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DIT Designs Initiative to Inspire Female Students Pursue Science Studies

DIT Designs Initiative to Inspire Female Students Pursue Science Studies

THE Dar es Salaam Institute of Technology (DIT) has come up with an initiative meant to motivate secondary school girls to pursue science subjects in an effort to bridge the gender gap in science professions in the country. The move is also intended to enable more girls to benefit from science-related courses that the institute […]

Zim Receives U.S.$1bn IMF Windfall Today

Zim Receives U.S.$1bn IMF Windfall Today

Zimbabwe is set to get an injection of around US$1 billion, its allocation of Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today, with part of the money earmarked for health, manufacturing, agriculture, education and mining. IMF member countries started getting their shares of the new special issue SDRs totalling about US$650 billion […]

Traits To Have A Winning Mindset

Traits To Have A Winning Mindset

Clear goals. Self-confidence. Positive self-image. Self awareness. As in all aspects of life, there are five essential ingredients for success: passion, enthusiasm, optimism, inner strength, and perseverance. Winning people are those who take risks and go for their dreams and goals; that they conquer the objectives, and, at the same time, that they have the ability, […]

Huawei TrustInTech Summit 2020 – Shared Prosperity Enabled by Trust in Technology and Open Collaboration

Huawei TrustInTech Summit 2020 – Shared Prosperity Enabled by Trust in Technology and Open Collaboration

Huawei hosted its second annual TrustInTech Summit, which was attended by ICT industry experts, academia and economists from around the world. Speakers included Huawei’s Executive Director of the Board and President of the Carrier Business Group, Ryan Ding, international investor Jim Rogers, GSMA CMO Stephanie Lynch-Habib, and others. Focusing on the new challenges the world […]

$250 Billion Wiped Off Chinese Tech Stocks As Beijing Signals Crackdown

$250 Billion Wiped Off Chinese Tech Stocks As Beijing Signals Crackdown

Fears that Beijing could tighten the screw on China’s biggest tech companies havewiped hundreds of billions of dollarsoff their stock market value in just two days.Shares in Alibaba (BABA) and JD.com (JD) have plunged more than 10% each in Hong Kong trading since Tuesday, putting both stocks on track for their worst week ever.The plunge has wiped 756 billion Hong Kong […]

Tech-Savvy Women Could Beat COVID-19 Job Blues In The Arab World

Tech-Savvy Women Could Beat COVID-19 Job Blues In The Arab World

As COVID-19 swells the ranks of unemployed women in the Arab world, surging demand for digital skills could help many of them find work in a region where only one in four women has a job. The pandemic has taken an especially heavy toll on retail, tourism and hospitality jobs traditionally held by women, but […]

International Day For Universal Access To Information

International Day For Universal Access To Information

The International Day for Universal Access to Information 2020 focuses on the right to information in times of crisis. It also highlights the advantages of having constitutional, statutory and/or policy guarantees for public access to information to save lives, build trust and help the formulation of sustainable policies through and beyond the COVID-19 crisis. UNESCO […]

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, […]

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