3 Ways Starlink is an Extractive ICT Company in LMICs

3 Ways Starlink is an Extractive ICT Company in LMICs

Published on: Dec 28 2023 by Nadia Andrada - 8 Comments
Starlink is now the big favorite for Internet access across low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) around the world. Every technologist in developing countries is wishing for a Starlink connection to a low Earth orbit...
Apply Now: $50,000 MEST Africa Tech Startup Pitch Competition

Apply Now: $50,000 MEST Africa Tech Startup Pitch Competition

Published on: Sep 04 2023 by Wayan Vota - 6 Comments
Investing in early-stage technology startups in Africa presents a unique and compelling opportunity to effect systemic change. The continent is undergoing a transformative digital revolution, driven by a burgeoning young...
What Happened? WorldCoin Crypto ID is Suspended in Kenya

What Happened? WorldCoin Crypto ID is Suspended in Kenya

Published on: Aug 04 2023 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on What Happened? WorldCoin Crypto ID is Suspended in Kenya
WorldCoin is an open-source digital identification protocol that aims to democratize participation in the global economy. At its heart is a novel concept, World ID, a privacy-first, decentralized identity protocol that uses...
6 Examples of Artificial Intelligence Projects for Climate Justice in Kenya

6 Examples of Artificial Intelligence Projects for Climate Justice in Kenya

Published on: May 02 2023 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on 6 Examples of Artificial Intelligence Projects for Climate Justice in Kenya
Artificial intelligence solutions hold significant potential for addressing climate justice in Africa. Startup companies are increasingly utilizing AI across the continent to combat climate change, enhance climate mitigation,...
eHealth in e-Chaos: 10 Years of Digital Health Solutions in Africa

eHealth in e-Chaos: 10 Years of Digital Health Solutions in Africa

Published on: Feb 09 2023 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on eHealth in e-Chaos: 10 Years of Digital Health Solutions in Africa
eHealth and digital health are rapidly growing areas in healthcare. Digital health uses information and communication technologies to improve health, expanding the concept of eHealth to include digital consumers, with a...
How Many Africans Contribute to Open Source Software?

How Many Africans Contribute to Open Source Software?

Published on: Oct 06 2022 by Guest Writer - 3 Comments
The current literature on analyses of African participation in global digital infrastructure reveals very low open source contribution levels from the continent. The most up-to-date analysis from GitHub’s “State of the...
Apply Now: $50,000 for Your African Technology Startup

Apply Now: $50,000 for Your African Technology Startup

Published on: Aug 08 2022 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
 Emerging technology startup companies at the pre-seed or seed stage (operating for less than two years and currently generating income) usually need to raise funding, build industry networks and gain global visibility. Sign...
15 Kenyan Companies Using Artificial Intelligence for Social Impact

15 Kenyan Companies Using Artificial Intelligence for Social Impact

Published on: Jul 26 2022 by Bertie Heliograf - Comments Off on 15 Kenyan Companies Using Artificial Intelligence for Social Impact
Kenyan companies are increasingly utilizing Artificial Intelligence (AI) to drive social impact, recognizing its potential to address complex challenges and enhance societal welfare. AI’s data-processing capabilities...
Apply Now: $100,000 for African Blockchain Finance Solutions

Apply Now: $100,000 for African Blockchain Finance Solutions

Published on: Jul 25 2022 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
In the Maasai Mara, landowners, wildlife, and tourism depend on one another for survival. The Maasai people lease their land to conservancies to earn an income, which preserves the land for wildlife conservation. The land...