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Girls4Tech project to bridge skills gap

In a bid to bridge the gender gap in the technology arena, the #WomenInTech campaign has gained momentum during the stay-at-home e-learning environments. The campaign

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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

Blockchain Technology

Blockchain promises to solve Kenya’s pressing challenges

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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How mobile economy is helping Africa wage war on poverty

Sub-Sahara Africa is invariably on the wrong end of the spectrum on a number of major economic and social indicators. However, in terms of mobile

Future of Work Technology

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

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

Gadget Review Technology

Indian startup eyes East African market to offer affordable TV sets

The global television industry is undergoing a rapid digital revolution. Smart technologies have come up just few years after the worldwide shift from analog to

Big Data Blockchain Technology

Ocean Protocol collaborates with Daimler for blockchain data aggregation

Ocean Protocol, a Singaporean decentralized data exchange protocol to unlock data for monetization, has successfully delivered a pilot project for German car maker Daimler. The

4IR Startups Technology

How Dr Semmelweis’s handwashing philosophy is saving Nairobians

During the Black Death of the 14th century where between 75 million to 200 million lives were lost, the Jews of Europe recorded a significantly

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USD 50,000 up for grabs during AU’s African Integration Week

The African Union (AU) in collaboration with the AfroChampions Initiative is using the month of July to celebrate the continent’s cultural diversity via a virtual

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Africa’s telcos in Big Data, AI collaboration to solve continent’s health hurdles

Africa’s biggest mobile operators have pulled together for the first time, to launch a two-way health and economic Big Data analytics platform that seeks to link

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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

Blockchain Future of Work Technology

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,

Future of Work Jobs Technology

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

Cyber Security Technology

For hackers, coronavirus is big chance to harvest data

As the coronavirus pandemic hits the world hard, cyber attackers are capitalising on the upsurge of online searches for information regarding the disease to mine

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Caroline Mukiira appointed new General Manager for IBM East Africa

IBM has announced the appointment of Caroline Mukiira as General Manager for IBM East Africa. She takes over from Nik Nesbitt, who served the role for the past

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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

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

Big Data Future of Work Technology

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

4IR Startups Technology

VC4A and AWS offer millions to Africa’s startups

Startup ecosystem builder Venture Capital for Africa (VC4A) is calling for disruptive African scale-ups looking to raise between Sh50 million and Sh1 billion to apply

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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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Ogilvy Africa unveils continent’s first real-time brand analytics platform

Ogilvy Africa has announced the rollout of the region’s first real-time marketing product that offers social intelligence and data analytics, community management and content innovations

5G and IoT Technology

Nokia goes commercial with next-generation 5G Cloud RAN

Nokia has announced that its next-generation 5G AirScale Cloud Radio Access Networks (RAN) solution based on vRAN2.0 will be commercially available this year with general

Future of Work Technology

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

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Combining tech and style, Vivo V19 smartphone offers industry-leading design

Vivo’s best-in-class selfie flagship smartphone is designed to complement the lifestyles of young and fashion-savvy consumers Vivo has launched its cutting-edge selfie smartphone V19. Featuring a

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Top 250 Companies in Africa 2020, the movers and shakers

 Kenya’s capital prowess in the Top 250 Companies in Africa 2020 list has waned this year, with three companies failing to secure their presence from