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Smart Zambia links up with UABA in broad blockchain training initiative

United Africa Blockchain Association to carry out high level training targeted at several sectors, including government and telecommunications.
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African Tech Voices EXCLUSIVE: The key elements of robust data security in healthcare

The health sector is now the most targeted industry in the world as an increase of around 22% was recorded across all industries by the end of 2020 says Takalane Khashane, Managing Director, Iron Mountain South Africa.
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Yesterday

MTN Nigeria is telco’s top earner

Full-year results show increase in profit and growth of Fintech business.
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Wednesday

Vodafone Egypt acquisition bolsters Vodacom’s Africa ambitions

Vodafone Egypt said to have contributed R1.8-billion to group service revenue.
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African Tech Voices: It’s time to demystify Intellectual Property in Kenyan innovation

It is only by collaborating with others that we can begin to effectively address IP-related challenges in Kenya says Sheilah Birgen, Country Lead for Kenya at Innovate UK KTN Global Alliance Africa.
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Tuesday

Network International earmarks R500m to back SA payment solution

Company announces the availability of on-soil payment platform for Southern African clients.
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African Tech Voices: Governing cybersecurity from the top as a strategic business enabler

Cyber threats are increasing at a rate far greater than the industry is able to cope with. Despite this, C-Suite executives still don’t take cybersecurity seriously enough while boards are not nearly as engaged in cybersecurity as they are in other areas of oversight, says Patrick Evans, CEO of SLVA CyberSecurity.
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Kenya’s former Cabinet Secretary to head up JUMO

Joe Mucheru has been appointed as president of the company.
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Private sector essential to Africa’s US$ 2.7-trillion trade area ambition

Economic Commission for Africa has stressed the importance of private sector buy-in to the success of AfCFTA.
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African Tech Voices: Kenya is eating South Africa’s lunch

David Ansara, Chief Executive of the Free Market Foundation, recently visited Kenya and has drawn interesting socio-economic and political comparisons between that country and South Africa.
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AWS extends local zone footprint with Lagos launch

Resource helps AWS customers deliver distributed edge and hybrid cloud applications that require single-digit millisecond latency to consumers.
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Africa poised to be next global tech hub

Professionals from the ICT and telecommunications industries weigh up continent’s strengths and its challenges.