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Africa urged to smarten up on big data

28 Jun

Africa‘s use of big data will yield more benefit if the continent focuses on smart data to address complex situations. Continue reading

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Africa’s ICT capacity builders heading to Kenya

13 Jun

Kenya will host the Global ICT Capacity Building Symposium (CBS-2016) after it formalised arrangements with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU)International Telecommunication Union (ITU) in an agreement signed by ITU Secretary-General Houlin Zhao and the Director-General of the Communications Authority of Kenya, Francis Wangusi. Continue reading

ITU’s 151st anniversary moves Africa

19 May

On 17 May 2016 the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) celebrated its 151st anniversary and has chosen ‘ICT entrepreneurship for social impact’ as its theme for the year. Activity in key regions across Africa suggests the continent intends to be a part of the global technology movement. Continue reading

Sierra Leone pushes ITU members to back tech against Ebola

7 Nov

Spurred by Sierra Leone, the U.N.’s ITU has teamed up with the GSM Association, the World Health Organization, and the Internet Society, committing resources to a worldwide effort to develop technology tools to help stop the spread of Ebola.
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