GE Healthcare’s Senographe Pristina is engineered by Women for Women to help reduce pain, discomfort and anxiety women experience during mammography.
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Tanzania unveils first early breast cancer detection machine

GE Healthcare’s Senographe Pristina is engineered by Women for Women to help reduce pain, discomfort and anxiety women experience during mammography. The launch of the digital mammography system in line with the country’s Health Sector Strategic Plan to improve the prevention and management of non-communicable diseases. The Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam (AKHS) has […]

Huawei's US subsidiary, Huawei Technologies USA Inc. (HT USA), dropped a lawsuit on Sept. 9 against the US Commerce Department and several other US government agencies that it has filed back in June.
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Huawei drops lawsuit against US government after equipment detained for two years was returned

Huawei’s US subsidiary, Huawei Technologies USA Inc. (HT USA), dropped a lawsuit on Sept. 9 against the US Commerce Department and several other US government agencies that it has filed back in June. The case was originally filed in response to telecommunications equipment that was seized without justification by US officials in September 2017. After […]

Uganics that manufactures an organic, affordable soap that repels mosquitos with intent to help prevent the spread of malaria and mSCAN’s device that performs ultrasounds through the use of a portable probe and a tablet, laptop, or smartphone, allowing trained healthcare workers and midwives to be prepared for potential risk-factors during delivery have won the Africa Science Innovation Challenge 2.0 at the ongoing World Economic Forum for Africa.
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Two Ugandan companies win Africa Science Innovation Challenge 2.0.

Uganics that manufactures an organic, affordable soap that repels mosquitos with intent to help prevent the spread of malaria and mSCAN’s device that performs ultrasounds through the use of a portable probe and a tablet, laptop, or smartphone, allowing trained healthcare workers and midwives to be prepared for potential risk-factors during delivery have won the […]

African enterprises are excelling in their efforts to establish Intelligent Enterprise capabilities and take advantage of the immense opportunities of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
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Umeme wins top award in South Africa

African enterprises are excelling in their efforts to establish Intelligent Enterprise capabilities and take advantage of the immense opportunities of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. This was one of the key outcomes at the 2019 SAP Quality Awards, which were held in Johannesburg and which recognized some of Africa’s most innovative public and private sector SAP […]

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Ugandan among 2019 AWIEF Awards Finalists

Ugandan technology entrepreneur Evelyn Namara is among the Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum Awards finalists for 2019 in Global Brand Award category. Leading Pan African entrepreneurship and innovation non-profit, the Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF), has announced the top finalists in its annual awards to celebrate women leaders and entrepreneurs in Africa. […]

Federal court rejects Facebook attempt to quash class-action lawsuit over the storage of biometric data
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Facebook Loses Facial Recognition Case

Facebook this week is facing another privacy induced lawsuit after its attempt to halt legal action was refused by a federal appeals court. The social networking giant had been sued back in 2015 when Illinois users accused Facebook of violating that state’s Biometric Information Privacy Act in collecting biometric data, Reuters reported. Facebook is already […]