Hi-tech articles

Imagine a gender- equal a gender-equal world

A world that is free of bias, stereotypes, and discrimination. A world that’s diverse, equitable, and inclusive. A world where difference is valued and celebrated. DotConnectAfrica in conjunction with Fempower aka Miss. Africa Digital wants to celebrate International Women’s Day today, 8 March 2023. This year’s theme is DigitALL: Innovation and technology for gender equality.

Aviation Stakeholders to Contribute to Industry Policy Formulation

The Kenya Association of Air Operators (KAAO) Executive Committee hosted the Cabinet Secretary State Department of Transport and Roads Hon. Kipchumba Murkomen and Permanent Secretary Mohammed Daghar to deliberate on improving the partnership between Government and the private sector. The meeting agreed on the need for industry input in major policy decisions affecting the sector

iHUB launches new accelerator program under the Mastercard Foundation Ed-Tech Fellowship Program

iHub Kenya announced a new partnership with the Mastercard Foundation under the Mastercard Foundation Ed-Tech Fellowship Program. This is part of a broader initiative that also involves iHub’s sister company, Co-Creation Hub, in Nigeria. Through the collaboration, iHub is launching an accelerator program to support and amplify the impact of  36 EdTech startups in Kenya

Hitachi Energy and Sun Africa & UGT Renewables to help accelerate the energy transition

Hitachi Energy, a global technology leader that is advancing a sustainable energy future for all has signed a memorandum of understanding with Sun Africa and its sister company, UGT Renewables, to collaborate on utility-scale solar photovoltaic power generation projects that will accelerate the energy transition and provide access to energy in emerging and developing markets

Digitisation for a connected future

By Charles Blackbeard Digitisation helps build safe, smart and sustainable operations for the future. We build locally and support globally to increase knowledge. We also have the ‘tribal knowledge’ of operators who have been around processes and equipment for decades. Now we have a new generation coming in, so digitising that knowledge is vital to

MTN Group launches programme to bridge the data analytics skills gap

To address Africa’s digital skills gap, MTN Group, through some of its operating companies, is partnering with SAS Training, Courses & Classes to train up to 100 young people in data analytics. This is part of the MTN Skills Academy’s work to promote digital skills for digital jobs, in turn supporting MTN Group’s strategic intent

Africa should leverage on digital technologies

By Monde Mawasha CDC’s Chief Knowledge & Digital Officer – ICT, Research and Strategy Digital technologies are becoming a more significant component of contemporary education provision and practices around the world, and they are central to popular visions of educational futures. The widespread use of digital educational resources during the Covid-19 pandemic has increased the