ICT

New app helping track construction projects, cut costs

New app helping track construction projects, cut costs

Managing construction sites can be demanding as the projects get bigger and more remote. This can lead to contractors struggling to meet deadlines, often compromising on quality and…...

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Sh1.5 billion fund to back Kenyan fintech start-ups

Sh1.5 billion fund to back Kenyan fintech start-ups

A Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation backed fund has announced $15 million (about Sh1.5 billion) to help Kenyan start-ups working to disrupt the financial sector through technology…...

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Ajira Programme inducts more than 200 youths

Ajira Programme inducts more than 200 youths

The Ministry of Information, Communication and Technology has inducted 230 interns into the Public Service, under the Ajira programme. Principal Secretary for ICT Jerome Ochieng sai…...

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Digitization - the Future for Morocco’s Business Sector?

Digitization - the Future for Morocco’s Business Sector?

In an ever-changing digital world, Morocco is racing against the clock to achieve its transition, but will it succeed in becoming a leader in this newborn sector?By Yahia Hatim -Ja…...

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Installation of Sea cable linking Kenya and Djibouti starts

Installation of Sea cable linking Kenya and Djibouti starts

Installation of a sea cable that will link Kenya and Djibouti has started at La Siesta Beach - Djibouti. The Djibouti Africa Regional Express 1 (DARE1) submarine cable system will b…...

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Marathon, hackathon planned in Dubai for African children

Marathon, hackathon planned in Dubai for African children

By Suchitra Bajpai Chaudhary, Senior Reporter -- Dubai: A marathon run in aid of children and a hackathon to find technology solutions for humanitarian causes are two key events pla…...

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Ethiopia To Build Continental Satellite Data Receiver Station With China’s Help

Ethiopia To Build Continental Satellite Data Receiver Station With China’s Help

By Joseph Ibeh -- China is expected to help Ethiopia build a continental satellite data receiver station, a news report by China state media Xinhua quotes Dr Solomon Belay, Director…...

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Ghana Teenager wins US$600k Zayed Future Energy Prize for Farmers' App

Ghana Teenager wins US$600k Zayed Future Energy Prize for Farmers' App

By Kelly Clarke -- A teenager from Ghana who began teaching himself how to code just three years ago was crowned a winner of the Zayed Sustainability Prize on Monday.Mustapha Haqq, …...

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Should public worry about privacy of data?

Should public worry about privacy of data?

Government needs to enact a stronger private data protection policy as it embraces more digital solutions that require that it collects more private information.Currently, collectio…...

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More opportunities as use of blockchain tech increases

More opportunities as use of blockchain tech increases

The use of blockchain technology is on the rise in the country. The number of companies utilizing decentralised ledger technology (DLT) across the country are also increasing.Indust…...

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