Supfrica CEO set-up gofundme to sustain the platform after maintenance cost skyrocketed

The CEO of Techfrica, Al-Hassan Hafiz has set up a gofundme account calling on Africans both home and in the diaspora to help sustain the platform after maintenance cost skyrocketed following over 100,000 downloads within a space of 72hours. The information attached to the gofundme indicated that “What this surge in numbers means is that, […]

Kenya’s Safaricom suspends China’s Huawei 5G mobile network rollout

In what came as a surprise to many, Kenya’s largest telecom operator, Safaricom has suspended the planned roll-out of Huawei’s 5G mobile network service. Earlier on, the acting CEO of Safaricom, Michael Joseph made a public address in which he disclosed that trial tests on the much-criticized 5G network was completed awaiting roll-out. The tech […]

Hushpuppi and Sissoko: A $100 million online scam vs $300 million spiritual scam

As modern technology keeps advancing, individuals and corporations find different ways to defraud others of their resources. It is however very important to note that, not all frauds are related to the vulnerabilities of technology. Perpetrators equally make use of other means such as tax evasion, as in the case of Glencor, a western mining […]

First African woman to win the Prize for Engineering Innovation

The field of engineering is considered a male-dominated one as many women shy away from its technicalities but the 21st-century women are gradually making efforts to change such a narrative. Our woman of focus today is a typical example. The 26-year old Ivorian young lady who is based in Ghana, Charlette N’Guessan just broke the […]

Meet Nigerian robotic expert who makes space drones for NASA

Nigeria as a country has for some time fallen prey to selective projections as the mass media prefers to amplify negativity at the expense of the exploits many of the citizens are making out there. The country produces world-class doctors, scientists, engineers, among others who are working so hard without receiving the required recognition to […]

Africa without border: A Rwandan bank appoints Nigerian as chief digital officer

A Nigerian young man has been appointed as the Chief Digital Officer of the Bank of Kigali; the news was earlier reported by Rwanda’s local media outlet, The New Times. In describing his role, the paper stated that, “the division (he will head) is responsible for innovation such as Ikofi, a digital wallet that offers […]