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Nigerian Investors Should Seize Opportunities In The DRC – Akinwumi Adeshina

Nigerian Investors Should Seize Opportunities In The DRC – Akinwumi Adeshina

President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina has rallied the Nigerian private sector to take advantage of the huge investment opportunities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to develop Africa. He expressed the need to build an effective investment bridge with the DRC, “because when you unlock their potentials, you unlock […]

Econet’s Cassava Smartech Set To Challenge Whatsapp Dominance in Africa

Econet’s Cassava Smartech Set To Challenge Whatsapp Dominance in Africa

Econet Wireless Zimbabwe Limited’s (EWZL)’s subsidiary, Cassava Smartech, has successfully developed a multi-purpose application, Sasai which will be launched soon in a development that is set to challenge Whatsapp’s dominance on the African continent. In a statement, the financial technology company said the new application will enable users to go beyond sending texts and videos. […]

Aircraft Assembled, and Flown, By SA Teenagers Lands Safely In Egypt

Aircraft Assembled, and Flown, By SA Teenagers Lands Safely In Egypt

The first aircraft assembled, and flown, by South African teenagers arrived safely in Cairo, Egypt, on Monday, after it jetted off from Cape Town last month. The aircraft was assembled by a group of 20 students from vastly different backgrounds. According to the BBC, the four-seater Sling 4 plane landed in Namibia, Malawi, Ethiopia, Zanzibar, […]

Unleashing The Power Of Women

Unleashing The Power Of Women

This June, thousands will flock to Vancouver for a global dialogue on how to accelerate progress for girls and women under the banner of power, progress and change. At the Women Deliver 2019 Conference, the largest in the world for gender equality, delegates will come together to unlock power at three levels: individual, structural, and […]

Microsoft Opens First Africa Development Centre In Kenya and Nigeria

Microsoft Opens First Africa Development Centre In Kenya and Nigeria

It was almost three decades ago that Microsoft opened its first offices in Africa. In this time, we’ve witnessed incredible growth on the continent – more internet connectivity, more digital capability and more innovation. Africans have expanded the applications of technology, changing the way communities bank, farm and even access healthcare. At Microsoft, we’re very […]

Rwanda Moves To Regulate Social Media Content Amid Misinformation

Rwanda Moves To Regulate Social Media Content Amid Misinformation

The Government is going to devise strategies to regulate social media content, a move which is intended to curb the spread of misinformation, the Minister for ICT and Innovation, Paula Ingabire, has disclosed. Ingabire made the revelation on Friday while responding to MP Jean Claude Ntezimana’s concerns over abusive social media content and false identities. […]

Be The Lady In Red – Don’t Be Afraid To Stand Out

Be The Lady In Red – Don’t Be Afraid To Stand Out

1. Don’t be afraid to stand out. Be “the lady in red.” Regardless of the industry, women bring qualities to a project that men may not possess. For example, I inherited my grandmother’s keen attention to detail. For her, “detail” had her designing rooms with built-in vacuum cleaners, walls covered in velvet wallpaper and meticulous […]

Uganda To Launch Locally Made, Solar Powered Vehicles Before The End Of 2019

Uganda To Launch Locally Made, Solar Powered Vehicles Before The End Of 2019

The minister of Science Technology and innovations Dr Elioda Tumwesigye has assured Ugandans that before end of 2019, Uganda will be having its own made solar powered buses plying on the roads of Kampala and Entebbe. In 2014, Uganda Investment Authority commissioned two companies- Kiira Motors Corporation owned by Makerere University College of Engineering, Design, […]

Techno-Expo By FG To Boost Inventions, Innovations In Nigeria

Techno-Expo By FG To Boost Inventions, Innovations In Nigeria

Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, minster of science and technology has said the 2019 Technology and Innovation Expo will bring to the fore the capabilities of Nigerian engineers, inventors and innovators in fast tracking sustainable development of the country. Dr. Onu disclosed this while briefing the press after inspecting the venue of the forthcoming 2019 Techno and […]

The Incubator Called Roar -The First University – Embedded Technology Hub In West Africa

The Incubator Called Roar -The First University – Embedded Technology Hub In West Africa

Nigeria is gradually taking the lead in setting up incubation and tech hubs where startups and young people develop software programmes and apps. Roar Nigeria, the first fully fledged university-embedded technology hub in West Africa, is training young tech experts and innovators – despite funding challenges. In Nigeria, college and university students are taking the […]

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