Technology News - NWI

Africa:The Uneasy Relationship Between Online Betting and Mobile Money Transactions | Tue, 24 Apr 2018 14:20:42 GMT
[The Conversation Africa] The growth in mobile money services has created new opportunities for merchants to sell their products and services. One of these is the fast-growing sports betting sector which has taken a number of African countries by storm.

Angola:Country's First Satellite Is Dead - Report | Tue, 24 Apr 2018 12:18:55 GMT
[ANGOP] Luanda -The first geostationary satellite of Angola, Angosat-1, is officially declared inoperative, confirmed Monday in Luanda, the Angolan Minister of Telecommunications and Information Technologies, José Carvalho da Rocha.

Angola:Minister Announces New Satellite | Tue, 24 Apr 2018 14:40:50 GMT
[ANGOP] Luanda -The minister of Telecommunications and Information Technologies, José Carvalho da Rocha, has announced officially the construction of a new Angolan satellite, whose completion is set for within one year and half.

Africa:Kenya Among the Leaders in Using ICT in the Classroom in Africa | Tue, 24 Apr 2018 09:22:56 GMT
[Capital FM] Abu Dhabi -East Africa is leading Africa in terms of integration of technology in the education sector.

Zimbabwe:Telecoms Giant Under Fire Over Business Deal | Tue, 24 Apr 2018 08:35:30 GMT
[The Herald] The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (Potraz) has received a complaint against Econet Wireless Zimbabwe over allegations of possible unauthorised use of another company's interlectual property. The complaint comes from M Comm Africa Limited who have already gone to court.

Ecobank Invites African Fintech Startups To Apply For Their Funding Competition | Tue, 24 Apr 2018 13:27:08 +0000
Pan African bank, Ecobank has just called startups with Fintech solutions to apply for the Ecobank Fintech Challenge 2018. The competition is in its second year and last year over 850 contestants applied so competition will definitely be stiff. Ecobank Fintech Challenge gives African startups a chance to promote their fintech solutions partner or an […] The post Ecobank Invites African Fintech Startups To Apply For Their Funding Competition appeared first on Techzim.

Finally!!! Facebook Will Let You Know What Gets You Banned | Tue, 24 Apr 2018 12:56:34 +0000
For the past weeks, Facebook has been on a damage control exercise since it became involved in a scandal that has tarnished its image. Concerns have been raised about Facebook’s handling of user’s information and the safeguards it has in place to protect the information. Now, the social media giant is going to officially publish rules […] The post Finally!!! Facebook Will Let You Know What Gets You Banned appeared first on Techzim.

Entrepreneur Writes To Strive Masiyiwa And POTRAZ, Says Econet Stole His Idea | Tue, 24 Apr 2018 11:32:51 +0000
When startups pitch to big companies there is usually some fear on their end as they are afraid of getting their ideas stolen and them being left in the dust. One such person who claims they were affected by this is Ignatius Munengwa. He claims Econet stole an idea he pitched to them back in […] The post Entrepreneur Writes To Strive Masiyiwa And POTRAZ, Says Econet Stole His Idea appeared first on Techzim.

Telone And NUST To Partner In Setting Up A Telecommunications R&D Lab | Tue, 24 Apr 2018 09:19:29 +0000
Telone has partnered with the National University of Science and Technology (NUST) to set up a telecommunications research laboratory. We all know that firms in Zimbabwe hardly satisfy the amount of investment required for Research & Development (R&D) therefore Telone by partnering NUST mean that they have cut back these costs significantly. NUST brings its researching expertise into […] The post Telone And NUST To Partner In Setting Up A Telecommunications R&D Lab appeared first on Techzim.

ZTA Aims To Boost Tourism With An Online Platform To Register Houses And Lodges For Accomodation | Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:11:30 +0000
The tourism and hospitality sector will find a new impetus to increase tourism by harnessing the internet to provide relatively cheap and convenient accommodation for tourists. This comes in the background that, the Tourism and Hospitality Ministry is creating an online platform to register houses and lodges to boost tourism. Tourism and Hospitality Industry seems […] The post ZTA Aims To Boost Tourism With An Online Platform To Register Houses And Lodges For Accomodation appeared first on Techzim.

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