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Kenya Government Passed A New Data Protection Law

Kenya government has passed a new data protection bill into law in line with European Union Legal Standards and will strengthen investment in the Information Communication sector. It stipulates that companies that default the new rule will get a fine of $29,283 or face two-year jail terms. Kenya is one of the...

HTS capabilities to help connect rural and low-density in Angola

With the help of Spacecom, an operator of the AMOS satellite fleet announced on Monday 11th November, 2019, that an unnamed Angolan satellite services has signed a contract for C-Band HTS capacity. The major aim is for the Angolan company to utilize capacity on AMOS- 17 for better coverage for rural and low-density communities throughout Southern African country....

ESET Partners with Google to Elimate Threats and Cybercrimes

In order to make the Google Play Store easier and safer for users the Global cybersecurity company, ESET announced that it has become a founding member of the App Defense Alliance. Carey van Vlaanderen CEO at ESET South Africa says “ESET has been in front in cases of threat research. With the partnership of Google, ESET and other App...

Solution with Solar Energy across Africa by PEG Africa

PEG Africa is a for profit, and a leader in financing and deploying solar power to households and SMEs in West Africa. The company provides loans for pay-as-you-go solar power home systems and solar water irrigation to customers that do not have access to an electrical grid. After its successful expansion playbook on a profitable first year in...

Tech Leaders Fight against SARS Brutality of Tech Workers

The SARS brutality has become out of hand especially the illegal arresting and extorting of young Nigerians working in the technology sector. SARS have also been involved in the shootings and killing of people earlier this year. The #StopRobbingUs campaign comes after Toni Astro, a Lagos-based software engineer, posted on Twitter a harrowing account of his encounter with...

Tizeti, a Nigerian Solar-Powered-Internet Service Provider launches 4G LTE

Tizeti, a Nigerian Solar-Powered-Internet Service Provider launches 4G LTE network in Nigeria. Tizeti is a startup that uses solar power to provide unlimited internet connectivity across Africa. The Nigerian start up is supported by Y Combinator.  Y Combinator is a startup accelerator that invests in a large number of startups twice...

Detection of Ebola with the new Go.Data mobile app

There is an easy way to detect Ebola with a smartphone with the Go.Data, mobile application which the World Health Organisation (WHO) introduced in Beni on September 1st. For example there was a time Kasomo’s temperature was taken without her knowledge with her smartphone after Kanyere installed her app and opened it for her. By the time...

Twitter to launch new feature, Topics

Twitter is set to launch a new feature on their platform, Topics, later this month. This feature allows users to follow specific topics as they would follow an individual. It enables a user to follow more than 300 areas of interests, could be sports, gaming, entertainment, etc. This was done in a...

Plans For A Digital Transport System In The City Of Kigali

The transport system in the city of Kigali is going to be digitize by the Rwanda government. This development will result in the city transition to an advance transport scheme by 2020. This project is tagged “Generation 2” with a focus to revolutionize Kigali’s public transport system through improved route planning, proper vehicle mix, higher IT...

Jamii Cities Received An Award From AlphaCode

Jamii Cities has received an award of R450000 grand funding from AlphaCode. Jamii Cities is a Johannesburg based property tech company. It was founded in 2018 by Arc Maasdorp, Bartek Dutkowski and Adrian Taylor. It brings together tenants and landlords with affordable and safe apartments across Johannesburg. In...