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The Staff, 4/17/2017
M-Tiba, the mobile health wallet service developed for the Kenyan market, now has more than 500,000 users, according to its founders.
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Connecting Africa Staff, 3/22/2017
African tech startups raised funding in excess of US$129 million in 2016, with the number of startups securing funding up by 16.8% year-on-year, according to data from the recently released African Tech Startups Funding Report 2016.
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Amy Turner, Digital Content Marketer, KNect365, 2/27/2017
Racking up over 2 million trips in South Africa in the first six months of 2015 alone, Uber has experienced a surge in popularity in the region over the last two years, with strong footholds now in Kenya, Nigeria and, most recently, Ghana.
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Tim Skinner, Editor, Connecting Africa, 2/17/2017
The Communications Authority of Kenya has denied claims it is facilitating government snooping on consumer devices and mobile communications.
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Tim Skinner, Editor, Connecting Africa, 2/10/2017
Two of Africa's leading operators have revealed their attitudes towards embracing technologically driven transformation, including the introduction of artificial intelligence (AI).
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Tim Skinner, Editor, Connecting Africa, 1/23/2017
Accenture has made a concerted shift towards a digital future by appointing a big data and IoT veteran as its new managing director for South and Sub-Saharan Africa.
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Amy Turner, Digital Content Marketer, KNect365, 12/5/2016
The business leadership organisation, Accelerate Cape Town, partnered with AfricaCom to help produce the event's IoT and Smart Cities agenda at the 2016 event.
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Amy Turner, Digital Content Marketer, KNect365, 11/22/2016
CAPE TOWN -- AfricaCom 2016 -- AfricaCom 2016 has drawn to a close but it has proven to be the biggest one yet. Breaking records in attendance and engagement, the leading event in African tech and telco brought all the key influencers in the ecosystem together for debate, discussion and collaboration.
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Amy Turner, Digital Content Marketer, KNect365, 11/18/2016
CAPE TOWN -- AfricaCom 2016 -- We thought day 1's agenda of sessions, panels and presentations couldn't be bettered but day 2 was filled with even more content spanning 12 unique tracks covering everything from IoT and African Smart Cities to Big Data and LTE on the continent.
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