Technology
Technological advancement is the in-thing across the world and Africa is not left out. In recent times, it has been observed that Africa is fully embracing the use of technology in all spheres of life for development. One of the new technologies that are being widely embraced is blockchain. Blockchain...
Endeavour Nigeria, a global organisation of high-impact entrepreneurs, says Africa’s technology sector will record a significant growth estimated at $712 billion by 2050. The organisation said this in its latest report, titled ‘The inflexion point: Africa’s digital economy is poised to take off. Endeavor Nigeria said the projected “exponential growth” is...
Africa Data Centres, a subsidiary of Cassava Technologies Group, a pan-African technology conglomerate, is constructing a 30MW data centre facility in Accra, Ghana. The Accra facility’s 30MW capacity will be critical in leading the charge for hyper-scale customers to deploy digitisation solutions in West Africa. According to Tesh Durvasula, Chief Executive...
It is an exciting time in the world to be an engineer. In recent decades, the engineering workforce has helped make substantial advances in communications, health, defence, infrastructure and manufacturing (Blue et al., 2005), and the time between the emergence of new technologies and their implementation has steadily declined...
WASHINGTON DC, United States of America, 8 April 2022, /African Media Agency/- The 7th edition of the Africa Fintech Summit is set to hold on April 21, 2022, in Washington, D.C. at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center. This year’s hybrid event supports in-person and virtual participation, and...
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 8 April 2022 -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Bybit, one of the world’s fastest growing cryptocurrency exchanges, announced the launch of leveraged token products on its spot exchange starting with two Bitcoin leveraged tokens, BTC3L and BTC3S. These leveraged tokens are short-term investment vehicles that let traders reap...
Nigeria’s federal government has barred all outgoing calls on every SIM card not linked to the National Identification Number (NIN) of the SIM card owner. The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ibrahim Pantami, who gave the order Monday to bar outgoing calls on every unliked Subscriber Identification...
MainOne, West Africa’s leading connectivity and data centre solutions provider, has announced the expansion of its fibre optic network infrastructure to the Lagos Free Zone in Lekki. The firm, in a media statement signed by Oluwafisayo Ayodele noted being the first private free Zone in Nigeria, the Lagos Free Zone...
A new government, new technology and science ministry, and a renewed pledge to grow business from within Zambia are quickly promoting business confidence.  After a few sluggishly unproductive years, when economic uncertainty prevailed, corporate Zambia is now busy fuelling the country's future prosperity and has replaced its former caution...
By Janet Abena Quainoo Coping mechanisms such as increased use of virtual workspaces, online marketplaces and e-governance have become the norm these days as the world is struggling to recover from the disruptions of the COVID-19 pandemic. While this presents opportunities to revamp economies and streamline public service delivery, it...