VAR technology is transforming the beautiful game

You may have noticed something different in the 2018 World Cup. For the first time ever, the Virtual Assistant Referee (VAR) system is being used to help make decisions during games. And already we are seeing it cause controversy. It’s no surprise that VAR has caused debate, considering the…

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Nigeria will not use electronic voting

Nigeria's House of Representatives has decided that there will be no electronic voting system used for the country's upcoming 2019 general elections. Smart card readers (PVC readers) have however been approved by Nigeria's policy makers for accreditation purposes before the 2019 elections. This comes after the House of Representatives removes…

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Seedstars opens Seedspace Cape Town co-working hub

Seedstars has opened their second Seedspace co-working hub in Cape Town, South Africa. Seedspace Cape Town is the second such hub in Afrika by Seedstars after it opened Seedspace Cairo in earlier in 2018. Seedstars is a Swiss-based company that brings together key stakeholders focused on driving technological change in…

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The positive shifts in Afrika’s technology usage

The digital space was revolutionized with the introduction of Internet. When it was no longer exclusive to military or government instrumentalities and opened for the larger world we saw a paradigm shift in the conduct of trade and commerce. 30 years on much of the global economy and almost every…

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