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Kenya heads into space with the launch of its first home-designed cube satellite

Kenya heads into space with the launch of its first home-designed cube satellite

Kenya joins the list of African nations with space ambitions launching its home-designed satellite today (May 11). The cube satellite will be launched from the Japanese module of the International[Read More…]

by May 11, 2018 0 comments Tech
WhatsApp to ban under-16s across Europe

WhatsApp to ban under-16s across Europe

WhatsApp will ban under-16s across Europe from using it. The app will raise its minimum age from 13 to 16 to help it comply with new data protection rules. Users will[Read More…]

by April 25, 2018 0 comments Tech
Nigeria, others lose $3.5b to cyber crime

Nigeria, others lose $3.5b to cyber crime

Nigeria, Tanzania, Ghana, Kenya and Uganda – together lost $3.5 billion to cyber crooks last year, a cyber security firm Serianu, has said. Its Africa Cyber Security Report 2017 explained[Read More…]

by April 24, 2018 0 comments Tech
Facebook and Instagram ban 135 Russian troll accounts over meddling

Facebook and Instagram ban 135 Russian troll accounts over meddling

Facebook has identified and removed 135 accounts linked to a Russian influence campaign during the US presidential election. After “months of work”, the social network said it has banned 70[Read More…]

by April 4, 2018 0 comments Tech
Rugwizangoga Appointed As CEO Of Volkswagen Mobility Solutions Rwanda

Rugwizangoga Appointed As CEO Of Volkswagen Mobility Solutions Rwanda

Volkswagen Group South Africa has appointed Michaella Rugwizangoga as the Chief Executive Officer of Volkswagen Mobility Solutions Rwanda. Rugwizangoga, a Chemical Engineer by profession comes to Volkswagen with a wealth[Read More…]

by March 26, 2018 0 comments Tech
President Kagame delivers Keynote Address at the Opening Ceremony of the Next Einstein Forum.

President Kagame delivers Keynote Address at the Opening Ceremony of the Next Einstein Forum.

by March 26, 2018 0 comments Tech
Rwanda looks to satellite tech for total telecoms autonomy

Rwanda looks to satellite tech for total telecoms autonomy

With help from Japan, Rwanda is on track to launch its first telecoms satellite by 2020 according to Robert Ford, the Executive Vice President of the ICT Chamber of Rwanda.[Read More…]

by March 16, 2018 0 comments Tech
George Washington Carver overcame slavery to achieve fame as a scientist

George Washington Carver overcame slavery to achieve fame as a scientist

George Washington Carver overcame slavery to achieve fame as a scientist, botanist, and educator. He invented over 300 uses for peanuts. He filed only three patents on the products he’d[Read More…]

by February 9, 2018 0 comments Tech
FOSSIL OF SCHOOL BUS-SIZED DINOSAUR DUG UP IN EGYPTIAN DESERT

FOSSIL OF SCHOOL BUS-SIZED DINOSAUR DUG UP IN EGYPTIAN DESERT

WASHINGTON – Scientists have unearthed in a Sahara Desert oasis in Egypt fossils of a long-necked, four-legged, school bus-sized dinosaur that lived roughly 80 million years ago, a discovery that[Read More…]

by January 29, 2018 0 comments Tech