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Bangladesh eyes 40% power generation from green energy by 2041

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Dhaka, 4 July, 2021: In line with its massive plan for the entire power sector, the government remains over-ambitious regarding renewable energy too as it keeps expanding its plan. Earlier, it failed to produce the 5% power from renewable sources by 2015 and 10% by last year. The renewable energy production has never been close […]

Speakers demand law for e-waste management

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Dhaka, 28 June, 2021: Speakers at a press briefing on Saturday demanded that the authorities concerned should take comprehensive law and policy to address the increasing problem of electronic waste (e-waste) management. Voices for Interactive Choice and Empowerment (VOICE) organised the event virtually and in-person titled ‘Necessity of Immediate Enactment of E-waste Management Law for […]

Building an eco-friendly Green ICT Market as the lasting legacy of ICTFOOTPRINT.eu

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The ICTFOOTPRINT.eu carried out its final event on 17th January 2019, in Brussels (Belgium), co-located and capitalising from the related audience attending the Connected Smart Cities & Communities Conference, organised by OASC was both a policy-oriented event, to provide some recommendations that ICTFOOTPRINT.eu leaves on a policy perspective, as well as a chance to showcase all the results achieved during the […]

What does air pollution do to our bodies?

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The countdown has begun to the launch of one of the world's boldest attempts to tackle air pollution. From next Monday, thousands of drivers face paying a new charge to enter central London. The aim is to deter the dirtiest vehicles in an effort to reduce diseases and premature deaths. The initiative comes as scientists […]

Oracle academy steps up ICT training in Nigeria

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The Oracle Academy announced collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Education of Nigeria (FMoE) to create new computing education pathways for local students. According to a statement, through the agreement, FMoE plans to integrate Oracle Academy computer science curriculum and resources across 10,000 academic institutions across the country, reaching over 1.5 million students within the […]

ICT can reverse oil curse

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Oil is a curse for Nigeria. It is as powerful as it is counterintuitive and has made Nigeria, a poor mental giant of Africa. This is evident in the lack of positive socio economic impact from the humongous proceeds from the country’s oil and gas production. Despite the enormous earnings from oil, there is little […]

Nigeria, China to sign $328m agreement on ICT as Buhari arrives Beijing

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President Muhammadu Buhari arrived Beiji­ng yesterday to attend the Beijing Summit ­ of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperatio­n (FOCAC) holding on Monday and Tuesday.During the 6-day official visit of the Nigerian President, he is expected to join his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping to witness the signing of an agreement on the National Information and Communication […]

TRAI moots measures to make ICT services accessible for differently-abled

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Telecom regulator Trai today recommended that all mobile manufacturers producing five or more handset models be mandated to bring out at least one handset that meets accessibility criteria for the differently-abled by 2020. Trai as part of its recommendations to make technology accessible to those who are differently-abled – numbering 26.8 million according to 2011 […]

ITU Highlights importance of ICTs for climate change

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ITU, together with the Italian Ministry of Economic Development, is organizing the first Green Standards Week last September in Rome, Italy. Hosted by Telecom Italia, the cluster of workshops that make up the event will focus on raising awareness of the importance of using ICT standards to build a green economy and combat climate change. […]

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