The Director for IT Enabled Services at the Ministry of Communications, Alhassan Umar, has confirmed in Accra that the government through the Ministry of Communications with support from the Rockefeller Foundation will be setting a up a massive data centre in Accra to offer technological skills to unemployed youths in the capital. This follows the Communications Ministry’s receipt of financial assistance from the World Bank and most recently the Rockefeller Foundation. The Rockefeller Foundation [...]
- Kaspersky Lab has launched an interactive cyberthreat map that visualises cyber security incidents occurring worldwide in real time. The types of threats displayed include malicious objects detected during on-access and on-demand scans, email and web antivirus detections, as well as objects identified ...
- To survive in Africa during the 'post-extraction era' one needs to place greater emphasis on education, says Dr. Ndubuisi Ekekwe. And that is precisely why he is currently building a technological institute in Nigeria, slated to become Africa's answer to ...
- Kenya is putting in place a cyber security strategy to protect the country’s online assets. The ultimate comprehensive new strategy document will guide the management of cybersecurity issues in the country. Kenyans and interested stakeholders have until Friday March, 2014 to have ...
On the 26th of March 2014 the Registry Agreement was signed in Singapore – in the presence of the African Union Commission (AUC), by Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) representative, Mr. Akram Atallah, (President, Global Domains Division), and the representatives of the technical operator appointed by AUC – ZA Central Registry (ZACR) CEO, Lucky Masilela and COO Neil Dundas. “This is an historic moment for the continent. Africa has finally secured its [...]
If you want to buy Pickit2 in Nigeria, contact Fasmicro team. The PICkit™ 2 Development Programmer/Debugger (PG164120) is a low-cost development tool with an easy to use interface for programming and debugging Microchip’s Flash families of microcontrollers. The full featured Windows® programming interface supports baseline (PIC10F, PIC12F5xx, PIC16F5xx), midrange (PIC12F6xx, PIC16F), PIC18F, PIC24, dsPIC30, dsPIC33, and PIC32 families of 8-bit, 16-bit, and 32-bit microcontrollers, and many Microchip Serial EEPROM products. With Microchip’s powerful MPLAB [...]
Dr Ernest Ndukwe to speak during Mobile Web West Africa. The conference will be returning to Lagos from 13 – 16 May 2014. But how are we going to make it the “conference of the year”? Great question. We were feeling the pressure, so we have implemented a 5 point masterplan: Secure Dr Ernest Ndukwe, the man that I consider to be the founding father of mobile data in Nigeria, to present for the first time. Confirm the [...]
This month, the Africa Finance Corporation held its inaugural Investment Summit at the Eko Hotel Convention Centre in Lagos. Themed “Bridging The Infrastructure Investment Divide,” the summit attracted more than 500 business leaders across the continent. The summit featured a number of respected thinkers and industrialists as well as internationally renowned economists. Among them were Jim O’ Neill, the economist who coined the BRICS and MINT acronyms, Tony Elumelu, CEO Heirs Holdings, Diana Layfield, CEO- [...]
2014 is a great year to set up an online business. More and more people are buying online, and the technology exists to create your online business quickly and cost efficiently. This guide is going to take you through 5 quick steps to set up your business online so that you can grow successfully. Step 1: Choose a CMS The first step revolves around choosing the content management system you want to [...]
Royal Philips has announced the establishment of its Africa Innovation Hub in Nairobi, Kenya, which underlines the company’s commitment to invest in Africa. The Philips Africa Innovation Hub will work both on the creation of new inventions, as well as bringing these inventions to the market. The Philips Africa Innovation Hub will carry out application-focused scientific and user studies to address key challenges like improving access to lighting and affordable healthcare as well as [...]