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Connectivity as a Service rollout in Rwanda

Connectivity as a Service rollout in Rwanda

Local subsidiary of US-based Vanu Inc details rollout of connectivity service to reach unserved rural areas.

Kenya Red Cross to establish innovation centre

Kenya Red Cross to establish innovation centre

Organisation believes resource will facilitate collaboration in order to fill the gap between community needs and innovation.

Riverbed pens five year digitisation deal with Maersk Line

Riverbed pens five year digitisation deal with Maersk Line

Contract supports Maersk Line's strategy to become digital leader within the shipping sector.

Naspers' internet TV service ShowMax launching in Poland

Naspers' internet TV service ShowMax launching in Poland

Service expands to Europe, available in Poland and will utilise Polish language apps.

'No silver bullet to widespread internet connectivity in Africa'

But organisers of Equal Rating Innovation Challenge remain hopeful as competition draws 'disproportionately high number of submissions' from the continent.

eLearning deal targets 10m students

eLearning deal targets 10m students

eLearnAfrica and the Association of African Universities (AAU) have entered into a partnership to provide eLearnAfrica's services to AAU member universities.

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Pathfinder app helps improve post-abortion care in Tanzania

Innovation key to efforts by stakeholders to facilitate mentorship and centralise resources.

Nigeria produces electronic voting machine

Nigeria produces electronic voting machine

Device developed via local content initiative using AI facility at Electronic Development Institute.

Mastercard launches mobile marketplace for farmers

Mastercard launches mobile marketplace for farmers

Company's Lab for Financial Inclusion introduces 2KUZE to help digitise East Africa's agricultural sector.

Standard Bank, GE launch healthcare accelerator at Africa Innovation Centre

Six-month programme, which includes classes on business plan development and digital practices, will be run from R500 million facility.

T-Systems SA, Roambee aim to give IoT new meaning in Africa

T-Systems SA, Roambee aim to give IoT new meaning in Africa

Companies announce partnership to extend combined technology solutions to emerging markets.