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Algeria: FaceBook addicts Clinic Opens

A clinic for Facebook addicts has opened in Algeria amid fears vulnerable users are becoming brainwashed by extremist Islamist groups on the ‘blue magic’ social network. The private facility has been opened in the eastern city of Constantine offering programmes specifically designed for social media users. It comes as it was revealed that there are […]

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Togo: WoeLab is Creating 3D Printers and Robots from E-Waste

Members of the Buni Hub, a Tanzanian based lab had joined together to create Africa’s first-ever 3D printer from e-waste, utilizing discarded electronic parts to help advance the technology of the region. Now, that same progression is cultivating out in West Africa, as another lab from the hilly and palm-lined country of Togo has just […]

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Africa: SimbaPay provides Remittances Solutions

SimbaPay has revealed that it has “Revolutionised the remittance space” by allowing its customers to transfer up to $45,000 USD to countries in Africa. This is substantially higher than the previous transaction limit of $3,000. According to Victor Karanja, Head of Operations at SimbaPay: “Sending money home and buying property across Africa has just become […]

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Rwanda: Private Sector Company equips Teachers with 80,000 laptops

Rwandan teachers are set to advance technology wise as they teach in schools. The development comes after Africa Smart Investments Distribution (ASI-D), a lead distributor of ‘Made in Rwanda’ Positivo BGH laptops targets to equip 80,000 teachers with laptops through Smart Teacher Initiative. Smart Teacher Initiative that was officially unveiled by Prime Minister Anastase Murekezi […]

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Nigeria: Shoppers to benefit WiFi shopping at Lagos City Mall

In its determination to provide value added services to its numerous tenants and visitors, the Lagos City Mall has struck a deal with Airtel Nigeria, one of Nigeria’s telecommunications giants to provide free superfast Wi-Fi services at the mall. The Airtel Wi-Fi service, which was rolled out in 2015, was originally established in order to […]

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Africa: Engen application performance accelerated by Technology

Riverbed Technology has revealed that global energy company Engen is using its solutions to centralize Remote and Branch Office (ROBO) IT, and improve productivity, back-up and data security across its multi-national organization. According to the company, Riverbed SteelFusion has improved IT operations and information security at branch office locations by taking servers, applications, and data out […]