Category Archives: Technology

what’s important to customers in Ghana

what's important to customers in Ghana

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. Mobile money is an essential retail financial service offered by telecommunications and other financial institutions in sub-Saharan African countries. The region recorded 159 million active users of mobile money in 2020 and US$490 billion in transaction value. People…

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Cryptocurrency has an impact on economies. That’s why some are afraid of it – and some welcome it

Cryptocurrency has an impact on economies. That’s why some are afraid of it – and some welcome it

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. One month into 2022 and the debate on cryptocurrency is already heating up, with calls for regulation causing a rift between jurisdictions that are “crypto friendly” and those that aren’t. Which will determine the future of the market?…

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Masks and other pandemic measures are necessary at school, but can make it harder to hear in classrooms

Masks and other pandemic measures are necessary at school, but can make it harder to hear in classrooms

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. Masks, social distancing and increased ventilation are all necessary pandemic measures in classrooms, but they can make for a difficult listening and hearing environment for students and teachers. While this is true for students with hearing loss, the…

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Omicron will only add to looming workforce shortages already faced by key New Zealand industries

Omicron will only add to looming workforce shortages already faced by key New Zealand industries

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. The Omicron wave about to wash across New Zealand will exacerbate an already tightening labour market. High employment and ongoing border restrictions mean regional labour forces are nearing peak capacity – and the country is running out of…

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The $1 billion Great Barrier Reef funding is nonsensical. Australians, and their natural wonder, deserve so much better

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. Today, the federal government is due to report back to UNESCO on its efforts to protect the Great Barrier Reef. The government’s announcement last week of A$1 billion of additional funding is welcome, but it will do little…

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