Vincent Matinde

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

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Data Mining

Africa needs data scientists: What will it take to train them?

What makes a good data science and how can African countries fill the shortage?

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Mobile Communications

Four important African social disaster management technologies

In times of disaster bespoke technology is the best way to unite people

Internet

What Facebook and Google are doing to improve connectivity in Africa

International tech companies are focusing on connectivity in developing regions

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Data Mining

How IoT and Big Data are tackling Africa's problems

IoT projects in Africa are generating data that could help Africa deal with its biggest difficulties

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Cybercrime

Cybersecurity must play catch up as more Kenyans move online

Reports have highlighted Kenya’s vulnerability to cyber attacks. Predictive technology could help secure businesses and government entities.

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Finance

MFS Africa Q&A: Poor mobile interoperability hinders financial inclusion

Dare Okoudjou, founder and CEO of MFS Africa discusses the need for mobile interoperability across the continent

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Internet

What is the impact of Africa's (many) internet shutdowns?

Internet shutdowns are becoming a worrying normal in Africa and are costing the economy

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Databases

Ghanaian blockchain company looks to verify land ownership

Bitland aims to use blockchain to safeguard land title registrations.

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Software

JustElect is forging a path for electronic voting in Ghanaian institutions and beyond

Q&A with Ghanaian startup deploying electronic voting in various institutions across the country

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Poll

Do you think your smartphone is making you a workaholic?