DEVELOPMENT

Airtel supports Mathare slum youth

Airtel supports Mathare slum youth

Airtel is ensuring that over 800 school children get hot meals every day and that 32 teachers receive their monthly salaries. Read More

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Experts commend Rwanda as a model in using ICT and e-Governance Experts commend Rwanda as a model in using ICT and e-Governance Policy makers and experts in ICT gathered in Kigali for the Commonwealth e-Governance Forum Africa from ...
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ENhANCE project improves ICT education in East AfricaENhANCE project improves ICT education in East Africa Aalto University has launched the ENhANCE project, which has seen them team up with institutions in ...
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College joins tech world with new coursesCollege joins tech world with new courses New Era College of Arts, Science and Technology has introduced two new degree programmes “to respond ...
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Monday 23 Mar

Technology transfer to boost water supply and sewerage services

As part of the African Development Bank’s efforts to increase the transfer of technologies and skills to the African continent, Malinne Blomberg, Chief Financial Analyst in AfDB’s Water and Sanitation Department, joined the wide range of stakeholders including technology providers, venture capitalists, private equity firms, and engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractors at the World Water Tech Investment Summit in London this month.»
Monday 23 Mar

Togo launches Digital School Togo project

TOGO
The West African nation of Togo has launched the pilot phase of ‘Digital School Togo’, a project that is aimed at introducing digital technology in teaching and underpinning the critical importance of ICTs in the education system.»
Friday 20 Mar

Ghana VP woos Japanese power investors

GHANA
Ghana’s Vice President K. B. Amissah-Arthur has concluded his visit to Japan with a call on Japanese investors to take advantage of huge investment opportunities offered by Ghana.»
Friday 20 Mar

Virtual clinic to help monitor medicine intake in Tanzania

TANZANIA
The Vodacom Foundation has donated mobile phones to the Sickle Cell Foundation of Tanzania to support treatment adherence among patients.»
Wednesday 18 Mar

Villagers get solar training at Barefoot College

BOTSWANA
The Botswana Human Resource Development Council (HRDC) has seconded seven semi-illiterate mostly Ngwatle villagers for a six month solar electrification training course at the famed Barefoot College in India. »
Tuesday 17 Mar

PwC launches ‘Into Africa – the continent’s cities of opportunity’ report

The African continent is crossed by five trends: demographic change, urbanisation, technological changes, the transfer of economic power and climate change, says a new PwC report.»
Tuesday 17 Mar

Airtel Ghana walks the talk on women’s empowerment

GHANA
Airtel Ghana has earmarked March as International Women’s Month under the theme, “Make it Happen!” »
Tuesday 17 Mar

MTN to fund 100 libraries in Congo Brazzaville

CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE
MTN says it will fund 100 libraries in Congo Brazzaville nationwide in 2015 as part of its ‘Y'ello 100 libraries for all’ project.»
Monday 16 Mar

AccessKenya pledges Kes7.2m for ICT in education

KENYA
AccessKenya Group has earmarked Kes 7.2 million over the next two years to support the use of technology in the delivery of education in the country.»
Monday 16 Mar

South Sudan school gets computer lab

SUDAN
MTN has helped Juba One primary school to become the first public primary school in the country to have a computer lab.»
Monday 16 Mar

Pan African e-Network inaugurates Tele-education at BOCODOL

BOTSWANA
The Indian based Pan African e-Network project has embarked on a journey of conceptualising the tele-education at the Botswana College of Distance and Open Learning (BOCODOL).  »
Thursday 12 Mar

Airtel Kenya supports Murang’a School for the deaf

KENYA
Bharti Airtel has commissioned new toilet facilities at Murang’a School for the deaf in Murang’a County, Kenya with an aim of improving learning environment for students.    »
Friday 6 Mar

BotswanaPost terminates vouchers; turns to tech

BOTSWANA
BotswanaPost is embracing technology to transition from being a ‘traditionalist’ Post Office to a service provider of choice. »
Thursday 5 Mar

School children in Nakuru to learn more with Airtel’s Free Internet for Schools programme

KENYA
Airtel Kenya has connected Koinange Primary School in Nakuru County to the internet for free. »
Wednesday 4 Mar

2bn priced out of internet access

A new report from the Alliance for Affordable Internet shows that the price of broadband remains prohibitive for billions in developing and emerging countries, with women and rural dwellers hardest hit.»
Wednesday 4 Mar

Ekocenters to empower Rwanda’s women entrepreneurs

RWANDA
Ericsson and The Coca-Cola Company have launched a pilot to bring mobile connectivity to EKOCENTER in Rwanda, with a view to expanding the partnership to other countries.»

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Villagers get solar training at Barefoot College Villagers get solar training at Barefoot College

The Botswana Human Resource Development Council (HRDC) has seconded seven semi-illiterate mostly Ngwatle villagers for a six month solar electrification training course at the famed Barefoot College in India.