Technology News - NWI

Liberia:Govt Calls for Free, Open Safe Cyberspace | Tue, 12 Dec 2017 09:58:20 GMT
[NEWS] Liberia has joined other nations in calling for a free, open and safe cyberspace that will allow digital trade and other activities which enhances sustainable economic development and growth.

Ghana:Three Key Trends for African Economic Growth in 2018 | Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:42:27 GMT
[Business Day] DIGITAL innovation in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is being driven by the explosion in mobile phone usage, enabling African consumers to leapfrog existing business models and technologies.

Kenya:World Class Data Centre Launched in Nairobi County | Tue, 12 Dec 2017 05:38:22 GMT
[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Nairobi County Government has launched a world class data centre which is the backbone of the Information Communication Technology transformation road map which will ensure better service delivery in the city.

Ghana:Broadband Connectivity - Govt to Review Policy | Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:43:27 GMT
[Business Day] Communications Minister Ursula Owusu Ekuful has said the government will review Ghana's 2012 Broadband policy in 2018 to enhance effective broadband connectivity.

Ghana:Impact of Cybercrime On Virtual Businesses | Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:40:57 GMT
[Business Day] One of the many privileges of the internet is the initiative of creating a global platform for buying and selling goods as well as the convenience of mediating important business transactions. This has led to the introduction of e-commerce.

Afreximbank To Loan $1.5b To Zimbabwe And Provide Guarantees To Foreign Investors | Tue, 12 Dec 2017 19:56:06 +0000
The African Export Import Bank (Afreximbank) said they will avail a loan to the tune of $1.5 billion to Zimbabwe to assist with the economic recovery process. The president and chairman of Afreximbank Okey Oramah visited president Mnangagwa here in Harare. The bank pledged to continue to support Zimbabwe as they have even when the country […] Articles appeared first on Techzim; Afreximbank To Loan $1.5b To Zimbabwe And Provide Guarantees To Foreign Investors

[Video] Steward bank is calling for you software engineers out there to join their freelance team | Tue, 12 Dec 2017 19:10:43 +0000
So maybe you are chilling at home looking for the next hustle. The Internet has married you with a couple of neat skills maybe as an app developer, coder, software engineer. Well here is Steward Bank with a freelance gig for you. Interested? Sign up  here! Steward BankSteward Bank, is a commercial bank registered and […] Articles appeared first on Techzim; [Video] Steward bank is calling for you software engineers out there to join their freelance team

Will WhatsApp for Business be big in Zimbabwe? | Tue, 12 Dec 2017 16:18:17 +0000
We’ve been talking about WhatsApp for business for a while now. We were quite excited about the whole idea but now to be quite frank the hype is dying down (or rather, let me speak for myself, my hype is dying down) and the reason is probably that I don’t have access to it yet 😫 WhatsApp […] Articles appeared first on Techzim; Will WhatsApp for Business be big in Zimbabwe?

Big data: When we moved from being the customers into being the product. | Tue, 12 Dec 2017 11:04:29 +0000
During the Competition and Tariffs Commission event that happened last week, we touched a little on internet privacy, something that’s been of concern to the people who use the internet much. There’s always a different angle to it, for example I remember discussing issues around privacy versus security at the AfricaCom event. Here, we were […] Articles appeared first on Techzim; Big data: When we moved from being the customers into being the product.

Telone Revenue Increases Despite Loss Of Subscribers | Tue, 12 Dec 2017 10:23:56 +0000
Telone, the sole fixed line operator in the country lost subscribers in the third quarter of 2017. Despite the drop in subscribers revenue actually increased. There were some interesting developments in voice traffic too. Let’s dig in. Subscribers Number of subscribers fell by 2.3% from second quarter to third quarter. This was after there was […] Articles appeared first on Techzim; Telone Revenue Increases Despite Loss Of Subscribers

How Nigeria Wastes Billions On Data Capturing | Mon, 18 Sep 2017 07:00:00 +0000
[By Adeyemi Adepetun The multiple data capturing and registration exercises in the country are costing government billions of naira which, according] By Adeyemi Adepetun The multiple data capturing and registration exercises in the country are costing government billions of naira which, according

Econet Sued for $870 000 in Alleged Contractual Breach | Mon, 18 Sep 2017 07:00:00 +0000
[By Charles Laiton Harare ? A local businessman has slapped Zimbabwe's biggest mobile network operator, Econet Wireless, with a lawsuit of more th] By Charles Laiton Harare ? A local businessman has slapped Zimbabwe's biggest mobile network operator, Econet Wireless, with a lawsuit of more th

AnalytixInsight and Africa Investor Launch Financial Portal for African Market | Mon, 18 Sep 2017 07:00:00 +0000
[TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sep 18, 2017) - Artificial Intelligence company, AnalytixInsight Inc. ("AnalytixInsight") (TSX VENTURE:ALY) and Afric] TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sep 18, 2017) - Artificial Intelligence company, AnalytixInsight Inc. ("AnalytixInsight") (TSX VENTURE:ALY) and Afric

Uber-Like Service for Cargo Transportation, IMMLA to Raise $38 Million Through Crowdsale | Sun, 17 Sep 2017 07:00:00 +0000
[ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, Sept. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The blockchain-based, Uber-like platform for cargo delivery, IMMLA has announced the launch of ] ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, Sept. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The blockchain-based, Uber-like platform for cargo delivery, IMMLA has announced the launch of

Facebook highlights its commitment to online safety in South Africa and Zimbabwe | Sat, 16 Sep 2017 07:00:00 +0000
[This week, an expert team from Facebook (www.Facebook.com) will meet with leading South African and Zimbabwean representatives, civil society and expe] This week, an expert team from Facebook (www.Facebook.com) will meet with leading South African and Zimbabwean representatives, civil society and expe