Major tech headlines for the week — June 12, 2019

MineX 360 brought the SmartSapp system to curb child abduction, unbanked Nigerians explain why they don’t use the bank and MTN holds it Conquest e-gaming competition. The major tech headlines for the week have been gathered here.

Major headlines for the week

Nigerian Computer Society decries alarming exodus of ICT skills

Like in the health sector, the ICT sector is also going through the horrifying experience of amazingly intelligent skills exiting Nigeria to other nations. These nations are now believed to… READ MORE

 

Why we cannot keep our monies in banks – Unbanked Nigerians

“I don’t have an account, and I can never have one until I die. My pocket and my car are secure enough for me, no matter how much I have,”… READ MORE

 

SmartSapp child security app launched to combat kidnapping in schools

Kidnapping in schools has recently been on the rise in Ghana. And there seemed to be no appropriate way of curbing it. That’s why MineX 360 Services has developed an… READ MORE

 

Schneider Electric launches cheap Inverter-fired electricity in Nigeria

Looking to tackle power-related issues and provide adequate protection, Schneider Electric has released fresh products to dazzle the Nigerian market. According to The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the new… READ MORE

 

E-Tranzact offers technology hope to school of less privileged pupils

The world celebrated kids all across the globe last month and it was a day to remember. Pupils of Dr Elias Model Primary and Nursery School, Isale Eko, Lagos State… READ MORE

 

Frank “Wondhakid” Kpakpo to stay loyal to Ghana

One of Ghana’s best eSports players, Frank “Wondhakid” Kpakpo, has echoed his desire to stay loyal to Ghana and Africa’s eSports industry, and intends to turn down any offer to… READ MORE

 

Swift Networks’ Red Cheetah app already has over 100,000 downloads

The Red Cheetah free Wi-Fi application for Android devices, recently released by Swift Networks has attracted more than 100,000 downloads already, and this does not include those using the web… READ MORE

 

Nigeria is prepared for 5G network — NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC has revealed that the giant of Africa is prepared for the 5G network. Prof. Umar Dambatta, Executive Director of NCC, who made this known at… READ MORE

Dragon ninja lazer eyes: Iggy and Ayub qualifiers to the final event

Tekken and eSport fans on Saturday, June 1, 2019, besieged the ATK Arena in Cape Town, South Africa to participate in the Dragon ninja laser eyes qualifiers. Ighsaan Latief, also… READ MORE

Webafrica set to be sold

Internet service provider, Webafrica is set to be sold, and some vibrant ISPs, which includes RSAWEB and Vox, have been tipped to seal a possible deal. Webafrica, with Matthew Tagg… READ MORE

 

LanDynamix provides technology platform for Carter app

The Carter platform was created solely to assist consumers to take the right step when it comes to one of the most vital decisions in a man’s life – Purchasing… READ MORE

 

Emmanuel Oyelakin calls for a proper branding of Africa’s eSports industry

The President of eSports Nigeria, Emmanuel Oyelakin, has called on various eSports groups and Associations in Africa to be focused on branding the eSports industry well if they intend to… READ MORE

 

Sophos breaks down how cybercriminals discover soft targets

The tech lab of Frontline network and endpoint security provider, Sophos, has discovered how simple it is for cybercriminals to influence web robots a.k.a bots to locate weak targets and… READ MORE

 

MTN Ghana promises 300 jobs by training youth with employable skills

MTN Ghana is embarking on a corporate social responsibility programme which seeks to train about 300 youth in the Central and Western Regions with employable skills so they can get… READ MORE

 

Lagos: eSports Nigeria has revealed date for African eSports Championship qualifiers

The eSport Nigeria in partnership with League of Extraordinary Gamers, yesterday announced the date and time for the Lagos, Nigeria qualifiers for the Africa eSports Championship. Lagos qualifiers is scheduled… READ MORE

 

Uber joins Old Mutual to improve safety of Uber drivers

Ride-hailing company, Uber Ghana has given its drivers the opportunity to engage with Old Mutual Insurance, safety and security experts, and local Uber team to improve their safety when on… READ MORE

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