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2016.01.25

Tanzania Fails to Gain From Digital Wealth

By Damas Kanyabwoya and Alawi Masare
Dar es Salaam — In 1995, less than one per cent of Tanzanians had direct access to telephones. By 2014, mor..

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2016.01.25

Concept Nova Battles Car Vandalism With C-Protect Technology

By Jonah Nwokpoku
Nigeria's technology company, Concept Nova has introduced yet another IT solution, the C-Protect, to tackle the menace of vehicl..

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2016.01.25

'Liquid Sea' Relief As Internet Usage Set to Be Cheaper, Faster

By Moses K Gahigi
Internet users are expected to benefit after the completion of an undersea Internet cable that Liquid Telecom has embarked on bu..

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2016.01.25

How Countries Can Benefit From Technology Transformation

By Gitura Mwaura
This year's World Development Report (WDR) titled, Digital Dividends, sums up the human development curve rather aptly on the inf..

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2016.01.25

2016 Digital Trends in Africa

Over the past year we have witnessed digital innovation continue to transform Africa’s economic and business landscape. We have seen the continen..

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2016.01.20

Microsoft Philanthropies Will Donate U.S.$1 Billion of Microsoft Cloud Services to Serve the Public Good

By Jeanette Oloo
Microsoft Corp. CEO Satya Nadella announced a new three-part initiative to ensure that Microsoft's cloud computing resources serv..

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2016.01.20

Worst Passwords of 2015 Released - Are You Really Still Using 123456

SplashData has announced the 2015 edition of its annual "Worst Passwords List" highlighting the insecure password habits of Internet users ...

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2016.01.20

WhatsApp Cancels Subscription Fee, Announces Social Media Banking As Possible Revenue Source

By Baraka Jefwa
Whatsapp announced that there will be no more yearly subscription fee for its over half a billion regular, active users, the compa..

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2016.01.20

Why Universities Should Start Taking Social Media Far More Seriously

By Amanda Van Den Berg, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University and Miemie Struwig
Social media is a risky space. Many people have learned this the..

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2016.01.19

Viber Targets Kenya With Live Discussion Platform

By Lilian Ochieng
Messaging and call app Viber has introduced a live discussion platform targeting Kenya among other Internet fast countries in Af..

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