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Africa needs more engineers and makers

Kamau Gachigi, head of Gearbox, Nairobi's leading maker space emphasized that technology can help Africa prepare for a doubling of it's population by 2050 during TEDGlobal conference in Tanzania. Africa needs more engineers and makers with practical digital...

Technological Development, Key To African Transformation

In a communiqué issued at the end of the Senior Expert Dialogue in Abuja with the theme “Science technology and innovation (STI) and the African transformation agenda: Making new technologies work for Africa’s transformation”, the group of experts maintained that...

Banking Technology Innovations and Investments in Africa

According to the latest report by the world bank, 66% of the people in the Sub-Saharan Africa do not have a bank account. However, the region leads the world in the number of people with mobile money accounts. While only 2% of the global population has a mobile money...