DEVELOPMENT

Airtel Ghana hands over library to Ajumako Entumbil community

Airtel Ghana hands over library to Ajumako Entumbil community

Airtel Ghana has commissioned and handed over a library facility to the people of Ajumako Entumbil in the Central Region. Read More

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Facebook partners with She Leads Africa in support of female African entrepreneursFacebook partners with She Leads Africa in support of female African entrepreneurs Facebook is supporting and sponsoring She Leads Africa, an African enterprise and women’s business-focused movement ...
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Xoliswa Pearl Mhlanga and Anton Jacobsz Networks Unlimited takes women’s empowerment and skills development earnestly Networks Unlimited is currently training 108 interns and learners, of which 74 are young women from ...
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Airtel, Global Peace Foundation reach out to students with innovation boot campAirtel, Global Peace Foundation reach out to students with innovation boot camp Airtel, a leading mobile service provider in Kenya and the Global Peace Foundation (GPF) will be ...
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Tuesday 16 Aug

Scatec Solar secures 100 MW Solar Project in Nigeria

NIGERIA
Scatec Solar has signed an agreement with CDIL, a Canadian renewable energy development company focused on Africa, and BPS, a Nigerian strategic consulting firm, securing the 100 MW (DC) Nova Scotia Power plant located in Jigawa State, Nigeria. »
Saturday 13 Aug

Reach for Change Africa calls for strengthened social entrepreneurship

TANZANIA
Reach for Change Africa is calling on social entrepreneurs, NGOs and government to play their role in strengthening the social entrepreneurship sector in Africa on International Day of Youth 2016.»
Friday 12 Aug

Solar best way to combat light poverty in Africa

Research by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) shows that solar-powered LED lighting provides a low-cost alternative that not only alleviates light poverty but also reduces carbon emissions, indoor air pollution, and health risks.»
Friday 12 Aug

Jumia to provide e-commerce training to over 3,000 women in Kenya

KENYA
Over 3,000 women from Kenya will be given an opportunity to undergo E-commerce training, facilitated by Jumia in collaboration with SheCares International.»
Wednesday 10 Aug

Etisalat kicks off Nigerian photo competition

NIGERIA
Etisalat Nigeria, in line with its commitment to promote innovation and creativity, has announced the opening of the 2016 Etisalat Photography Competition.»
Wednesday 3 Aug

Science & Tech Minister: We’ll deepen R&D

NIGERIA
The Minister of Science and Technology has identified poor funding and ineffective coordination as reasons Nigeria’s technological development has remained stunted.  »
Tuesday 2 Aug

Access and Use of ICT stats released

BOTSWANA
Statistics Botswana has released the first results of the 2014 Information and Communication Technology Household Survey.»
Wednesday 27 Jul

Huawei in school tablet donation

BOTSWANA
Huawei has donated 30 tablets to Moshupa Senior Secondary School in Botswana.»
Wednesday 27 Jul

Microsoft, Johannesburg to train a million on digital literacy

SOUTH AFRICA
Johannesburg, South Africa, has become the first African city to close a workforce development deal of to train a million disadvantaged residents on digital literacy skills that include Microsoft Office.»
Tuesday 26 Jul

NITDA’s Taraba Smart City project receives global recognition

NIGERIA
The Jalingo City’s Smart IDP Tracking and Monitoring project, designed and implemented under the NITDA Nigeria Smart City Initiative, has won global recognition.»
Thursday 21 Jul

Networks Unlimited continues to give back

SOUTH AFRICA
Commemorating Nelson Mandela Day, Networks Unlimited, a value-added distributor, donated blankets to the South African Family Relief Project (SAFRP). »
Thursday 21 Jul

Business incubator to boost 200 Zimbabwean entrepreneurs

ZIMBABWE
200 would-be Zimbabwean entrepreneurs are set to benefit from business training and support, thanks to a business development programme to be launched by business incubation specialist KBA Africa.  »
Tuesday 19 Jul

MTN Business partners with the National Gazelles to boost SMEs market

SOUTH AFRICA
MTN Business today announced a new drive to help support the growth of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and contribute to creating sustainable entities. »
Tuesday 19 Jul

Trisat showcases online platform for schools management

NIGERIA
Software development company Trisat Communications Limited has launched an online platform, nortify.com.ng, to provide digital tools to simplify school management.»
Monday 18 Jul

Nigeria's ComTech minister restates need for ICT University

NIGERIA
Nigeria’s Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, has restated the need for the establishment of an ICT University in Nigeria, the first of its kind in Africa.»
Wednesday 13 Jul

Bocodol Strategy 2020 to advance technology uptake

BOTSWANA
The new 2016 to 2020 Botswana College of Distance and open Learning Strategic Plan is a testament of the institution’s move towards an embedded e-learning regime. »

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Access and Use of ICT stats releasedAccess and Use of ICT stats released

Statistics Botswana has released the first results of the 2014 Information and Communication Technology Household Survey.