Africa Dialogues 2017 comes off on June 3rd

The organizers of the largest TEDx event in Ghana announces a brand new thought-leadership event, “Africa Dialogues”. Africa Dialogues focuses on issues relevant to Africa’s achievement of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals 2030 and ECOWAS’ Agenda 2063. Themed “Dreams We Dare Not”, the 2017 inaugural Africa Dialogues event will feature

New tech launched to fight hunger, malnutrition in Africa

International researchers on Monday launched a new computing technology to fight hunger and malnutrition in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). The researchers from the International Centre for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), a global agricultural research partnership, said the Nutrition Early Warning System (NEWS) will be able to process and detect signs of food

How Digital Technology Is Changing Farming in Africa

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the world population will reach 9.1 billion by 2050, and to feed that number of people, global food production will need to grow by 70%. For Africa, which is projected to be home to about 2 billion people by

AFRILABS ANNUAL GATHERING TO HOLD IN EGYPT THIS OCTOBER

Date: October 18 – 20, 2017 at The French University in Sherouk City, Cairo, Egypt.  AfriLabs the largest network of technology and innovation hubs in Africa, has announced its Annual Gathering for this year will hold this coming October in Cairo, Egypt. Described as the biggest convergence of key stakeholders in

GHANA TO HOST 6TH EDITION OF INNOVATION FOR AFRICA EVENT

Date: July 2017. Location: Accra, Ghana.  In July this year, Accra, Ghana will play host to the 6th edition of one of Africa’s most celebrated innovation events, Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA). This event will be hosted by the African Innovation Foundation (AIF) in collaboration with Ghana’s Ministry of Environment,

BCX to invest R60 million in WeThinkCode

Telkom subsidiary, BCX, has announced a significant contribution of R60 million to WeThinkCode as they have become the new primary growth partner of the organisation which offers a tuition-free programme designed to educate the next generation of software engineers in South Africa. BCX will provide the R60 million over three

IS THE INTERNET RUNNING OUT OF SPACE?

WHY WE NEED AN IP VERSION 10 The rate at which the use of the internet is growing in Africa has made the need for available public Internet Protocol (IP) addresses more pressing. In other words, the internet is running out of internet addresses. Africa is the last region that

CLOUD-BASED SOFTWARE FROM GHANA EXPANDS INTO SWEDEN

A TECHNOLOGY THAT IS IMPROVING THE EFFICIENCY IN THE SHIPPING INDUSTRY A cloud-based software developed in Ghana that easily tracks freight consignments from one port to the next, has expanded into Europe, setting up a new office in Sweden. The move, according to the company’s CEO comes with the advantage

PAYGO SOLAR HOME SYSTEMS INTRODUCED IN NIGERIA

THE PARTNERSHIP THAT WILL REVOLUTIONIZE LIFE IN NIGERIA’S RURAL COMMUNITIES Solar power at an affordable initial price will soon be available in Nigerian households as Azuri Technologies, a provider of PayGo solar home systems partners up with Nigeria’s Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC). To own a solar home system,

THE IOTFA IS COMING NEXT WEEK

DON’T MISS THIS HUGE INTERNET OF THINGS CONFERENCE Are you a tech entrepreneur considering or currently developing a product that utilizes the Internet of Things (IOT)? Attend the upcoming IOT Forum Africa, a conference in Johannesburg on IOT, and you can present your IOT solutions and case studies to an

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