Africa News Roundup: Beads for science

by | Jun 18, 2018

Here are last weekend’s top headlines on startups, entrepreneurship, innovation and tech from around Africa.

Battling pneumonia

According to iAfrikan, Ghanaian scientists — at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital — have designed beads to help mothers accurately monitor children’s respiratory rates and diagnose signs of pneumonia. This video explains how it works.

Liberty hacked

South African insurance group, Liberty Holdings was the victim of an unexpected cyber attack over the weekend, perpetrators of which are demanding an undisclosed ransom (Fin24).

Revisiting the Nigerian broadband plan

The federal government and the Nigeria Governors’ Forum are making efforts to further deepen broadband penetration in the country (Techpoint).

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https://techpoint.ng/2018/06/15/fg-governors-forum-make-broadband-penetration/

Re: MTN Nigeria fine

The sum of ₦500 million is expected to be paid by the federal government as legal fees to the lawyers that worked for the government on the MTN Nigeria fine (Techpoint).

https://techpoint.ng/2018/06/14/500m-legal-fees-mtn-fine/

Have a productive week ahead.

 

Múyìwá Mátùlúkò
Múyìwá Mátùlúkò

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