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Huawei, Xpress Money to Grow Mobile Money Footprint in Africa

Xpress Money, one of the world’s most dependable money transfer brands, has joined forces with ICT company Huawei to drive mobile money services to...

How Satellite Connectivity is Closing the Digital Divide in South Africa

by Farhad Khan, Chief Commercial Officer Yahsat Internet usage is surging in urban areas of South Africa. According to Stats SA, 59% of South Africans...

Somaliland’s Voting Technology Shows How Africa Can Lead the World

by Calestous Juma, Harvard UniversityAfrica has become a testing ground for technological leapfrogging. This is a process that involves skipping stages and moving rapidly...

How Digital Tech Can Help Reinvent Basic Education in Africa

by Rohen d’Aiglepierre, AFD (Agence française de développement); Amélie Aubert, AFD (Agence française de développement), and Pierre-Jean Loiret, Agence universitaire de la francophonie (AUF)African countries...

“First” African Language Driven “chat-bot” Designed to Serve SMEs

US-founded FinTech innovator Ovamba Solutions has collaborated with tech giant Microsoft to develop and produce the “first” African language driven “chat-bot”.Ovamba said in a...

Truecaller May Set Up Africa Headquarters in Nigeria or South Africa

Truecaller announced on Wednesday that it will be making Africa a key priority region and increasing its presence on the continent.At the beginning of...

Johannesburg is Africa’s Most Visited City

Johannesburg has emerged as the most popular destination city in Africa in 2016, followed by Cape Town, according to the annual Mastercard Global Destination...

Digitisation of Nature Presents Huge Opportunities – and Some Risks

By Simon Carpenter, Chief Technology Advisor at SAP AfricaThe field of bio-engineering is not new, despite its recent prominence: humans have been domesticating and...

Virtual Reality Breathes New Life into African Fossils, Art and Artefacts

By Tammy Hodgskiss, University of the WitwatersrandDigital technology has become an integral part of our everyday lives. So it was only a matter of...

Is Africa Becoming the Dumping Ground for eWaste?

A growing amount of computer equipment from Western nations is being found on toxic eWaste dumps throughout Africa and is being pulled apart by...
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