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Most prepared African countries for AI are Mauritius, Egypt and South Africa – Report

Only three countries in Africa are well prepared for the take off of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and related technologies in 2021 according to a report

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Why Africa’s agribusinesses can’t wait any longer to go digital

Every sector of African economy has suffered grave consequences thanks to the raging pandemic. One of such sectors is agribusiness. All forms of businesses are

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SouthBridge announces major digital transactions in Togo

SouthBridge Group, an innovative, pan-African financial advisory and investment firm, working with corporates, sovereigns and multinationals across the Continent, concluded two significant transactions in the

Cyber Security Technology

One continent, different cybersecurity priorities

As is often said, Africa is not a country – and few things bring this fact home more than KnowBe4’s African edition of its annual

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MAWJI: Online trading becoming more attractive in Africa

By Jay Mawji While the International Monetary Fund acknowledges the damaging recession effects of Covid-19 in Africa the economic outlook for the continent remains optimistic,

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How pandemic will accelerate Africa’s transition to clean power

PwC’s Africa Oil and Gas Review 2020 anticipates that the global transition to renewable energy will accelerate rapidly throughout the coming decade, causing exponential disruption

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How Africa is caught in US-China tech war crossfire

The US and China are currently locked in a technology war that is shaking the world. Africa has not been spared the effects of the

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Boosting private investment in Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad and Senegal

Private sector investment in Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad and Senegal, will be strengthened following European Investment Bank support for the countries in their membership and

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List of speakers in this year’s Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum

The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) has announced plans to hold its 6th Annual Conference and Awards on 2nd and 3rd December 2020. Since its inception,

Cyber Security Technology

Africa under constant threat of cyber attacks

Despite research showing an overall decrease in certain malware families and types in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) in H1 2020 (36% decrease in South Africa, 26%

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Mondia and Jumia launch gaming service on JumiaPay for Africa

 Mondia, a leading technology company which specialises in the marketing and distribution of digital content and Jumia, Africa’s largest e-commerce platform, have announced the launch

Future of Work Technology

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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Africa Medical Supplies Platform gets new partner for diagnostic solutions

BioMérieux and the Africa Medical Supplies Platform (AMSP), have announced a new partnership to facilitate the supply of high-quality diagnostic solutions from the bioMérieux Pandemic

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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

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

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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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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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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