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Orange collaborates with Smart Africa to improve One Africa Network

Orange, a platinum member of the Smart Africa Alliance, is bolstering the One Africa Network (OAN) project which has the aim of reducing the cost of

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CHEN: How to connect people with the future of finance

 By Vincent Chen In the banking industry, the stable running of IT systems is imperative. This is what drove the industry to begin IT construction

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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

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Huawei to offer digital payment services in Africa via Mondia Pay

Huawei, in cooperation with digital payment entity, Mondia Pay, will now be offering Direct Carrier Billing service (DCB), for seamless, contactless payments for users in

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AfDB partners with Nigerian government and Microsoft to launch e-learning platform

The African Development Bank (AfDB), the government of Nigeria and Microsoft have launched the Digital Nigeria eLearning Platform, to provide marketable digital skills to the country’s youth. The platform

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Why banks are ramping up bid for digital services

Ever since mobile financial services, spearheaded by Safaricom’s M-Pesa, a Kenyan innovation, came on the scene, the mainstream banks have been compelled to rethink their

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Huawei’s quest to bolster digital transformation

Chinese tech giant Huawei has stated that the shift to a new paradigm of industrial digital transformation is urgently needed for the development of future

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Zoho Workplace reimagines the future of work

Zoho Corporation has announced major updates to Zoho Workplace — a single software platform that brings together collaboration, productivity, and communications tools and integrates them

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Understanding Africa’s sense of urgency in digital race

Africa is now banking on smart solutions to resume cross-border trade and kick-start economies badly ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic. With health experts warning that

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How 5G will transform the global air travel industry

SITA, the leading IT provider for the air transport industry, has made six predictions about how ultra-fast 5G networks will bring major change for airports,

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How AI, VR, 5G and cloud computing will create the Internet of Bodies (IoB)

The term ‘Intelligent Connectivity’ is gaining popularity across the early adopters of Industry 4.0 technologies, as the future of human living gets reconstructed each day.

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Gene editing: All questions answered

This year, scientists in the United States used a gene editing tool inside a human body to try to correct a gene carrying an inherited form of blindness, for the

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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.

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The internet is getting 11 new users every second – Report

When global populations went into lockdown in a bid to control the Covid-19 pandemic, internet  and social media traffic rose to an all time high, moving millions of users online every

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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

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Tapping tech to attain affordable universal healthcare

That a doctor is just a click away is no longer a dream but a reality. Daktari Africa, an online medical provider, has made it

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More Kenyans are quitting Facebook, fake news and online bullying on the rise – Report

Social media users in Kenya are now beginning to abandon Facebook in favour of TikTok, Snapchat and Instagram, in a global seismic shift towards ditching

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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

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Blockchain in Africa: The case of Kenya

Kenya has rightfully earned its stature as one of the top technology hubs not only in Africa but across the globe. Innovations such as M-Pesa,

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Microsoft’s free e-learning initiative to prepare 25 million users for 4IR

Microsoft in collaboration with LinkedIn and Github has unveiled a multi-billion initiative to equip people with digital skills needed in a COVID-19 economy. While announcing

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How tech can be the saviour in corona lockdown

Deaths arising from coronavirus infections are soaring every day as the pandemic spreads to every corner of the planet. Economies are at a standstill, with

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Artificial Intelligence: Timely solution for heart, stroke patients

The emerging advances in technology promise to help man solve some of the most complex health challenges, and Artificial Intelligence (AI) seeks to play a

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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

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Data gradually turning into oil fueling success of businesses

Data is becoming an integral driver of the economy and our overall daily lives. In tech circles, it is regarded as the ‘modern oil’ that

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Facebook launches project to boost digital literacy in Africa

Facebook has announced the launch of “My Digital World” a programme designed to equip the youth and general public across Sub-Saharan Africa with digital skills

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How virus has changed consumerism in Kenya

Many Kenyans have had to take loans on digital platforms to purchase food.

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Africa launches single online medical supplies platform

AMSP will be adopted as a single online marketplace for all 53 nations to enable the supply of coronavirus related critical medical equipment. The innovation