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Crosscall mobile launches a new range of devices and industry-first 3-year warranty

[purchase_link id=”0″ style=”plain” color=”” text=”http://africasciencenews.org/?p=12151&preview=true” direct=”true”]Crosscall, the French brand specialising in outdoor mobile technology, is increasingly recognised in both professional and consumer markets for the durability of its products and intends to make durability a major asset in its offer by now offering a complete range, consisting of 3 smartphones and a tablet, with an industry-first a

Tanzanian businesses eye digital transformation to help boost customer experience

By Carolyn Lyimo As the telecommunication infrastructure roll-out continues to lag and Internet penetration remains relatively low in Tanzania, an increasing number of businesses are experimenting with digital communication channels. This is largely done in an effort to bolster their digital transformation efforts and ultimately deliver an improved customer experience (CX) to their end user

DHL’s digital road freight platform Saloodo! makes inroad into Angola

DHL Global Forwarding, the leading international provider of air, sea and road freight services has launched its digital road freight platform Saloodo! in Angola, to connect shippers and transport providers. This marks the first time an international digital road freight platform is made available in the country that will cater to the road transportation needs of

South African technology solution brings hope to events industry

While the moratorium on large events and gatherings imposed by COVID has wreaked havoc with the multi-million rand events industry in South Africa, 3D, interactive, virtual exhibition software created in the country is cause for hope. Inkanyezi Events, an internationally active, Port Elizabeth-head-quartered marketing company has partnered with a local technology start-up to create virtual

Digital Earth Africa Satellite data could support COVID-19 response,recovery

By Jacton Akoyo African nations can now access high-resolution satellite images in the Digital Earth Africa (DE Africa) platform that will enable countries to monitor changes that relate to people and the environment due to the impacts of COVID-19 and other critical challenges. DE Africa has made available a vast amount of data captured by The

Two decades on, Dr Stephen Mugo exits maize research

After long and distinguished service as a maize breeder and senior manager at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), Stephen Mugo has retired from the organization. A Principal Scientist and Maize Breeder at CIMMYT’s Global Maize Program, Mugo also served as CIMMYT’s Country Representative for Kenya and CIMMYT’s Regional Representative for Africa. He

Post-COVID-19: South Africa advised to invest in water security infrastructure

The South African Academy of Engineering (SAAE) has written to President Ramaphosa to advise him to focus infrastructure investment in the Post-Covid19 period on projects that will support jobs and the economy. Since the government’s resources will be extremely limited in the post-COVID period, it will be vital to ensure that interventions are carefully prioritised

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