African women business owners are encouraged to apply for the 2024 Bayer Foundation Women Empowerment Award.

African women business owners are encouraged to apply for the 2024 Bayer Foundation Women Empowerment Award.

Applications are now accepted for the Bayer Foundation Women Empowerment Award, which honors and supports women entrepreneurs bringing forth innovative change in Africa, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East. The Bayer Foundation Women Empowerment Award, powered by Impact Hub Network, is committed to empowering women who are breaking new ground in health, nutrition,…

S Mobile Receives ‘MTN Enterprise Business Foundation 2024’ Award

S Mobile Receives ‘MTN Enterprise Business Foundation 2024’ Award

S Mobile Group has been recognized by MTN Business as the distinguished recipient of the MTN Enterprise Business Foundation 2024 award. The award is in recognition of S Mobile Group’s strategic initiatives that aligned with MTN’s Ambition 2025, aims to empower and recognise the growth and success of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) across Southeast…

3MTT invites fellows to apply for the N6 million Innovation Challenge.

3MTT invites fellows to apply for the N6 million Innovation Challenge.

Through the current 3 Million Technical Talent (3MTT) initiative, the Federal Government is accepting proposals for an Innovation Challenge. Six fellows or teams from the program’s first cohort, each with the potential to earn N1 million, are up for grabs. The goal of the program is to push fellows in the first cohort of the…

Harnessing Financial Support and Non-Financial Support To Stimulate Innovation in Businesses

Harnessing Financial Support and Non-Financial Support To Stimulate Innovation in Businesses

Financial support is the bedrock of any business. Most businesses must always utilise the benefits of financial support in order to stay afloat. Is there any business that thrives without any financial support? A lot do survive without it, but not for long. Finances pay the business bills and attract valuable products and services for…

How to Unlock Economic Opportunities with Green Economy in Africa

How to Unlock Economic Opportunities with Green Economy in Africa

The concept of a green economy, characterized by a sustainable, low-carbon, and resource-efficient economic model, holds significant promise for Africa, a continent endowed with abundant natural resources and a young, dynamic population. As global attention shifts towards sustainable development in the face of climate change and environmental degradation, Africa stands at a pivotal juncture, poised…

What is your expected lifespan? An AI system designed to forecast life and death.

What is your expected lifespan? An AI system designed to forecast life and death.

In an effort to increase awareness of the potential benefits and risks of technology, researchers in Denmark are using artificial intelligence and data from millions of people to predict a person’s life events from infancy to old age. Instead than being drawn to any macabre fascinations, the developers of life2vec aim to investigate the patterns…

Women for Digital Conference 2024: Celebrating Women’s Inclusion in the Digital Economy
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Women for Digital Conference 2024: Celebrating Women’s Inclusion in the Digital Economy

The Women for Digital Conference returns this year on March 30th, 2024, at the Civic Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria. With a commitment to celebrating, inspiring, and educating women across Africa, the hybrid conference aims to empower women to excel and thrive in the dynamic digital economy. This year’s event, themed “Inspiring Women’s Inclusion in…

Payments Forum Nigeria [PAFON1.0] Holds Tomorrow

Payments Forum Nigeria [PAFON1.0] Holds Tomorrow

All is now set for the maiden edition of Payments Forum Nigeria (PAFON 1.0) to be held tomorrow, Thursday, March 21, 2024 at Oriental Hotel, Lekki, Lagos State, at 9am. The Payments Forum Nigeria is a cross-industry platform focused on addressing issues that require broad cooperation and coordination across many constituents in the payments industry….

Angola Cyber Revolution Summit 2024–Cybersecurity Innovations: Leading the Future of Protection

Angola Cyber Revolution Summit 2024–Cybersecurity Innovations: Leading the Future of Protection

We TraiCon Events will be hosting Angola’s premier cybersecurity event titled as “Cyber Revolution Summit” scheduled on 22nd &23rd May 2024 in Luanda, Angola. This summit will feature keynote presentations and panel discussions with top security experts from various industries covering a range of topics, including cybersecurity innovations, data privacy & security, risk management, network…

India Cyber Revolution Summit2024 – Cybersecurity Innovations: Leading the Future of Protection

India Cyber Revolution Summit2024 – Cybersecurity Innovations: Leading the Future of Protection

