Playfre expands music streaming platform to 13 African countries

Posted by - October 28, 2019

Playfre, which launched on 1 May 2019, is set to expand its reach across Africa. The music streaming platform will now be available in the following 13 African countries: Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Angola, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Côte d’Ivoire, Cameroon, Liberia, Mauritius, Malawi, Eswatini, and Tunisia. “We are gradually expanding to countries where there are demands for

Google to train 60 African startups in equity-free support, others

Posted by - September 15, 2019

Google says it will train 60 African startups for three years, representing over three million dollars in equity-free support, working space and access to expert advisers from Google, Silicon Valley and Africa. Mr Fola Olatunji-David, Head, Google Startup Success and Services, made this known at the commencement of Class Four Google Launchpad Accelerator Africa in

IBM Starts Camps for African Quantum Computing

Posted by - June 13, 2019

International Business Machines Corp. is starting up so-called camps across Africa to train hundreds of engineers and scientists in quantum coding, an experimental science being researched to succeed current computer-processor technology, as the US tech giant readies to take hold of commercial opportunities on the continent. “IBM is investing to build capacity in quantum computing