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Makula Dunbar, 9:00 am
Safaricom has launched a campaign to educate the public on the on the impact of wrongful disposal of electronic waste on the environment.
Dana Sanchez, 4:55 pm
Africa’s poorest country and the smallest on its mainland, Gambia is named after the river that crosses it from east to west. Farmers in the lowlands close to the river are being helped to increase production of rice, a staple in the country.
Makula Dunbar, 10:07 am
Several commercial banks in Zambia have been robbed of more than US$4 million (about KR20 million) since January this year, through a sophisticated cyber-crime syndicate by foreigners who are conniving with Zambians.
Dana Sanchez, 3:59 pm
“Pay-as-you-go, whatever the finance structure behind it, will result in the rapid electrification of much of the world that doesn’t currently benefit from it,” says solar pioneer Danny Kennedy.
Dana Sanchez, 1:00 pm
Online travel will benefit from Africa’s growth in cell phone use, where mobile penetration is expected to reach 80 percent this year and smart phone ownership is around 17- to 19 percent.
Makula Dunbar, 10:01 am
Norwegian Software entrepreneur Jorn Lyseggen was in Ghana on Saturday for the 2013 Graduation ceremony of the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST), the entrepreneurial school he founded in 2007 to help train young, intelligent Ghanaians to become software entrepreneurs.
Dana Sanchez, 5:34 pm
“Change happens at the frontier,” says Nathanial Mannin with Kenyan software company Ushahidi. “Great ideas can come from anywhere…innovation comes from solving real problems with constrained sources.”
Dana Sanchez, 1:48 pm
The Rwandan government wants other mobile network operators to invest in the project and provide retail access to 4G LTE wireless broadband services to about 12 million Rwandans.
Makula Dunbar, 11:29 am
The Gambian Vice President, Dr Isatou Njie Saidy, has commissioned the country’s first ever Information, Communication Technology (ICT) Assembly Plant Complex at Serekunda near the capital Banjul over the weekend.
Dana Sanchez, 9:38 am
Business giants like the Johannesburg Stock Exchange left the once-thriving central business district for the northern suburb Sandton, now the continent’s richest square mile.
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