ICT and Governance

Afreximbank fuels Spiro’s e-mobility drive with $50 million

The funds will be invested in further expanding Spiro's network of automated swap stations and to introduce new electric bike models.
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Kenya says it created 139 000 digital jobs in a year

The government says it accomplished this by building digital hubs across the country to provide training to young people.

Zambia's tech minister debunks quit claims

Mutati denied that his Movement for Democratic Change had a disagreement with the ruling United Party for National Development, its alliance partner.

Digitalisation steering Nigeria to dynamic economic future

According to the GSMA, the boom in digitalisation, fueled by strong mobile network infrastructure and smart policies, has ushered in a new era of possibilities that will enable economic diversification away from oil dependence.

Nigeria equips customs officers with latest technologies

Nigeria says the project aims to strengthen the service's capabilities in modern customs operations through better data processing.

Rwanda supports Africa's digital transformation

Rwanda minister of information and communications technology and Innovation, made the pledge during the just concluded high-level meeting in Kigali.

Nigeria’s NITDA partners Cisco to boost to AI, agritech

The agreement covers multiple areas of digitisation, including cybersecurity, AI and smart agriculture.

Challenges impact investment in Nigeria’s broadband ambitions

Economist lists changes in policy, licensing requirements and taxation as among several issues thwarting investment.

Cameroon hires biometric firm AUGENTIC to issue ID cards

The company will finance, design, develop, install, and operate the identification system in Cameroon for the next 15 years.

Joanna Govender honoured for African tech advocacy

The Empire Partner Foundation CEO scoops the 2024 Global Recognition Award for her efforts to use technology for social impact.

Nigeria plans new measures to regulate crypto platforms

The government has since declared measures to crack down on cryptocurrency activity by delisting the naira from all peer-to-peer platforms.

Nigeria seeks alliance with Sweden to strengthen digital economy

Nigerian minister held meetings in Stockholm with the Swedish minister of international development cooperation and foreign trade, as well as executives from the private sector.

Kaduna, Google partner to launch AI learning series in Hausa language

The series explains artificial intelligence concepts in Hausa, making certain complicated technological concepts more accessible and culturally relevant to the region.