Kaspersky Predicts Increased Cybercrime across Africa in 2021

Posted by - January 14, 2021

A global cybersecurity company,Kaspersky, has predicted a growing economic turbulence, along with the impact of COVID-19, would contribute to an increase in cybercrime across South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria and other African countries in 2021. Kaspersky gave the prediction in its latest report released recently. Enterprise Cyber Security Advisor for Kaspersky in Africa, Lehan van den

Nigeria is Bitcoin Leader in Africa, says Paxful

Posted by - December 30, 2020

Recent data from Paxful has revealed that Nigeria leads Africa in peer-to-peer trading in bitcoin, posting monthly volumes of over $66 million in 2020. According to a report, the country is closely followed by Ghana, Kenya, and South Africa respectively. With over 620,000 active Nigerian users on its platform, Paxful in the report disclosed that

African Tech Emergence

Africa: The New Frontier for Emerging Tech

Posted by - February 27, 2020

For all the highly publicized ills that the African continent seems to be suffering from – corrupt politics and shortcomings in infrastructure to poor socioeconomic systems, African technology seems to be a shining bright spot. Kay Ugwuede of Tech Cabal writes that African innovation rises to meet the continent’s dire challenges. New startups aim to

5 Ways Artificial Intelligence is Being Used in Africa

Posted by - February 27, 2020

Africa stands on the precipice of emerging technologies and innovation in response to decades of hardship and frustration. Amongst those innovations are those in the AI sphere, with African developers and innovators finding unique and lucrative ways to make the lives of clients and customers easier. Here are 5 ways AI is being used from

African Company That Won Google Challenge

Posted by - February 21, 2020

Ringier Africa Digital Publishing in Nigeria is one of the seven news organisations that won the Google News Initiative (GNI) innovation challenge and among those to receive $1.93 million in funding. The countries that were awarded were Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda and South Africa Mr Taiwo Kola-Ogunlade, Google Communication Officer, West Africa, said

Nokia 2.3 launches in Kenya

Posted by - December 12, 2019

HMD Global has announced that the Nokia 2.3 is now available in Kenya – making it the first market that the phone is on sale after its global launch in Cairo on 5 December 2019. “Consumers in Kenya have really appreciated the Nokia 2 family of products. The Nokia 2.3 is a step forward in

OPPO launches the Reno 2F smartphone in Kenya

Posted by - November 27, 2019

Chinese smartphone manufacturer, OPPO has launched its Reno 2F smartphone in Kenya. The device is OPPO’s mid-range answer to the premium Reno range. Made with a textured plastic body, it comes standard with a 6.5-inch, 2340 x 1080-pixel, Corning Gorilla Glass 4 screen and quad-camera. Here’s a closer look at the OPPO Reno 2F: The

Huawei set to roll out Y6 Prime device in Kenya

Posted by - March 13, 2019

The Huawei Y6 Prime 2019 is set to be the Chinese device maker’s second budget smartphone to be launched in the country this year, after the launch of another Y-series smartphone, the Huawei Y7 Prime 2019. When it launches next week, the Huawei Y6 Prime 2019 will become the company’s 5th Y-series smartphone to be