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IBM to set up quantum coding camps in 16 African universities

IBM africa computing camps

Quantum computing is an experimental science that is being explored to replace the current computer processor technology. It is a technology geared towards enabling businesses solve the most difficult problems

Bus sharing app SWVL to launch in Lagos

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Egyptian bus sharing app SWVL has now set its eyes on Lagos, Nigeria, continuing with its expansion strategy one city after another. After successfully launching its first project in Cairo,

Uganda massive gold exports draw attention

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Reports indicate that Uganda exported massive amounts of gold in March alone worth USD 363 million, an equivalent of KES 36.71 billion. It is the biggest amount of gold ever to be exported

Troubled Ekeza Sacco starts paying its members

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Ekeza Sacco founder David Kariuki Ngare popularly known as Gakuyo has drawn out a five-phase plan to refund money owed to members. The preacher said that all members would be given back their savings beginning this week. The Sacco owes its members KES 2 .4 billion. About 1,500 depositors with less

Kenyan startups led the rest of Africa in attracting funding in 2018

Top Kenyan startups

146 African tech startups attracted a total of USD 1.163 billion of funding in 2018, out of which USD 348 million (KES 3.8 billion) went to 44 Kenyan firms.

Regional agri tech conference set for Nairobi this May

A modern agri tech conference is set to take place in Nairobi this May 21 – 22. The AFTI East Africa Summit will see at least 450 delegates meet to ‘explore the emerging technologies poised to revolutionize day-to-day functions of food production and how to capitalise on the evolving East

Why internet was shut down in Benin

Benin is in the dark as far as the internet is concerned. The government shut down all internet access including social media platforms as the country headed to elections on Sunday 28 April. Human Rights groups say the blocking initially started with social media and was extended into a blanket

Moshek Africa introduces free classifieds service

Press release has been growing consistently and organically since it was launched in January 2019. Focusing mainly in technology, business and education content production, the website portents a bright future in the online magazine world. is pleased to announce the launch of yet another product, the found under Classifieds

All you need to know about the housing levy Kenya

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On 16th April 2019, the Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing, Urban Development and Public Works in conjunction with Kenya Revenue Authority issued a notice in the newspapers informing the employers, employees and the pubic that Finance Act 2018 relating to Housing Fund Levy had come into effect. This meant that by

Decades old Metropolitan Sacco facing liquidity problems

Metropolitan sacco problems

Metropolitan Sacco that mainly serves teachers employed by the Teachers Service Commission is facing liquidity problems. Auditing Firm Finitech Frontiers noted that the current financial capacity of the sacco is not sufficient to meet the needs of its 100,000 members.