Technology 

Africa can adopt renewable energy on a massive scale and save billions along the way

By Kenneth Engblom, Wärtsilä’s VP Energy for Europe and Africa Africa’s energy future at a crossroad When it comes to building the future of energy in Africa, the decisions facing the continent’s leaders today are nothing less than of historical importance. More than anything else, energy systems are the very fabric of business and society. Countries across Africa want to make good on their objective of building huge amounts of new generation capacity to anticipate on vast increases in energy demand and set the continent on the path of growth…

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World’s first 4G-connected earbuds that will make phone obsolete

– – UK tech company Mymanu announces the launch of Titan, the world’s first 4G-connected earbuds at CES Las Vegas 2022. After launching their award-winning true wireless translation earbuds Mymanu CLIK + and Mymanu CLIK S at previous CES events, CEH have stayed true to their ways and have revealed their latest innovative invention at CES Las Vegas 2022. CEO and founder of the Mymanu brand, Danny Manu, is setting new standards for mobile communication with Titan earbuds. The earbuds, equipped with an eSIM, make it possible to make and…

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Moringa School partners Impact Hub Accra to train Ghana’s tech talents

– – Africa’s top technology boot-camp, Moringa School has launched its operations in Ghana, expanding to West Africa, in partnership with Impact Hub Accra. The partnership is meant to close the skills-gap in Africa’s job markets by delivering transformative tech-based learning to young people. Providing a well-rounded training to talents in Ghana is foremost on the agenda of this newly formed partnership. Under the program to be run in Ghana, successful applicants will be taught courses including JavaScript, React, SQL, Ruby on Rails, JSON, and Redux Frameworks. Snehar Shah, Moringa’s…

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The African Edtech solutions empowering tomorrows future leaders

– – The COVID-19 crisis has irrevocably changed education. At the outset of the pandemic, 180+ countries mandated temporary school closures, leaving about 1.6 billion children and youth out of school and affecting approximately 85% of children world-wide. All countries were able to deploy remote learning technologies using a combination of TV, radio, online and mobile platforms. Currently, most countries are working towards re-opening schools, but there will still be intermittent closures and use of hybrid learning. However, school closures and limited access to remote learning means that learning poverty…

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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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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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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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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 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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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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