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Benin collection drive nets over 20 tons of e-waste

Benin collection drive nets over 20 tons of e-waste

An e-waste collection drive coordinated by MTN and Ericsson in Benin has collected over 20 tons of e-waste. Read More

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ASUS steps up Southern African serviceASUS steps up Southern African service ASUS has appointed Ensure Services as its authorised service partner, building on the company’s strategy ...
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Huawei: data centre investment will boost Nigerian connectivity  Huawei: data centre investment will boost Nigerian connectivity An increase in data centre investment would enhance connectivity in Nigeria and other developing countries, Huawei ...
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Africa could lead in moves to hybrid enterpriseAfrica could lead in moves to hybrid enterprise With less legacy infrastructure to hold it back and rapid moves to mobile and cloud, African ...
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Wednesday 13 May

How technology eased Buhari’s victory: Zinox chief

NIGERIA
The Chairman of the, Zinox Group, Chief Leo Stan Ekeh, says the deployment of technology in Nigeria’s general elections assisted the winner of the presidential polls, Gen Muhammadu Buhari (retd) to emerge ahead of his closest opponent, President Goodluck Jonathan.»
Tuesday 12 May

Youth employability the focus for Microsoft’s new Country Manager in Ghana

GHANA
The newly appointed Country Manager for Microsoft in Ghana, Derek Appiah, says he sees significant potential in Ghana’s young population and is excited that Microsoft has a presence in the country to help unlock this potential.»
Sunday 10 May

Samsung opens Digital Village in Nigeria

NIGERIA
Samsung Electronics West Africa has launched its first Digital Village in the Oban community located in the Akamkpa Local Government Area of Cross River State. »
Saturday 9 May

Phase 3 Telecom urges gender parity in ICT

NIGERIA
Phase3 Telecom has called for gender parity in the ICT sector, arguing that it is only by doing so that development could come to the African continent.»
Thursday 7 May

Africa highlighted as high potential tech market

Africa’s trade potential has come under the spotlight at the 5th annual DHL Global Technology Conference in Dubai.»
Thursday 7 May

Vodacom supports ICT skills development for women

NIGERIA
Vodacom Business Nigeria, in keeping to its commitment to empowering youth through ICT, has partnered with e-Business Life Communication Limited to support female senior secondary school students interested in studying Information and communication technology at tertiary education level.»
Tuesday 5 May

‘WD purple surveillance drives tackle security challenges’

NIGERIA
Western Digital has released one of its flagship products, purple surveillance storage drives (WD Purple), in Nigeria, saying the solution, designed for high definition (HD) surveillance, will help tackle insecurity.»
Friday 1 May

Four million Rwandan youth to participate in #YouthConnektMonth

RWANDA
Rwanda’s Ministry of Youth and ICT (MYICT), in collaboration with various stakeholders, is launching National YouthConnekt Month to kick off on 2 May. »
Tuesday 28 Apr

Samsung launches Digital Village in Ghana

GHANA
Samsung has partnered with UNESCO and the Government of Ghana to ensure accessibility of solar-powered technologies to the people of the Volo community.»
Tuesday 28 Apr

Stanbic Botswana launches Instant Money cash transfer

BOTSWANA
Stanbic Bank Botswana has launched a new service offering in the form of cardless ‘Instant Money.’»
Friday 24 Apr

ICT skills in Kenya to grow as ICT Authority and Microsoft sign MOU

KENYA
Kenya’s ICT Authority and Microsoft have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), which will, among other things, see Microsoft offer support in providing a platform that will enable ICT skills training for up to 300 000 teachers. »
Friday 24 Apr

Malawi commemorates Girls in ICT day

MALAWI
Malawi has joined other International Telecommunication Union (ITU) member states in celebrating the International Girls in ICT Day.»
Friday 24 Apr

MINESEC, MTN Foundation seek best ICT use in teaching

CAMEROON
MINESEC and the MTN Foundation in Cameroon have launched the second edition of a competition to find the teacher making the best use of ICTs for teaching.»
Thursday 23 Apr

‘Weather Station for Schools’ Project to build students’ skills

Oracle Academy and the Raspberry Pi Foundation have officially launched Oracle Raspberry Pi Weather Station for Schools,an ambitious project to join thousands of schools in Africa and around the world in a global science experiment. »
Thursday 23 Apr

Minister urges Rwandan girls to enter ICT careers

RWANDA
Rwanda’s Minister of Youth and ICT, Jean Philbert Nsengimana, has called on Rwandan girls to take up studies and careers in ICT as these offer a chance for them to enhance their skills and tackle unemployment challenges.»
Wednesday 22 Apr

New youth ICT programme from BITRI

BOTSWANA
The Botswana government, through its relevant institutions, has come up with a new youth associate ICT programme.  »

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