China

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How China's technology startups are scaling across Africa

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.

Take your concept from idea to a manufactured product in Shenzhen

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.

5G does not cause the spread of COVID-19

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.

There is an antidote to how fake news fuels disease outbreaks

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.

China launching its own cryptocurrency could be the start of a global revolution

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.

African countries prepare for the coronavirus

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.

Ethiopia has launched its first satellite

Ethiopia, with the assistance of China, has launched its first satellite into space. The Ethiopian Remote Sensing Satellite (ETRSS-1) will help improve and transform the country's agriculture sector.