Ethiopia

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AfriLabs has expanded its network with 20 new hubs

AfriLabs, the largest pan-African network of technology and innovation hubs has admitted 20 new hubs to its network. This expands the AfriLabs membership strength to an amazing 174 hubs in 45 countries across all the regions of Africa.

The MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge and Summit is coming to Ethiopia

MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge (IIC) Africa Regional event will be held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on 20 September 2019. Event to also convene Summit on inclusive innovation and technology in Africa.

Failed coup leads to Internet shutdown

After shutting down the Internet a few weeks ago during national high school exams, Ethiopia's authorities have now shut the Internet down after what is reported to be a failed coup attempt. The coup attempt saw the Chief of Staff of the army killed.

Africa needs effective technology policies

Technology and innovation have been the backbone of African economic success over the last two decades but Internet and Internet-related penetration remained limited. As such,

Total Internet shutdown in Ethiopia

Ethiopia's government has shutdown the Internet in the country. So far no official statement has been given by authorities but given previous occurrences around the same time of the year, it is likely because they want to prevent cheating during exams.

Dangote Cement keeping an eye on staff

Dangote Cement will be using an iris based technology system to keep an eye on approximately 30,000 staff across 5 countries. The biometric system will also be linked to its payment system to ensure staff is compensated accordingly based on their attendance.

Flight data suggests that software system caused Ethiopian Airlines crash

An analysis of flight data shows that problems began at a point when the pilot would normally have engaged the autopilot software system.