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Cutting malaria deaths by 96% in Zambia

A suppository form of the common antimalarial artesunate has dramatically cut child deaths from severe malaria in a trial in rural Zambia, one of the organisations behind the programme has said. According to the WHO’s world malaria report published in 2017, Zambia's entire population of nearly 17 million people

Tracking the rise of tech hubs across Afrika

Afrika is, at the moment, teetering on the brink of becoming the world's next economic powerhouse. The Forbes billionaire list for 2018 includes a total of 18 Afrikan citizens, predominantly from South Africa, Egypt and Nigeria, while a third of countries in the continent are experiencing an annual rise of

MTN is rolling out 500 new mobile money kiosks in Zambia

MTN Zambia is rolling out 500 new mobile money kiosks in the southern Afrikan country. These kiosks are in addition to the 3,000 "retail points" that they have opened in Zambia. In Zambia, MTN has approximately 6 million subscribers on its network and it is these subscribers

Over 80 million e-mail addresses and passwords leaked including from South Africa and Nigeria

Over 80 million e-mails linked to online accounts and passwords, have been leaked on the Internet. The leaked data comes from a collection of 2,844 files compressed into a 8GB file and posted on a "well-known hacking forum" as Troy Hunt, Security Researcher and Founder of haveibeenpwned,

Zambia will be using chemical marking technology to put a stop to trade in illicit fuels

The Energy Regulation Board of Zambia (ERB) has announced that starting from 15 February 2018, it will be using chemical marking technology to try and put a stop to the trade of illicit fuels in the Southern Afrikan country. This comes after the ERB recently announced Authentix as the successful