Zambia reacts to poor network services.

Zambia takes on poor networks

Govt wants unity against poor digital services.

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The rise of the information activists

The rise of the information activists

2017 is the year of explosions in data, computing power and information activists – claim made at ITWeb BI Summit 2017.

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Africa's software engineers urged to check prejudicial content

Twitter's Associate Product Manager believes developers need to be more aware of how bias and discrimination can emerge within content.

Can you really trust your data?

Can you really trust your data?

Amid ongoing concern over fake news, multiple sources of data and big data hype, a KPMG report highlights obstacles in the way of data and analytics efficiency.

Safaricom's Spark Fund ploughs resources into agricultural analytics startup

Safaricom's Spark Fund ploughs resources into agricultural analytics startup

FarmDrive is the 5th recipient of investment from the US$1 million Spark Venture Fund owned by Safaricom.

Africa attains level of comparability in Accenture 2017 tech forecast

Global predictions for rapid acceleration of human-centric technology in AI, digital ecosystems and marketplaces apply similarly to Africa.

Facebook launches $20k Messenger challenge for African developers

Facebook launches US$20k Messenger challenge for African developers

30 finailsts to be selected and winners to be named on 19 June.

MEST begins tech startup recruitment for US$100,000 opportunity

MEST begins tech startup recruitment for US$100,000 opportunity

Recently expanded startup funding and training program is reaching out to South African techies starting this week.

Teradata to host Big Data Hackathon in support of Egypt

Teradata to host Big Data Hackathon in support of Egypt

Three-day event in aims to develop insights for the public good and private interests.

UK plans £1-million investment in Egypt's startup ecosystem

UK plans £1-million investment in Egypt's startup ecosystem

Commitment over between 2017 – 2020 to support new and existing emerging businesses.

Shortage of data science skills offers Africa an opportunity

Shortage of data science skills offers Africa an opportunity

Organisers of upcoming series of data science summits are taking steps to address a lack of competencies in data and analytics on the continent.

Zambia: eLearnAfrica partnership to bolster student intake

Zambia: eLearnAfrica partnership to bolster student intake

Zambian Open University (ZAOU) says agreement to make courses available on eLearnAfrica gives it greater reach into the country and across the continent.