Humanities need to get ahead of the curve to benefit from 4IR

As pure sciences and information technology alone are not able to equip students for the Fourth Industrial Revolution, universities must ensure that students are equipped with human and social sciences perspectives to embrace the changes that this epoch brings with it...

Raft of announcements at third Google for Nigeria

The third Google for Nigeria event, held in Lagos this week, saw Google announced new products and features to make it more helpful to more people in Nigeria and across Africa. The announcements include navigation instructions in a Nigerian voice for both motorcycle...

MOU a boost for African maths education

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen education, training and research in mathematical sciences in Africa. Speaking at the signing, African Development...

Africa Gateway offers key business Insights

The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Dubai Chamber) has announced the launch of a new website that delivers key insights into the burgeoning markets of Africa. Titled ‘Africa Gateway,’ the online portal acts as a rich knowledge resource designed to...

Young Ghanaian innovator shows Africa’s future lies in its youth

A self-taught coder has developed a model for diagnosing breast cancer; and looks to solve some of the continent’s biggest challenges and inspires youth across the continent as Africa Code Week Youth Ambassador for 2019. “It takes a village to raise a...

Terrestrial fibre investments key to Africa’s digital growth

Experts at the 2019 ‘Africa Panel Session’ of the International Telecoms Week (ITW), held recently in Atlanta US, discussed the importance of infrastructure investments in local internet exchanges and terrestrial networks as being instrumental to...