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Tom Jackson, 11/28/2019
Egyptian artificial intelligence (AI) company Synapse Analytics has witnessed impressive growth since its launch in 2018, helping a host of companies leverage data to offer better products and learn more about their customers.
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Tom Jackson, 11/4/2019
The cost of mobile data in South Africa is high compared to a lot of its African counterparts, but a new startup on the block has a plan to solve the problem. Basically, it involves scrapping voice and SMS.
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Connecting Africa, 10/28/2019
French telecoms group Orange has opened its second Digital Center in Africa and the Middle East, with plans for three more by the end of this year.
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Paula Gilbert, Editor, Connecting Africa, 10/17/2019
The Mara Group has expanded the production of its "Made in Africa" smartphones, opening a high-tech smartphone manufacturing plant in Durban, South Africa.
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Connecting Africa, 10/11/2019
Over 15,000 attendees from across Africa and global markets are expected to attend AfricaCom 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa from November 12-14, 2019.
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Paula Gilbert, Editor, Connecting Africa, 10/10/2019
Ride-hailing platform Bolt plans to be present in 75 cities on the African continent by the end of the year. The company is currently active in over 40 African cities in seven countries and has plans to expand to more African nations in 2020, according to Karl Aru, expansion manager for Bolt Africa, who spoke to Connecting Africa in an email interview.
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Connecting Africa, 9/16/2019
The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and IT and networking giant Cisco Systems are planning to launch a number of Digital Transformation Centers in Africa to start providing digital skills from January 2020.
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Connecting Africa, 8/29/2019
African fintech platform Nomanini has raised $4 million through a funding round led by Standard Bank.
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Paula Gilbert, Editor, Connecting Africa, 8/27/2019
Challenger e-hailing platform Bolt is bringing its food delivery service to Africa later this year with plans to launch initially in Kenya and South Africa.
AfricaCom Perspectives, 11/11/2019
The possibilities that the Internet of Things (IoT) and its millions of connected devices create are infinite and can bring many benefits to consumers and society as a whole. However, they could also leave users open to devastating vulnerabilities if not properly secured.
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