Safaricom goes toe-to-toe with banks

Safaricom spars
with banks

Telco launches savings
plan in Kenya.

Thursday, Dec 12th

Kenya's government to use AI in allocation of affordable housing

Kenya's government to use AI in allocation of affordable housing

Data analysis will be applied to assist in evaluating credit worthiness of each applicant.

Huawei promises OpenLabs for other African nations

Huawei promises OpenLabs for other African nations

The Chinese manufacturer confirms plans to establish OpenLabs in Kenya and Nigeria soon.

Nihilent opens its first UX Lab in Africa

Nihilent opens its first UX Lab in Africa

South Africa's Minster of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan attended the launch.

30,000 Google Africa Certifications Scholarships for 2019

30,000 Google Africa Certifications Scholarships for 2019

Company confirms applications are open for next round.

Collaboration key for Africa to capitalise on 4IR

Collaboration key for Africa to capitalise on 4IR

AI-fuelled organisations dominated Deloitte's discussion of eight key tech trends identified for 2019.

Google opens AI centre in Accra

Google opens AI centre in Accra

Researchers will focus on various use case possibilities, including in education and healthcare.

MS unveils its first datacentre in Africa

MS unveils its first datacentre in Africa

Office 365 is expected to be available in Q3 2019 and Dynamics 365 in Q4.

Facebook maps out Africa using artificial intelligence

Facebook maps out Africa using artificial intelligence

Facebook uses its data science skills, and expertise in AI and machine learning to map out local populations.

MWC: MTN, Eseye announce IOT pact

MWC: MTN, Eseye announce IOT pact

Focus on supply to global M2M IOT customer base.

AI will create more jobs than it destroys

AI will create more jobs than it destroys

The future of jobs is not as gloomy as perceived, with artificial intelligence expected to spur the growth of more jobs than it destroys.

Tshimologong, Conlog offer blockchain incubation

Tshimologong, Conlog offer blockchain incubation

The intensive programme invites aspiring software developers and technologists to create blockchain-based smart city solutions.