Technology & Science

Africa: African Union Launches Serious Game to Mark the International Day of Peace

September 26, 2022 | Source: African Union

[African Union] The African Union (AU) Youth for Peace Africa Programme, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), and the United Nations Office to the African Union (UNOAU) have launched a serious game known as “Mission55 Conf…

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Ghana: Vodafone, Totalenergies Partner to Provide Free Wi-Fi to Customers

September 23, 2022 | Source: Ghanaian Times

[Ghanaian Times] Vodafone Ghana has partnered with TotalEnergies Marketing Ghana PLC to provide free Wi-Fi for customers who visit service stations, lube bays, restaurants, and it’s newly launched electric vehicle (EV) charging docks.

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Rwanda: The Future is Digital, Kagame Tells UN General Assembly

September 22, 2022 | Source: New Times

[New Times] President Paul Kagame has said that there is all evidence to indicate that the future lies in digitalisation and that transformation is already underway.

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Tanzania: Govt Scraps Levies on Electronic Transactions

September 20, 2022 | Source: Daily News

[Daily News] The Government has scrapped the levies imposed on electronic money transfer from bank to mobile and within the same financial institution, Minister of Finance and Planning, Dr Mwigulu Nchemba has announced in Dodoma on Tuesday.

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Ghana: Fish Farm Tracker App Launched

September 20, 2022 | Source: Ghanaian Times

[Ghanaian Times] A mobile application –fish farm tracker App — that aids fish farming management and marketing was yesterday launched in Accra to end a three-year project on aquaculture improvement in the country.

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Ghana: ‘MTN Ghana Committed to Improving Network Connectivity’

September 20, 2022 | Source: Ghanaian Times

[Ghanaian Times] Sunyani — Telecommunications giant MTN Ghana has reaffirmed its commitment to improve network connectivity in the country.

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Liberia: The NEC Biometric Voter Registration Rigmarole – Who Were the Bidders and What Happened?

September 20, 2022 | Source: FrontPageAfrica

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia — The National Elections Commission (NEC) is embroiled in a controversy surrounding the tender bid for the procurement of biometric materials for the 2023 elections with many suspecting that process was influenced to satisfy…

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Kenya: The ICT Sector Will Reap Highly From Ruto’s Plan to Advance Digital Space

September 20, 2022 | Source: The Exchange

[The Exchange] President Ruto’s administration plan regarding the ICT sector represents a significant move towards a much anticipated economic revolution in Kenya.

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Africa: The Challenges of the Digital Transformation of Territories

September 14, 2022 | Source: New Dawn

[New Dawn] On October 6, 2022, the actors of the digital transformation in Africa and the heads of local authorities will meet in Morocco, at the Hyatt Regency in Casablanca, for the 2022 edition of the Digital African Tour (DAT). Organized by Cio mag …

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Uganda: Makerere Gets Uganda’s First Smart Classroom

September 12, 2022 | Source: Observer

[Observer] Prof Barnabas Nawangwe, the vice chancellor of Makerere University has commissioned Uganda’s first smart classroom. The CreateView classroom is located in Block A of the college of Computing and Information Sciences (CoCIS) at Makerere.

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