Africa’s tech and startups coverage has grown massively over the past few years.
3rdtimeluckystudio/Shutterstock Emile Ormond, University of South Africa When people think about artificial intelligence (AI), they may have visions of the future. But AI is already here. At its base, it is the recreation of aspects of human intelligence in computerised form. Like human intelligence, it has wide application. Voice-operated personal assistants like Siri, self-driving cars, […]
Lagos, Nigeria – 24 January 2023: Touch and Pay Technologies [TAP], a Nigerian fintech company and leading processor of micro-transactions in Africa, announced today that for the first time, rail passengers across Nigeria’s largest city, Lagos, can access the newly launched Blue Rail Line using TAP’s contactless Cowry card.
Accra, Ghana//-From the complexities of distribution hubs to a functioning nationwide logistics network, not to mention the minimum consistent business activity needed to make the whole model viable, a housing numbering system performs an essential role in the development of the next Amazon in Africa.
Washington DC, US// At the close of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) and Mastercard announced a collaboration to increase support to financial institutions, agricultural and technology companies, and other businesses engaged with Mastercard Community Pass, a digital platform designed to address infrastructure challenges that arise in digitizing rural communities, such as […]
OTB Ventures, the leading venture capital firm investing in early growth technology businesses announced the launch of the new OTB Fund II.
Property address has long been a problem in Ghana Wikimedia Commons Louis Kusi Frimpong, University of Environment and Sustainable Development ; Matthew Abunyewah, Charles Darwin University; Seth Asare Okyere, University of Arizona, and Stephen Kofi Diko, University of Memphis Smart urbanism is about using digital technologies to address urban problems. Across the continent, digital technologies […]