Families In A Pandemic

Just over one year ago, South Africa went into one of the world’s strictest lockdowns in our efforts to curb the spread of Covid-19 and to save lives. The impact of this lockdown over the last 14 months, across many areas, is well known and documented. “However, perhaps one of the lesser documented or discussed consequences of the last year has been […]

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Lami Technologies Closes $1.8 Million Seed Funding To Accelerate Growth Of Digital Insurance In Africa

The round is led by Accion Venture Lab with participation from AAIC, Consonance, P1 Ventures, Acuity Ventures, The Continent Venture Partners, and Future Africa Lami’s new funding will be used to enhance the capabilities of its digital insurance platform, to better support low-income populations and expand the company’s presence in Africa Lami Technologies, a Kenyan insurance technology (insurtech) company that […]

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Bybit To Launch Cloud Mining To Democratize Ethereum Mining

Cryptocurrency exchange Bybit will launch in May Bybit Cloud Mining, a mining-as-a-service (MaaS) product that gives users instant access to ether (ETH) mining from as little as $100. Democratizing and de-risking crypto miningThe relentless growth of crypto currencies in recent months has caught mainstream attention and fueled a surge in interest in crypto mining — or receiving crypto tokens for […]

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Counterpoint: TECNO Mobile Leads In AI-Enhanced Photography Exemplifying By Its Newest CAMON17 Pro

By industry leading research insistution Counterpoint’s most recent report, TECNO is recognized as one of the few brands that have make break-throughs in AI-enhanced mobile photography and videography Counterpoint Technology Market Research, a global research firm specializing in products in the TMT (technology, media, and telecom) industry, recently released a whitepaper named: “Technology Convergence Clicks in Smartphone Cameras”. The report […]

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Learners Participating In OLICO Maths Programme Fly In The Face Of Covid-19 Challenges To Achieve Remarkable Pass Rates

By maximising the potential of low-tech tools like WhatsApp, senior phase children under the guidance of committed tutors are well on their way to future success  It almost defies logic that children could achieve a 100% pass rate during a pandemic. Being confined indoors for months at a time, enduring constant disruptions to the school curriculum, and worrying about the […]

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TATA International Africa Introduces Commercial Vehicle Asset Finance Product In South Africa

Many have tried, many have failed. Doing business in Africa requires a shift from a typical mindset, and while the word ‘risk’ is taboo among the world’s most prominent money lenders, there are ways to strategically mitigate uncertainties when it comes to credit in African markets. Based on Tata International Africa’s successful retail finance solution in African countries including Tanzania, […]

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Women Bear the Brunt of Attacks Against the Media

A new report published in April by the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) and the United Nations’ agency UNESCO reveals: “Online attacks on women journalists appear to be increasing significantly, as this study demonstrates, particularly in the context of the ‘shadow pandemic’ of violence against women during COVID-19. The pandemic has changed journalists’ working conditions, making them yet more dependent […]

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Africa Must Set and Own its Electric Vehicle Agenda

The future of transportation appears to be electric. More and more people across the globe are opting for electric vehicles and the industry is undeniably on a positive trajectory. The African continent is also part of this growing electric-powered transport wave. Several African countries such as Kenya and Rwanda have adopted tax incentives to encourage electric vehicle imports and are […]

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