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Huawei’s digital classroom initiative DigiTruck celebrates training of 1500 youths across Kenya

Huawei’s digital classroom initiative DigiTruck celebrates training of 1500 youths across Kenya

Huawei ’s digital classroom initiative DigiTruck has marked its 1-year anniversary by achieving the milestone of training more than 1,500 youth across 13 locations in 8 counties in Kenya. The[Read More…]

by December 30, 2020 0 comments Tech
Rwanda’s Electric Motorbikes Are Fueling a Carbon-Free Future

Rwanda’s Electric Motorbikes Are Fueling a Carbon-Free Future

When Rwanda’s president said last August that he wanted all of the country’s motorbikes to be electric as soon as possible, Ampersand’s waiting list exploded. The country’s first electric motorbike[Read More…]

by December 22, 2020 0 comments Business, Tech
South Africa’s Aspen Pharmacare to manufacture Covid-19 vaccine

South Africa’s Aspen to produce COVID vaccine in Africa

A deal struck by South Africa’s Aspen Pharmacare to manufacture Covid-19 vaccine in Port Elizabeth will bring technology transfer but may not increase the supply of vaccines to the continent.[Read More…]

by December 22, 2020 0 comments Business, COVID-19 Updates, Tech
Tanzania ‘using Twitter’s copyright policy to silence activists’

Tanzania ‘using Twitter’s copyright policy to silence activists’

Twitter’s policy that deals with the infringement of copyright is increasingly being used to maliciously target accounts run by Tanzanian human rights activists in order to silence them, internet rights[Read More…]

by December 22, 2020 0 comments Politics, Tech
The worst-ever US government cyber-attack: What we know – and still don’t

The worst-ever US government cyber-attack: What we know – and still don’t

Nearly a week after federal agencies were targeted, investigators are still unclear on what information may have been stolen Nearly a week after the US government announced that multiple federal[Read More…]

by December 20, 2020 0 comments Tech
EPC contract prequalification opens for Ruzizi III hydropower project in Rwanda/DRC

EPC contract prequalification opens for Ruzizi III hydropower project in Rwanda/DRC

Ruzizi III Energy Limited, developer of the Ruzizi III Regional hydropower project on the boundary of Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, is inviting contractors to submit expressions of[Read More…]

by December 18, 2020 0 comments Business, Tech
Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine: Everything you need to know

Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine: Everything you need to know

Clalit health fund provided a question and answer form to explain everything that is important to know about the new Pfizer vaccine. As the first shipment of Pfizer coronavirus vaccines has[Read More…]

by December 15, 2020 0 comments COVID-19 Updates, Tech
At 27, Clarisse Iribagiza is driving Rwanda’s tech industry

At 27, Clarisse Iribagiza is driving Rwanda’s tech industry

On September 19, Vision Group will host five young entrepreneurs who will speak at the company’s 6th Pakasa Forum to be held at Kampala Parents School. The forum will use these business[Read More…]

by May 19, 2018 0 comments Tech
Heavy rains wash away parts of major road linking Uganda-Rwanda

Heavy rains wash away parts of major road linking Uganda-Rwanda

Heavy rains have washed away parts of the Gatuna-Gicumbi road that links Rwanda to Uganda, a government official said here on Wednesday Mark Ssali, the Uganda National Roads Authority communications[Read More…]

by May 17, 2018 0 comments Tech
Astral Aviation To Launch Africa’s First Cargo Drone Operation

Astral Aviation To Launch Africa’s First Cargo Drone Operation

Kenyan cargo airline Astral Aviation plans to launch the first cargo drone operation in Africa by the end of this year. Based in Nairobi and operating cargo flights in Africa, the[Read More…]

by May 15, 2018 0 comments Business, Tech