WHO Regional Office for Africa
  • Multimedia content

  • Images (3)
    • The Go.Data makes tracing people possibly exposed to Ebola more discreet and faster, says Léa Kanyere, a contact tracer in Goma
    • Léa Kanyere and Kavira Kasomo talk like old friends when actually the contact tracer (left) is checking for any potential exposure
    • Léa Kanyere, a contact tracer, from Mabolio District of Beni, Democratic Republic of the Congo, is one of the first to be trained to use the Go.Data app
  • All (3)
Source: WHO Regional Office for Africa |

Speeding up detection to slow down Ebola: Smartphone app is game-changer for contact tracing in hotspots in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Go.Data is a major innovation in outbreak investigation tools for field data collection

Standing in front of her house, Kavira Kasomo chats with Léa Kanyere as if they are old friends. Kanyere shows Kasomo something on her mobile phone that makes her smile. Then Kanyere lends a hand as Kasomo hangs out her laundry. No one around them seems suspicious of Kanyere. The…

Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA)
Source: Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA) |

Drive engagement. Drive volumes. Drive growth

Take the opportunity to push print volumes and it will mean more business for you

Extend your portfolio and target new customers with the multi-functional imagePRESS C165. The combination of our award-winning office and professional print technology. Turbo-charge sales and add value to your service business by inspiring your customers to get creative and produce exceptional quality print at the push of a button. ADD…

Canon
Source: Canon |

Paper in, possibilities out

The imagePRESS C165 prints everything you need for the day-to-day of your business - and to a professional standard

Introducing the imagePRESS C165. One multi-functional printer, a world of opportunities. Combining the best of our award-winning imageRUNNER ADVANCE technology and user interface with a suite of easy-to-use imagePRESS professional tools. You can now get creative at the push of a button. Time is money and this printer will help…

RS Components
Source: RS Components |

Fighting fraud from the top (By Ayanda Kotobe, Finance Director at RS Components)

Fraud is at its essence the result of mirroring

By Ayanda Kotobe, Finance Director at RS Components Why do we stop at traffic lights? It’s not because we are naturally attuned to seeing red as the order to stop. If that were the case, red dresses and apples wouldn’t be as popular as they are! Red catches our attention,…

ICE Africa
Source: ICE Africa |

Gaming bans in Uganda and Kenya: a sign of things to come? (by Daniel Tyler, Conference Producer at ICE Africa)

Both jurisdictions have set a precedent that threatens to spread across and bring to a halt the great signs of promise demonstrated by the continents gaming industry

The burgeoning African gaming market has been spearheaded by a number of countries in recent years with South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania widely deemed as the leading markets on the continent. Thanks to a concoction of budding technological hubs, increasing online access and digital penetrations rates, as well…

Source: Fortinet |

New Forbes Insights Report Shows CISOs Believe Capabilities of Attackers are Outpacing their Ability to Defend their Organizations

Survey reveals how CISOs are shifting priorities and security strategies to manage increasingly advanced threats with limited resources

Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT) (https://www.Fortinet.com/), a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, today announced a new report by Forbes Insights it commissioned titled “Making Tough Choices: How CISOs Manage Escalating Threats and Limited Resources (http://bit.ly/2jUkZIG).” The global survey polled CISOs across various industries about the biggest challenges they’re…

United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS)
  • Multimedia content

  • Images (1)
    • Bangladeshi peacekeepers share their computer skills with Wau area government officials
  • All (1)
Source: United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) |

Bangladeshi peacekeepers share their computer skills with Wau area government officials

The computer training programme is just one of the different activities that Bangladeshi peacekeepers stationed in Wau have embarked on to empower the local people

Calestina Juuku Alfred, who works as a cashier in Wau’s Ministry of Gender and Child Welfare, had never operated a computer, until recently. ‘’I didn’t know anything about a computer. I used commercial computer centres to type and print documents, which cost money. But now I can operate a computer…

WHO Regional Office for Africa
  • Multimedia content

  • Images (2)
    • Meeting of officials from WHO and Ministry of Health during the handover ceremony
    • Dr Olu handing over the ICT equipment to Dr Makur, Undersecretary, Ministry of Health
  • All (2)
Source: WHO Regional Office for Africa |

WHO donates Information Communication and Technology equipment to improve the availability of good quality data at all levels in South Sudan

The items were presented to the Ministry of Health at a ceremony held at the Ministry of Health in Juba

With funding from Gavi, the Vaccine alliance, WHO donated Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) equipment this week (Wednesday, 14 August) to the Ministry of Health of the Republic of South Sudan. The ICT equipment will support the expanded programme on immunization (EPI) data management and the roll-out of District Health…

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Ireland
  • Multimedia content

  • Images (4)
    • Irish Aid support to Young Scientists Kenya (1)
    • Irish Aid support to Young Scientists Kenya (2)
    • Irish Aid support to Young Scientists Kenya (3)
    • Irish Aid support to Young Scientists Kenya (4)
  • All (4)
Source: Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Ireland |

Irish Aid support to Young Scientists Kenya

The second Young Scientists Kenya National Science and Technology Exhibition took place at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre in Nairobi from 3-7 August 2019

The competition is closely modelled on the Irish BT Young Scientists and Technology Exhibition and was introduced to Kenya by the Embassy of Ireland in partnership with the Government of Kenya. This year some 460 students produced 220 innovative science projects to compete for the top prize, which includes a…

Source: IT News Africa |

Johannesburg Gets Ready For 5th Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa 2019

This year’s Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa plans to tackle clinical and systemic challenges facing African healthcare and offer real-world technology solutions

It is that time of the year again, when healthcare professionals, industry experts and leaders gather to discuss the impact of emerging technologies on their industry. Taking place at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg on 8-9 October under the theme “Digital Building Blocks for a Patient-Centred Healthcare System”, the…