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#WomenInTech urged to apply for e-commerce programme in South Africa

The High Commission of Canada in South Africa has partnered with the Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) to run an eCommerce Capacity Development Programme for Women

Big Data Technology

Only technology can save the oil industry now – Analysts

During a recent webinar organized by Microsoft and Africa Oil and Power under the theme ‘Leveraging the Power of Technology for Oilfield Optimization’, panelists have

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

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Real estate investors bank on resilience, opportunity and innovation to jumpstart sector

Speaking during the 11th annual African Property Investment (API) Summit, held virtually from September 30 to October 1, 2020, Standard Bank’s Head of Real Estate Finance,

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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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Orange improves access to mobile internet in Africa

Affordability of devices remains one of the most significant barriers to smartphone adoption in Africa. The average cost of an entry level smartphone in Africa

5G and IoT Technology

Nokia offers world’s first automated 4G/5G network slicing

Nokia has announced that it is now the first vendor to offer extreme automation of 4G and 5G network slicing across all network domains, including

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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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Understanding Huawei’s concept of Intelligent Twins

At HUAWEI CONNECT 2020, Huawei announced the Intelligent Twins, which is the first time a systematic reference architecture is proposed for the intelligent upgrade of

Cyber Security How To Technology

List of top 20 usernames of all time

The password manager NordPass has put together a list of the 200 most popular usernames of all time. Unsurprisingly, most of the usernames are simply people’s names. Amongst the

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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

Gadget Review Technology

Canon strengthens its 4K broadcast lens

Canon Europe has expanded its range of industry-leading 4K broadcast lenses for 2/3-inch sensor cameras with the launch of the CJ20ex5B.  Offering the benefits of

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Google adds new features to its video conferencing service

Over the last 2 months, Google has been polishing its G Suite platform and has now announced major updates. The company has said the updates

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Samsung launches the Galaxy S 20 FE

Samsung has launched the Samsung Galaxy S 20 Fun Edition (FE) through a virtual global event dubbed “Samsung Unpacked For Everyone” that was attended by

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

4IR Startups Technology

Mastercard unveils Fintech Express to empower startups in Africa

Mastercard has launched Fintech Express in the Middle East and Africa (MEA), a program designed to facilitate emerging fintechs’ launch and expansion. Leveraging the power

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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

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Engineering innovation accelerator gets USD120,000 injection

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) has received increased, multi-year support from The Lemelson Foundation for its annual ASME Innovation Showcase (ISHOW), the premier

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Report: Africa’s post-pandemic recovery will be prolonged but transformative

Specialist risk British consultancy Control Risks, and independent global advisory NKC African Economics, the Africa-focused subsidiary of Oxford Economics, have launched the fifth edition of

Blockchain Technology

First traceable gold supply chain comes to Ivory Coast

After a first export of gold, IMPACT and the European Union has announced that a traceability and due diligence system from mine site to the

Blockchain Technology

#BuiltWithBitcoin: Paxful to build fourth school in Nigeria

Global peer-to-peer Bitcoin marketplace, Paxful has announced that it will be building a fourth school in its #BuiltWithBitcoin’s 100-school initiative which aims to bring quality

Big Data Technology

Vertiv unveils solution for managing small to medium data centres

Vertiv, a global provider of critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions, has unveiled Vertiv™ Environet™ Alert, a new software offering that brings enterprise-level infrastructure monitoring

Cyber Security Technology

South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria have the highest malware attacks in Africa – Kaspersky

Kaspersky security solutions have reported on 28 million malware attacks in 2020 and 102 million detections of potentially unwanted programs (pornware, adware etc) they have

Gadget Review Technology

Here’s what the Tecno Camon 16 Premier can do for you

 As smartphones are becoming increasingly integrated into our everyday lives, it is essential to choose one that fits your lifestyles and your needs. Every mobile

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Facebook opens second Africa office in Nigeria

As part of its continued commitment and ongoing investment in Africa, Facebook today announced it will be opening an office in Lagos, Nigeria – its

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Demand for Epazz DeskFlex e-learning software surges

Epazz, Inc, an American mission-critical provider of cloud-based business solutions, has announced that its DeskFlex room booking software for universities is receiving a growing number of

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20 young African entrepreneurs shortlisted for Anzisha Prize

The Anzisha Prize, a partnership between African Leadership Academy and Mastercard Foundation, has revealed its top 20 finalists for 2020. Winners will be announced at

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Swedish technology to help boost sleeping comfort

The first priority for any hotel should be to provide a good night’s sleep for its guests. This service must however include the guarantee of

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New book to detail data insights about Africa’s energy sector

The African Energy Chamber will launch the book “African Energy Road to Recovery: How the African energy industry can reshape itself for a post-COVID comeback”