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By partnering with Transsion Holdings which has a well established footprint across Africa, Chinese technology startups are finding a new way to scale across the continent.
Join us for our first iAfrikan Live event online on 16 April 2020 at 10 AM (GMT +2, Central African Time) to learn "How To Innovate With Shenzhen." Innovators and entrepreneurs from the city will show you how to go from idea to a fully manufactured product using Shenzhen's open innovation ecosystem.
Conspiracy theories often arise when people try to make sense of the world they live in, especially when it is being disrupted like the time we are living in. One such conspiracy theory that is making the rounds is that 5G is the cause of COVID-19.
Misinformation spreads fast when people are afraid and a contagious and potentially fatal disease is frightening. This provides the ideal emotionally charged context for rumours to thrive.
While technological change has been incredibly fast in the information era, the system of international payments has lagged behind. But once sovereign digital currencies start taking off, this will suddenly change.
Egypt has started screening all air passengers arriving from countries where the infection has occurred, while Kenya, which receives at least three flights a day from China, issued a directive to start screening at all ports of entry on 22 January 2020. Nigeria followed suit the same day.