Major tech news for this week on — June 20, 2019

This week’s major tech news were mostly about releases. Huawei postponed the release of its 5G phone. Techpreneur Mag released its 4th issue with young Ghanaian tech whiz kid as cover. Google also released how much it made from new sites in 2018.

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Major new for the week

GE Healthcare enhances Universal Health Coverage in Ghana

GE Healthcare, an American manufacturer and distributor of health equipment, is set to expand Universal Health Coverage in Ghana. The company, headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, makes and distributes diagnostic imaging… READ MORE


Huawei postpones the release of its first 5G phone, Mate X

Huawei’s first 5G smartphone, the foldable tablet-phone hybrid Mate X will no longer be released this month, but in September. The Chinese brand, currently in the news for its recent… READ MORE


Techbit Inc releases 4th issue of Techpreneur Mag

Techbit Inc, a tech consulting and digital agency in Ghana on Friday released the Fourth issue of its digital Tech magazine called “Techpreneur Mag”. Techpreneur is the first tech magazine… READ MORE


Wonderkid tops Golden Hour table after match week one

Wonderkid made the perfect start to the Golden Hour eSports tournament on Saturday as he defeated Messi by 3-1 to top the Golden Hour eSports tournament table after the opening… READ MORE


South Africa: Energy eSports announces new pro Fortnite team

South African based eSports team, Energy eSports, has unveiled its new professional roster for Fortnite featuring the likes of Tristan Van Der Walt “Trogonz”, Ross White ” Rize” and Will… READ MORE


Nigeria Police Force set to launch crime app, police-VGS

The Nigeria Police Force is set to unveil a mobile application which it feels will assist in their battle against the increasing crime in the country. A minimum of 35… READ MORE


Remex Ghana announces Grand Pixels Photography Awards and Exhibitions

Remex Ghana, an enterprise that deals in creative design, brand identity, advertising, etc. has initiated photography awards and exhibitions as parts of its efforts to push forward the photography industry….  READ MORE


Africa’s fintech hits 60 percent growth in two years

Africa’s fintech space has seen tremendous growth since it became a burgeoning sector across the globe. Mobile money transactions alone are becoming more preferred than traditional banking practices. In addition… READ MORE


Nigeria has one of the fastest-growing developer communities – GitHub CEO

The software developers’ community in Naija is still quite small and just starting. Yes, these software developers have been in the country for a while but they have mainly operated… READ MORE


Google made $4.7bn from news sites in 2018, study reveals

As per a study released a few days ago, Google made $4.7bn in advertising from news websites, which is almost equal to the entire revenue the full online news industry… READ MORE


MTN Bright Scholarship 2019 opens for SHS graduates and tertiary students

MTN Ghana Foundation is helping brilliant students to continue their tertiary education with the MTN Bright Scholarship. Currently the Foundation has opened applications for the 2019 MTN Bright Scholarship. If… READ MORE


What does Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra mean for Africa?

Facebook will be launching Libra in early 2020, a digital currency backed by a reserve of real currencies and assets. It hopes to grow to become globally accepted and adopted…. READ MORE


Nigeria loses N3.133trn to cybercrime yearly — NITDA DG

The National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA has revealed that Nigeria loses close to N3.133 trillion to cybercrime and foreign software every year. The Director-General of the agency, Dr. Isa… READ MORE


Google, LifeBank collaborate to improve blood donation in Nigeria

Realizing the sad state of blood donation in Nigeria, popular Search Engine, Google in collaboration with LifeBank recently revealed that they are using a digital platform to ensure more Nigerians… READ MORE



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Kofi loves to write about smartphones, computers, and tech companies in general. He takes care of most of the guides, and general tech news (from government initiatives to individual projects). As an ardent Hip Hop fan, Kofi produces beats too.


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