ZAMBIA ON A PROGRESS LANE WITH NUCLEAR SCIENCE

ZAMBIA ON A PROGRESS LANE WITH NUCLEAR SCIENCE

African countries have made significant steps in nuclear science development under the guidance of the United Nation’s International Atomic Energy Authority (IAEA) and its key member states. IAEA organizes a rolling program of training and courses for African professionals from across the continent to gain knowledge and skills in the …

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Nigeria to Digitize Petroleum Resources Department Operations

Nigeria to Digitize Petroleum Resources Department Operations

In a statement by the by Paul Osu of the Public Affairs Department, The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) is set to roll out a digitalization programme to automate its critical operations, enhance the efficiency of its regulatory deliverables and accelerate recovery of outstanding revenues due to the government.

The …

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GHANA NOW USING ONLINE BUSINESS REGISTRATION PLATFORM

GHANA NOW USING ONLINE BUSINESS REGISTRATION PLATFORM

The body responsible for registering businesses, Ghana’s Registrar General Department (RGD), has successfully implemented an online registration of businesses, issuance of certificates to commence business and the registration of marriages.

The online operations of the RGD, which faced some challenges initially when it was deployed in 2014, is now fully …

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WORLD’S LARGEST DRONE SERVICE TO BE LUNCHED IN TANZANIA

WORLD’S LARGEST DRONE SERVICE TO BE LUNCHED IN TANZANIA

Tanzania has partnered with Zipline International Inc. to launch the world’s largest drone delivery network in January, with drones transporting blood and medicines out of the skies to save the lives of women giving birth and children struck by malaria.

California’s Zipline will make 2,000 deliveries a day to more …

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Equatorial Guinea to supply Gas to Burkina Faso

Equatorial Guinea to supply Gas to Burkina Faso

Equatorial Guinea being one of Africa’s biggest Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) producers, exporting 3.4 million tonnes of LNG to destinations worldwide annually, has signed a MoU to supply Burkina Faso with LNG.

Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons of Equatorial Guinea, Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima said, “We are very pleased to …

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SOMALIA IS SET TO LAUNCH ITS FIRST TECH HUB

SOMALIA IS SET TO LAUNCH ITS FIRST TECH HUB

Somalia is launching its first community-based tech innovation hub in the capital Mogadishu this month. The iRise Hub will offer Somali entrepreneurs, innovators, developers, investors, technologies and startups the working space to share ideas, connect and collaborate with each other.

A group of young men who hope to transform Somalia …

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Protests halt CBG’s Bauxite mining operations in Guinea

Protests halt CBG’s Bauxite mining operations in Guinea

Protesters who blocked and barricaded roads and train tracks in the town of Kamsar following persistent electricity cuts, have caused Guinean Bauxite mining Company CBG to halt its operations.

The roadblocks and barricaded train tracks ensured CBG’s workers were unable to reach its mines to work.

One CBG official when …

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FIVE FEMALE ENGINEERING PROFESSORS WELCOMED IN SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING.

FIVE FEMALE ENGINEERING PROFESSORS WELCOMED IN SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING.

Men far outnumber women in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). According to Sharon Jones, the dean of the School of Engineering, there are far fewer female students than male students in the engineering department, with women making up about 26 percent of the department last year.…

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South African software developers are in high demand

South African software developers are in high demand

South African software developers that service the financial sector are in high demand locally and internationally as they capitalize on expertise gleaned from operating in one of the most sophisticated banking and advanced mobile tech environments in the world.

The country’s highly progressive banking system, good technical skills, mobile know-how …

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NCC reveals that internet users in Nigeria are decreasing

NCC reveals that internet users in Nigeria are decreasing

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) revealed that the number of people using the internet in Nigeria decreased in the month of July 2017. The number of users declined from 91,629,066 in June 2017 to 91,450,252 in July 2017, a decrease of 178,814.

The telecommunications industry regulator made this known in …

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IF YOU WANT TO BECOME A BILLIONAIRE STUDY ENGINEERING

IF YOU WANT TO BECOME A BILLIONAIRE STUDY ENGINEERING

Students who study engineering in  university are more likely than their peers to become billionaires, a new study suggests.  As the telegraph reports , a new  analysis from the UK firm Aaron Wallis Sales Recruitment finds that more of the top 100 richest people in the world (according to Forbes 

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Networks Unlimited establishes ESM business unit

Networks Unlimited establishes ESM business unit

African value-added distributor, Networks Unlimited, has established a new Enterprise Systems Management (ESM) business unit to meet the technology demands of its customers across the continent. Hannes Rheeder will head up the new unit.

Anton Jacobs Z.  Managing director at Networks Unlimited, says, “The establishment of the ESM unit comes …

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YES!! SMART GRID CAN BE IMPLEMENTED IN AFRICA

YES!! SMART GRID CAN BE IMPLEMENTED IN AFRICA

According to European Technology Platform Smart Grid (ETPSG), “A smart grid is an electricity network that can intelligently integrate the actions of all users connected to it- generators, consumers and those that do both- order to efficiently deliver sustainable, economic and secure supplies”.
The main objective of smart grid is …

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Airports Company South Africa reports most profitable year

Airports Company South Africa reports most profitable year

CEO Bongani Maseko and CFO Dirk Kunz of Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) have both affirmed the announcement made by ACSA of achieving a profit of R2-billion for 2016/17 financial year compared to R1.9-billion for 2015/16 financial year.

According to Maseko, “This is probably the best set of results we’ve …

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ZAMBIA WANTS A NEW MOBILE PROVIDER TO TAKE ON MTN

ZAMBIA WANTS A NEW MOBILE PROVIDER TO TAKE ON MTN

Zambia is seeking bidders for a fourth mobile licence to take on operators including market leader MTN Group in the southern African country  and may even have room for a fifth, according to  Transport and Communications Minister Brian Mushimba.

Mushimba said, the ministry has given the go-ahead to the telecommunications …

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PORTABLE INLINE FLUID RECLAMATION MACHINE UPDATED

PORTABLE INLINE FLUID RECLAMATION MACHINE UPDATED

US manufacturer Eriez HydroFlow® has introduced a new version of its SumpDoc™ portable inline fluid reclamation machine.

This redesigned version was based on customer feedback at numerous installations. The updated unit is simple to operate and small and lightweight
enough to allow an operator to push SumpDoc quickly and easily …

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NEW 3D COMPUTER CHIP TO BOOST PROCESSING POWER

NEW 3D COMPUTER CHIP TO BOOST PROCESSING POWER

The new 3D computer chip which combines two leading edge of nanotechnology could hysterically increase the speed and energy efficiency of a processor.

The presently used chip separates memory (which stores data) and logic circuit (which process data). Data is moved to and fro between both units to carry out …

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