Ghana to host Twitter's first Africa office

Twitter announced Monday the recruitment of a team of eleven people in Ghana, with the intention of making the West African country its headquarters for the continent.
Mahmoud el-Koumi's COVID-19 robot assistant.
Egypt's COVID-19 robot hospital assistant might just save lives
With Egypt facing a second coronavirus wave, Mechatronics engineer Mahmoud el-Koumi is currently carrying outtrials on a self-funded prototype for a remote-controlled robot to assist physicians in running tests on suspected Covid-19 patients.
File photo of EFCC official parading suspects
Nigeria internet fraud 'academy' shut down, 27 arrested
Operatives of the Abuja Zonal Office of Nigeria's Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have uncovered another training centre for the grooming of internet fraudsters.
The robot is a remote-controlled cabinet on wheels
MAIROBOT: Nigerian students design coronavirus care robot
Nigerian students have built a machine they hope can one day help hospitals remotely treat COVID-19 patients, taking temperatures, transporting medicine and allowing medical workers to communicate with patients with a webcam and screen.
The loan financing was led by Johannesburg-based lender Absa Group Ltd
Biggest African data-center firm raises US$170 million for new hub
Teraco Data Environments Ltd., Africa’s largest data-center company, raised 2.5 billion rand (US$170 million) to fund the construction of a new facility in South Africa.
Previous attempts to hold the auction have been scuppered by disputes
MTN Group files lawsuit to challenge South Africa’s 5G Spectrum sale
MTN Group Ltd. has taken legal action against the terms of a highly anticipated auction of new broadband spectrum in South Africa, saying the company and rival Vodacom Group Ltd. are being shut out of bidding for the most appealing 5G bandwidth.
Jeofrey Kibuule is a software engineer at Apple Computers
This Ugandan co-developed the unique blood oxygen monitor in Apple Watch Series 6
In September when technology giant Apple released the new Apple Watch Series 6, it came with a special feature — a blood oxygen saturation monitor. The blood oxygen app that differentiates the new watch from the rest enables one to measure the oxygen level of their blood on-demand directly from their wrist, providing them with insights into their overall wellness, according to Apple.