Challenged by anticipated growth in fixed, mobile and IoT traffic, European operators are devising new technology designs and standards, drawing inspiration from highly optimized technology and business design of their Cloud peers. A new report from global management consultancy Arthur D. Little (ADL) (http://www.adlittle.com) and Bell Labs Consulting, the industrial research and advisory arm of Alcatel-Lucent, Reshaping the future with NFV and SDN, predicts that the shift to becoming a Cloud Carrier has the potential […]
Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (“Ecobank”), parent company of the Ecobank Group, the leading pan-African bank with operations in 36 countries across the continent, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ade Ayeyemi as its new Group Chief Executive Officer. His appointment is effective from 1 September 2015. Few days ago, another Nigerian took over the leadership of African Development Bank. Mr Ayeyemi, 52, will replace Albert Essien, who retires on 30 June, 2015after 25 years of […]
Facebook used to delete inmate accounts whenever a prison asked them to, but a new policy reflects how much social media matters, even behind bars. Facebook has made an important change about how it treats users who are in prison. While past policy allowed prison authorities to delete inmates’ accounts effectively at will, the social network now requires them to explain why the prison wants to erase an account. The change coincides […]
thewcommunity.com puts women at the centre stage. W is clearly for Women. From the girl child to the young professional, the woman and her family and the woman-in-business. We believe that women are powerful and key catalyst for change. We know and embrace the truth about empowering women. This week in the community, Wild Fusion is partnering with Access Bank to train women.
African governments, investors, and international financial institutions must significantly scale up investment in energy to unlock Africa’s potential as a global low-carbon superpower. That is the main message of a new report from Kofi Annan’s Africa Progress Panel, Power, People, Planet: Seizing Africa’s Energy and Climate Opportunities . The report calls for a ten-fold increase in power generation to provide all Africans with access to electricity by 2030. This would reduce poverty and inequality, boost growth, […]
The month long fuel scarcity in Nigeria had a crippling effect on the economy. At its peak, it had power supply cut off, education institutions shut down, banks capacitated, flights cancelled, radio stations cease broadcast, and public service paralyzed. MTN, Airtel and Etisalat, three of the four major telecoms companies operating in Nigeria issued official statements warning subscribers of the potential impact that the fuel shortage could have on the quality of service. Individuals […]
AngularJS is a structural framework for dynamic web apps. It lets you use HTML as your template language and lets you extend HTML’s syntax to express your application’s components clearly and succinctly. Angular’s data binding and dependency injection eliminate much of the code you would otherwise have to write. And it all happens within the browser, making it an ideal partner with any server technology. We have gathered together a list of some of […]