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Social Networks

Taxing technology: Why this African trend can pull back connectivity gains

Right after major internet shutdowns, tax on technology is becoming a worrying trend in Africa.

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Fraud Protection

'Sakawa boys': Meet the professional internet fraudsters of Ghana

In Ghana and Nigeria internet fraud is an increasingly common way for young people to make money

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Infrastructure Management

Why serverless deployment could be especially valuable to African businesses

Serverless deployment is the next frontier in app hosting. How can business in Africa benefit from this shift?

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Can public Bitcoin mining be a revenue stream?

Major high traffic sites are already secretly mining crypto-currency. But is this a viable revenue stream?

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Wireless Technologies

A business case for NarrowBand IoT in Africa

NB-IoT has been praised to be an ideal system to jumpstart IoT services. But are there business opportunities with this technology?

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Business Management

Why African businesses need to be mindful of ICT legislation

Lack of knowledge around technology legislation could lead to future problems for African businesses

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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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Databases

What is the potential for blockchain in Africa?

Blockchain is tipped to shake up industries across the globe… but the potential could be greatest in Africa

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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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