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South Africans describe their pain of unemployment

Unemployment can affect one’s social status ascription as well, which manifests through stigmatisation, labelling, unfair judgement, and marginalisation.
Business

Kenya should embrace automation

The World Bank has reported that Kenyans earn more than twice the country's output. Part of the problem is the use of manual labor in fields that can easily be mechanized or automated.

Apple, Tesla, Alphabet, Dell, and Microsoft sued for benefitting from child mining

Several families in the Democratic Republic of Congo have filed a lawsuit in the USA against Big Tech companies for benefitting from cobalt child mining. Apple, Tesla, Alphabet (owners of Google), Dell, and Microsoft have been named as defendants.

Financial trading bots display behavior similar to that of people

Once algorithms, used by financial trading bots, go live on markets, they start behaving in ways that programmers could not have foreseen.

How Kenya's young people can venture into agriculture

Small scale farming accounts for 70% of all agriculture in Kenya. The number of young people who have sworn not to touch anything related to agriculture after the first attempt keeps also increasing. From analysis, the problem is mostly business-related, and therein lies the solution.
Sports

Top 10 sports events of 2019 in Africa

Africans play a wide variety of sports including athletics, basketball, cricket, badminton, football, hockey, volleyball and rugby. The following are the top ten African sports events that took place in 2019.

Top sports apps for iOS and Android in 2020

Amateur gamblers often get stuck on choosing the right apps. In this post, we explore eight sports apps for Android and iOS.

Smartphone gambling is on the rise among African millennials

As smartphone uptake and Internet connectivity grows across Africa, so does the often unhealthy trend of young people betting on sports using their phones.

Mane, Salah and Aubameyang among 30 players nominated for African Player of the Year Award

The eventual winner of the CAF Footballer of the Year award will be announced on 7 January 2020, at a formal ceremony in Egypt. Currently 30 players are shortlisted for the award.