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How data miners can influence a voter’s behaviour

While canvasing tactics such as door-to-door visits and phone calls may have been effective in the past, technology has emerged as the new medium in which to influence voter behaviour.

Afrikan countries need to improve investment in innovation

Afrika’s quest to use innovations for sustainable development could suffer as only eight countries in Sub-Saharan Africa were ranked in the top 100 countries of the latest Global Innovation Index (GII). The GII, which was released last month (10 July), measures components of innovation inputs such as human capital,

Kwesé iflix CEO, Mayur Patel, on the NBA Africa Game 2018 and video streaming in Afrika

Earlier this week it was announced that the NBA Africa Game 2018 will be free to view on the Kwesé iflix app. This comes shortly after Kwesé iflix had earlier in 2018 struck a deal with Kenya's Safaricom for data deals for its customers to view 2018 FIFA World Cup

Vicious online propaganda war is being waged in Zimbabwe

Fake news is on the upsurge as Zimbabwe gears up for its watershed elections on 30 July. Mobile internet and social media have become vehicles for spreading a mix of fake news, rumour, hatred, disinformation and misinformation. This has happened because there are no explicit official rules on the use

Startup Grind is back in Zimbabwe

Startup Grind has announced it's return to Zimbabwe. The relaunch of Startup Grind's Zimbabwe Chapter will kick off with an event titled "An Evening with EcoCash CEO Natalie Jabangwe." The event will be held on Wednesday 25 July 2018 from 6 pm at The Venue in Avondale, Harare.

Zimbabwe’s new era

Following the events of November 2017, there has been a seismic shift in the political and business environment underpinned by the new maxim ‘Zimbabwe is open for business’. As a result of a PR offensive by President Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa, Zimbabwe has seen an upsurge in investment conferences across various

AgriTech startup wins Seedstars Harare

Rera, a Zimbabwean startup that has developed a platform to allow retail consumers to farm their own chickens and save up to 40% from buying poultry produce without having to own the infrastructure of a chicken farm, won first prize at the recently held Seedstars Harare event. Winning Seedstars Harare