Africa Technology 

Technology That Keeps Kenya Safe

On Sunday, September 6, Kenya’s Chief of the Defence Forces (CDF) General Robert Kibochi gave a detailed interview on how the military is employing technology to protect and serve the nation. He started by acknowledging that innovation was key for the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) to remain relevant in the dynamic technological sphere. “The KDF is alive to the fact that innovation is a critical component in increasing combat power,” he stated. He then explained that the Defence Forces Technical College (DEFTEC), that was established in 1964, is tasked with the responsibility…

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Financial Services Government 

Again, ICT sector grows, contributes 17.83% to Nigeria’s GDP

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami has expressed his happiness on the growth of ICT’s contribution to Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the second quarter of 2020 (Q2 2020). According to a press release signed by the Technical Assistant (Information Technology) to the Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Femi Adeluyi, he said that “Nigeria’s GDP decreased by –6.10% (year-on-year) in real terms in the second quarter of 2020, largely attributable to significantly lower levels of both domestic and international economic…

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Africa Covid19 Government Healthcare 

Post-COVID-19: Nigeria Needs to Design and Improve its Current Business Continuity Strategy – Abdullahi Haske

Abdullahi Bashir Haske is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of AA&R Investments, an indigenous oil exploration company. In this interview, he highlighted how the oil and Gas has faires and how it would survive and importance of creating an enabling environment for the non-oil sector to thrive. Excerpts: • How would you access the oil and gas industry in the heat of global crude oil prices crises? Normally when there is price crash of crude, investments in the oil and gas sector will be affected especially the capital projects.…

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Financial Services 

14.07% ICT contribution to Nigeria’s GDP unprecedented – Pantami

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, has described as unprecedented the 14.07 per cent contribution of the Information and Communications Technology, ICT, sector to the nation’s Gross Domestic Product, GDP. The National Bureau of Statistics NBS, had released Nigeria’s GDP report for Q1 2020 on May 25 in which ICT’s contribution grew to 14.07% in the Q1 of the year 2020. Reacting, Mr Pantami, in a statement signed by his Technical Assistant on Information Technology, Dr Femi Adeluyi, on Sunday in Abuja, said he was delighted…

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Fintech Information Services Startups Technology 

ICT contribution of 14.07% to Nigeria’s GDP unprecedented

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, said the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) has contributed unprecedented 14.07 per cent to the nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Mr Pantami stated this in a statement signed by Femi Adeluyi, Technical Assistant, Information Technology to the Minister on Sunday in Abuja. Mr Pantami said he was delighted to hear of the growth of ICT’s contribution to Nigeria’s GDP in the first quarter (Q1) of 2020. PREMIUM TIMES reported how the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) released Nigeria’s GDP report for…

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