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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Technology 

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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