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  • Techweez: TECNO Announces the Camon 12 Series with Improved Cameras and Larger Screens
    09 Sep 2019 - The Camon line of phones from TECNO has been around for some time. The series is known for its camera performance and has placed some good smartphone snappers in the hands of many people, especially in Africa where the Chinese phone maker sells millions of devices. A...
  • TechArena: Nokia 3.2 Specifications and Price in Kenya
    09 Sep 2019 - The Nokia 3.2 is one of the latest budget friendly smartphones from HMD Global to launch in Kenya. The phone was launched in the country back in June and is available in retail stores starting from Ksh 12,500 on Jumia. This is not a bad price for the phone and is an...
  • IT News Africa: HISA 2019: Announcement of Key Topics
    09 Sep 2019 - The 5th Healthcare Innovation Summit will take place at the Gallagher Convention Centre from 8-9 October. The 5th Healthcare Innovation Summit is set to take place from 8 to 9 October 2019 at the Gallagher Convention Center in Johannesburg. The healthcare industry,...
  • TechMoran: Uber Bus set to launch in Lagos, Nigeria in a few months
    09 Sep 2019 - Uber Bus, first launched in Cairo, Egypt, is set for a pan-African expansion this year, starting with Lagos, Nigeria in a move expected to revolutionize Africa’s transport sector and bring competition to the private sector players. The service will also be Uber...
  • TechArena: The Nokia 3.2 Review – It’s Getting Better
    09 Sep 2019 - Back in June, the Nokia 3.2 officially went on sale in Kenya. This is one of the three smartphones HMD Global unveiled at MWC 2019 and is available in Kenya from Ksh 13,500. This is a good price but is it worth it? That is what you will find out in this review. The...
  • IT News Africa: easyJet adds new voice search app feature
    09 Sep 2019 - The new technology has been introduced to improve the customer experience and offer travellers an easy way to find the flights they want. European airline, easyJet has announced that it will offer Speak Now, a feature on its app, which enables customers to search for...
  • TechMoran: Women in Tech Week 2019 to hold in Ghana this October
    09 Sep 2019 - Women in Tech Week 2019 is set for October this year in Ghana to allow women in technology spaces in Africa to come together to network, share and empower each other to improve and push forward Africa’s technology growth agenda. Set for the 9th to 25th October, Women...
  • TechMoran: Zippie launches blockchain mobile wallet & rewards app across Africa
    09 Sep 2019 - Zippie, a Hong Kong blockchain-based mobile wallet and super app has gone live across Africa to allow companies to reward their customers using mobile airtime directly into their blockchain-powered wallets. Zippie’s CEO Antti Saarnio, who also founded Sailfish OS,...
  • TechMoran: Apple’s iPhone 11 reveal will stream live on YouTube for the first time
    09 Sep 2019 - Apple‘s next big event is happening on Tuesday, September 10 (Tomorrow), where the tech giant will finally reveal its iPhone 11 lineup. Like every year, Apple will be live streaming the iPhone event on its own website, but for the very first time, Apple will...
  • IT News Africa: South African money exchange startup is seeking funding
    09 Sep 2019 - A UK-based business, Fourex, developed by South Africans and with a well-known South African board, has opened its second round of crowdfunding. South African developed startup, Fourex announced on Monday, 9 September 2019, that it has opened its second round of...
  • IT News Africa: Pan-African entrepreneur training platform to launch this September
    09 Sep 2019 - Pan-African entrepreneur training platform to launch at the SA Innovation Summit. A brand-new online training platform, TechTribe Accelerator (TTA), is set to launch on Friday, 13 September 2019, at the SA Innovation Summit.  The inspiration for the TTA platform was...
  • TechArena: Qualcomm Plans to Bring 5G Integrated Snapdragon 6 and 7 Series chips in 2020
    09 Sep 2019 - While 5G has gained popularity in the industry, commercial use is still not widespread. In fact, few countries have 100,000+ 5G subscribers with South Korea being on the top of the list with over 1 million users. But it is evident that most phones that are 5G capable...
  • TechMoran: Apple Music is now available to use on all web browsers
    09 Sep 2019 - If you are an Apple Music subscriber, at last, you can listen to Apple Music on the web, in your browser of choice, instead of needing an iOS or Android app, or iTunes app for Mac or Windows. While iPhone users have traditionally been locked into using iTunes, Apple...
  • How We Made It: Digital ‘leapfrogging’ is easier said than done
    09 Sep 2019 - Countries in Africa are trailing ‘considerably behind’ developed markets in their share of the digital economy.
  • IT News Africa: Truecaller reaches milestone
    09 Sep 2019 - Truecaller is one of very few apps in the world to surpass 500 million installs. Truecaller has announced that it reached crossed 500 million downloads and surpassed 150 million daily active users (DAUs) globally. This comes close on the heels of the company sharing...
