Education

SOUTH AFRICAN UNIVERSITIES ARE INNOVATING WITH IOT

The urgency to upskill budding entrepreneurs, businesses and youth to accommodate the wave of change brought about by Industry 4.0 is continuously accelerating in Africa. With innovation comes the need for economies to adapt and embrace the disruption. Through programmes such as SqwidNet’s IoT SA University Challenge, this is already happening. At the core of any thriving society lies the power, will and ambition to innovate … Continue reading SOUTH AFRICAN UNIVERSITIES ARE INNOVATING WITH IOT

TECHNOLOGY

Tecno Pouvoir 3 Air Specs and Price

Again, just like last year’s iteration, the Pouvoir 2, TECNO has just released the Pouvoir 3 Air after the launch of the Infinix Pouvoir 3. The Tecno Pouvoir 3 Air offers yet another option for people who can’t afford the Pouvoir 3, but still want the impressive battery life. The Device features a 6.0 FULL VIEW display and also runs on the newest Android 9 Pie Go edition. It’s … Continue reading Tecno Pouvoir 3 Air Specs and Price

My 13-Year Odyssey Through the Ethiopian Tech Industry

After having worked at Addis Ababa University — as a fresh graduate of Computer Science — for only two years, I decided to strike out on my own into the fledgling IT private sector. In 2005, along with my friend and co-founder, we set up a Private Limited Company (PLC) that was to provide a range of IT services. Alas, 13 years later, and after … Continue reading My 13-Year Odyssey Through the Ethiopian Tech Industry

Discover

TechTalk with Solomon

Solomon Mulugeta Kassa is the producer and host of TechTalk with Solomon television show on Ethiopia Broadcasting Services (EBS). He is the recipient of the 2016 Society of Ethiopians Established in the Diaspora (SEED) award in recognition for his extraordinary commitment to teaching science and technology for millions in his native language Amharic. He also currently works as a Senior Technology Consultant at a Fortune … Continue reading TechTalk with Solomon

TECHNOLOGY

Largest FREE Microsoft eBooks Download

If your work involves or planning to work on one or more Microsoft products this is the perfect time to get free ebook downloads from Microsoft. I am talking about Microsoft Azure, Windows Server, Microsoft SQL Server, Office 365, Windows 10, Office 2016, Power BI, Windows 8.1, Office 2013, SharePoint 2016, SharePoint 2013, Dynamics CRM, PowerShell, Exchange Server and many more make sure to check out … Continue reading Largest FREE Microsoft eBooks Download

Startup

Sparkle Launches to Change the Face of Retail Services in Nigeria

Uzoma Dozie, one of Nigeria’s leaders in the financial sector and the last Group Managing Director of Diamond Bank, Nigeria, today announced that he is launching a new financial technology community and ecosystem, Sparkle; a mobile-first platform focused on the country’s retail sector. Sparkle will tackle how retailers can achieve their daily objectives and scale their businesses, providing a suite of innovative lifestyle services, in addition to typical … Continue reading Sparkle Launches to Change the Face of Retail Services in Nigeria

TECHNOLOGY

Nigerian agri-tech startup EZ Farming “fired up” after 500 Startups participation

Nigerian agri-tech startup EZ Farming says it is “fired up” after taking part in the Silicon Valley-based 500 Startups accelerator programme and accessing US$150,000 funding, and is now striving to build the biggest agriculture-focused micro-lending platform in Africa. EZ Farming is an agricultural crowdfunding startup that allows users to lend to smallholder farmers to help them increase productivity and revenues, and earn returns in the process. … Continue reading Nigerian agri-tech startup EZ Farming “fired up” after 500 Startups participation