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Sunday, Nov 17th

Bolt launches €10-m Enviromental Impact Fund

Bolt launches €10-m Environmental Impact Fund

Kenya-based M-Kopa will be the first beneficiary of the fund.

Africa shies away from reporting Facebook violations

Africa shies away from reporting Facebook violations

The social network laments that a fewer number of people in Africa report community standards violations.

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.

Safaricom confirms new CEO appointment

Safaricom confirms new CEO appointment

Diageo Continental Europe's Peter Ndegwa to serve in leadership position from April 2020.

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.

Huduam Kenya aims to digitise 5000 govt services

Huduma Kenya aims to digitise 5000 govt services

Up to 40 government service providers have been brought onto the system.

IOT, AI to help tackle Kenya's public transport dilemma

IOT, AI to help tackle Kenya's public transport dilemma

Tech transport firms plan to roll out solutions as govt preps to launch bus rapid transport system.

Safaricom happy with Kenya's response to Neon smartphone

Safaricom happy with Kenya's response to Neon smartphone

Telco says over 600,000 units have been sold since April 2019.

Liquid Telecom deploys first IOT service in Kenya

Liquid Telecom deploys first IOT service in Kenya

Air quality censors to map pollution across the East African country.

Kenya banks on AI and blockchain to tackle corruption

Kenya to deploy AI and blockchain to weed out corruption

Local taskforce has officially handed market research and action plan to the Ministry of ICT.

MTN SA, Huawei launch connected animal solution AfricaCom 2018

MTN SA, Huawei launch connected animal solution AfricaCom 2018

Solution is being trialed by local livestock farmer Ntuthuko Shezi, founder and CEO of Livestock Wealth.