African Businesses Can Now Leverage Google AI to Simplify Search Advertising
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African Businesses Can Now Leverage Google AI to Simplify Search Advertising

Businesses in Africa can now utilize Google’s chat-like Gemini AI technology for Search Ads. The application, which is now completely functional, was created to assist companies in Africa and throughout the globe in increasing their internet presence. Google released a statement claiming that the technology will enable companies to easily reach clients through internet advertising….

Upgrade Your Lifestyle With LG Electronics. Where Innovation Meets Home Comfort.

Upgrade Your Lifestyle With LG Electronics. Where Innovation Meets Home Comfort.

LG Electronics continues to set new standards in consumer electronics with the unveiling of its latest lineup featuring sleek, minimalist designs tailored to enhance the modern lifestyle. In a world where technology seamlessly integrates into daily routines, LG Electronics understands the importance of design that not only complements living spaces but also elevates them. With…

7 deadly bedroom tech items with probable bad health consequences.

7 deadly bedroom tech items with probable bad health consequences.

Although most bedroom equipment aims to improve comfort or convenience, experts from Zenshield Equipment have outlined seven hidden hazards of seemingly harmless bedroom gear. According to the specialists, some technological devices may even be lethal in terms of their possible health effects. This is a thorough examination of 7 of these risky bedroom technicians: 1….

Meta Rolls Out Fresh Updates to Help Teens Fight Sextortion

Meta Rolls Out Fresh Updates to Help Teens Fight Sextortion

Meta is launching a few new upgrades and initiatives to help kids on its platforms prevent sextortion, the firm stated on Tuesday. Most significantly, Meta announced the expansion of the availability of Take It Down, an online service funded by it and administered by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC). The company…

Google’s Debut Africa Cloud Region Goes Live

Google’s Debut Africa Cloud Region Goes Live

One year after choosing Johannesburg as its first African location, Google announced today that its cloud region in South Africa is now active. Cloud regions give users access to a variety of services, such as compute engines, cloud storage, and essential management systems, and enable them to deploy cloud resources from particular geographic locations or…

Elon Musk Reveals First Neuralink Wireless Brain Chip Implant

Elon Musk Reveals First Neuralink Wireless Brain Chip Implant

According to co-founder Elon Musk, Neuralink, a neurotechnology startup based in California, has successfully implanted a wireless brain chip in a human for the first time. Musk made the significant announcement on January 29 through a series of posts on X (previously known as Twitter). Neuralink has been developing brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) that can be…

MyShopLauncher (MSL) Launches to Empower African SMEs with Revolutionary E-Commerce Platform, Unparalleled Support
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MyShopLauncher (MSL) Launches to Empower African SMEs with Revolutionary E-Commerce Platform, Unparalleled Support

Today marks a significant milestone as MyShopLauncher proudly announces its official launch, bringing forth a groundbreaking e-commerce platform designed to redefine the landscape for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Africa. According to statista, the revenue in the E-commerce market in Africa was forecast to continuously increase between 2024 and 2028 by in total 15…

Key Industry Experts Share What to Expect in the African Web3 Space in 2024

Key Industry Experts Share What to Expect in the African Web3 Space in 2024

This past year may have been comparatively calmer for Web3 development on the African continent, but experts in the cryptocurrency space are heading to Nairobi for the 6th Africa Tech Summit. As we covered in our 2023 African Crypto Roundup, certain steps were taken to encourage adoption despite the general slowdown in the cryptocurrency industry…

Redefining Governance through Digital Revolution in Anambra State

Redefining Governance through Digital Revolution in Anambra State

The Managing Director and CEO of Anambra State ICT Agency, Mr. Chukwuemeka Fred Agbata (CFA), in collaboration with the Governor, Prof Charles Chukwuma Soludo, CFR has embarked on series of projects to bring the digital revolution in the state through the introduction of various ICT projects to achieve the Governor’s mantra of ‘Everything Technology, Technology…

LG Set to Introduce Washtower, Styler, Others for a More Hygenic and Sustainable Lifestyle in 2024
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LG Set to Introduce Washtower, Styler, Others for a More Hygenic and Sustainable Lifestyle in 2024

