Delivering animal vaccines via app
04 May 2022 | 1:28 pm
Many Ghanaian farmers lose their animals due to inadequate vaccination. But now, a startup created by two youngers is solving the problem. The Cowtribe mobile app delivers the last-mile vaccines to livestock ranchers.
20 May 2020
Scientists at the University of Cape Town have developed a coronavirus tracing app for emerging markets — designed to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. However, implementing the app has been proving difficult.
17 Jun 2020
As Germany eases lockdown rules, the new "Corona Warning App" aims to track infection chains and curb the spread of COVID-19. On launch day, our Berlin reporter Kate Brady tried it out.
18 Jul 2020
A start-up in West Africa has developed an app to help improve the efficiency of collecting and recycling waste. It connects homes and institutions with plastic and metal recycling collectors with the click of a button.
16 Aug 2020
The tech giant said the game developer broke the rules in the App Store for "violating" payment guidelines. One of the world's most popular video games is now under threat on Apple devices.
20 Oct 2020
The order blocks access to the online sites of outlets deemed to be sympathetic towards Thailand's pro-democracy protesters. The PM also called a special session of parliament as protesters demanded his resignation.
21 Nov 2020
In Ghana's Bia National Forest an NGO is working with a local partner to develop an app that monitors illegal logging and rewards legal harvesting. The group hopes to use the technology in other parts of the country.
5 Jan 2021
VBank is a digital banking solution that enables businesses to manage their transactions effectively without any banking stress. The mobile banking platform gives swift access to your accounts, secure transfers, withdrawals, savings, and bill payments.
9 Jan 2021
Browsing the internet as a young policeman in China, Ma Baoli recalls the sheer volume of web pages telling him he was a pervert, diseased and in need of treatment -- simply because he was gay. Two decades later, the softly spoken 43-year-old now helms Blued, one of the world's largest dating platforms for gay men. Two decades later, the softly spoken 43-year-old now helms Blued, one of the world's largest dating platforms for gay men.
11 Jan 2021
Amazon has become the latest tech giant to clamp down on microblogging and social network service Parler, notifying it of plans to suspend its web hosting service on Sunday.
24 Jan 2021
After the attack on the Capitol in Washington, DC, some Americans have made it their mission to identify the perpetrators by matching with them on dating apps.
10 Feb 2021
The app became a safer space for Chinese-speaking users to discuss such issues as Tibet, Hong Kong and the detention of Uighurs. But users had been expecting that authorities wouldn't leave Clubhouse uncensored.
28 Feb 2021
A startup in West Africa has developed an app to help improve the efficiency of collecting and recycling waste. It connects homes and institutions with plastic and metal recycling collectors with the click of a button.
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German Chancellor Olaf Scholz is in Niger, continuing a three-country tour of Africa. One of the main motivations is that Germany is interested in new sources of energy. We get analysis from Dr. Douglas Yates of the American Graduate School in Paris. Also, as Hassan Sheikh Mohamud is sworn in as president of Somalia, we take a look at the challenges ahead for him. Elsewhere, it's been a year since the explosion of Mount Nyiragongo near Goma in eastern DR Congo, with many still homeless as a result.
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Austria is dropping its mask wearing mandate for the time being — but expects the measure to be reintroduced after the summer. Swedish officials are also preparing for a new infection spike in autumn. Follow DW for more.
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British coin producer, The Royal Mint, unveiled its £5 coin on Monday (May 23) engraved with Prince William's portrait, in honour of the Duke of Cambridge's 40th birthday on June 21.
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Where do you get oil and gas if you want to end dependence on Russia? Germany imported more than 500,000 barrels of crude oil from Russia every day in 2020. In theory, Iran could step in. But it's complicated.