• African city embarks on its journey to become a smart city

    Whale Cloud and Alibaba Group have recently announced their collaboration with the Republic of Ghana with the aim of transforming Accra into a smart city. The two Chinese companies have pledged to offer their IoT, Big Data, Cloud and AI solutions to accelerate the achievement of this goal.

  • African nations announce ambitious plans to build ‘smart eco-cities’

    An African nation has released details of a hugely ambitious project in which it intends to build a 'smart eco-city' from scratch that will cater for 137,000 residents and 500,000 commuters. The innovative project is being developed in Nigeria - and the new 'smart eco-city' will be located just outside the Nigerian capital of Abuja which is just a short drive from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport.

  • Ghana launches medical drone program to combat yellow fever

    The Ghana Health Service is currently working with the drone company Zipline to provide health services to combat post-maternal yellow fever which has been a pressing issue within the country.

  • Google set to tackle Africa’s challenges with new AI center

    US search engine behemoth Google is attempting to address the many economic, political and environmental issues currently affecting Africa by opening a state-of-the-art AI center in Ghana.

  • Silicon Valley identifies Africa as new tech frontier

    A new technology hub that has been created in the heart of Lagos represents the burgeoning technology and innovation scene - that is attracting significant investment and interest from global giants - that recognize the opportunities presented by this emerging market of young, connected Africans.