Category Archives: ICT
Uber has been launched in many West African countries for over a year now but the issues surrounding the business suggests deep forms of marginalization where drivers have to over work themselves in order to settle their car owners and the company and leave something for their families. In Nigeria, this is not peculiar to Uber drivers alone not also Taxify the only difference is Taxify takes 15% from their drivers while Uber takes 25%.
The end of 2017 marks the completion of Africa’s first hyperscale data centre, JB2-Bredell. Owned and operated by Africa’s largest and only vendor neutral data centre, Teraco, the Bredell Hyperscale Data Centre Facility located in Bredell features over 24 MW of power and 6000m² of technical deployment space and is the largest commercial data centre in operation in Africa. The record-breaking build brings with it much anticipation as the continent sees more and more technology giants choosing to colocate to Africa.
Internet services will be more accessible across Lagos Mainland including Ajao Estate, Surulere, Ikeja, Omole, Magodo, Gbagada, Oworonshoki, Bariga, Anthony Village, Ogudu, Ojota, Ketu and Alapere
Series C funding round brings the total amount raised to $220m
Behavioral economics guru, Richard Thaler — this year’s Nobel Prize laureate in economics— has showcased that people are economically imperfect. Since humans are irrational we don’t fit neatly into economic models; we have cognitive limitations, social preferences, or, dare it be said, big problems with self-control.
As we look forward to closing the year, Jumia Travel takes a keen look at emerging and growing hotel technologies that will shape the new year.
Near native performance will become a reality in 2018 thanks to ongoing improvement of development tools for multiplatform applications. This is according to Cassie Lessing, CEO, Strato IT Group, a business application specialist, who says that the intent of multiplatform apps is to provide users with a similar experience irrespective of the device they use: “There is still some work to be done in this respect, but we can expect the gap to be closed completely within the next few years as multiplatform overtakes native mobile app development in the race to win the customer.”
The 2017 JCSE ICT Skills Survey calls for more rapid transformation and empowerment as well as recognition of the ICT sector’s value as an economic contributor