The New AI-powered, high-res maps to help humanitarian aid and relief agencies better assist people in need. Facebook (www.Facebook.com) is working closely with key non-profit and research partners to use artificial intelligence (AI) and big data to address large-scale social, health and infrastructure challenges in sub-Saharan Africa. These efforts range from rural electrification in Tanzania to […]
IX Reach has announced the expansion of its network into East Africa in partnership with the award-winning Djibouti Data Center, which was selected as the strategic hub for IX Reach’s African expansion thanks to its excellent reputation and unique position as the first and only Tier III carrier neutral ecosystem in east Africa with direct […]
Kenya’s Huddah Cosmetics has been selected by Pan-African Payments company, Cellulant to launch the first Augmented Reality (AR) powered try-on experiences on Facebook Messenger.
Sophos (LSE: SOPH) today launched its 2019 Threat Report providing insights into emerging and evolving cybersecurity trends. The report, produced by SophosLabs researchers, explores changes in the threat landscape over the past 12 months, uncovering trends and how they are expected to impact cybersecurity in 2019.
From cybercriminals to their own government, employers and even family, people worry about who could access their online life
Ajay Banga, President and CEO of Mastercard, visited Uganda this week where he met with Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda, Prime Minister, Republic of Uganda. During their meeting, Mr. Banga reinforced Mastercard’s ongoing commitment to the country and also emphasized the role that digital payment ecosystems can play in enabling economic growth and driving financial inclusion, supporting Uganda’s Vision 2040. During his visit, Mr Banga […]
The Outlook is a comprehensive source of analyses and five-year forecasts of consumer and advertising spending across five countries (South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana and Tanzania) and 14 segments: Internet, data consumption, television, cinema, video games, e-sports, virtual reality, newspaper publishing, magazine publishing, book publishing, business-to-business (b2b), music, out-of-home (OOH) and radio.
The accelerator, which is housed in Lagos, Nigeria, has already demonstrated its value. The first Launchpad Accelerator Africa class saw 12 startups graduate, with more than 20 teams from Google and 40 mentors from nine countries supporting them. The startups have directly created 132 jobs and, between them, have raised over US$7 million in funding. Their products are being used by approximately 4.5 million people.