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Facebook is going after fake news in local African languages

Facebook is going local as it doubles down on tackling its global fake news problem. The social media giant is …

Nigerian Teens Produce Movies with Smartphones

These days, sci-fi films are made using sophisticated software. But the films created by these boys use every day, recycled …

Nigerian writer Ayobami Adebayo wins 2018 9mobile Literature Prize

L-R: Executive Director, Regulatory and Corporate Affairs, 9mobile, Abdulrahman Ado; Winner, 2018 9mobile Prize for Literature, Ayobami Adebayo, and Chief …

Ghana Government Suspends Contract with PDS

source: GhanaWeb.com Government of Ghana in the late hours of Tuesday, July 30 announced the abrogation of the contract with …

[Al Jazeera] Economic ‘game changer’? African leaders launch free-trade zone

Hopes are high AfCFTA will help unlock Africa’s long-stymied economic potential by boosting intra-regional trade. African leaders launched a continental …

Motorcycle-hailing startups are battling each other—and the law—to win in Africa’s largest city

By Yomi KazeemMay 31, 2019 When a customer scrolls through the options on a ride-hailing app in Lagos, Africa’s largest …

Kinaya Ventures Launches Spring Fellowship to Support African Tech-Enabled Startups

Kinaya Ventures in partnership with Nestlé launched Spring Fellowship—a 4-month accelerator program—on May 27, 2019, in Accra, Ghana. The program …

The push towards artificial intelligence in Africa

By Mary-Ann Russon Business reporter, BBC NewsImage copyright GOOGLEImage caption Google Africa’s head of AI Moustapha CisseArtificial intelligence (AI) is one of the …

BLOCK.ONE INTRODUCES “VOICE” TO BRING ALIGNMENT AND TRANSPARENCY TO SOCIAL MEDIA

Blockchain-based social media platform will reward and return control to social media users WASHINGTON, June 2, 2019 — Social media is fundamentally …