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MTN Nigeria KaiOS Smart Feature Phone to Open Opportunities for Local Developers

The newly introduced MTN Nigeria KaiSO smart feature phone will open opportunities for local apps developers to develop apps that…

Taxify Rebranding: CEO Explains Essence of New Name

Taxify has announced it’s changing its name to Bolt saying this is in line with firm’s broader vision of the…

Failed Tech: Boeing Grounds Entire Global Fleet of Max 737 8s & 9s

Boeing has grounded the entire fleet of 737 MAX 8s and 9s following the recent Ethiopian airlines crash which killed…

Jumia Files for IPO on NYSE, MTN now Major Shareholder

E-commerce firm Jumia has filed for an Initial Public Offering on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), which will make…

World Wide Web Founder Laments its Impact at 30, Expected in Nigeria

On March 11, 1989, Tim Berners-Lee, a British computer programmer working at CERN, the European Particle Physics Laboratory, sent in…

MTN Plans own Instant Messaging App in 54 African Language

MTN has developed an instant messaging platform which it hopes will become the “African WeChat”, with plans to launch it…

Artificial Intelligence Systems Spending to Hit $35.8b in 2019

Global spending on artificial intelligence (AI) systems is forecast to reach $35.8 billion in 2019, an increase of 44.0% over…

North Africa Dominates Desalination Market by 79.9%

The desalination market in Africa has recovered from the global economic downturn in 2015-2017, which resulting in low desalination investment…

Microsoft Opens First Data Centres in Africa

Microsoft has opened its first data centres in Africa, becoming the first global provider to deliver cloud services from data…

Ethiopia Gebeya Secures IFC Funding for Women Software Developers

Gebeya and IFC, a member of the World Bank Group through the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi), has signed a…