Business

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The culture of corruption in the digital age

As a designer or entrepreneur, one has to think of how culture will affect the products they offer and find ways to mitigate the negative effects and shield themselves from abuse.

WordPress is now available in Swahili

Popular blogging platform, WordPress, is now available in Swahili. The translation of the software was commissioned by FiFi Finance and done by Kenyan WordPress expert, Jacksiro.

Nedbank doesn't know which customers were affected by data breach

In a statement to iAfrikan, South Africa's Nedbank has said that it does not know which of its customers have been affected by the data breach it mentioned as affecting 1,7 million of its customers. The data breach is reported to have taken place at one of the bank's suppliers.

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.