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Tackling CyberCrime In Nigeria – NITDA

Tackling CyberCrime In Nigeria – NITDA

The National Information and Technology Development Agency (NITDA) says it has adopted a multi-faceted approach to addressing the growing cybersecurity threat in Nigeria. The Director-General of the agency, Kasheem Inuwa, said this at the Information Assurance Workshop in Abuja on Wednesday. Mr Inuwa spoke through the Director of Information Technology and Infrastructure Solutions Department (ITIS), […]

Rwanda’s First Electric Car Hits The Road Today

Rwanda’s First Electric Car Hits The Road Today

Electric vehicles will debut in Rwanda today through a partnership between Volkswagen and Siemens under a pilot project. The vehicles, to be launched in the presence of Prime Minister Edouard Ngirente, are dubbed e-Golf. Rwanda is the first African country where Volkswagen is testing electric cars. Today’s launch will see four of the cars unveiled […]

Kenyan Farmers Mix Tradition With Tech To Protect Drying Mara River

Kenyan Farmers Mix Tradition With Tech To Protect Drying Mara River

Anyone hearing the loud singing coming from Isaac Chereger’s farm would be forgiven for thinking it was a particularly enthusiastic church gathering. Instead, it was a group of women calling to order a meeting of a local religious charity that teaches villagers how to conserve the forest around their homes in this southwestern Kenya community, […]

Andela Tech Group Cuts Staff As It Confirms $50M In Revenue

Andela Tech Group Cuts Staff As It Confirms $50M In Revenue

Africa-focused tech talent accelerator Andela will cut 400 junior engineers across Kenya,  Uganda and Nigeria, CEO Jeremy Johnson told TechCrunch. The layoffs come as the startup released first-time earnings figures indicating it will surpass $50 million in annual revenues for 2019. Yes, the news seems a bit disjointed. Not everything moves in the same direction in the business […]

itel Launches Selfie Series Smartphones

itel Launches Selfie Series Smartphones

itel, a Hong Kong based mobile phone manufacturer has launched its latest selfie series smartphones onto the Ghanaian market in Accra. The latest smartphones, itel S15 and S15 Pro were produced to update the previous versions of the itel S series. Speaking at the launch Mr Steven Yang, Brand Manager of itel Ghana explained that […]

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. […]

Digital Colonialism – Cheap Internet Access For Africa, But At What Cost?

Digital Colonialism – Cheap Internet Access For Africa, But At What Cost?

Mental health services are lacking in Africa in general, with less than one mental health worker for every 100,000 people The African continent is developing its digital infrastructure with the support of know-how and technology from Silicon Valley. But is it giving the tech giants too much power? Yellow is the color of South African […]

Innovation Hub Unveiled For Tech Startups In Lagos

Innovation Hub Unveiled For Tech Startups In Lagos

A new tech-driven platform, otherwise known as New Eko Innovation Hub has been launched in Lagos for what organisers described “as a strategic move to use technology as the key driver to fast-growing and smart economies for the country”. The tech-innovation hub, described as brainchild of Victor Afolabi, the Founder and CEO of GDM Group, […]

Huawei Launches Wi-Fi 6 In Abuja

Huawei Launches Wi-Fi 6 In Abuja

Huawei Technologies Company Nigeria Limited hosted over 150 customers and partners as it launched the Wi-Fi 6 in Nigeria. The event, which took place at the Ladi Kwali Conference Centre, Sheraton Hotel, Abuja, also witnessed the company’s annual IP Club Technology Seminar themed ‘Rethink IP 2019’.   Chief Technology Officer, Huawei Southern Africa, Mr. Matamela […]

Coding Is As Basic As Reading and Writing for Younger Generations

Coding Is As Basic As Reading and Writing for Younger Generations

Coding is not for the future; it is part of the present. Arming children with knowledge and an understanding of coding is equipping them for everyday life. We consider the reasons for teaching children to code and take a look at such institutions as Nigeria’s 9jacodekids Academy that are doing exactly that. We live in […]

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