Tech-savvy Nigerian NGOs forcing politicians to act

February 25, 2015 7:35 am1 comment
Nigeria elections

LAGOS – AHEAD of the Nigerian presidential election, apps and phone texts are mobilising communities to tackle government neglect. The stakes are high in Nigeria’s presidential election on March 28. Ethnic tensions, Boko Haram’s violent attacks, and the “north-south divide” have spurred speculation about a post-election crisis. Citizens are watching […]

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IT leaders summit to address cyber security

February 24, 2015 2:39 pm2 comments
cybercrime

JOHANNESBURG – THE upcoming IT Leaders Africa Summit will explore the mechanisms companies could use to ensure a secure information-processing environment. The event, which is in its sixth year, is scheduled for March 18 and 19 at the Maslow Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg. Joint silver sponsors at the 6th IT Leaders […]

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Nigerian broadcaster selects Israeli satellite firm

February 23, 2015 2:55 pm1 comment
AMOS-5 satellite

LAGOS – A Nigerian satellite firm has selected an Israeli service provider to transmit top international premium channels to its viewers throughout the West African country. In a statement, Spacecom announced the AMOS-5 satellite at the 17°E prime orbital position has been chosen to transmit ConSat TV (Continental Satellite),  a […]

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