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2014.11.30

Avoid Chinese Imitation Mobile Devices: Amazon May be a Better Option

A number of articles have been written on ICT Africa about counterfeit products dumped into the African market by Chinese suppliers. Unsuspecting A..

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2014.11.4

Five Reasons African Businesses Must Invest in SEO

Internet uptake in Africa in increasing exponentially. This has been fueled by huge investments in marine and terrestrial fiber networks, growth in..

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2014.10.23

Four Ways ICT is Helping in the Fight Against Ebola in Africa

Kihara Kimachia:

Ebola has got the entire world almost giving in to hysteria and fear; and for a good reason. As at the time of publishing this ..

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2014.10.21

Winning the War Against Online Extremism in Africa

Kihara Kimachia:

Social Media is a powerful recruitment tool for jihadists and other terrorists. The best example of this is ISIS which has depl..

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2014.10.16

The Pros and Cons of "Thin SIM" Technology

Kihara Kimachia:

Kenya's mobile network operator, Safaricom, has a monopoly over voice and mobile money services. They also have a significant s..

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2014.10.09

Low-Cost Imports Destroying Local Technology Firms

Kihara Kimachia:

For many years, one of East Africa's most recognizable brands was EverReady Batteries which specialized in the manufacture of d..

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2014.10.06

How ICT is Driving Insurance Penetration in Africa

Kihara Kimachia:

The Insurance industry in Africa has grown at a stubbornly slow pace over decades. This can be blamed on poverty, ignorance and..

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2014.10.01

How Mobile Applications Are Changing Farming in Africa

Kihara Kimachia:

It is quickly becoming a cliché to state that there is a mobile revolution in Africa. This topic has been written about extens..

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2014.09.21

The DNA of a DDOS Attack

Kihara Kimachia:

The term DDOS has popped up anytime there is a wave of cyber-activism. Fresh on our minds is the Wikileaks and Julian Assange s..

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2014.09.16

Greater Awareness Needed is Key to Improving Cyber Security in Africa

Betty Vulule:

For a continent that has long grappled with basic issues such as food security, water availability, sanitation, formal education, ..

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