500 young African women join third CyberGirls fellowship
This year's cohort was selected from over 20 000 applications received from across Africa, highlighting the growing interest in cyber security among African women.Staff Writer
Roam opens mega electric motorcycle plant in Kenya
The new 10,000-square-meter facility, Roam Park, unveiled yesterday, will house the company’s East African headquarters, and electric motorcycle production lines.
Digitising Africa’s customs, borders could net US$20bn a year
World Economic Forum, Deloitte, release report reflects on DX and its role in increasing intra-Africa trade.
Rwanda, WEF launch Africa’s first C4IR
Data governance and emerging technologies, such as data governance, artificial intelligence and machine learning, will be critical areas of focus.
Polymateria Awarded as Technology Pioneer by World Economic Forum
Polymateria, the London-based British tech company that last year produced the world’s first fully recyclable and biodegradable plastic, was selected among hundreds of candidates as one of the World Economic Forum’s “Technology Pioneers”.
Google, Microsoft invest millions to empower African women
In light of International Women's Day, the tech giants establish initiatives to help create pathways to prosperity for women and girls across Africa.
Are you ready for the 4IR?
Organisations will need to understand and learn to harness four major technologies – 5G, cloud technology, big data and AI.
Africa gets social over Blockchain
United Africa Blockchain Association heads to Cape Town to host the first of a series of tech awareness events.
Mboweni calls for aggressive broadband adoption in Africa
Broadband is key to technologies that promote greater equity, and broader social and economic participation, says finance minister.
Orange mobile tech to aid vaccine coverage in Côte d'Ivoire
Investment worth US$ 5.47 million will be rolled out over the next five years in partnership with the Vaccine Alliance.
Africa pushes broadband agenda via Davos
Rwanda President to co-chair UN’s Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development.
'Africa can beat the 2020 connectivity deadline'
Network connectivity expert believes that while the continent has made progress, internet access remains limited.