kprl1NAIROBI-Kenya Petroleum Refineries Limited (KPRL) has implemented a new technological solution to reduce risk and control costs.

The solution, based on IBM Maximo asset management software, will allow KPRL to better utilize its production equipment, facilities and IT systems to increase the productivity and efficiency of the company's oil refinery operations in East Africa. Reduce risk and control costs.

FacebookIt is a metric that is well used across the country, continent and the world in research, analysis and reporting but it is time that the technology world stopped leaning so heavily on Internet penetration. The statistic is one of a number that are at a risk of becoming out-dated in today’s multi-platform Internet.

Internet penetration rate denotes the percentage of a (usually) national population that has access to the Internet in their home.

ezvoteThe 2012 General Election should be conducted electronically if the voting is to be free, fair and transparent, US Ambassador to Kenya Scott Gration said.

The envoy faulted manual voting that the country has been using, stating that it was prone to malpractices and suggested that it be discarded.

ezvoteThe 2012 General Election should be conducted electronically if the voting is to be free, fair and transparent, US Ambassador to Kenya Scott Gration said.

The envoy faulted manual voting that the country has been using, stating that it was prone to malpractices and suggested that it be discarded.

Held on 5 and 6 October in Abidjan,African Telecom People celebrated 25 years of mobile telephony on the continent.

An opportunity for operators, but also the government to discuss the future of the industry, while building a critical eye on the progress made since the first African network in 1986.

webThe next level of Internet application, Web 3.0, has revolutionised the way we live, work and interact. It is a version of the Internet that is dominated by multi-media devices, cloud computing, social networking, and personalised web presence.

Years of innovation, research and development has given rise to several versions of the Internet, including Web 1.0 and Web 2.0.

MultiChoiceMultiChoice Uganda the proprietors of Dstv in partnership with the Ministry of Education has initiated a technology based programme that seeks to enhance learning in the country.

Presiding over the event to launch the MultiChoice resource center programme for 2011 at Mackay Memorial College School in Kampala, the Chairman of MultiChoice Uganda, Mr. Steven Musoke said that the centre is part of the strategy to develop African schools and communities through learning.

samena7Telecommunications professionals as well as market leaders across South Asia, Middle East and North Africa are scheduled to meet next month in Qatar, to discuss key global technology developments.

Prominent telecommunications experts as well as market leaders across South Asia, the Middle East and North Africa are scheduled to meet next month in Qatar.

unctadAccording to the 2011 Information Economy Report, Ethiopian mobile phone penetration is a little more than 7%. The report was released on October 19th by the UN Conference on Trade and Development in association with the UN Economic Commission for Africa.

Expansion of mobile phone services may require an atmosphere of competition between different service providers according to Remi Lang, Economic Affairs officer at UNCTAD. Opening the telecom industry to foreign competitors could result in better performance he suggested.

As a keen follower of technology trends, I have noticed that a lot of research and development is being done, and new ideas, products and services are being churned out every passing day.

One common factor about these innovations is that they are targeted to the individual. This could probably be attributed to: