Ethiopia: Ethiopia’s Silicon Valley Adds Four Data Centres

November 24, 2020 | Source: Addis Fortune

[Addis Fortune] Four new data centre companies have secured land to make their home at Ethio ICT Park, Ethiopia’s Silicon Valley. Raxio Data Plc, RedFox Web Solution, ScutiX and Wingu.africa have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Ethi…

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Malawi: Globe Teleservices Chosen Exclusive Partner for International Voice and Messaging By Tnm, Malawi

November 24, 2020 | Source: PR Newswire

[PR Newswire] Singapore — Telekom Networks Malawi (TNM), the leading telecom operator of Malawi, has chosen Globe Teleservices exclusive partner for International Voice and A2P messaging aggregation in the country. As part of the engagement, Globe Tel…

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Liberia: The Untold Story & Strives for Liberia’s Better Information & Telecommunications Technology (ICT) At the Ministry of Posts & Telecommunications

November 24, 2020 | Source: FrontPageAfrica

[FrontPageAfrica] Tremendous changes and developments have been made through the efforts of the Minister, Cllr. Cooper W. Kruah Sr. and his principal deputies over the past three years with support of the President, H.E George M. Weah in the Informatio…

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Nigeria: MTN Globalconnect Wins Award

November 23, 2020 | Source: This Day

[This Day] MTN GlobalConnect has announced that it was named the “Best African Wholesale Operator” at the Telecom Review Excellence Awards held in Dubai, recently.

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Kenya: Pandemic Leads to Adoption of New Recruitment Methods

November 20, 2020 | Source: East African

[East African] The days of physically going in for job interviews may soon be over due to Covid-19 restrictions, which include social distancing. This has seen an increase in virtual interviews.

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Seychelles: Home Delivery an Increasing Part of Business in Seychelles During Covid-19

November 20, 2020 | Source: Seychelles News Agency

[Seychelles News Agency] With COVID-19 affecting so many businesses in Seychelles, local entrepreneurs are taking a new look at delivering products to clients.

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Kenya: Liquid Telecom Connects 152 Kenyan Schools to Website Domains

November 20, 2020 | Source: Capital FM

[Capital FM] Nairobi — Pan-African communications service provider Liquid Telecom has successfully connected 152 schools to website domains as part of a broader effort to enhance schools abilities to deliver online learning and services across the cou…

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Kenya: Government Expands Staff Training On Digital Skills to Enhance Digitization Efforts

November 20, 2020 | Source: Capital FM

[Capital FM] Nairobi — 784 civil servants have graduated after successfully completing a one week ICT training organized by Huawei in collaboration with the ICT Authority.

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