Tag: mobile technology

How mobile technology can be leveraged to improve access to water in Africa

In sub-Saharan Africa, about 40 per cent of the population lacks safe drinking water. Within ten years, the global demand for water is expected to grow by 50 per cent. Alison Wedgwood, CEO of eWATERservices joins CNBC Africa on how mobile technology can be leveraged to make water accessible and affordable on the continent.

Mobile health services can help in rural Ghana if they have the human touch

The International Labour Organisation estimated in 2015 that 56% of people living in rural areas worldwide do not have access to essential healthcare services. And in Ghana today, rural people can’t always...