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African startup using AI to produce news stories

Tech startup, Controvert Media has implemented the use of artificial intelligence robots to automatically write and post news articles on the internet…

3 days ago

UN urges Cameroon to restore internet services

The UN Special Rapporteur will continue to monitor developments in Cameroon closely, and is at the disposal of the authorities to provide assistance or advice as required…

14 Feb 2017

Silvertree acquires Nigeria's TopCheck

TopCheck, Nigeria's leading price comparison site for financial services, offering free online comparison for insurance products, loans, and broadband internet plans, has been bought by Silvertree…

13 Feb 2017

Microsoft, Ecobank agree to drive digital transformation in Africa

Plan to modernise and raise the standards of the continent's major cities through state of the art digital solutions…

24 Jan 2017

African entrepreneurs sought for funding programme

The Meltwater entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) is recruiting entrepreneurs from across Africa for its Ghana programme…

By Tom Jackson 24 Jan 2017

Digitising East Africa's agricultural sector

Mastercard launches mobile marketplace to digitise East Africa's agricultural sector…

19 Jan 2017

Code Week aims to train 5m African youth by 2025

Africa Code Week exceeds targets by training 427,000 students in one week...

30 Nov 2016

Building digital bridges to connect the world

Angola Cables and Etix Everywhere combine their expertise to offer a 'Low Latency Route' between the Americas and Africa...

22 Nov 2016

Low cost digital payment solution for 33 African markets

Visa partners with Ecobank to bring low cost digital payments to millions of merchants across Africa...

7 Nov 2016

Tanzania has Africa's lowest mobile data cost

Tanzania has the lowest mobile data cost in Africa as it reaps the benefits of the rollout of 4G LTE network by state-owned TTCL and intense competition from numerous operators...

By Henry Lyimo 2 Nov 2016

The Internet of Things will change the world

The Internet of Things - an ecosystem of smart, connected devices and sensors that talk to each other and take independent, automated action - is here already and will become a part of our everyday lives...

28 Oct 2016

The transformational power of cloud in Africa

In March 2016, IBM opened its first Cloud Data Centre in South Africa, providing cloud services to enterprise clients...

By Brett Parker 25 Oct 2016

The importance of mobile threat defence

A rise in mobile malware demonstrates how vulnerable business is as the lines blur between personal and professional use...

By Rick Rogers 11 Oct 2016

Digital payments could boost modernisation in Africa

UN study findings illustrate how the private and public sector could work together to modernise economies, improve transparency and support financial inclusion and growth...

21 Sep 2016

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