Monday, January 21, 2019

East Africa must harness a digital financial services ecosystem

The East African Community ecosystem for digital financial services has shown exponential growth over the years, with active users and active agents increasing 60-fold...

South African at centre of bid for Pentagon data cloud linked to Kremlin insider

While South African, Andre Pienaar, founder of C5 Capital and exposed as the mysterious “Luciano” in the leaked “Zuma spy tapes” saga, is involved...

China recalls its ambassador to US over Huawei official arrest

Terry Branstad urged to cancel arrest warrant for Meng Wanzhou and end her ‘egregious’ detention China has summoned the US ambassador in Beijing to protest...
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India’s 18-year-old blindfolded wonder who uses midbrain activation (Video)

Riding a two-wheeler, reading a book upside down, playing chess and passing thread through a needle....18-year-old Jeet Trivedi can do blindfolded what you cannot...

Google Pixel phones can now take amazing pictures in the dark — here’s a...

Taking pictures on your smartphone in the dark is usually a lousy experience. The photos often come out dull, discolored, or blurry, unless you use...

UN forum to bring ‘big space data’ benefits to disaster response in Africa

Outer space and disaster response experts, on Monday, gathered at a United Nations forum in Bonn, Germany, to discuss how “big data” including social...

Somtel-Somalia floats public shares, launches eDahab, fast Internet services

SOMTEL expands 3G and 4G mobile and internet network, and eDahab mobile payment services for Somali customers and announces a share offering to the...

Students from Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda to participate in Ethiopia sattelite launch

Ethiopia is set to launch its first earth observatory satellite in September 2019, joining a list of few African countries that have put the...

Safaricom Plans M-Pesa Entry in New African Market by April

Company seeks mergers and acquisitions skills for transaction M-Pesa mobile-money service available in seven African states East Africa’s biggest company by market value plans...

Somtel, Djibouti Telecom partner in DARE1 to set up cable system to link East...

Djibouti Telecom, Somtel and TE SubCom have partnered to set up a submarine cable system to link the East African coastline. The 5,400 kilometer cable...

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Will The EAC Hold Or Loose Mere Anarchy On East Africa?

There is an old story, probably apocryphal, that shines a light on the way the East African Community (EAC) and its interstate relations have...

Amidst Brexit drama, UK takes a stand against conflict-related sexual violence

Kicking off what is guaranteed to be a watershed year for British foreign policy, an event held in the British Parliament on Wednesday revealed a glimmer...

Somaliland: SOLJA Slams SAAB owner’s Malicious Rhetoric

Chairman Huuto describes SAAB owner rhetoric as quite besmirching and befitting the profession The chairman of Somaliland Journalists Association, SOLJA, Mr. Mohammed Abdi Jama a.k.a. Huuto...