Investments Technology 


By ndesanjo The UK international money transfer company, Transferwise, has stopped offering money transfer services to Nigeria. At least for now. The fintech has been one of the best options for Nigerians in the diaspora to send money back home because of its low transaction cost and speed. A notice on Transfewise Nigeria page simply says, “Because of a recent change in regulation by the Central Bank of Nigeria, we’re no longer able to support transfers to NGN.” Transferwise does not specify the recent change in regulation in its notice. A note…

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Business Technology 

Africa Tech Festival 2020: Data centres key to firing up Africa’s digital revolution

The Data Route – virtual Africa Tech Festival to host Data Centres Africa London, 6 October 2020 – Africa is on the verge of realising its economic potential, as IT investment explodes across the continent and with South Africa alone, seeing IT infrastructure spending passing the $26-billion mark in 2020. The massive continental capital development is driving the continent’s digital revolution as it looks to fulfil its economic potential. Taking place at this year’s AfricaTech, Data Centres Africa will explore the enormous opportunity Africa represents for Big Data – locally…

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Africa Science Technology 

COVID-19 and Common-sense Religion

There is a new religion, a new world religion. This religion has suddenly taken over from various religions. This new religion is an umbrella religion that encapsulates others-African traditional religion, Hinduism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and Bahai. Even the non-religious outlooks subsists under its shade and cover. The new religion has members of these religious faiths as followers and adherents. It includes all religious minutiae but to the extent that they accommodate and abide by the new injunctions. It is not a matter of choice for other religions and ideologies to…

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Interesting Facts About Bitcoin

When it comes to cryptocurrencies, Bitcoins are the most popular, there is no debate in that. Though there are other cryptocurrencies like Litecoin, Ethereum, Zcash, Dash, Ripple Monero to mention but a few. However, Bitcoin will still be the most popular as it was the Machine a sous en ligne francais  cryptocurrency that started the whole trend of digital currencies. Bearing that in mind, we shall look at a few interesting facts about Bitcoin. Facts About Bitcoin The Creator of Bitcoin is a Mystery While some people after having created…

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Africa Technology West Africa World 

Sierra Leone’s tech agency wins $773k grant from Gates Foundation

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded a $773,476 grant to Sierra Leone‘s Directorate of Science, Technology, and Innovation (DSTI). It is to assist it to continue the development of an Integrated GIS Portal that will utilize technology, software and devices to collect, label and model data to inform real-time government and development partner decision making. The grant will also seek to strengthen the local ecosystem around human capacity development. This grant for expanding the GIS Portal is in addition to the support already provided by the Foundation to…

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Africa Egypt North Africa Technology World 

Egypt launches ICT project for persons with disability in Africa

Egypt has launched a project in Information and Communication Technologies ICT aimed at empowering Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) in Africa. Over 120 African youth have so far benefited from a fully funded ICT project which entailed a comprehensive training program coordinated by the National Academy of Information Technology for persons with disabilities (NAID) in Cairo. Under the fully funded grant beneficiaries have so far taken courses in two batches of 60. The trainees were drawn from countries such as Nigeria, Ethiopia, South Africa, Ghana, Tanzania, Burundi, Kenya and Zanzibar. The…

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Miracles Malawi woman rises from the dead Lifestyle Science Technology 

Gods original plan over our lives is to be the best version of ourselves

Written By Peter Chonga Many of our lives today are stuck and stagnant, even those of us that appear to have abundant material possessions, numerous academic accolades, and perhaps plenty of friends, subliminally aren’t fulfilled, we are hollow and empty. We stagger through days with life styles that exemplify defeat. Our life styles are punctuated by vain aspirations and ambitions. We want to dress, speak, look, smell, eat, and even walk like someone else. But is that what God desires for our lives? Gods purpose for our lives is to…

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Fitness & Exercise Technology 

Fitting Car Maintenance into a Busy Life

If you have spent a lot of money on a car, it makes sense to take the time to look after it. After all, for most of us, the vehicle that we drive is the most expensive personal item that we own. The majority of us rely heavily on our vehicles. At some point, we usually want to sell our car, SUV or van on to someone else. Without a doubt, a well-maintained car is far less likely to let you down and it will hold its value far better…

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AU and technology Human Rights Technology 

AU Commission appoints High Level African Panel on Emerging Technologies ‎

Johannesburg, December 18th, 2016 –  The Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), HE Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, has made a landmark decision by appointing ten (10) eminent experts from various fields to serve on the High Level African Panel on Emerging Technologies (APET). The High Level-APET has been constituted in recognition of the need to harness both existing and emerging technologies for the economic development of Africa.

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Zalanie Gondwe Development Technology 

African Business Women Network dares Malawian women on wealth creation

LILONGWE-(AGV)-African Business Women Network (ABWNET), a brain child of Graca Machel Trust has challenged African women, Malawi inclusive to exhaust their energies in creating wealth aimed at lessening unemployment levels. The network has further asked women to make use of economic opportunities that come along that their communities and families be sustainable and economically independent.

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