The Computer Society of Kenya

The Computer Society of Kenya is the recognized association for Information, Communication and Technology industries and professionals in Kenya, attracting large and active membership from all levels of the IT industry and providing a wide range of services to its 6,000 + members. Dr. Waudo Siganga - Ph.D...

institute of ict professionals ghana

The Institute of ICT Professionals, Ghana is a non-profit organisation which is made up of members in various domains of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) practice. The Institute of ICT Professionals, Ghana has been formed to help tackle the following ICT human resource constraints. The objectives of IIPGH Providing a...

Nigeria Computer society. (NCS)

The Nigerian Computer Society (NCS) is a professional body for Computer professionals in Nigeria. It also encompasses professionals in the Information Technology industry, Interest Groups and other stakeholders in Computing and Information Technology industry. It was established in 1978 and was known then as the Computer Association of Nigeria (COAN). The name...

Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria(CPN)

The Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria (CPN) was formed in 1993 by Decree No. 49 of 1993. The decree was promulgated on the 10th of June and published on the 9th of August the same year. This corporate body is vested with the power to control and supervise the computing profession...

Why Mali has its own homegrown version of Facebook

street scene, grand marche, Bamako, Mali In 2017, statistics showed that Facebook had 170 million users in Africa -- 7 out of every 10 Africans on the internet log into Facebook. Platforms like WhatsApp, Viber and Instagram have become vitals tools of communication- entertainment, information, socialising, etc. Social media companies are ogling Africa...

Meet the 21-year-old tech whiz who’s coded for Instagram and Snapchat

Besides creating algorithms for Instagram and Snapchat and consulting for Twitter, he's now working with Kanye West and Jaden Smith to create augmented-reality experiences around music and politics for the tech festival ComplexCon next year in Chicago "With Jaden, we are getting more young people to vote and creating experiences around that," Sandu told CNN about his work...

Uber launches UberASSIST to cater for the elderly and disabled riders

Uber in Kenya has announced the launch of a new service - UberASSIST an option that caters riders with special needs such as senior riders, in the World Disability Day last week. According to the General Manager of Uber in East Africa, Loic Amando "Everyone deserves an opportunity...

The fastest growing types of online stores in South Africa

According to the findings from the latest Online Retail in South Africa study, conducted by World Wide Worx with the support of Visa and Platinum Seed, "Online retail in South Africa is expected to pass the R14 billion mark in 2018 as e-commerce begins to go mainstream". The...

South Africa to host Africa’s leading Internet of Things conference

In what has been described to be Africa’s leading Internet of Things (IoT) event, The Internet of Things forum Africa is set to explore transformational IoT trends and the benefits of IoT in a number of industries in Africa. The Internet of Things forum Africa (IOTAF) event holds on...

Scaling up search for analogies could be key to innovation

Investment in research is at an all-time high, yet the rate of scientific breakthroughs isn't setting any records. To resolve this quandary, scientists are turning to artificial intelligence and crowdsourcing for help in identifying a key inspiration for innovation—the perfect analogy. Wilbur Wright, for instance, famously got his idea for using wing warping to...