Technology

Liquid Intelligent Technologies connects DRC with high-speed connectivity

Liquid Intelligent Technologies connects DRC with high-speed connectivity

Liquid Intelligent Technologies has announced that it is now delivering affordable high-speed connectivity to communities in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The technology firm is using state-of-the-art Wireless Optical Communication technology (WOC) from Project Taara at X, Alphabet’s moonshot factory. This achievement marks a robust high-capacity communications bridge between Kinshasa and Congo Brazzaville. Despite […]
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MPost eyes South Africa, Uganda, Rwanda as it taps e-commerce market

MPost eyes sub-saharan region as it taps e-commerce market

MPost has announced plans to speed up its expansion into the Sub-Saharan region to tap into opportunities presented by the implementation of the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA). Speaking during a Trade Forward podcast organized by the International Trade Centre (ITC), a joint agency of the United Nations and the World Trade Organisation, Twahir Mohamed, the […]
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Blockchain Revolution in Healthcare - Important Points to Remember

Blockchain Revolution in Healthcare: Important Points to Remember

With the technological advancements in the world brought by the blockchain revolution going all around us, the healthcare industry is also evolving. All around the world, the health industry faces many challenges that can be minimized with the implementation of blockchain technology. The costs incurred by the health industry of any country can be efficiently […]
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Pandemic drives surge in use of digital health solutions across Africa

Pandemic drives surge in use of digital health solutions across Africa

Across Africa, there has been an exponential rise in the number of people engaging with digital health services through their smartphones, creating vast potential for countries to deliver access to healthcare digitally. This was a key finding of Vodacom’s e-health policy paper released recently as part of the Africa.connected campaign. Based on research and personal […]
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Copia scoops three awards at Kenya E-commerce awards

Copia scoops three awards at Kenya E-commerce awards

Copia Global, mobile commerce platform for low-income African consumers, has scooped three awards at the Kenya 2021 E-commerce awards. Recognizing online retailers that are contributing to removing barriers in e-commerce and excellence in the sector, Copia was awarded Best e-Commerce Customer Service, COVID Continuity and Best in e-Commerce Building Materials. Tim Steel, Copia Global Chief Executive […]
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inABLE, KEBS partner to Develop National ICT Accessibility Standard

inABLE, KEBS partner to Develop National ICT Accessibility Standard

inABLE, a nonprofit organization that empowers the blind and visually impaired with computer assistive technology, has partnered with the Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) to develop the national ICT (Information and Communication Technology) Accessibility Standard. A first in Africa, the development and eventual enactment of a National ICT Accessibility Standard will promote the digital inclusion […]
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