  • Techweez: Asus Zenbook Pro Duo Unboxing and Hands On Review
    09 Sep 2019 -   Back in June this year, Asus gave Techweez a rare opportunity to see their new powerful laptop, the Asus Zenbook Pro Duo. You can watch our first impressions of the laptop here. The dual 4K screens and the powerful innards that make this beast tick caught our...
  • IT News Africa: AirtelTigo female CEO resigns
    09 Sep 2019 - AirtelTigo bids farewell to CEO, Mitwa Kaemba Ng’ambi. West African telecom operator, AirtelTigo announced on Monday, 9 September 2019 that CEO, Mitwa Kaemba Ng’ambi, will be leaving the company on Wednesday, 13 September 2019 for personal reasons. In the interim,...
  • Techweez: ASUS Introduces New Laptops with 10th Gen Processors and Killer Graphics Cards
    09 Sep 2019 - The past week has been a busy one for ASUS. The technology corporation, which is known for its diverse line of laptops released a couple of products in a period that also saw the staging of IFA in Berlin. The announcements appear to have catered for all kinds of users...
  • TechArena: ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) Unveils New Laptops Made for Gamers Who Also Create
    09 Sep 2019 - Last Week, ASUSRepublic of Gamers (ROG)  announced the availability of a new Glacier Blue hue for select Zephyrus and Strix family laptops, a color that reimagines the look and feel of gaming machines for a widening audience of gamers who are also streamers and...
  • IT News Africa: Uber’s summit unpacks technology and the future of work
    08 Sep 2019 - Uber’s Public Policy Manager Guy Levin opened the discussions. Uber hosted the “The Future of Work” conference in Cape Town on Friday, 06 September to steer an open discussion on the main changes taking place in the world of work. According to Uber’s...
  • TechMoran: Need Solutions for Business, Read On Apifonica
    08 Sep 2019 - For the efficient growth of the organization, a business must have effective communication. This plays a very significant role in the marketing process. Introduction of an Application Programming interface is done by almost all the business processes. Whether the...
  • IT News Africa: 3 exciting things made possible by 5G
    08 Sep 2019 - 3 exciting things made possible by 5G. The race to 5G is on – according to T-Mobile CEO, John Legere, who believes that his company “win the race”. Legere is not the only one, Huawei is in the process of introducing a 5G chipsets, Apple is potentially looking to...
  • IT News Africa: 2K reveals new details about the Women’s Evolution
    08 Sep 2019 - 2K Games reveals information about 2K Showcase: The Women’s Evolution 2K Games recently revealed details pertaining to the new objective-based, story-driven mode coming to WWE 2K2o called 2K Showcase: The Women’s Evolution. The new mode is based on the...
  • TechArena: ASUS Unveils Its New Laptops Powered By The 10th Gen Intel Core Processors
    07 Sep 2019 - A couple of days back, ASUS revealed some of its new laptops that will be powered by the new 10th Generation Intel Core processors to its commercial and consumer laptop lineup. With the new processors, users are promised better battery life and advanced performance....
  • TechArena: Xiaomi to Announce its new ‘Mi Charge Turbo’ Fast Charging Tech on September 9.
    07 Sep 2019 - Xiaomi has tipped on upcoming fast charging tech that is set to be announced on Monday, September 9. According to the company, their new fast charging tech has been nicknamed Mi Charge Turbo. The company tipped the news on Chinese micro-blogging platform Weibo stating...
  • Techweez: TECNO Phantom 9 Camera Review
    07 Sep 2019 - The mid-range smartphone market is getting competitive as moe phones get released. The TECNO Phantom 9 is the latest device that wants a slice of that pie. We’ve already played around with it for our hands-on review but the main focus of this article, will be...
  • TechArena: Dark Mode Officially Rolls Out to Google Drive in the latest Update
    07 Sep 2019 - Since Android 10 is already here for few select devices, the most anticipated feature has been extensively implemented in every corner. Apart from having a system-wide dark mode in Android 10, Google has also been working to bring the feature in apps on previous...
  • IT News Africa: SWIFT publishes new API standard for Pre-authorisation of funds
    07 Sep 2019 - Stephen Lindsay, Head of Standards at SWIFT. SWIFT has published a new API standard for the Pre-authorisation of funds, which allows the payer’s bank to earmark funds for a purchase in advance, guaranteeing that the future payment will be honoured. This is the second...
  • TechMoran: Catalyst, unveiled by ABAN & Afrilabs, is a fund for African Startups
    07 Sep 2019 - Catalyst, an ​AfriLabs​ and ABAN platform has launched to increase funding for startups in Africa as well as support the startup ecosystem including hubs and angel network. ‘‘We have all recognized the need to increase early stage funding for our African founders....
  • TechMoran: Africa has the right ingredients to grow its digital economy-Alibaba
    07 Sep 2019 - “Africa has all of the right ingredients to see its digital economy grow, said Alibaba Group Vice President Brian Wong at the World Economic Forum in Cape Town, South Africa on Thursday. Wong added that the continent has the same opportunity China had when it...

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