Home » Posts tagged with » Technology

Wholly Made-in-Africa Smart Phone To Debut In 2019

Wholly Made-in-Africa Smart Phone To Debut In 2019

African high-tech player Mara on Friday announced the production of their newest product the Maraphone – the first made-in-Africa, full-scale smartphone, soon to be manufactured in plants across Africa. “China has Huawei, Xiaomi; the U.S has iPhone and finally Africa has Maraphone,” Ashish Thakkar, founder of Mara Group told a press conference on the final […]

WeWork Picks South Africa For First African Foray

WeWork Picks South Africa For First African Foray

U.S. shared workspace provider WeWork plans to launch in South African later this year, it said on Thursday, a move that would mark the first African expansion for the $47 billion New York-based company. The firm, backed by Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp, will team up with Redefine Properties, one of South Africa’s biggest real estate […]

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, […]

How To Protect Your Kid From Fortnight Scams

How To Protect Your Kid From Fortnight Scams

You were just getting used to your kid’s obsession with Fortnite, and now, all you hear about is V-Bucks. V-Bucks, like Robux on Roblox, are Fortnite’s in-game currency. Players use them to buy the fun “skins” (characters and outfits) and “emotes” (those hilarious dances like “Flossing” and “Take the L”) that kids will say they totallyneed to make Fortnite even cooler. For the record: […]

Coaching Can Help Women Get Ahead In The Tech Industry

Coaching Can Help Women Get Ahead In The Tech Industry

Women in technology face well-known barriers to career development. Only 25 percent of “computing” professionals are women, according to the National Center for Women and Information Technology, and the percentage shrinks moving up the corporate ladder. In fact, only 11 percent of executives at Silicon Valley tech companies are women. And the numbers for women of color are even worse. The causes of […]

Digital Gender Gap Widens In Africa

Digital Gender Gap Widens In Africa

 ‘Think Bigger’, urge the colourful posters on the walls of Ideario, an innovation hub in Chamanculo, a modest neighbourhood in Maputo, Mozambique’s capital. The message is right on target for the new female trainees, eager eyes glued to laptop screens as they learn internet and computer skills. Three times a year Ideario runs a free, […]

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 […]

The World Tech Champions From Nigeria

The World Tech Champions From Nigeria

Five Nigerian teenagers were crowned champions at the World Technovation Challenge in Silicon Valley, San Francisco, USA, winning a prize worth US$10 000. The female students won the junior gold medal after beating competitors and teams from technological giants like the United States and China, as well as Spain, Turkey and Uzbekistan, who were among the 12 finalists […]

Let’s Help With Moves That Will Help You Hire Women In STEM

Let’s Help With Moves That Will Help You Hire Women In STEM

A recent uptick in successful initiatives like Girls Who Code and all-women STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) camps point to an important trend: Young women are ready to change the face of STEM fields. In 2017, Girls Who Code, a national nonprofit group that works to inspire girls to pursue their passion for coding and computer science, reported that the […]

Tesla Explores Building Gigafactory In Europe

Tesla Explores Building Gigafactory In Europe

The electric vehicle maker has had preliminary discussions with two German states vying to host its Gigafactory in Europe to build cars and their batteries under one roof, the Journal reported. The talks are still in their early stages and may not yield an agreement, according to the report. Tesla Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk […]

Page 1 of 7123Next ›Last »