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Standard Chartered expands digital banking

Standard Chartered has expanded its digital banking offering to Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe. This follows on the bank launching its digital-only banks in Côte d'Ivoire, Uganda, Tanzania, Ghana and Kenya.

App helps farmers in Ghana, Tanzania, and Uganda

A smartphone app, GeoFarmer, has been pilot-tested in Ghana, Tanzania and Uganda to help farmers with data collection and sharing.

Showcasing some of Afrika's best startups

Seedstars Africa Summit is foing to Tanzania and it will gather prominent players in the fields of technology, entrepreneurship and impact investment under the same roof for a three-day forum.

Tanzania is about to outlaw fact checking

Tanzania's government wants to make fact checking illegal.

Tanzania's Nala wins the 2018 Ecobank FinTech Challenge

Nala (Tanzania), Virtual Identity (South Africa) and Wallet.ng (Nigeria) named as the top 3 startups at the 2018 Ecobank Fintech Challenge.

App for tracking epidemics

Researchers in Tanzania have developed a digital application that empowers communities to use smartphones to detect and report the outbreak of diseases  including Ebola and cholera. The digital app, dubbed AfyaData, which is available for download on Google Play store, was developed by researchers at the Sokoine University of Agriculture

Tanzania's Jamii Forums shut down by government

Popular Tanzanian forums and "leaks" website, Jamii Forums, has been temporarily shut down by government as it has not complied with the new regulations and license fees required of online content creators in Tanzania. This comes after Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) issued a notice to Jamii Forums