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Mobile and cloud may be global technologies, but African start-ups have explored their functionalities, shaped their applications and used them to build differentiated business...

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  Tourism is no doubt a world leader in employment, global GDP, and socially; a great aid to cultural integration. With the number of international...

Investment in Fleet Management and Vehicle Tracking Technologies should become key for businesses in...

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Here are Six Holiday Survival Tips For Introverts

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Guest Post: Partnering for inclusive and transformative digital education in Africa

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Key Features in the Successful Future of Android Development

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Accounting meets Tech: The Benefits of Cloud Accounting Software for Small and Medium Businesses

Sound bookkeeping is essential for a business’s financial well-being, which is why cloud accounting solutions have an invaluable role to play in helping Nigerian...

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Have you ever lost an important file on your computer or flash drive? Was that file extremely important to your work? Chances are it...

How to choose the best betting operator that suits your needs

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Opinion: How Cloud Software can help Kenya’s Accounting Practices

There is a growing market for accounting practices in Kenya. Economic growth has improved significantly  in the past decade, internet adoption is increasing (39%)...

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As a not so rich (sometimes broke) technology, fanatic living is Sub-Saharan Africa, lack of Internet connectivity is my worst nightmare and I seem...

Guest Post: The security questions raised by IoT

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Online Sports betting is becoming popular, here’s why

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#KillTheICTBill: Proposed ICT Practitioners Bill 2016 archaic and misinformed

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Pulling a Ben Affleck – How open collaboration could spark your brightest idea

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Five Ways Small Business Owners Can Improve Their Security

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How to boost your business presence online

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Guest Post: 6 ways you can protect your business from hackers

Your business is invaluable. You put in a lot of hard work towards the growth of your business and gaining customer trust. One day you...

Guest Post: Are Attacks on Online Freedom Really Making Us Safer?

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