Technology

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Egypt to introduce VAR for Premier League football matches

Egyptian Football Association has announced its intention to implement Video Assistant Referees (VAR) for Premier League matches.

Fewer women in Kenya are choosing or completing STEM courses

Gender biases are revealed in enrolment inequalities and policies that favour male students.

China's loans to Afrikan countries are a debt trap

China's loans to Afrikan countries pose a threat to the USA.

Health mobile apps are coming of age

For a few months in 2016 community health workers working with children in northern Malawi had a helping hand. A smartphone app led them through a standard protocol of examinations helping to boost both the accuracy of diagnoses, as well as their confidence. They told researchers they liked the app

Technology is bringing stability to the oil industry

The oil industry has witnessed extreme crude price volatility in recent years. The dominant causes besides political factors include price speculation, the strengthening of USA markets due to their shale revolution, and the increasing interest to leverage greener energy sources at a global scale. The trend is likely to continue

WEF founder encourages South Africans to embrace the 4th Industrial Revolution

Klaus Schwab, Founder and Chief Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum (WEF), has encouraged government, civil society and business to embrace the 4th Industrial Revolution. Schwab said this when delivering the keynote address at the 6th Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Emerging Researchers Symposium in Pretoria, South

VAR technology is transforming the beautiful game

You may have noticed something different in the 2018 World Cup. For the first time ever, the Virtual Assistant Referee (VAR) system is being used to help make decisions during games. And already we are seeing it cause controversy. It’s no surprise that VAR has caused debate, considering the