Monday, October 25, 2021
A Ghanaian startup aiScarecrow Technologies has won the maiden Ingenuity Cup global innovation competition which seeks to unearth disruptive innovations within 40 days among young innovators from various countries. The competition came about as part of Ingenuity Cup’s mission to “demonstrate to the world that innovation and ingenuity are one...
“Technology will continue to disrupt jobs, but more jobs seem likely to be created. --Jonathan Grudin On one of my social media tours exploring content on Facebook one afternoon, I came across a post by Prof. Fred McBagonluri, President of the Academic City University, confirming the accreditation and roll...
With the rapid rate of digitalisation spurred on by the ongoing pandemic showing no signs of abating, and with it, the ensuing rise in volumes of sensitive data, the time is right for regulators to streamline guidelines on cloud-based data solutions, Regional, General Manager for IBM North, East and...
Huawei has donated 200 Huawei Smartphones to support digitalisation of some rural communities benefiting from the Rural Telephony Project, which seeks to bring connectivity to over four million Ghanaians in underserved and unserved communities in Ghana through use of the innovative RuralStar Solution jointly developed by Huawei and Ghana...
The government, through the Ministry of Communications and Digitalization (MOCD), has partnered Huawei Technologies (Ghana) in a 10-day residential training in Artificial Intelligence (AI) for 50 ladies in about eight universities across the various regions in Ghana. The programme which commenced on Monday, September 20, 2021, is expected to climax...
Mybitstore Limited, a Ghanaian tech developer, has introduced an application that enables cryptocurrency traders across the world to trade using its secured escrow system. The app, Mybitstore, provides a platform for the buying, selling, receiving and conversion of bitcoin to mobile money and vice versa. It also allows users to...
SaveApp and HotelOnline have launched a strategic partnership to allow their users to save towards their ultimate dream holidays. Through SaveApp’s Ukonga platform, users can now access exclusive holiday packages from Cloud9, by HotelOnline. To encourage SaveApp customers to take up the offer, HotelOnline will match the first KES 500...
Tech Era, an award-winning technology-based social enterprise, led by Derick Omari in Ghana, and Plano Pte. Ltd., a Singapore-based health tech start-up, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to address the growing problem of myopia (short-sightedness) in Africa. This partnership marks Plano’s first collaboration with a company in Africa...
Africa should think big on digital development. At the current, incremental pace of economic and social advancement, according to the world bank, too many of Africa’s expanding youth population will be denied the opportunity to live up to their potential. Digital technologies offer a chance to disrupt this path–unlocking new...
Tarika Group, Inc. (dba Tarika Technologies) and Origin8 Limited have launched the first cloud-based Enterprise Business Information Management Systems (EBIMS) in Ghana, named EBIMS-AirWatch. The cloud-based EBIMS-AirWatch was developed by Tarika Technologies, a USA-based Information Technology (IT) firm, to support media houses manage their operations. In an effort for an initial...
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