Pessimism, frustration and suffering paint a gloomy image of Africa, depicting the mood of the continent’s more than 1 billion population. TA telecom’s Data Scientist Mahmoud Abdrabo conducted a sentiment analysis of 1.5 million tweets over a 20-day period in 50 countries, finding the African mood on Twitter mostly negative.Read More
Carrying heavy containers for miles to deliver water to their families, Sub-Saharan African women and girls spend an estimated 40 billion hours annually collecting water.
“Around 748 million people today still do not have access to an improved source of drinking water,” says the UN World Water Development Report released on March 20, two days ahead of World Water Day. The report also forecasts a 40 percent global water deficit by 2030.
With weight-related complications claiming the lives of around 3.4 million adults annually, demand is rising for thousands of mobile applications used daily to track calories, activity levels and vital health signs such as heartrate and blood pressure.Read More
Exponential growth of data created a new buzz in recent years, coined "Big Data." Humans have produced more data in the last couple years more than any other time in the history of mankind – a volume that is expected to multiply in ways we can only imagine.Read More