Intelligent CIO Africa Issue 72 - Page 11

NEWS

Liquid Intelligent Technologies expands operations in Nigeria to accelerate Digital Transformation

“ Expanding our operations here reiterates our interest in working with the government to achieve the objectives of Nigeria ’ s National Broadband Plan ( 2021 – 2025 ) and to transform Nigeria into a leading digital economy , a vision enshrined in the National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy ( 2020 – 2030 ),” said Hardy Pemhiwa , Group President and CEO of Cassava Technologies .
“ Through our expertise , we will work towards ensuring that businesses and individuals can add to the growing digital economy setting Nigeria on its path to transform into a tech powerhouse in Africa .”

Liquid Intelligent Technologies , a business of Cassava Technologies , a pan-African technology group , has announced the launch of its operations in Nigeria . Its entry into Nigeria will give new impetus to the country and region ’ s Digital Transformation journey .

Wole Abu , CEO of Liquid Intelligent Technologies Nigeria , added : “ Access to new and innovative technologies and high-speed connectivity has changed how organisations work across the continent . Liquid ’ s Intelligent Technology brings de-facto means of backhauling traffic within middle-mile networks , allowing the effective deployment of broadband networks in Nigeria and the rest of the region ”.
Liquid Intelligent Technologies is redefining network , cloud and cybersecurity offerings , bringing innovative business applications , intelligent cloud services and security to Nigeria .

ICT initiative launched in Angola for remote monitoring and evaluation of projects

The African Development Bank has launched the Remote Appraisal , Supervision , Monitoring and Evaluation ( RASME ) project in Angola , following a three-day training session in the capital , Luanda . The initiative was officially launched on November 22 2022 .

RASME is a set of real-time digital data-gathering tools and processes that enable the bank , its clients and development partners to better prepare projects , report on progress and evaluate impact openly and transparently . or remote areas , including those with security and logistical challenges , thus improving the monitoring and evaluation of the bank ’ s development projects . It is especially relevant in the context of the Covid-19 crisis and in zones with instability , insecurity and logistical concerns .
“ Ensuring open and transparent reporting of our development initiatives is central to our mission . RASME is an important enhancement of our capacity to do this ,” said Dra Rossana Silva , Head of the International Economic Cooperation Department at Angola ’ s Ministry of Finance .
Pietro Toigo , African Development Bank Group Country Manager for Angola , added : “ This project can significantly enhance the data collection which we use to assess the effectiveness of our development work here in Angola .”
So far , RASME is operational in 14 countries across Africa . The scheme will enhance project-related data collection in inaccessible
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