Africa: Rwanda to Host Africa Cybertech Meet
Rwanda has been selected as the host for the Africa CyberTech conference and exhibition, a gathering that will bring together top executives, researchers and other stakeholders in… Read more »
Uganda: Revealed - How Huawei Helped Museveni Spy On Bobi Wine
An investigation by Wall Street Journal claims Huawei technicians helped authorities in Uganda to intercept encrypted messages to penetrate a WhatsApp chat group in which musician… Read more »
Uganda: Online Publishers Criticize Registration as Political Control
Ugandan social media influencers and news organizations are critical of a new requirement announced last week that all commercial online publishers must register with the… Read more »
Kenya: Plan to Tax YouTube, Netflix in Final Stage
The ICT ministry is in the final stages of developing a framework that will be used to tax foreign online streaming media services such as YouTube and Netflix. Read more »
East Africa: Huawei Helped Zambia, Uganda Govts Spy on Opposition - Report
Africa: Learn to Master 3D Printing in Less than 10 Minutes!
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South Africa: Youth Skilled for Digital Revolution
A TECHNOLOGY company has offered to upskill youths with digital skills, in endorsement of a programme by the South African government and businesses to address unemployment. Read more »
Zimbabwe: Twenty Third Century Systems Wins Another Deal in Malawi
Zimbabwe's pan-African integrated information communication technology solutions company, Twenty Third Century Systems (TTCS), has won another tender in Malawi with a new deal to… Read more »
South Africa: Businesses Still in Their Comfort Zone When It Comes to AI - Expert
Despite pockets of excellence, there is a massive gap among South African businesses between understanding the impact of using technology and actually moving to embrace that… Read more »
Nigeria: Stakeholders Call for Review National Infrastructure Bill
Industry stakeholders, under the aegis of the Association of Licensed Telecoms Operators of Nigeria (ALTON), has called for the review of the Critical National Infrastructure Bill… Read more »
Nigeria: Atcon, Alton Bicker Over Data Protection Regulation
Two industry associations, the Association of Licensed Telecoms Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) and the Association of Telecoms Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), have expressed opposing… Read more »
Africa: How Social Media Is Changing Politics in Africa [analysis]
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In mid-July Chad lifted its 16-month social media ban. This ended the longest social media blockage seen in any African country. The government argued that the lengthy ban was… Read more »
Nigeria: Facebook to Curb Fake News Using Yoruba, Igbo Languages
Facebook says it will fight fake news on its platform using Yoruba and Igbo languages. Read more »
Uganda: Internet Registration Stirs Free Speech Concerns
Uganda is ramping up efforts to curtail online content deemed immoral or hateful, a move critics say will silence dissent. Read more »
Nigeria: Logistics Startup Kobo360 Raises $30M Backed By Goldman Sachs
Nigerian freight logistics startup Kobo360 has raised a $20 million Series A round led by Goldman Sachs and $10 million in working capital financing from Nigerian commercial banks. Read more »
Ghana: MTN Rewards July Promo Winners
The General Manager of Mobile Money Limited, Eli Hini has encouraged the youth to actively take part in the MTN Mobile Money tenth anniversary promotion to win cars and other… Read more »
Nigeria: Nigeria to Host African Telecoms Regulators Conference
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is set to host the Conference of African Telecommunications Regulators on Consumer Affairs (CATCO) in Abuja from August 20 to 22. Read more »
Rwanda: What Would It Take to Develop Big Data in Rwanda? [analysis]
Big Data is among the aspects of the 4th Industrial Revolution that is already picking the pace and across the world as firms seek to increasingly use data to improve productivity,… Read more »
South Africa: No Internet for Over a Year At Lwandle Public Library
City says cable theft and "excessively high" costs of 3G data are to blame Read more »
Rwanda: Use of Drones in Malaria Fight to Begin With Gasabo
Rwanda will by the end of this month start using drones in spraying mosquito prone areas as it steps up efforts to eliminate malaria. Read more »
Africa: We Use Satellites to Measure Water Scarcity [analysis]
Today, more than 700 million people around the world drink water from unsafe or untreated sources, such as wells, springs and surface water. Read more »
Tanzania: Handy Website Where Single Women Can Confirm If a Man is Not Married
The city of Dar-es-Salaam will soon publish names of all married men in the coastal town as a measure of protecting women from dishonest men. Read more »
South Africa: Web Rangers Aims to Clean Up the Internet One School At a Time [analysis]
Social media and the internet are literally all that anyone ever does these days - except for some demographic cohorts. Geez, I was checking my Twitter feed while writing this very… Read more »
Ghana: 'Cultivate Interest in Digital World of Children'
Star International Preparatory and Junior High School, one of the leading schools in Teshie in the Ledzokuku Municipal Assemby has celebrated its Silver Jubilee and graduation on… Read more »
Ghana: Siemens Holds Ghana Customer Day
Technology giant Siemens Ghana has held its third Ghana Customer Day in Accra reiterating its commitment to continue to invest in the Ghanaian economy. Read more »
Ghana: imposition of Additional Taxes Will Derail Cash-Lite Agenda - MTN
The imposition of additional taxes on Mobile Money service will impact negatively on the industry and force people to resort to cash transactions, General Manager of Mobile Money… Read more »
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