Development Technology 

Renewable Energy and Bottom-up Decentralization in Morocco

By Yossef Ben-Meir, Marrakech The Kingdom of Morocco is a place of hope and promise of honest attempts to make strides commensurate with the humanistic journey. It recognizes in its Constitution, laws, policies, and programs that community participation is the essential ingredient for achieving optimal outcomes, including sustainability and ever-deeper satisfaction among the people. The premise of the nation’s family code is rooted in not just centuries but millennia, calling for justice and equity in regard to women and men and our gender-based experiences. Morocco has also determined—based on its…

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Africa Business Technology World 

Malware attacks in Africa surge, reach 85 million in just 6 months

– – Kaspersky research highlights that malware is rife across Africa with various countries exhibiting strong growth in all malware types in the first half of 2021, when compared to the same period last year. This is a 5% increase in the region, as cybercriminals and hackers continue to focus on African countries considering digital transformation advancements and the increase in remote working resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. Overall, 4 countries account for 85 million attacks, with South Africa being the most targeted (32 million attacks), followed by Kenya (28.3…

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Africa Technology World 

Why children need to learn computer programming

– – The world of technology is changing at a rapid pace. Our children’s future careers will likely rely heavily on the need to be proficient in computer programming. While relying more and more on the Internet of Things (IoT). Getting your children into programming early will boost their career options in the future, providing countless opportunities for success. We take a look at why programming is important, how to teach it to your children, what to use and how it helps the world. Why is programming important? It has…

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Africa Technology World 

How you can use tech throughout your career

– – If you are struggling to further your career in 2021, you should make sure that you are using technology. Technology has now started to become integral to both advancing your career and succeeding at your job, not least because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and it is likely to become more important in the coming years. Then, if you are looking to introduce tech to your career, here are some of the best ways to do this. 1. Take an Online Degree Technology can help you to further your…

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Africa Technology West Africa World 

Africa Week of Action for Child Online Protection launched

– – The African Telecommunication Union (ATU) and Child Online Africa (COA) will host the first ever Africa Week of Action for Child Online Protection (AWA4COP) that will focus on rallying African countries to keep the momentum and continue creating awareness on Child Online Protection in order to safeguard the well-being, integrity, and safety of African children online. This week of action will run from 7th to 11th June 2021 under theme, Make Child Online Protection Visible. The Child Online Protection (COP) Initiative is a multi-stakeholder network launched by the…

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Africa Business Technology World 

The promises and perils of Africa’s digital revolution

– – The relentless spread of digital technology is helping Africa catch up with the rest of the planet rapidly and is beginning to make a real difference to people’s lives, boosting employment opportunities, providing improved health care, and contributing to the fight against corruption. But it is a double-edged sword because, in the wrong hands, or employed for reasons that are not purely altruistic, then it can also undermine civil liberties, enable new and more sophisticated forms of criminality, and even create the potential for a new arms race.…

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Technology 

Best Business Mileage Tracker Apps

It’s really important that you track how many miles you travel while on a business trip. This is because your tax savings will actually increase as your odometer’s distance increases. This allows you to keep track of everything. However, trying to keep all your invoices and receipts may be a hassle. This is why you will need a mileage tracker. In fact, they are important as they offer a minimalistic way to keep everything safe and stored away, and you can always sync with other third-party apps. Besides, making use…

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Investments Technology 

YOU CAN NO LONGER SEND MONEY TO NIGERIA USING TRANSFERWISE

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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