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2014.07.05

Lighting Up Rural Homes with Mobile Solutions

Kihara Kimachia

According to the World Bank, over 1.2 billion people (20% of world population) still live without electricity. Roughly 25% of th..

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2014.07.04

The Future of Non-Military Drones (UAVs) in Africa

Kihara Kimachia

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), popularly known as drones have been involved in the theatre of war for the last few years. The ..

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2014.06.30

How Cyber Crime Enriches Criminals

Kihara Kimachia

"Crime doesn't pay" goes an old adage. But, it appears cyber criminals never heard that one and if they ever did, they totally s..

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2014.06.21

Cyber Security Awareness: Simple Ways to Secure Your Personal Communications

Kihara Kimachia

The general cyber security awareness of the average African in the towns and villages is low when compared to other parts of the..

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2014.06.13

ICT Africa Collaborates With The Fibre Lab to Host Fiber Optic Training in Africa: First series of training sessions are scheduled for South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe

Johannesburg, South Africa July 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ICT Africa announced that they are collabo..

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2014.06.13

Private Initiatives to Increase Internet Usage in Africa

Kihara Kimachia

Despite tremendous strides in the last decade, that saw the commissioning of several undersea cables and growth in terrestrial f..

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2014.06.09

Internet Censorship in Africa and How to Get Around it

Kihara Kimachia

Internet censorship is the practice of controlling Internet access or suppressing the content that can be viewed, accessed or pu..

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2014.06.08

How Access to Africa Farming Data will Help Eliminate Hunger and Reduce Poverty

Kihara Kimachia

The economic mainstay for the majority of Africans is agriculture. According to the World Bank, "agriculture employs 65 perce..

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2014.06.05

Africa Quickly Becoming a Cashless Society

Kihara Kimachia

A cashless society is one where goods and services are purchased via electronic means as opposed to cash and checks. Western nat..

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2014.06.04

Why Has Africa's BPO Sector Failed to Take Off?

In the last decade, business process outsourcing was the poster child of Africa's new digital age. There was a lot of talk and hype about how Afric..

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