Technology

  • Ghana Digital Innovation Week (GDIW) Slated For November 22 – 26.

    The weeklong innovation week is aimed at mobilizing collective action and investment to catalyze growth in Ghana’s digital innovation ecosystem. Ghana’s innovation ecosystem continues to grow, with positioning as a leading frontier in digital transformation in Africa. In line with the Trilateral Co-operation among Ghana, Germany and Israel, GDIW...
  • Cybersecurity: Everything You Need To Know About This Pegasus Spyware Scandal

    Have you gotten a head-scratching missed call on WhatsApp recently? It’s just one of the ways the Pegasus spyware infiltrates smartphone data and hardware. End-to-end encryption is a technology that scrambles messages on your phone and unscrambles them only on the recipients’ phones, which means anyone who intercepts the...
  • Opinion: STEM Education in Africa — the Past, Present, and Future

    A detailed analysis of STEM education and programmes in Africa and what they might represent for the continent’s future. Although Africa holds nearly 17% of the world’s population, its Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) capabilities fall behind the rest of the world. STEM education is a driver of economic...
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    Nigeria’s CcHUB Launches Africa’s First ‘Design Lab’ in Kigali

    The design lab is an unprecedented next step in Africa’s growing tech sector, and is set to become a leading creative space where it’s multidisciplinary team of product designers and engineers will collaborate with scientists and stakeholders globally, to explore the application of emerging technologies that will solve Africa’s...
  • African Gathering 2012 Hosts Africa's Technology and Innovation Hub Managers

    “Across Africa, we have seen countless examples of people taking control of their destiny, and making change from the bottom up.” — President Barack Obama 2009 Africa Gathering will be hosting it’s festival of technologies & innovation event at the Thomas Reuters Foundation, London on June 15, 2012. This...
  • Barcamp Takoradi – March 3rd, 2012

    BarCamp Takoradi 2012 is happening on March 3rd at the Takoradi Polytechnic Auditorium.The theme is “Empowering the emerging middle class in a budding economy: efficient use of technology in entrepreneurship”. This is a FREE event for anyone who is interested in using their skills, talent, and resources to benefit Takoradi, Ghana and Africa...
  • Mobile Web East-Africa 2012 – Nairobi, Kenya

    The East Africa edition of the All Amber organized mobile technology conferences, Mobile Web East Africa 2012, is set to take place in Nairobi on the 22nd and 23rd of this month. The conference is supported by Kenya’s *iHub and m:lab East Africa. The conference is organized by UK based company All...
  • Re-Blog: How The Economist changed its tune on Africa.

    Re-blog from How We Made It In Africa   From “the hopeless continent” to “Africa rising” – how The Economist made a U-turn on Africa. In May 2000, respected magazine The Economist on its cover called Africa “the hopeless continent”. One of the articles painted a picture of a...
  • The Kuyu Project Goes To Ghana

    From 28th – 30th Oct, 2011 I shall be working together with Magnus Gameli Adzaho & Jo Webber on the Kuyu Digital Project; a digital literacy program introducing a group of high school students in Keta Secondary School and other surrounding schools in the Anlo District to: Basic Information...