Africa without border: A Rwandan bank appoints Nigerian as chief digital officer

A Nigerian young man has been appointed as the Chief Digital Officer of the Bank of Kigali; the news was earlier reported by Rwanda’s local media outlet, The New Times. In describing his role, the paper stated that, “the division (he will head) is responsible for innovation such as Ikofi, a digital wallet that offers […]

Africa’s first-ever virtual communication platform launched

The first-ever virtual platform for communication developed purely by Africans has duly been launched for public use; the groundbreaking innovation has since received attention from many people, especially Africans for its high tendency of boosting technological feats of the continent. The platform named, GlueVP is the brainchild of a Zimbabwean born Professor cum innovator, Richard […]

Seven African countries to start COVID-19 antibody testing – CDC

The current head of Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention disclosed during a weekly briefing on Thursday, August 13th, that seven countries would soon commence the planned COVID-19 antibody testing in Africa. According to Dr. John Nkengasong, “Liberia, Sierra Leone, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Cameroon, Nigeria, Morocco are the first set of countries that committed to […]

Rwanda launches high-tech humanoid robots to help fight covid-19

Reports have it that, the Rwandan government has just deployed high-tech humanoid robots to help boost the country’s fight against the pandemic. The nation’s Ministry of health launched these robots at the Kanyina covid-19 treatment center on Tuesday, 19th April. These humanoid robots were programmed to check the temperature of people, monitor patient status and […]

Reality check: COVID-19 could be A catalyst for decolonization In Africa

COVID-19 could break colonial influence in Africa. The ravaging effects of this deadly outbreak, ranging from the families that got broken, businesses that are being destroyed from the skyrocketing number of cases and its associated deaths is nothing anyone should be proud of. In fact, it should be the very last thing that any human […]

COVID-19: A University in Kenya unveils ventilators made by students

Students from Kenyatta University have close to assist solve the ventilator crisis within the country in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The ventilators were produced as a joint venture by 16 students from the Engineering Faculty, Pharmacy, Medicine and Nursing in 7-Days under the guardians of their Deans developed a Prototype of a Ventilator […]

COVID-19 outbreak; a more reason for African leaders to develop health facilities?

HOW PREPARED IS AFRICA? A study by the World Health Organization found that a lack of political will and little financial allocation to the health sector were to blame for health inequalities in Africa. Moreover, the common practice in most African countries that informs this inequality and lack of concern is the rate at which the political […]

Africa on the rise: Ghanaian scientist helps NASA deploy a lander on Mars

According to a CNN reportage perused by EYEGAMBIA, a Ghanaian Scientist named Dr. Ashitey Trebi-Ollennu was eulogized greatly and given due credit for playing a major role in helping the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to successfully deploy a lander on the surface of Mars. His decision to venture into this profession was informed […]

Chinese company wins Broadcasting rights over a state-owned broadcaster in Ghana

Chinese paid TV service provider, StarTimes won a five years contract from the Ghana Football Association (GFA). Per the contract, the Ghana premier league which use to be broadcasted for free by the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) on the national television will now be aired on the paid platform owned by the Chinese. The Ghana […]

19-year-old Ghanaian university student builds search engine to rival Google

A teenage university student in Ghana built a search engine in 2017, that he believes can rival arguably the most used and known search engine in the world, Google. Gabriel Opare, who is in level 300 and studying sociology at the Ghanaian University hopes his new search engine, which he calls Mudclo, can challenge the […]