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Innovation in Africa technology excites Goodwell Investments

The wave of innovation in the next five years in the technology sector expects to promote products and services that will increase employment opportunities for Africans. The curent wave of technological innovation predominantly encouraged many on the continent to be financially included as a result of better mobile and internet connectivity and applications that increased access to banking services. “In the same …

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Nuclear Technology will Enhance Nigeria Position in Africa – Russia

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The Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Nigeria, Nikolay Udovichenko, has said the development of nuclear technologies will greatly enhance Nigeria’s position as one of the leading economies in the African continent. The envoy, who stated this during a roundtable with journalists in Abuja on relations between Nigeria and Russia in the outgoing year, noted that nuclear technologies apart from …

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Technology start-ups to boost African tourism

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Technology start-ups are flourishing across Africa which is helping to boost the economy and offer a fresh image to international tourists, reveals the World Travel Market (WTM) Global Trends Report 2015, in association with Euromonitor International, released in London early November. According to the World Bank, over half of the countries in Africa now have at least one tech hub with investments …

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Ghanaian entrepreneur wins UK grant to fight coronavirus across Africa

A Ghanaian entrepreneur, Josephine Marie Godwyll, is among eight entrepreneurs from sub-Saharan Africa, to be awarded funding to harness engineering and business skills of their organizations to help tackle the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). A statement issued by the British High Commission in Accra said the funding was initiated by the Royal Academy of Engineering in early April …

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When It Comes To Sensible Drone Policy Africa Leads The Way

It has taken an event of almost biblical proportions to demonstrate just how much we truly rely on the care and services medical practitioners give us. But the pandemic has also shown us how these services worldwide need to adapt to better face another such challenge should, or when, it next arises. A 2018 UK Royal College of Physicians report …

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STEMi Makers Africa, U.S Consulate Nigeria, others commemorate 2020 International Women’s Day

To commemorate International Women’s Day 2020 (under the theme Each for Equal), the STEMi Makers Africa in collaboration with the U.S. Consulate General, Lagos and MainOne Communications organized the inaugural “i-be-lady-o” in Nigeria. The “I-be-Lady-o”  Workshop program is an expression of STEMi Makers Africa and the STEMi Women initiative to raise young girls and women participation in STEM, learning outcomes and retention in …

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Connecting the remote corners of Africa with satellite

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We live in an era defined by speed and change. The emergence of the digital transformation is one of the industry’s top talking points, expected to revolutionize and change the way we live, work and communicate. Supporting more types of devices than ever before, new technologies are being developed to help make life easier and safer – with 5G playing …

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Coronavirus: What misinformation has spread in Africa?

As cases of the coronavirus increase around the world, there’s been a flurry of misleading or false news stories emerging, as well. There have been relatively few confirmed cases of the virus in Africa so far, but the authorities in some countries in the continent are still having to deal with misinformation. 1. No, you don’t need to shave your …

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Meet Africa’s 50 Most Powerful Women of 2020 according to Forbes

This is a first-of-its-kind Pan-African compilation of the continent’s leading women, drawn from business, politics, media, science, sports and public life, who are challenging the status quo and creating a trail on terrain where there was none. They are reshaping history, closing inequalities and pioneering new avenues of wealth creation and in turn, lifting others with them. Africa’s 50 Most …

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