Saturday, October 20, 2018

Emirates A380’s First Touchdown in Ghana

Emirates A380 aircraft, the world's largest airbus, touched down in Ghana on October 2 at the Kotoka International Airport, in celebration of the opening of Terminal 3. Emirates Airlines' flagship aircraft landed...

Bandim Online Emerges Victorious in Seedstars Bissau Competition

Guinea-Bissau based agri-tech startup Bandim Online beat four other startups to emerge winner of the Seedstars Bissau pitch event. Bandim Online went up against startups Inovsat GW, Get Knowledge, Ubuntu 2S and...

US Justice Department Sues California to Stop Net Neutrality Law

California Governor Jerry Brown signed the US’s toughest net neutrality measure on Sunday, requiring internet providers to maintain a level playing field online. Immediately afterwards, a lawsuit was filed by the Trump...

Delta Airlines Resumes Operations After Tech Crisis

Delta Airlines, the second-largest U.S. airline says it has resolved its technological crisis and as such has resumed operations. The company on Tuesday, halted domestic departures due to some problems it was...

Lagos to Host Africa Fintech Summit for the First Time

Lagos, the commercial capital of Nigeria, will host the second half of the biannual event; the Africa Fintech Summit (AFTS) for the first time in November 8-9, 2018. The first half of...

MiGene Family History App to Introduce Medical Genetics Services in Low-income Countries

Genetic technology is on the cusp of changing the world. Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeat (CRISPR) -based devices may be able to edit an organism’s genetic makeup to eradicate human diseases...

Science and Technology: The Road to Innovation

The Mfantsipim Old Boys Association (MOBA) held its third Annual Engagement Series on September 19, at the British Council in Accra. The theme, 'Harnessing Resources Through Science and Technology: The Education and...

Application Opens for Maiden Founders Incubator Program

Nigeria-based Chinook Lab has opened applications for its maiden 'Founders Incubator Program.' Powered by startups incubator and venture fund firm, Chinook Capital Ltd, Chinook Lab's program aims to help selected applicants to...

World’s First Hydrogen Train Introduced in Germany

Germany continues its battle against diesel based emissions from vehicles by introducing the world’s first hydrogen powered train. The train which are more expensive than their diesel based counterparts are an attempt...

Africa Startup Summit Scheduled For Feb. 2019

Africa Tech Summit Kigali, has partnered Disrupt Africa to hold a two-day event to showcase the African startup ecosystem. The Africa Startup Summit will be held Feb. 14-15 in Kigali, Rwanda, and...

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