Google wants to Work with Huawei despite US China Trade Ban

Posted by - February 28, 2020

Google is reportedly eager to work with Huawei again, after telling German news publication DPA that it has applied for licensing with the US government. This comes after US president, Donald Trump claimed that Huawei is a danger to American national security in May 2019. Trump then went on to sign an executive order allowing his

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Econet could Buy as much as 49% of State-Owned Telecoms in Ethiopia

Posted by - February 28, 2020

Econet Global is interested in purchasing a telecommunications licence in Ethiopia, reports TechCentral. The company, founded by Zimbabwean billionaire Strive Masiyiwa, could be one of the first foreign investors to do so since the industry opened up. According to the report, the “Horn of African nation has announced plans to sell as much as 49%

Ghanaian start-up launches innovative mobile tracking app for parents, employers

Posted by - February 27, 2020

A Ghanaian software company has launched an advanced mobile phone tracking solution for parents and employers. The app has various advanced features for parents to track and monitor the activities of their children and for employers to track and monitor the activities and location of staff in real-time. “While parents assume their kids who are

Facebook bans adverts that promise to cure the coronavirus

Posted by - February 27, 2020

Facebook is taking a strong stance on adverts that reference the coronavirus outbreak and this is their way of reducing misinformation and fears about the deadly virus. Facebook plans to simply ban ads that talk about it if they vow to cure or prevent the virus or try to create any sense of urgency about

Jumia is growing as a company

Posted by - February 27, 2020

The eCommerce business is booming and companies like Jumia are making lots of profit. Presently only operating in 6 markets, Nigeria, Egypt, Morocco, Ivory Coast, Ghana, and Kenya, Jumia recently exited Rwanda, Tanzania, and Cameroon to focus on nations that could aid their long term development as a company. Jumia, in its financial results for

5G: Huawei unveils new infrastructure products aimed at Europe

Posted by - February 21, 2020

The Chinese telecommunications company aggressively pitches the suitability of its 5G portfolio for European markets. As European governments consider the level of Huawei’s involvement in their 5G infrastructure, the Chinese telecommunications company has made it clear that Europe needs Huawei’s 5G products. During a press conference in London, the message from executive director Ryan Ding

Apple Mac Pro (2019): A ‘hands-off’ review

Posted by - February 21, 2020

With its new high-performance tower system, Apple is targeting professional users once again. In the absence of a review unit, ZDNet attended the company’s demo session. Apple has been making more of an effort to reach out to its professional users in recent months, with a series of updates to the MacBook Pro range, including

African Company That Won Google Challenge

Posted by - February 21, 2020

Ringier Africa Digital Publishing in Nigeria is one of the seven news organisations that won the Google News Initiative (GNI) innovation challenge and among those to receive $1.93 million in funding. The countries that were awarded were Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda and South Africa Mr Taiwo Kola-Ogunlade, Google Communication Officer, West Africa, said

Huawei Nova 5T: Full phone specifications, price, and more

Posted by - February 21, 2020

The Huawei Nova 5T comes loaded with lots of features that seem quite revolutionary for a mid range device. From the five AI cameras, to the video editing features you can use to transform the videos you shoot, you could say Huawei came out to please its consumer base with this device. While it may