Robbers threaten digital banking costumers

Criminals threaten people and force them to transfer money from their mobile bank accounts

Labour market

Brain drain in Ghana's tech industry

Ghana's IT companies are competing for the best minds both on the local and on the global labour market

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Getting back on track

Tanzania is launching a multifaceted programme to boost adult literacy rates

Financial inclusion

Taking it to the bank

Zambia has set itself a goal of universal access to financial services

Mobile phones

Ringing up sales

Little-known Chinese brands are taking over the smartphone market in Zambia


Giving refugees a voice

An independent refugee-led online newspaper keeps residents of the Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya informed

Distance learning

Failing grades

Chile’s teachers give low grades for the early results of online classes for schoolchildren

Information technology

Tech training at Rhino Camp

A South Sudanese exile has become the go-to IT expert for his neighbours at a refugee settlement in northern Uganda

Business incubation

Building digital nations

Tech hubs are proliferating all over the world, but face particular challenges in Africa

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