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Tanzania to use drone network to deliver critical medicines

Drones soon will be used in Tanzania to deliver medicines to health facilities across the East African country, continuing a trend of African governments embracing drone networks to deliver critical services. Tanzania’s government is working with U.S. logistics company Zipline to launch what they call the world’s largest drone delivery …

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It’s safe. But here’s why you shouldn’t buy the Galaxy Note 8 (yet)

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The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is the safest smartphone you can buy. Compared to the Galaxy Note 7 and its unfortunate tendency to catch fire, that’s a very good thing. Sadly, in its quest to create a phone that doesn’t spontaneously set ablaze, Samsung forgot to make a phone that …

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Retina scan may detect onset of Alzheimer’s disease years before symptoms emerge

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Early Alzheimer’s diagnosis could help sufferers access the appropriate medical and support services sooner. Researchers have discovered that a retina scan could help diagnose Alzheimer’s disease years before other symptoms start to emerge. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia. It’s a debilitating, progressive condition that affects around …

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Nigeria: MTN wants electronic listing, reopens talks with SEC

The Securities and Exchange Commission has resumed talks with MTN Nigeria over the telco’s planned listing on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange. The Director-General, SEC, Mr. Mounir Gwarzo, told journalists in Lagos on Wednesday that the conversation had taken a new turn as the telecoms company was looking …

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To help fight fake news, Facebook surfaces Related Articles before you click

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Fake news is an ongoing battle for Facebook, but the latest feature is designed to help users make their own informed decision from more than one source. Facebook Related Articles have been popping up for a few years — but now the social media platform is loading related stories before …

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5 Kenyan girls develop new app to fight Female Genital Mutilation

Five school girls from Kenya: Stacy Owino, Cynthia Otieno, Purity Achieng, Mascrine Atieno and Ivy Akinyi, will be Africa’s only representatives at Technovation in California next month. A competition where girls aged 10 to 18 develop mobile phone apps to end problems in their communities for a chance to win $15,000. …

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