Technology

Tossing papers, tapping buttons

1 month - 11 August 2020 | Technology

Justicia Shipena WINDHOEKHaving started his coding journey in grade nine at De Duine Secondary School in Walvis Bay, Joachim Shilongo recently developed a system to assist officials in contact tracing amidst the Covid-19...

Concerns over 5G rollout

4 months ago - 01 June 2020 | Technology

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEK Motions against the implementation of 5G mobile technology by the City of Windhoek, through an agreement with Huawei Communications, were referred back to management last Thursday after hours of deliberations. Rally for Democracy...

Africa's tech scene tackles virus

4 months ago - 20 May 2020 | Technology

Fran Blandy - Watching from afar as much of the world was brought to its knees by the coronavirus, African scientists, engineers and innovators have turned to homegrown solutions to prepare for the worst case...

MTC clashes with City over 5G

4 months ago - 13 May 2020 | Technology

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKMTC is seeking legal advice, amid questions being raised about why the Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia (Cran) issued a class comprehensive telecommunications service licence to the municipality.With the licence, the City will now...

Mobile app to help farmers

4 months ago - 05 May 2020 | Technology

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEK A young mobile application developer has designed a smart farming app called Agrotech, which can help farmers in growing crops.The app sends farmers notifications on when to water and fertilise as well...

MTC denounces 5G conspiracy theory

5 months ago - 07 April 2020 | Technology

OGONE TLHAGEWindhoekMTC has rejected accusations that it used the cover of darkness and the coronavirus lockdown to install two 5G towers in Windhoek's Auasblick suburb...

Helicopter crashes at Tsumeb

6 months ago - 25 March 2020 | Technology

OGONE TLHAGE TSUMEB The pilot of a privately registered helicopter was lucky to escape uninjured when it crashed at Tsumeb yesterday morning. ...

081Every1 phase 2 kicks off

7 months ago - 26 February 2020 | Technology

MTC yesterday announced that phase one of its 081Every1 network project has been completed, and that phase two kicked off at the beginning of February.Providing...

Samsung unveils Galaxy Z Flip

7 months ago - 13 February 2020 | Technology

Samsung Electronics on Tuesday unveiled a foldable smartphone shaped like a large makeup compact and put 5G mobile network capabilities into all of its other...

MTC battling software bug

8 months ago - 08 January 2020 | Technology

Frank SteffenMembers of the public have been complaining about making payments to mobile operator MTC without their accounts being credited since 2 January. During telephonic...

Technology progressions

9 months ago - 06 December 2019 | Technology

Elizabeth JosephFleet managers and individual car owners have much more to consider than a driver resting their foot on the clutch, or one who simply...

Cran opens up on 5G

10 months ago - 12 November 2019 | Technology

Before any attempts are made to roll out 5G internet technology in Namibia, Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia (Cran) CEO Festus Mbandeka believes there is...

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'Use the internet responsibly'

11 months ago - 04 October 2019 | Technology

The minister of information and communication technology, Stanley Simataa, says there are still some drawbacks that frustrate the government's efforts towards digital inclusion despite significant...

No 5G plans for Paratus...

1 year - 10 September 2019 | Technology

Paratus Telecom says it is not yet the time to introduce fifth generation (5G) cellular network technology, saying that the roll-out of 4G technology across...

Schoolgirls inspired

1 year - 20 August 2019 | Technology

Evany van Wyk Woman in Engineering (WomEng) is a non-profit organisation that originated in South Africa. The organisation, which was started in 2006, aims...

Huawei tech to be scrutinised...

1 year - 04 July 2019 | Technology

Information minister Stanley Simataa says government is not taking any chances when it comes to security concerns about Huawei devices.Simataa acknowledged that cybersecurity was a...

Sky is the limit for...

1 year - 18 June 2019 | Technology

Ester Kamati Megan Werner, an experienced model and published author, recently finished building an aircraft along with 20 other youth, which they plan to fly...

Google takes on 'Africa's challenges'

1 year - 16 April 2019 | Technology

Kent Mensah - An artificial intelligence research laboratory opened by Google in Ghana, the first of its kind in Africa, will take on challenges across...

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