Vincent Matinde

Vincent Matinde is an international IT Journalist highlighting African innovations in the technology scene.

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Communications Services

e-Government Across Africa 2014

As Africa sees great growth in internet penetration, governments seem sluggish in adapting technology to provide public service.

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Internet

Interview with Johan Nel on the Rise of Gumtree in Africa

A look at one of Africa’s rising platform, Gumtree and how it is shaping the use of internet in South Africa.

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Business Management

Africa: The Animation Industry is Sprouting

Budding animators flooding Kenya. But is there a market for the industry in Africa?

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Mobile Communications

The Changing Face of Cyber Security in Africa

Africa has a unique cyber security challenge in the wake of mobile money use

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Cloud Computing Platforms

Video: M-Changa, Charity Fundraising in Kenya

Vincent Matinde interviews Kyai Mullei, Co-founder of Kenyan SMS charity fundraising platform, M-Changa

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Mobile Applications

Can Mobile Digital Music Help African Musicians?

African musicians have long struggled with making money from the sale of their music. Now digital music distribution could make a difference, especially on mobile....

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Mobile Applications

Crowdsourced Data: Easing Nairobi Traffic

The traffic mess in developing cities is slowing down economic growth.

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Identity Management

Kenya: Overcoming Challenges of the National Digital Register

Kenya is about to unveil a digital system that will capture every citizen’s details. But there are glaring hurdles that the government cannot ignore.

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Mobile Working

Opportunities for Mobile Enterprise Adoption in Africa

With the rise of mobile phone penetration in Africa, adoption of mobile enterprise tools is inevitable

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Security

Terrorism: Is Africa Getting the Tech Fight Wrong?

With increased insecurity in Africa, appropriate technology is needed to prevent and curb insecurity incidences. Is Africa taking advantage of the right technology?...

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Poll

Do you think your smartphone is making you a workaholic?