For a More Eco-Conscious Way of Living, LG Washtower, Styler, mycup Makes Tumbler Users’ Daily Lives Cleaner and More Convenient. LG Electronics (LG), a pioneer in home appliances, is delighted to introduce a range of cutting-edge products designed to enhance the daily lives of Nigerian consumers. Embracing the essence of hygiene, comfort, efficiency, and a…

Experience the Ultimate Sports-Watching Experience with LG OLED TVs’ Cutting-Edge AI Processing Technology
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Experience the Ultimate Sports-Watching Experience with LG OLED TVs’ Cutting-Edge AI Processing Technology

LG has recently unveiled its most luminous OLED TVs to date, effectively addressing a longstanding drawback of this panel technology: its compatibility with well-lit, sunlit spaces. The C3 OLED of 2023 has garnered rave reviews, with critics hailing it as an exceptional television devoid of any significant flaws. Numerous other assessments have also lauded it…

LG’s Bigger Screen Means a Better Game Day Experience

LG’s Bigger Screen Means a Better Game Day Experience

…LG’s 2024 OLED TVs Unleash Unparalleled Immersion with Enhanced AI Processor and Cutting-Edge Features. There are more aspects to take into account apart from screen size and color representation when searching for a TV that is ideal for watching sports. Achieving an authentic stadium or arena experience necessitates exceptional motion control handling. Easily stay up…

231Data, Liberian IT Firm Unveils Free Computer Literacy Program

231Data, Liberian IT Firm Unveils Free Computer Literacy Program

In Paynesville, Liberia, an IT business called 231Data has launched a free one-month course on digital transformation training. This program is intended for Liberians aged 11 to 35 and is sponsored by the Liberia Telecommunications Authority (LTA). The program’s goal is to give participants the fundamental digital skills they need. It started on January 2nd…

Embrace Eco-Friendly Living: Discover The LG Smart Cottage For A Sustainable Lifestyle
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Embrace Eco-Friendly Living: Discover The LG Smart Cottage For A Sustainable Lifestyle

Discover the LG Smart Cottage, a revolutionary sustainable living concept that wholeheartedly embraces and champions eco-friendly practices. This groundbreaking and innovative space serves as a testament to LG’s unwavering commitment to creating a greener and more sustainable future for all. The LG Smart Cottage is a haven of cutting-edge technology and energy-efficient solutions that seamlessly…

Kenyan Government Share Plans to Build 1,450 ICT Hubs
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Kenyan Government Share Plans to Build 1,450 ICT Hubs

The Kenyan government has revealed plans to build 1,450 ICT hubs in the country as part of its efforts to implement the recently launched Digital Master Plan 2022-2032. The project, set to begin in 2024, will offer Kenyans digital literacy training, film production, and public access to government services across the country. Eluid Owalo, the ICT cabinet…

Meta Announces New Safety Tools for Kenyan Families

Meta Announces New Safety Tools for Kenyan Families

Meta just opened a Family Center with Supervision Tools and an Education Hub in Kenya to help families have safer and better experiences. The family center’s parental monitoring tools provide access to professional-driven services for safety and well-being. These apps help kids intentionally manage their online time by alerting them when time limits are set,…

MMTC Shares Plans to Build 3 Additional Smart Cities in Africa

MMTC Shares Plans to Build 3 Additional Smart Cities in Africa

The shipments of new construction equipment for the new smart cities in Congo, Botswana, and Sierra Leone, which are scheduled to start in January 2024, are being finalized by Mwale Medical and Technology City (MMTC). The building will take place after the first Marathon at MMTC, which is set for December 16, 2023, at MMTC…

How Fundall Keeps Blazing the Trail for Financial Inclusion in West Africa
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How Fundall Keeps Blazing the Trail for Financial Inclusion in West Africa

The fintech sector is pioneering the financial inclusion revolution and driving economic growth in Africa. During the second quarter of 2023, African FinTech companies collectively raised $189m in funding with Nigeria dominating the continent’s FinTech ecosystem with a 42% share of deals.  Innovative startups now offer solutions to teeming users who readily embrace them. Among…

TGI Group Launches Women in TGI Webinar Series
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TGI Group Launches Women in TGI Webinar Series

Tropical General Investments (TGI) Group, a leading contributor to the Nigerian economy, announces the inaugural edition of the Women in TGI Webinar Series, aimed at fostering gender inclusion within the conglomerate and beyond. This initiative, spearheaded by the Women in TGI Committee, is designed to empower and promote inclusivity for women in the workplace, reflecting TGI’s…