We TraiCon Events will be hosting India’s premier cybersecurity event titled as “Cyber Revolution Summit” scheduled on 25th&26th April 2024 in Newdelhi, India. This summit will feature keynote presentations and panel discussions with top security experts from various industries covering a range of topics, including cybersecurity innovations, data privacy & security, risk management, network security,…

inq.Digital Supports Payments Forum Nigeria [PAFON 1.0]

inq.Digital Supports Payments Forum Nigeria [PAFON 1.0]

Inq. Digital Nigeria Limited has been announced as a sponsor of Payments Forum Nigeria [PAFON 1.0] maiden edition holding this Thursday in Lagos. inq. Digital Nigeria Limited, a subsidiary of inq. Group is an emerging leading digital and cloud solutions provider that delivers simpler seamless solutions to complex business challenges. With offices in Lagos, Abuja,…

Three trends set to drive cyber-attacks in 2024

Three trends set to drive cyber-attacks in 2024

Ransomware attacks saw a sharp increase once again over the past year. AI and the increase in mobile-connected devices provide further areas of vulnerability for cybercriminals to exploit. Early detection can reduce the cost of breaches up to a thousandfold. Following two years of high but stable loss activity, 2023 saw a worrying resurgence in…

Africa’s Waste Management Challenges Can Become Wealth Creation Opportunity

Africa’s Waste Management Challenges Can Become Wealth Creation Opportunity

Africa’s rapid urbanization and population growth present significant challenges in waste management, with many cities struggling to manage the increasing volumes of waste generated daily. However, within this challenge lies a tremendous opportunity to transform the waste management sector into a driver of economic growth, job creation, and environmental sustainability. By adopting innovative and sustainable…

Using data to increase access to water for shared prosperity in Africa

Using data to increase access to water for shared prosperity in Africa

Data will play an invaluable role in helping public and private sector stakeholders across Africa identify ways to increase access to water for all while managing this commodity. This comes at a time when National Water Week in South Africa (20 – 26 March) and World Water Day (22 March) will highlight the importance of water management and conservation…

7 tips from Kaspersky on what to do if someone tries to hack you

7 tips from Kaspersky on what to do if someone tries to hack you

In today’s connected world, it is a matter of when rather than if you will experience someone trying to hack you. With cybercriminals becoming more sophisticated in their attempts, it is possible that at some point or another you may interact with a scammer or click on a phishing link. As prevention is always better…

Moniepoint Sponsors Payments Forum Nigeria (PAFON 1.0)

Moniepoint Sponsors Payments Forum Nigeria (PAFON 1.0)

Moniepoint Inc. a global digital financial services provider with operations in Nigeria and an ongoing expansion into other emerging markets, has emerged the lead sponsor of the maiden edition of Payments Forum Nigeria (PAFON 1.0). Payments Forum Nigeria [PAFON] is an event focused on providing inside-look at the payment industry in the country, offering perspectives…

IIM United Kingdom Inducts new Members, Highlights the Power of Intelligent Technologies

IIM United Kingdom Inducts new Members, Highlights the Power of Intelligent Technologies

The Institute of Information Management (IIM) United Kingdom successfully hosted its highly anticipated Annual Convention and 47th Induction/Investiture ceremony on March 9, 2024, at the Wesley London Euston. The event, held under the theme “AI Renaissance: Unleashing the Power of Intelligent Technologies,” brought together distinguished professionals, thought leaders, and industry experts from various sectors. The convention commenced…

S Mobile Tech Hub Opens Registration to Entrepreneurs in Southeast

S Mobile Tech Hub Opens Registration to Entrepreneurs in Southeast

500 successful candidates to get starter-packs Rolls our Free Data, Airtime to Civil Servants, Students, others S Mobile Tech Hub, an offspring of S Mobile Group has open applications to technology entrepreneurs in the Southeast Nigeria. S Mobile Tech Hub was recently conceived by Mr. Kingsley Adonu, a visionary entrepreneur and CEO/Founder S Mobile Group,…

South Africa To License 60 Crypto Platforms by Month End
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South Africa To License 60 Crypto Platforms by Month End

By the end of the month, South Africa will license roughly sixty cryptocurrency platforms, making it one of the first countries on the continent to mandate operating permissions for digital asset exchanges. More than 300 crypto-asset providers requested authorization, according to the Financial Sector Conduct Authority, which offered exchanges until November 30 to apply for…

