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AI and Robotics Technology

100 tech-savvy young Kenyans to have their robotics skills sharpened

Some 100 Kenyan youth will be trained on robotic skills by German robotic solutions firm Servicetrace. The young developers will have their process automation (RPA)

5G and IoT Gadget Review Technology

Samsung S21 series of gadgets set to revolutionize smartphone experience

Samsung has released a series of gadgets that it anticipates will revolutionize smartphone experience in 2021, by offering users the best of what it called

Blockchain Technology

Twiga Foods eyes new African markets

Kenyan-based agritech firm that uses blockchain, Twiga Foods plans to expand to the East and West African regions early next year. The company, which has


Google unveils digital identify solution for Africa

Search giant Google has unveiled a new mobile-only feature that could help solve the digital identity crisis experienced in many African states, by making people


Safaricom bets big on tech to diversify revenue streams

Safaricom is banking on technology to drive growth and boost revenue, with new changes in the management reflecting this focus. The telco CEO Peter Ndegwa

5G and IoT Technology

Kenya first in Africa to benefit from fast internet plan for rural areas

Kenya will be the first country in Africa to benefit from affordable high speed 4G internet in rural areas, thanks to a partnership between Harare-based

Future of Work Technology

Enhancing high speed internet in rural Africa

Econet Group, a leading telecoms and technology group in Africa, has teamed up with X’s Project Taara to expand and enhance affordable, high speed connectivity

AI and Robotics Big Data Future of Work Technology

Tech key ingredient in Africa manufacturers’ recipe for success

Future African businesses will need to scale up their operations along digital solutions if they are to survive the ongoing Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) disruption,


Forget alcohol or drugs, social media is as addictive

Do you feel like something is not right or you are missing something when you don’t use social media even for a few hours or


South African casino operators push for online legislation

South African casino operators such as Tsogo Sun and Sun International are quietly pushing the government to pass legislation allowing online casinos to operate alongside


Russia helps Equatorial Guinea in geological mapping project

October marks an important step in the energy cooperation between Equatorial Guinea and Russia, as the first team of Russia’s state-owned joint stock company Rosgeo

Technology Women in Tech

Positioning women as the engine of growth in Africa’s energy sector

The ‘Women in Energy’ webinar, which was co-hosted by Africa Oil & Power and the African Energy Chamber has identified education, gender bias and access

Future of Work Technology

Webb Fontaine helps Ethiopia digitise its customs management system

Webb Fontaine has officially been recognised for its support to the Ethiopian Customs Commission (ECC) in its effort of digitalising its border and trade management

Cyber Security Technology

Kenya hit by highest number of cyber-attacks in Africa

Kenya is increasingly becoming the soft target for cyber-attacks in Africa, with a new report saying the country was hit hardest on the continent in


Liquid Telecom and Cisco drive teacher training in Kenya

Liquid Telecom has announced on Wednesday that it has concluded a six-week long online training for more than 100 teachers in Western Kenya, as part

Future of Work Technology

How Kenya’s balloon internet can boost telemedicine adoption

Whenever Zenah Chesire falls sick, she travels to Eldama Ravine Sub County Referral Hospital, located 43 kilometres from her home village in Radat, Baringo County.

Future of Work Technology

How digital identity will revolutionise airport experience

The use of biometrics to speed up and enhance the passenger journey through airports has been a key area of discussion in the past few

5G and IoT Technology

Balloon internet poised to unlock Kenya’s rural economy

Telkom Kenya in collaboration with Google parent company Aphabet has officially launched a network of 4G internet balloons, making Kenya the first country in the

Future of Work Jobs Technology

Andela goes fully remote, targets 500,000 engineers in Africa

Andela, the global tech talent network that connects companies with software engineering teams has gone fully remote, closing all its physical offices and allowing its

Blockchain Future of Work Technology

What Bitcoin halving means

At exactly 10.26 pm (EAT) on May 11, 2020, a historic moment in the cryptocurrency field took effect in what experts say is the evolving future of