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The Language Of The Future Is Already Written

The Language Of The Future Is Already Written

The language of the future is already written. The world is changing. Over the past few decades, we’ve seen it progress at a previously unimaginable pace in several aspects – most noticeably, the technology that we possess. Not too long ago, computers filled up rooms; but today, they fit in our pockets. To communicate with […]

U.S. Consulate Trains Women, Students On Drone Technology

U.S. Consulate Trains Women, Students On Drone Technology

The United States Consulate General in Lagos in collaboration with Baltimore-based Global Air Media, on Tuesday concluded a two-day drone technology workshop for students and women. The training was held at the Cedar STEM & Entrepreneurship Hub, and American Corner at Co-Creation Hub (CCHUB), both in Yaba, Lagos, on Monday and Tuesday respectively. A team […]

Ms Geek Africa Is Encouraging Girls From Across Africa To Use Technology To Improve Everyday Life

Ms Geek Africa Is Encouraging Girls From Across Africa To Use Technology To Improve Everyday Life

Girls in ICT Rwanda celebrated the fifth anniversary of Ms Geek with the second edition of Ms Geek Africa, a competition that judges women on brilliance rather than beauty The Ms. Geek Africa competition, which focuses on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), has concluded its second edition. The contest champions female tech wizards and […]

Facebook Creates Its First Hub Space In Africa

Facebook Creates Its First Hub Space In Africa

With creativity and excellence existing across all of Nigeria, Facebook also announced partnerships with seven other hubs across the country including in Abuja (Ventures Platform), Jos (nHub), Kaduna (Colab Hub), Kano (DI Hub), Uyo (Start Innovation Hub), Enugu (Roar Hub) and Port Harcourt (Ken Saro Wiwa Hub). These will serve as centres of excellence and […]

Stratolaunch Is About To Be Launched- The World’s Biggest Plane

Stratolaunch Is About To Be Launched- The World’s Biggest Plane

The world’s largest plane, Stratolaunch, could be just months away from its first flight. The aircraft, which is the vision of Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, has a wingspan longer than a football field and comes equipped with two cockpits, 28 wheels and six engines normally used to power 747 jumbo jets. Eventually, it will be […]

‘Phubbing’ Is Hurting Your Relationships. Here’s What It Is

‘Phubbing’ Is Hurting Your Relationships. Here’s What It Is

Whether you know it or not, you’ve been phubbed. “Phubbing” — snubbing someone you’re talking to to look at a cell phone — may not be part of your everyday vocabulary, but it’s almost certainly part of your everyday life. Just think about how often a conversation stalls because your friends (or you) have pulled […]

Women Scientists To Benefit From New Partnership

Women Scientists To Benefit From New Partnership

Rwandan women scientists have entered a new partnership expected to help increase their visibility. The new partnership announced last Friday brings together Rwandan Association for Women in Science and Engineering (RAWISE), a non-profit organisation and Organisation for Women in Science for the Developing World (OSWD), Rwanda chapter. RAWISE was established last year by a group […]

To Fix Tech’s Gender Imbalance, Confident Women Must Rise

To Fix Tech’s Gender Imbalance, Confident Women Must Rise

Recently Nearshore Americas published an article examining the issue of gender in the nearshore services market, and found that there continue to be problems. One of the most concerning findings of the article was the prevalence of stereotypes about women working in technology. Hiring more women doesn’t just make good business sense, but will also play a […]

Let’s Have More Science, Technology, Innovation Policies That Benefit Women – AFDB

Let’s Have More Science, Technology, Innovation Policies That Benefit Women – AFDB

The African Development Bank has called on African countries to make science, technology and innovation (STI) policies inclusive and place women and girls at the centre of STI programmes. The bank made the call as the International Day of Women and Girls in Science was celebrated across the world. Celebrated each year on February 11, […]

Tragic Plane Crash Kills 5 Year Old And Others In Russia

Tragic Plane Crash Kills 5 Year Old And Others In Russia

Nadezhda Krasova, five, the youngest victim in the crash, died along with her mother Oksana Krasova, 32, after the Antonov An-148 airliner broke up in mid-air, according to eyewitness reports.  The Saratov Airlines regional jet disappeared from radar screens a few minutes after departing from the capital’s Domodedovo Airport, according to the Mail newspaper. The […]

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