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Meet Mateus Webba Da Silva, the Angolan expert breaking ground in DNA research

Imagine creating devices made up of DNA material which can then be placed into human bodies to pick up information from the outside. This is what Doctor Mateus Webba Da Silva who was born in Luanda in 1965, is working...

#TechThursday: Komaza’s revolutionary ‘wood ideas’ just got a boost

COVID-19 has changed the way we operate - personally and professionally. When it all started, we thought we were going to dip farther than imagined. But creative minds redirected their thinking towards utilising opportunities therein, and now, we have...

#TechThursday: Working from home and the African dynamics

The tech industry in Africa has, indeed, advanced initiatives to stop the spread of the coronavirus and reduce the adverse effects of closed economies and social distancing. Many tech companies have asked their employees to resume work from home...

Africa’s digital revolution just scaled up with Morocco’s DPF

The DPF will support the government’s efforts to digitalise key services for individuals and businesses and strengthen the resilience of households and firms.

Ghana startup launches app to counter COVID-19 + other tech stories across Africa

Redbird - Medical diagnostics distributor - has launched a COVID-19 Daily Check-in App and Symptom Tracker in its bid to counter the spread of coronavirus across Africa. Accessible as a browser-based app via covid19.redbird.co, Redbird’s COVID-19 check-in app is a way...

Like Netflix, YouTube launches two more services in Nigeria

Netflix had found potential in Africa and entered the African market - deeply. Now it is YouTube. In case you didn't know: YouTube has launched two new services, YouTube Music and YouTube Premium in Nigeria. YouTube Music will offer access to ad-supported and...

The revolutionary MultiChoice and Microsoft partnership + Other tech news across Africa

American multinational financial services corporation, Visa is entering a new strategic partnership with Paga to make mobile payments more secure and convenient. American multinational financial services corporation, Visa is entering a new strategic partnership with Paga to make mobile payments more secure and convenient. This partnership will allow Paga account holders...

Payments just got better with the Paga-Flutterwave partnership

All businesses that make use of the FlutterWave payment gateway now have the option of accepting payment from the almost 14 million Paga users in Nigeria. In a statement released February 28, "Paga will now feature as a payment...

Kenya’s Sokowatch raises $14m to digitise Africa’s informal B2B supply-chain

Kenya based B2B e-commerce startup Sokowatch has raised $14 million in Series A funding toward its mission of revamping supply-chain markets for Africa’s informal retailers. From Nairobi, the company has created a platform that connects merchants directly to local...

What’s up with blockchain in Africa? + other stories

Blockchain is one of the hottest debates around the world right now. Its entrance in 2008 moved the tech space, however, there are still reservations as to it's adaptation. In Africa, it seems we hardly want it integrated into...
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Somalia: Diplomatic ties with Kenya restored, WHO warns of new COVID-19 wave in Africa | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the 54 Countries in Africa, these are the 5 top stories you may have missed: Somalia: Diplomatic ties with Kenya...
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