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The mobile market in Egypt declined by between 4%-5% during 2020, as the volume of sales of smartphones and accessories reached about EGP 47bn. At the same time, computer sales in Egypt grew to 500,000 in 2020.
TikTok has been labeled as effectively "legitimate spyware" by a software programmer who managed to reverse engineer its source code and leak it on GitHub. TikTok's legal counsel has since had the code taken down through a DMCA takedown request.
Between April and October 2020, the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics reports that Kenyans spent KShs 16.9 billion on devices such as computers, smartphones, and networking devices. Growth in sales of nearly 85%.
As we have seen in other parts of the world where mobile gaming has already exploded into the mainstream, this trend isn't restricted to those who already play on a PC or games console. Lots of people who have never thought of themselves as gamers have become fans of mobile games.
In many countries, there are limited legal options for a government that wants to access private information stored on devices such as mobile phones. This could change in Kenya.
Artisanally mined cobalt in the DRC often gets mixed with industrial production when it is sold to intermediaries in the open market. Typically, it is then shipped to refineries in China for further processing and then sold to battery manufacturers around the world.
Researchers examined the effect of mobile phone and internet access on farming. They found that less than 40% of farming households in Africa have internet access.