DEVELOPMENT

Airtel employees inspire students at Kangemi Resource Centre

Airtel employees inspire students at Kangemi Resource Centre

Students from over 20 non-formal schools in Kangemi got a chance to interact with Airtel Kenya employees this weekend, through an Airtel sponsored- symposium that was held at Kangemi Resource Centre, Nairobi. Read More

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MTN CEO restates commitment to educationMTN CEO restates commitment to education The Chief Executive Officer of MTN Nigeria, Mr. Michael Ikpoki, has restated the telco’s strong ...
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Ericsson’s Connect to Learn wins Total Telecom 2015 Africa awardEricsson’s Connect to Learn wins Total Telecom 2015 Africa award Ericsson has been recognized with a 2015 Africa Award for “Social Contribution” for its Connect To ...
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Lagos says HP’s Technology Tour will boost ICT developmentLagos says HP’s Technology Tour will boost ICT development Nigeria’s Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Science and Technology, Mrs. Nike Animashaun, has said technology forums ...
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Monday 22 Jun

NIN mandatory from September 1, says NIMC

NIGERIA
The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has put 1st September, 2015 as the date from which all transactions involving the identification of individuals must be done with the National Identification Number (NIN).»
Thursday 18 Jun

Airtel supports 41 schools in the LEAP Hubs programme

KENYA
Bharti Airtel has partnered with Chandaria Foundation and the Global Peace Foundation to support 41 schools in Kenya in the LEAP Hubs entrepreneurship program through the provision of free internet connection.  »
Tuesday 16 Jun

As curtain falls on MDGs, what next?

KENYA
Dr. Bjorn Lomborg, president of the Copenhagen Consensus Centre, speaks to Biztechafrica about setting smart targets.»
Friday 12 Jun

School calls for solar power for computer lab

NIGERIA
The Principal of the Girls Senior High School at Agege, Lagos, has appealed to the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to explore the provision of alternative source of energy, especially solar, to power the computer laboratory the regulator just donated to the school.»
Wednesday 10 Jun

Airtel connects Bungoma Schools to the Internet for free

KENYA
Airtel Kenya has connected Natombo CBM Primary and Secondary Schools in Kabuchai, Bungoma County to the Internet for free.»
Wednesday 10 Jun

Intel moves to bridge internet gender divide

NIGERIA
Intel has emphasized its commitment to bridging the gender-based internet access gap with its Intel She Will Connect Programme.»
Monday 8 Jun

Boost investment in Africa’s energy for a triple win, Annan report urges

African governments, investors, and international financial institutions must significantly scale up investment in energy to unlock Africa’s potential as a global low-carbon superpower, says a new report from Kofi Annan’s Africa Progress Panel.»
Sunday 7 Jun

Airtel connects seven more schools for free

KENYA
Airtel this week connected seven schools in Mombasa and Central regions as part of its efforts to support Kenya’s education system through its ambitious and unique Internet for Schools project.     »
Friday 5 Jun

MTN Ghana launches Y’ello Care challenge to educate female porters in Ghana

GHANA
Ghana’s leading network operator, MTN, has officially launched its 21 Days Y’ello Care Challenge in Accra under the theme Investing in Education for All. »
Friday 5 Jun

Huawei to train 1,000 African students over five years

Huawei has announced that over the next five years, 1,000 students across Africa will join its technical training program, Seeds for the Future. »
Thursday 4 Jun

Solar innovation to solve water purification problems

ZIMBABWE
The recent Standard Bank Water 4 Africa challenge has awarded first prize of US$5,000 to the innovative MAJI 1200 water purification system. »
Thursday 4 Jun

MTN SA Foundation injects R8m in a 21-day campaign

SOUTH AFRICA
MTN SA Foundation has injected an R8 million into the 21 Days of Y’ello Care campaign to capitalise on the partnership with the MTNers in the 2015 investments in education. »
Wednesday 3 Jun

Safaricom, Agriculture Ministry streamline subsidy system

KENYA
A new pilot will see over 500,000 Kenyan farmers use their mobile phones to receive critical subsidy vouchers.»
Tuesday 2 Jun

Schneider Electric solar systems power new SA game lodge construction

AdSolar EPC chose photovoltaic (PV) innovation by the specialist in energy management, Schneider Electric, to power the creation of a new 22-room Rhino Ridge luxury game lodge bordering the Hluhluwe Game Reserve in KwaZulu-Natal. »
Monday 1 Jun

MTN employees rally to bring digitisation of learning and teaching to communities

MTN Group today announced the start of its annual staff volunteer programme, 21 Days of Y’ello Care, which the company says will benefit thousands of learners and teachers from disadvantaged schools and communities across its footprint.»
Monday 1 Jun

AKORION uses IT to facilitate credit to farmers

UGANDA
A team of IT specialists is helping financial institutions offer loans to the small scale farmers through mapping and data compilation of the farmers fixed land assets and locations in a move aimed at granting farmers with no land titles capital to increase production.»

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IHS plans to inject fresh $500m to grow capacityIHS plans to inject fresh $500m to grow capacity

Mohammed Darwish, managing director of IHS Towers, says the firm will soon inject another $500million into the business after raising some $2.5billion to finance expansion drives. Darwish spoke with biztecafrica.com in Lagos.

IN DEPTH

As curtain falls on MDGs, what next?As curtain falls on MDGs, what next?

Dr. Bjorn Lomborg, president of the Copenhagen Consensus Centre, speaks to Biztechafrica about setting smart targets.