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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Russia has released the US basketball player, who had been serving a 9-year sentence in a penal colony, in exchange for a notorious arms dealer. US President Biden has said Griner is "on her way home."
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German police conducted nationwide raids and arrested 25 people suspected of belonging to a far-right "terrorist cell." Investigators believe some of them were plotting to overthrow the government.
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Russia is expanding its attacks on civilian infrastructure in Ukraine. At the start of winter, there are hundreds of thousands of people without electricity or heating. DW reporter Jan-Phillipp Scholz met some of them.
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A Mozambican court on Wednesday found a former president's son and 10 other people guilty on charges related to a $2 billion "hidden debt" scandal that crashed the southern African nation's economy, sentencing them each to more than 10 years in prison.
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Tourism in Turkey made a comeback in 2022. The low value of the Turkish lira has attracted tourists, yet citizens are struggling due to inflation.
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Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani, the right-hand man and ex-boyfriend of company founder Elizabeth Holmes, is planning to appeal an almost 13-year prison sentence for fraud. Prosecutors argued he played an essential role in defrauding investors of $900 million. Theranos falsely claimed it could run blood tests with a single prick of a finger.