US tackles African youth gender technology divide

June 18, 2018 6:21 am0 comments
US tackles African youth gender technology divide

From AFRED SHILONGO in Windhoek, Namibia WINDHOEK – SOME 100 students have converged in Namibia for an initiative by the United States (US) to impart skills and create opportunities for African high school girls in science, technology, engineering, arts, design and mathematics (STEAM) in Africa. The fourth Women in Science (WiSci) […]

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MTN celebrates 20 years of operations in Rwanda

June 13, 2018 10:01 am0 comments
MTN celebrates 20 years of operations in Rwanda

From PHYLLIS BIRORI in Kigali, Rwanda KIGALI – MTN Rwanda, the first foreign-based entity of the South African telecommunications company, has officially launched celebrations of 20 years operating in the East African country. The firm started operations in 1998 and has grown exponentially to enjoy the biggest market share with 3,8 […]

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MTN addresses Nigeria child mortality woes

June 11, 2018 9:27 am0 comments
MTN Nigeria's 'Y'ello Walk' from their Lagos headquarters

from OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS – MTN, the continent’s biggest mobile operator, is raising awareness about the Rhesus Gene Deficiency and child mortality in Nigeria, as part of the ongoing 21 Days Of Y’ello Care campaign. As part of the awareness exercise, MTNers as MTN staff are known, took to the streets […]

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