Rwanda: Kaspersky Unveils First Africa Transparency Center in Kigali

Rwanda: Kaspersky Unveils First Africa Transparency Center in Kigali

The World Bank reports that internet penetration in the African region increased steadily from 26% in 2019 to 36% in 2022. As part of the African Union’s Digital Transformation Strategy, which aims to provide digital empowerment to all Africans by 2030, Kaspersky has established its first Transparency Center in Kigali, marking a significant turning point…

Nigerian Government Opens Startup Support and Engagement Portal
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Nigerian Government Opens Startup Support and Engagement Portal

Bosun Tijani, Nigeria’s Minister of Communications, Innovation, and Digital Economy, announced the inauguration of the Startup Support and Engagement Portal. The portal is a feature of the Nigeria Startup Act aimed at bringing together businesses, investors, and support organizations such as accelerators, incubators, and innovation hubs. “The launch of the portal will allow us [to]…

Ugandan Government Introduces Digital Number Plates

Ugandan Government Introduces Digital Number Plates

The initiative to replace the outdated license plates with digital ones has been made official by the Ministry of Works and Transport. The Intelligent Transport Monitoring System will be implemented by /S Joint Stock Company Global Security, a Russian company, and the digital number plates will be equipped with bluetooth chips. Speaking at the rollout…

South African School Kids Build World-class Robotics
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South African School Kids Build World-class Robotics

In a brand-new competition that focused on using robots to clean up the environment, South African youngsters demonstrated their robotics expertise. The robotics program at Reddam House Bedfordview is booming and incorporates both extracurricular and core curriculum activities. At the most recent Inspired Builds International Robotics Competition, the school won first place in three age…

KeNIC Reveals Second Level Domain Auction Dates

KeNIC Reveals Second Level Domain Auction Dates

Dates for the forthcoming Second Level Domain (SLD) auction have been released by the Kenya Network Information Centre (KeNIC). The online auction will take place between October 1 and November 3, 2023. The third auction was held in 2017, the second in 2021, and the third in 2022, making this year’s auction the fourth. Internet…

Tech Company of the Week: STEM METS Resources Limited 
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Tech Company of the Week: STEM METS Resources Limited 

STEM METS Resources Limited was founded in 2013 by Jadesola Adedeji and Late Dr Funmi Ogunwuyi. It’s a social enterprise committed to nurturing, enriching, and inspiring young minds by providing quality, innovative, and alternative educational learning platforms. The indigenous company is bridging the skills gap in the Nigerian educational sector using STEM-based programs from early…

Elon Musk’s X to Feature Video Calling Support
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Elon Musk’s X to Feature Video Calling Support

Future additions of X video calls to the app have been confirmed by the platform’s CEO in an interview. As part of the billionaire’s strategy to make X into an “everything app,” Elon Musk is attempting to introduce support for new features to the microblogging platform he runs that was formerly known as Twitter. Users…

African governments and tech entrepreneurs are working together to improve the health supply chains
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African governments and tech entrepreneurs are working together to improve the health supply chains

According to recent study, African governments are working with tech entrepreneurs to boost regional health supply chains. Nearly 50 partnerships between health startups and African governments were found to be aimed at streamlining supply chains and enhancing health outcomes throughout the continent. The new annual market intelligence report from healthcare consulting firm Salient Advisory highlights…

Kenyan electricity bus manufacturer BasiGo expands to Rwanda
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Kenyan electricity bus manufacturer BasiGo expands to Rwanda

BasiGo, a Kenyan electric bus maker, plans to enter the Rwandan market in the fourth quarter of this year. The startup has announced plans to deliver its first unit to Rwandan public transportation providers. Jit Bhattacharya, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of BasiGo, stated that the agreement will see the buses distributed to public transportation…

Egypt’s EdVentures and Saudi Arabia’s VMS team up to revolutionize the MENA ed-tech market.

Egypt’s EdVentures and Saudi Arabia’s VMS team up to revolutionize the MENA ed-tech market.

EdVentures, an Egypt-based ed-tech corporate venture capital firm, has established a strategic alliance with VMS, a leading venture studio supporting entrepreneurs and startups in the Middle East, to advance education technology in the area. EdVentures, the investment arm of Egypt’s Nahdet Misr Group, has been in the forefront of investing in innovative ed-tech startups since…