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Africa's top engineering innovators to be recognized

Sixteen innovators from across Africa have been shortlisted for the prestigious Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation, with inventions including a smart library on wheels, a low-cost digital microscope to speed up cervical cancer diagnosis, and bamboo bicycles.
Business

Interswitch has officially confirmed that Visa will be buying a 20% stake

Confirmed: Visa be buying a 20% stake in Nigeria's Interswitch, a company focussed on the digitisation of payments in Nigeria and other countries in Africa, for $20 million, valuing the FinTech giant at $1 billion.

Amazon Web Services to invest in black-owned South African small businesses

AWS is set help take some of South Africa's startups and small businesses to the next level of their business journey. AWS will invest over R365 million into 100% black owned South African small businesses in ICT.

MTN's instant messaging platform has reached 1 million active users

It's no secret that telecommunications companies across Africa have regularly complained about OTT (Over The Top) platforms such as WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Snapchat, Skype, and others. Ayoba seems to be MTN's answer to them as it hits 1 million active users.

It now takes one day to register a business in South Africa

BizPortal, a new online business registration service in South Africa, has been launched by a South African government agency known as the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC). It reduces business registration to 1 day.
Sports

The ultimate must-have apps for sports fans

Sports are a popular hobby for many people. Different countries organize thousands of sports events each year. Betway offers the latest match results for basketball, cricket, hockey, tennis, and volleyball.

South Africa break Wales' winning streak

The 2019 Rugby World Cup has had some unexpected twists and turns. South Africa once held the longest winning streak against Wales. Recently, Wales has been beating South Africa. Wales

Research reveals some clues to Eliud Kipchoge's success

Based on a body of knowledge and empirical data it is observed that Eliud Kipchoge’s extraordinary and excellent performance has a lot to do with his mental strength, physical fitness, diet, and great running economy which enables him to utilise oxygen and generate energy more efficiently.

You can now legally stream some sports matches in Kenya

The video streaming business can be said to be a tough one to compete in considering the number of competitors and the content on offer. As such, offering sports live streaming could just be the main differentiator that helps Showmax race ahead of competitors.