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Uganda to Hand Out Near-Life Sentences to Electric Infrastructure Vandals

Following the passing of Uganda's new Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2022 on Wednesday, Ugandans found guilty of vandalizing electricity infrastructure may face a fine of $283,764.96 (Shs 1-billion) or a 15-year jail sentence, just five years short of the Ugandan...

Rwanda Launches Africa’s First Centre of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

The government of Rwanda has announced the launch of the Centre of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (C4IR), the first of its kind to be formally launched in Africa, according to Borge Brende, president of the World Economic Forum (WEF),...

Airtel Africa Wants to Get Rid of its Towers to Cut Costs

Pan-African telecommunications firm Airtel Africa has reportedly stopped investing in new tower infrastructure in Kenya, and other markets across the continent, as it prepares to sell most of its already-existing infrastructure assets. This is in efforts to reduce ownership of...

Does the Pandemic’s Impact in East Africa Demand Accelerated Digital Transformation?

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a severe socio-economic impact in East Africa. While the region has escaped the worst of the health impact - infection and mortality rates are comparatively low next to those of Europe - the impact on...

Central Bank of Kenya Lengthens its COVID-19 Emergency Mobile Money Measures

The Central Bank of Kenya announced that it will extend the measures placed on mobile money transactions put forth back in March. Charges for mobile money transactions of up to KES1000 ($9,39) and the withdrawal of money between bank accounts...

Energy Leaders Give Insight on the Future of Kenya’s Oil and Gas Transition

Kenya’s oil and gas industry is in a state of transition, as its major oil and gas development — Blocks 10BB and 13T in Turkana — has been put on hold, with Tullow Oil submitting a notice of force...

Don’t Download this WhatsApp File – It Wants to Steal from M-PESA Users

Most users know that downloading unknown attachments or opening strange links is usually a dangerous thing to do, but every now and then it may slip our mind. It's not easy to always be on your toes when it...

Facebook Launches Community Accelerator Initiative in Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa

Facebook has announced the launch of the Community Accelerator programme, available in Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa. The Accelerator will be a six-month programme that aims to provide training, mentorship and funding to help community leaders grow their communities. Selected...

Supercomputer in Kenya Helps Track Emerging Locust Swarms for Extermination

Just recently Kenya suffered the worst locust outbreak in 70 years. With fears of a second wave of the winged scourge blotting the sky over farmer’s crops, scientists are turning to a new tracking programme in the hopes of...

Safaricom Partners with Amazon in Bid to Bring More Cloud Services to East Africa

Amazon Web Services (AWS), the largest cloud computing platform on Earth, has been planning to set up an Edge location in Kenya for some time now. However new developments in Nairobi between Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and AWS execs...
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Innovative AI Partnership Transforms Healthcare Technology

BroadReach Group and BAO Systems- a US-based health IT organization, have signed a collaboration agreement that will expand how...
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