AfriTech Blog

Why Digital Marketers Should Care About Cybersecurity

Why Digital Marketers Should Care About Cybersecurity

The new digital norm has allowed cybersecurity markets to rise to an all-time high. With growing businesses left and right, digital marketers are keen to invest in cyber security. Digital marketers protect their most significant assets, the general public, by creating firewalls against hackers.    This investment in cyber security develops users’ trust in the […]
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Airtel Kenya Separates From Airtel Money Business

Airtel Kenya Separates From Airtel Money Business

Airtel Kenya has announced the separation of Airtel Money from its Telecom business on Thursday. The public notice indicated that the phone-based service has been transferred to Airtel Money Kenya Limited. Following the separation, Airtel Money Kenya Limited will take over and continue the provision of the Airtel Money Services, in collaboration with Airtel Networks […]
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OPPO Unveils ‘Find X5 series’ In The Kenyan Market At Ksh 99,999

OPPO has introduced a new flagship Series to its Kenyan market, the Find X5 Series with a superior 5G performance, industry-leading battery capabilities and 80W flash charging.  Co-developed with Hasselblad, the OPPO Find X5 series camera delivers a rich and vibrant color experience like no other. It has a dedicated imaging Neural Processing Unit (NPU), […]
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Decentralized Crypto Exchange

Decentralized Crypto Exchange

Decentralization is the main feature of cryptocurrencies. They are not under banks’ or regulators’ control, and no one can change their emissions. Roughly speaking, if you put money in a bank deposit, in fact, they do not belong to you. But if you invest in crypto, you remain the only owner of your funds. Transactions […]
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IoT Company Novek to receive $1 million Mastercard Strive grant

IoT Company Novek to receive $1 million Mastercard Strive grant

Internet-of-Things (IOT) company, Novek will receive a share of $1 million in total grant from the Strive Community Innovation Fund.  The UK-based company working with micro-retailers in Kenya will see the funding go towards their work developing an IOT-enabled washing powder dispenser enabling Kenyan micro-retailers to better serve their customers. Washing powder is a widely […]
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KnowBe4 and IDC Raise the Cybersecurity Flag in Sub-Saharan Africa

Cyberextortion remains an ongoing threat in sub-Saharan Africa with data leakages and targeted attacks in top two positions; Growing investment into connectivity and IoT increasing the cybercrime attack surface. There is a linear relationship between GDP and cybercrime. The KnowBe4 and IDC Impact of Cyberextortion on Africa report released in June 2022 has revealed a […]
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