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International Women’s Day: 35 women shaping the future of Artificial Intelligence

At its Think Digital conference, IBM unveiled its list of Women Leaders in AI, recognizing 35 exceptional female business leaders from 12 countries who are

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International Women’s Day: Here’s the future of African women in 4IR

By John Omo Today the World celebrates the International Women’s Day, a day traditionally set aside for celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements


Safaricom bets on new apps to diversify revenue streams

Kenya’s Safaricom plans to enter into partnership with software companies as it seeks to design more in-house mobile phone applications. The leading mobile operator says

Big Data Technology

South Africa tells WhatsApp to come clean on data privacy

South Africa’s Information Regulator (IR) says WhatsApp cannot share user information with Facebook without its authorization and has raised concerns that African users are receiving


Navigating Kenya’s news consumption paywall, lessons from NYT

Seven years ago, the NYT was in deep shit. Revenue was declining at “free fall”, print copies were becoming expensive, web and social media traffic

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Facebook launches inspirational book on African women

As part of its celebration around International Women’s Month, Facebook on Wednesday announced the launch of ‘LeadHERs: Life Lessons From African Women’, a collection inspirational


5G: Global adoption rate, speed and patent race

While mobile internet connections on 4G networks are quick enough for most average users, enabling them to stream HD video or download music, apps and


Mastercard’s 5th Nairobi Burger Week Edition enters sixth day

The famed Nairobi Burger Week by EatOut, which began on 26th Feb has entered its sixth day on Wednesday with diners across the city enjoying

Blockchain Technology

Mercuryo offers Africa crypto purchases via Apple Pay and Google Pay

Africans can now convert their fiat currency to cryptocurrencies via Apple Pay and Google Pay, thanks to British fintech company Mercuryo. Anyone with a smartphone