Saturday, October 1, 2022
MTN-Ghana, telecommunication giant is set to roll out a plastic waste management and recycling project to help reduce the menace of poor management of plastic waste and its effect on the environment. The project will be designed to help intensify public education on how to manage plastic waste in the...
The Deputy Trade and Industry Minister, Michael Okyere Baafi, says for Ghana to become a major force and player in the African Continental Free Trade Area (AFCFTA), there’s a need for major investments in the country’s Information Communication Technology (ICT) sector. Speaking at the 2022 India-Africa ICT Expo opening in...
In the light of numerous data fraud and hacking incidents, institutions - especially universities - are being urged to take an interest to invest in cybersecurity and build capacity to protect their systems. According to the president of Laweh University College, Professor Goski Alabi, cybercrime continues to be one of...
What do I mean by the Artificial Intelligence (AI) revolution? With all the AI hype, it is worth explaining it again from my point of view. Coined by Stanford University researcher John McCarthy, AI is the ability of a machine or a computer to think and learn - and...
… What you need to know Fintech (i.e. financial technology) refers to technology developed to improve and automate financial services. Examples include mobile banking, mobile payment application software, peer-to-peer payment services such as PayPal and Venmo, trading platforms such as Robinhood, and the use and development of cryptocurrencies such as...
In my opinion, the benefits of blockchain are being paraded as akin to that of cryptocurrencies and while to a large extent that is accurate, from the few conversations I have had over the past weeks, there needs to be an urgent understanding of each of them, and both....
As part of its ambitious strategy for instant and frictionless transactions, SWIFT announces a new capability that uses its global intelligence on past cross-border flows to predict potential problems before new international payments are sent. The new service analyses previous flows on the SWIFT network to identify accounts that have...
Senior Presidential Advisor Yaw Osafo-Maafo, says Ghana’s economic recovery and transformation agenda hugely depends on the extent of government’s digitalisation drive’s permeation into the country’s public institutions. As a result, the Office of the Senior Presidential Advisor presented information technology equipment and accessories to three public sector institutions as part...
$250,000 BUSD donation will fund a six-month pilot project to empower women with the knowledge and skills to thrive in a Web3 future. First courses taking place in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, and Cape Town, South Africa, in October, this year. Binance Charity, the philanthropic arm of Binance, the...
…Nigeria’s highest payments processing license Flutterwave, Africa’s leading payments technology company, has been granted a Switching and Processing License by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) — widely regarded as CBN’s most valuable payments processing license. This license allows Flutterwave to offer transaction switching and card processing services to customers....
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