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Top 20 African Countries With the Fastest Internet Speeds 2018

.Internet use is part and parcel of our lives in the current age and it is kind of sad we all don’t have the same broadband speeds. You will find out that one country experiences a better broadband connection...

Top 10 Most Innovative Countries in Africa 2018

Africa’s quest to use innovations for sustainable development could suffer as only eight countries in Sub-Saharan Africa were ranked in the top 100 countries of the latest Global Innovation Index (GII). The GII, which was released last month measures components...

South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria Lead In Africa’s Business Digitalization Environment

South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria have been named top three among 115 countries providing the environment for businesses to thrive in the digitalization era. Euler Hermes in its report Enabling Digitalization Index (EDI) 2018, illustrates each country’s ability to provide...

Cyber-Crimes Law: Fake News, Cyber Fraud Now Officially A Crime In Kenya

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday signed into law a sweeping cyber-crimes act criminalising fake news and online bullying, with clauses that critics argue could stifle press freedom. The bill imposes stiff fines and jail terms for hacking, computer fraud,...

Microsoft Launches Africa’s First Software Testing Center In Kenya

Technology giant, Microsoft ,has launched its first software testing center in Kenya, a development that enhances the East African nation’s status as a regional hub for emerging technologies. In a partnership with Techno Brain Limited, Microsoft hopes to create jobs...

SA Celebrates Send-off Of Africa’s Largest And Most Advanced Cube Satellite

On Tuesday afternoon (17 April), the Department of Science and Technology will send-off Africa’s largest and most advanced cube satellite to India from where it where it is expected to be launched in July. The 4kg ZACUBE-2 was developed by...

Top Smartphone Manufacturing Companies In Africa

Here are the Top African companies that are making attempts to produce phones in Africa. 1. Onyx Connect – South Africa Onyx connect is a South African startup company. The company launched its factory last year and with an $11 million investment...

Mtn, Ecobank Partner To Grow Mobile Mobile Across Africa

Mobile operator MTN and banking group Ecobank have announced a partnership to grow financial inclusion in Africa and bring banking services to the previously unbanked. They aim to do this by offering mobile money and digital banking to their respective...

Google To Offer Scholarships To Aspiring Developers In Africa

In 2017 over 73 million people in Africa accessed the internet for the first time. This trend will continue growing forward and in a bid to prepare the continent for this boom, Google is partnering with Udacity and Andela...

Google To Support 12 African Start-ups Through Launchpad Accelerator Africa Initiative

Google has announced 12 start -ups that will participate in its first Launchpad Accelerator Africa initiative. It also announced plans to offer single course scholarships to 15,000 developers, and nanodegree scholarships to 500 developers across Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa. Six...
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