Kenya Bags Top Spot in the East African Youth Digital Readiness Index

Kenya Bags Top Spot in the East African Youth Digital Readiness Index

The Eastern Africa Youth Digital Readiness Index for 2023 has Kenya at the top of the list. Rwanda and Uganda are in second and third place, respectively, behind Kenya. According to the research, Somalia, Sudan, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo came in sixth, seventh, and eighth place, respectively, while Ethiopia and Tanzania came…

Meta, Pulse NG unveil ‘Creators of Tomorrow’ campaign in Nigeria

Meta, Pulse NG unveil ‘Creators of Tomorrow’ campaign in Nigeria

Meta and Pulse Nigeria have announced the launch of ‘Creators of Tomorrow,’ a first-of-its-kind campaign that spotlights five emerging creators in Nigeria who are turning what they love into what they do and sparking a new wave of creativity/community on Instagram.  The spotlighted creators represent various creative industries, including lifestyle, comedy, dance and art. Their…

Application is Open for Gavi, Seedstars’ INFUSE 2024 to Promote Climate-resilient Actions

Application is Open for Gavi, Seedstars’ INFUSE 2024 to Promote Climate-resilient Actions

In an effort to strengthen health systems against climate threats and improve immunization delivery, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, has collaborated with Seedstars to accept submissions for INFUSE 2024. This move comes as the need for climate actions takes front stage. Innovation for Uptake, Scale, and Equity in Immunization, or INFUSE for short, is a Gavi-led…

PAFON: Digital Encode, Cybervergent, Payble Sign Up for Payments Forum Nigeria 1.0

PAFON: Digital Encode, Cybervergent, Payble Sign Up for Payments Forum Nigeria 1.0

Payments Forum Nigeria (PAFON), the cross-industry platform focused on addressing issues that require broad cooperation and coordination across many constituents in the payments industry, has attracted sponsorships from Digital Encode Limited, Cybervergent and Payble. Financial industry experts are warming up for the first edition of PAFON, scheduled to take place at Oriental Hotel, Lekki Road,…

2024 Sophos Threat Report: Cybercrime on Main Street Details Cyberthreats Facing SMBs

2024 Sophos Threat Report: Cybercrime on Main Street Details Cyberthreats Facing SMBs

 Sophos, a global leader in innovating and delivering cybersecurity as a service, today released its annual 2024 Sophos Threat Report, with this year’s report detailing “Cybercrime on Main Street” and the biggest threats facing small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs*). According to the report, in 2023, nearly 50% of malware detections for SMBs were keyloggers, spyware and stealers, malware that attackers use…

Smart Farming: A Great Economic Future for Africa

Smart Farming: A Great Economic Future for Africa

Smart farming, a component of the broader movement towards precision agriculture, is a modern farming management concept that uses technology and data to optimize the yield and efficiency of agricultural operations. This innovative approach encompasses a range of technologies, including IoT (Internet of Things) devices, sensors, GPS, drones, AI (Artificial Intelligence), and big data analytics,…

Google’s New Gemini AI Feature Will Allow Users to Customize Its Reactions

Google’s New Gemini AI Feature Will Allow Users to Customize Its Reactions

Google has updated Gemini, its chatbot driven by artificial intelligence (AI), with a new feature. With the new capability, users may modify specific text segments and have fine-grained control over the generated response to a question. Users have the option to remove the selected piece completely, change its length, or renew it. The feature has…

Call for Applications: MarkHack 3.0 – Unleash Creativity with Emerging Tech
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Call for Applications: MarkHack 3.0 – Unleash Creativity with Emerging Tech

GDM Group, a leading marketing and media technology company, and Eko Innovation Centre, a renowned startup accelerator, proudly announce the launch of MarkHack 3.0, themed “BEYOND LIMITS – Unleashing Creativity with Emerging Tech”. This exciting initiative invites innovators, entrepreneurs, and marketing professionals to collaborate and develop groundbreaking solutions for real-time challenges in the marketing and…

 Rwanda’s Viebeg uses AI to optimize the purchase of medical equipment.

 Rwanda’s Viebeg uses AI to optimize the purchase of medical equipment.

A Rwandan business called Viebeg provides medical products and equipment via a data-driven, AI-powered B2B platform that optimizes and reduces risk in the purchase of medical supplies and equipment. Viebeg, an online platform called “VieProcure,” was founded in 2018 and provides hospitals, clinics, pharmacies, and other healthcare institutions with a free, data-driven procurement solution. The…