Category: Technology

Global action needed to improve access to fertilizers, avert food crisis in Africa – WTO-FAO study

November 15, 2022

There is an urgent need for global action to address the fertilizer crisis, most importantly by keeping the fertilizer market open to meet global demand ... Read More

Six megatrends that are forging mid-21st century Africa — USAID/BCG report

October 27, 2022

There are six megatrends in Africa that, if navigated successfully, could help in advancing the continent’s social and economic progress, a research funded by the ... Read More

Togo’s Gilbert Houngbo officially replaces Guy Ryder at ILO helm

October 3, 2022

Gilbert Houngbo, former Premier of Togo, has officially taken helm of the International Labor Organization (ILO) as Director-General of the UN branch and has made ... Read More

Chinese smartphones dominate African market as demand for 5G devices grows

September 10, 2022

The demand for Chinese 5G smartphones across Africa continues to rise, as more countries on the continent keep testing 5G networks and their citizens are ... Read More

Morocco Invests in South-African Start-Up Specializing in Animal-Free Dairy Products

September 8, 2022

UM6P Ventures, an investment arm of Mohammed VI Polytechnic University, has announced investing in South African company De Novo Dairy, which produces animal-free dairy products ... Read More

Libreville: Mohammed VI Foundation for Environmental Protection Showcases Africa’s Climate Resilience

September 1, 2022

The Mohammed VI Foundation for Environmental Protection has highlighted the African climate resilience initiatives on the sidelines of UN Africa’s Climate Week, currently held in ... Read More

Plan for quality health care in Africa approved at top WTO meeting in Togo

August 29, 2022

African health ministers attending the World Health Organization’s (WHO) 72nd Regional Committee for Africa — a top annual health gathering in the region — in ... Read More

Google Wallet launches in SA amid booming digital payments usage in Africa

August 25, 2022

Alphabet Inc launched its Google Wallet in South Africa on Tuesday (23 August), after rival Apple Inc introduced its Apple Pay mobile payment system in ... Read More

Facebook in the crossfire: Kenyan govt rallies around US giant after watchdog’s ultimatum

August 2, 2022

Kenya has no intention of shutting down Facebook, a technology giant which is owned by its parent company Meta, its minister for information, communication and ... Read More

Dubai Crown Prince to chair Higher Committee for Future Technology and Digital Economy

July 27, 2022

Dubai Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum will chair the Higher Committee for Future Technology and Digital Economy set up to ... Read More