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Tigo, JI and GES equip teachers on child online protection initiative

Tigo, JI and GES equip teachers on child online protection initiative

Tigo, in partnership with J Initiative (JI), a youth focused non-governmental organisation in Ghana, have committed to protecting children online through policy advocacy, awareness creation, public education and community engagement initiatives. Read More

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Police MfB, Intel, Airtel partner on computers for SMEsPolice MfB, Intel, Airtel partner on computers for SMEs The Nigerian Police Force Microfinance Bank (NPF MfB) has entered into a strategic partnership with Airtel ...
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Ericsson Networked Society City Index 2016 measures ICT maturity in Johannesburg and LagosEricsson Networked Society City Index 2016 measures ICT maturity in Johannesburg and Lagos Although starting at a low level, Johannesburg and Lagos are progressing in all ICT dimensions of ...
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MTN Ghana Foundation promotes young technology entrepreneurs MTN Ghana Foundation promotes young technology entrepreneurs MTN Ghana Foundation, in partnership with Ghana Multimedia Incubation Center (GMIC), has launched an ICT Business ...
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Friday 17 Jun

Huawei initiates e-learning in Ugandan schools

UGANDA
In a bid to deepen ICT adoption among Ugandans, Huawei Uganda has provided internet connected computers to schools in western Uganda.»
Wednesday 8 Jun

Etisalat: Manpower development vital to sustaining telecoms revolution gains

NIGERIA
Etisalat says continuous development of indigenous skilled manpower is central to the sustainable growth of the telecoms industry.»
Monday 6 Jun

Networks Unlimited provides learnerships to 100 ICT students

SOUTH AFRICA
One hundred technical students are set to graduate from an immersive, 12-month learnership programme within Networks Unlimited, with the skills, experience and certifications needed to kick-start their careers.  »
Monday 6 Jun

MTN half-marathon raises funds for ICT in education

MTN’s third edition of the annual MTN 21km half-marathon has been growing steadily since inception and this year the race has boasted just over 6100 participants. »
Monday 6 Jun

Reach for Change promotes problem solving on the Day of the African Child

GHANA
In preparation for the Day of the African Child, Reach for Change Africa has launched an innovation contest that will empower one young African to solve a problem affecting children.»
Saturday 4 Jun

IFC, CGAP, SECO to launch Ghana Digital Financial Services Initiative

GHANA
The International Financial Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, in partnership with the State Secretariat of Economic Affairs of Switzerland, SECO, and the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor, CGAP, will be launching a US$5.6 million Ghana Digital Financial Services Initiative in Accra. »
Friday 3 Jun

MTN employees mark 10 years of volunteerism in their communities

MTN has kicked off the tenth edition of its flagship annual employee volunteerism programme, 21 Days of Y’ello Care.»
Friday 3 Jun

Airtel Ghana commissions library for La Wireless schools

GHANA
Airtel Ghana has commissioned a multipurpose state of the art Library and ICT centre for the La Wireless Cluster of Schools.»
Wednesday 1 Jun

MP says ICT can improve service delivery

BOTSWANA
An Inter-District Public Service Celebration has given the Member of Parliament for Tati West, Biggie Butale the platform to encourage other public servants to take advantage of opportunities provided by ICT and youth talent to enhance service delivery.»
Wednesday 1 Jun

Botswana Post opens new money transfer corridors

BOTSWANA
BotswanaPost says it has launched another two money transfer routes – to Lesotho Postal Services and Swaziland Postal Services.  »
Friday 27 May

Orange relaunches Social Venture Prize

BOTSWANA
Orange Botswana has launched the 2016 edition of the annual Orange Social Venture Prize.»
Friday 27 May

Dangote, Airtel 40,000 mobile phones for indigent Lagos women

NIGERIA
Dangote Foundation this week started the disbursement of N400 million micro grant and mobile phones to 40,000 indigent women in all the local governments in Lagos State.»
Monday 23 May

Evolve with STEM initiative reaches central and Brong Ahafo regions

GHANA
Airtel Ghana’s corporate social responsibility initiative Evolve With STEM (EWS) has reached some public schools in the Central and Brong Ahafo Regions of the country.»
Monday 16 May

Vodacom trains 25 female secondary school students on IoTs

NIGERIA
Vodacom Business Nigeria has trained twenty-five female students of Clemmy High School, Agodo-Egbe, Lagos, on Internet of Things (IoTs) as part of its support for the Girls in ICT programme. »
Friday 13 May

Rwanda, MasterCard collaborate on cashless society

RWANDA
The Government of Rwanda has announced a collaboration with MasterCard to fast-track the country’s move to include 90 percent of its citizens in the financial mainstream.»
Wednesday 11 May

Infrastructure investments highlight bright spots for SSA economic diversification

RWANDA
The commodity super cycle may have ended, but there are certainly bright spots for investors across sub-Saharan Africa, IHS has told the World Economic Forum on Africa.»

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Tigo, JI and GES equip teachers on child online protection initiative

Tigo, in partnership with J Initiative (JI), a youth focused non-governmental organisation in Ghana, have committed to protecting children online through policy advocacy, awareness creation, public education ...

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Ericsson and King’s College London will be demonstrating a 5G use case of tactile robotic surgery at 5G World 2016 in London on 29-30 June.