Tag Archives: ICT

Tunisian digital revolution opens up education


By – SciDev.Net – Imogen Mathers Around the world, universities face myriad challenges: how to educate as many students as possible, while keeping the quality of teaching and research high, and responding to the pressures of globalisation and privatisation. Tunisia has met some of these challenges by embracing the power of digital technology to support students, explains digital education specialist …

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Education Cabinet Secretary Dr Fred Matiang’i is set to officially open the Innovation Africa Forum on Tuesday the 20th September at Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi. The three-day Forum is being hosted in Kenya under the auspices of the Ministry of Education. Innovation Africa is the continent’s number one high-level ministerial forum for education and ICT, and we are delighted that …

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How Cloud Software can help Kenya’s Accounting Practices


There is a growing market for accounting practices in Kenya. There is a growing market for accounting practices in Kenya. Economic growth has improved significantly (APO.af/ri3swP) in the past decade, internet adoption is increasing (39%) and the country scored highly in innovation and financial services in the World Economic Forum’s 2015 Global Competitiveness Report. Because more businesses are starting up, …

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Nigeria and Huawei sign deal to promote ICT development


Nigeria and China have strengthened ties in a bid to improve Nigeria’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector. A recent MoU has been signed with the Federal Government and ICT industry leaders Huawei Technologies Company Nigeria Limited in Abuja on Tuesday. The government have announced that they believe a boost in the ICT sector will help to advance economic diversification …

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Oracle Continues to Drive Cloud Adoption in Africa

‘Africa Executive Summit’ hosted in Mauritius to drive awareness and highlight the impact of Oracle Cloud Solutions for business growth. Exchange of best practices and gaining expert insights from top cloud strategists was the key focus for Oracle (Oracle.com) customers who took part in Oracle’s two day long ‘Africa Executive Summit’ that concluded today in Mauritius. Cloud technology will undoubtedly …

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SA: Women called to diversify ICT sector

Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams

By– SAnews.gov.za Johannesburg – South African women have been called to diversify the Information Communication and Technology (ICT) sector by bridging the gender divide. This is imperative as women are underrepresented in the ICT sector, despite opportunities being available, says Communications Deputy Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams. Statistics show that women in South Africa only make up 20% of the ICT sector …

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China becoming the world’s major source of innovation


The Chinese economy is quickly transforming from a low-cost manufacturing economy to a higher value innovation led economy. Metrics on China’s innovation show the increase of this figure of merit is outstanding, from 0.5 % in 1995 to 2% in 2014. The objective is to reach 2.5% in 2020, thus overtaking the average investments of the European Union. Given the …

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More Success for Rwanda-China Investments as ICT is labelled a key focus


Rwandan and Chinese ambassadors have been strongly advising Chinese firms to set up business in Rwanda and take full advantage of the great security and new rising opportunities in the country. Charles Kayonga, Rwanda’s ambassador to China further explained the immense opportunities in various sectors Rwanda has to offer for Chinese business such as; ICT, manufacturing, hospitality, logistics, telecom sectors …

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‘Smart Parent’ Launched in Rwanda

Lycee Notre Dame de
Citeau where Smart Parent is being use effective this week.

In the picture , the school Vice Headmaster in charge of study, Edouard
Uhagaze, is experiencing himself the software from a Made In Rwanda laptop
that we provided in each classrooms.

Local IT company, Smart Initiative release groundbreaking new Information and Communication Technology (ICT) initiative titled ‘Smart Parent’ in Rwanda that will allow all parents and teachers to have inside knowledge into their children and student’s behavior and whereabouts during school hours. The initiative means that parents will be receiving daily SMS reports on their student’s academic achievements and status. Olivier …

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370 Kenyan Schools set to be provided with Tablets per month


Kenya’s pupils are set to benefit from life changing agreement between China and Kenya. Moi Univeristy has paired up with JP SA Couto while JKUAT has paired with Postivo to source the whopping Sh19 billion-worth laptops. Joe Mucheru ICT CS has stated that the very first distribution is set to arrive this Friday from China. The announcement comes after Mucheru …

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