Kenya once had a project to give each primary school pupil a laptop. Six years after the project was announced and three years after the implementation was started, the project was silently retired.
Despite the small number of users, Facebook’s platform power and influence in Africa is incredible. As Facebook hires even more content moderators and institutes an independent board for content decisions, it only serves to show that they are rewriting their rulebook on their terms.
The next wave of global digital innovations and apps will likely come from Africa and be taken to the rest of the world. Africa’s young population could be its greatest asset in an age where many other regions in the world are aging.
TechAdvance, a payments application development company founded in 2009 with a strategic focus in developing and deploying niche payment companies to serve the needs of large public and private sector organisations in Nigeria, has announced that it has secured $1 million in funding.
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In South Africa, there has been little discussion around how women specifically may be affected by the Fourth Industrial Revolution. This is a worrying oversight.
The FOX Sports and FOX Sports 2 channels that have been a mainstay on the TV guides of African sports fans across the continent will be rebranded to ESPN and ESPN2 from 30 August 2019. This is part of Fox Sports Africa rebranding to ESPN.
The growth of Africa mobile technology can be attributed to a stable Internet connection. For instance, a country like Kenya is connected internally and externally by four optic cables.
The most common wearable heart-rate sensors use an optical technique which estimates artery volume using light. The darker your skin, the less reliable is the reading of your heart rate monitor or fitness tracker.
Showmax customers in South Africa will be able to live stream all of Bafana Bafana matches at the African Cup of Nations taking place in Egypt. This follows the launch of a sports section on Showmax earlier in June 2019 exclusively for South African customers.