Technology

Chinese giant Huawei predicts 10 mega trends for 2025

JOHANNESBURG – Drawing from Huawei’s own quantitative data and real-world use cases of how intelligent technology is permeating every industry, this year’s Global Industry Vision report identifies 10 megatrends currently shaping how we live and work. GIV also predicts technology trends up until 2025, including 5G coverage, AI deployment, home robot adoption, and smart assistant use rates. FILE PHOTO: A Huawei …

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List Of 10 African Innovations For June 2019

List Of 10 African Innovations For June 2019

Almost every single day there’s an innovator/innovation or an inventor/invention coming out of Africa. Within the many African creators/creations in existence, there are some worth highlighting and shedding light on. The following are 10 of them that were written and spoken about for June 2019. Enjoy African innovations at their finest! Gabriel Emmanuel built OBTranslate, an Artificial Intelligence (AI) tool that …

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Asteroid Day 2019 to be Held Across Various Locations in Africa

Asteroid Day 2019 to be Held Across Various Locations in Africa

Asteroid Day was co-instituted in 2014 by Dr. Brian May (astrophysicist and lead guitarist for the rock band QUEEN), Danica Remy (B612 President), Apollo astronaut Rusty Schweickart, and filmmaker Grig Richters. Asteroid Day is held on June 30 each year to mark the date of Earth’s largest asteroid impact in recorded history, the Siberia Tunguska event that took place on …

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Dr. Alexander Anim-Mensah Among Ghanaians in the US Making Great Strides

TheAfricanDream.net caught up with Dr. Alexander Anim-Mensah after he was recognized with a Distinguished Patent Fellow award for his innovative ideas. This encounter was to learn from him and share his thoughts to inspire youths all over, specifically those in developing countries. We also wanted his thoughts on how policymakers, governments, and generally people in key positions in developing worlds especially African countries could …

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Fiber optics expert Dr. Thomas Mensah receives prestigious global award

Fiber optics

Ghana’s technology icon, fiber optics inventor and Nanotechnology expert, Dr. Thomas Mensah, has received the 2019 International Nanotechnology Conference award. The award was presented at the World Nanotechnology Conference held in Dubai from April 15 -17, where he was also the guest speaker. Dr. Mensah at this international conference was also appointed to the European Commission on Advanced Nanotechnology Education …

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South African National Space Agency and CNES of France Sign MoU

South African National Space Agency

The South African National Space Agency (SANSA) and the French national space agency (CNES) have signed an agreement outlining future space cooperation between the two countries. The agreement was signed on February 28 in Pretoria by France’s Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs, Jean-Yves Le Drian, South Africa’s Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Lindiwe Sisulu, Jean-Pascal Le Franc, CNES …

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Five things to look out for in the 2019 tech industry

Tech Industry

It’s been a long year for the tech industry, with data breaches, privacy scandals and new regulations in Europe and California. So what’s in store for 2019? Marketplace Tech’s Molly Wood told host Adriene Hill that stakes are getting raised for trust, data and devices in the new year. Here are five things Wood is looking for: 2019 Tech Industry and Security …

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Top Global Blockchain Experts Head To South Africa

Blockchain

For some, blockchain is a word they hear thrown around from time to time, but they don’t have a clue what it all means. For others, blockchain represents an incredible chance to shake things up, thanks to the opportunities offered by digital currencies and blockchain technology. If you fall into that latter category, you should already have heard about the annual …

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Why African Governments need to budget more for Outer Space

outer space

The concept of outer space may mean nothing to the common man in the streets of Lagos, Johannesburg, Nairobi and Cairo. Africa’s most pressing challenges include poverty, inadequate health care, poor infrastructure and education. In essence, governments in Africa should give priority and commit resources to address these pressing challenges. It may sound Utopian to ask African governments to pursue …

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