Saturday, June 1, 2019

IBM LEADS THE WAY AS TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES EYE AFRICA

ECONOMIST -- Mamadou Ndiaye grew up in Senegal. His parents were “not poor, but not rich”. He was fascinated by mathematics, which he studied...

SLICEBIZ WINS “Apps4Africa” COMPETITION

A Ghanaian start-up planning to popularise crowdfunding in Africa has been selected as one of the winners of this year's Apps4Africa competition. SliceBiz plans to...

UGANDA CENTRE TO BOOST CLEAN DEVELOPMENT MECHANISM (CDM) ACROSS AFRICA

The U.N. climate change secretariat and the East African Development Bank are setting up a centre in Uganda to boost participation of African countries...

TECHNOLOGY CAN HELP TRANSFORM AFRICA’S SOCIETY

By Mamadou Ndiaye Universite Cheikh Anta Diop (UCAD), where I got my undergraduate degree in mathematics, is one of the most respected institutions of higher education...

MOROCCO TO GET AFRICA’S LARGEST WIND FARM

GDF Suez SA will develop Africa’s largest wind farm in Morocco as the nation seeks to boost power output without adding to emissions. GDF Suez and...

AFRICAN DESIGNS & BUILDS WORLD’S FIRST DIGITAL LASER

African physicists have built the first laser with a beam that can be controlled and shaped digitally. Lasers are one of the emblematic technologies of...

(CNN) – NEW BLACKBERRY MUST REMEMBER ITS STRENGTHS (AFRICA)

(CNN) -- BlackBerry's loss of market share in the U.S. is the stuff of legends. Last fall, it was estimated only about 2% of...

GENERAL ELECTRIC TO INVEST $1 BILLION IN NIGERIA

American energy giant, General Electric, says it will invest $1 billion in Nigeria, promising to more than triple the country’s electrical output over the...