Zambia: Volunteers Create Mobile Language App

Peace Corps volunteers, working closely with Zambian software developers, have developed a mobile application "Bantu Babel" that will translate English words and phrases into any of seven languages spoken in Zambia. The app...

Solar powered plane to fly across America

A solar-powered plane "the Solar Impulse" that has wowed aviation fans in Europe is preparing to fly across North America. This was made public by the Swiss creators of the plane...

‘World’s Smallest Cellphone Charger’ Provides Emergency Backup

A cellphone charger claiming to be the "world's smallest" aims to save users in a pinch when their battery is dying. Comparable to a quarter in size, the Fuel Micro Charger is designed to provide...

Google also working on A Smart Watch

The Android unit of Google has revealed that it is working on  a wearable smartphone to rival Apple's iWatch. Wearable technology has become an increasingly hot topic, with Apple ’s iWatch and the smart spectacles Google Glass...

Uganda: Centenary Bank unveils online campus for staff

With the high costs of staff training and education, forward looking companies are taking to innovative electronic solutions to improve their competitiveness and employee skills. Centenary Bank, Uganda’s leading indigenous commercial bank...

Breathometer, World’s First Smartphone Breathalyzer

Breathometer is the world's first smartphone breathalyzer. The device plugs into your smartphone and measures your blood alcohol concentration when you breathe into it. Unlike other breathalyzers,  Breathometer fits easily into your pocket or...

Smartphone App Uche tests urine for medical issues

A smartphone app that uses a phone's camera to analyse urine and check for a range of medical conditions has been shown off at the TED (Technology, Education and Design) conference...

PC Tech launches Reviews site

PC Tech Magazine, a leading technology magazine, this week launched a new portal, dedicated for reviews of gadgets and software applications. The portal, dubbed PC Tech Reviews is the latest addition to...

Google in talks with Warby Parker to make its Google Glass specs look cool

After taking a big step towards making its Google Glass specs available to the wider public, Google has expanded preorders for the technology, and showed off its potential in a new video.

Microsoft engages youth to drive sustainable African economic growth

Microsoft YouthSpark is a global initiative to create economic opportunities for 300 million youth over the next three years JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Unemployment remains rife on the African continent. With almost 200 million...
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NSSF Launches Transaction Alerts to Members

Uganda’s top Pension body, the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has rolled out a transaction alert service for her members. The development was revealed by...

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Seedstars World Adds Six More African Countries to This Year’s Seedstars...

Global seed-stage startups competition Seedstars World, according to reports by Disrupt-Africa, the 2017 edition of the Seedstars World Tour will visit more than 25...