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6E the New Super Fast WiFi Rolling out in 2020

6E the New Super Fast WiFi Rolling out in 2020

Today the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to open up a plot of spectrum in 6GHz band for unlicensed use. Current WiFi broadcasts at 2.4GHz and 5GHz. With WiFi 6E, devices will broadcast at 6GHz…
Meet the young Benue hardware Developers that Built a Solar powered Ventilator to support COVID-19 Fight

Meet the young Benue hardware Developers that Built a Solar powered Ventilator to support COVID-19 Fight

Joseph Orya, Joshua Ichor and Jude Iorfa built a solar-powered ventilator from their room in Makurdi, the Benue State capital. Their mission is to design a ventilator that can be built with common components and…
Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) Grant 2020 Cancelled

Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) Grant 2020 Cancelled

Just as the title says, the 2020 (6th edition) Tony Elumelu Foundation grant, TEF 2020 has been cancelled. The cancellation is not unrelated to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. TEF grant provides 1000 African entrepreneurs with…
Coronal Virus (COVID-19) Getting the Right Info and Avoiding Fake News

Coronal Virus (COVID-19) Getting the Right Info and Avoiding Fake News

Cases of the Coronal Virus (COVID-19) has been reported in over 20 African countries including Nigeria and South Africa. The outbreak started in Wuham, China a few months ago and the disease has spread to…
TownCryer: Why we are here

TownCryer: Why we are here

Welcome to TownCryer. In this post, we will try to introduce us, why we are here and what to expect from us. Who we are TownCryer will be a hotspot for all things African tech,…