Microsoft, Stanbic and Kenyan Government Join forces to Impart Digital Skills – Tempemail

Microsoft Kenya, Stanbic Kenya Foundation and the Kenyan Government have partnered to impart digital skills to 50,000 entrepreneurs. According to TechWeez, this move will see private sector players “address a digital skills gap within the market” through digital learning and skilling initiative. “The digital landscape is transforming rapidly, and Kenya Continue Reading

M-Pesa Becomes First African FinTech to Join United for Wildlife Financial Taskforce – Tempemail

M-Pesa has revealed that it is the first mobile money provider in Africa to join the Financial Taskforce established by United for Wildlife, a coalition of charities that works to tackle the illegal wildlife trade. The M-Pesa mobile money system has become Africa’s most popular financial services provider and the Continue Reading

Tech giants join with governments to fight Covid misinformation | Technology

Facebook, Twitter and Google are working with a coalition of governments including the UK and Canada to fight misinformation and conspiracy theories around Covid vaccinations. Formed by the British fact-checking charity Full Fact, the new working group will aim to set cross-platform standards for tackling misinformation – as well as Continue Reading

Huawei and Vusi Thembekwayo Join Forces to Encourage Digitising Businesses – Tempemail

Image sourced from Biznews Huawei has joined forces with South African business extraordinaire Vusi Thembekwayo to provide the technology company’s developer community with entrepreneurial advice on the importance of digitalising businesses and creating apps in the context of the thriving digital economy.  As part of Huawei’s recently announced series of Continue Reading

Bentley is leading the charge to batteries. British carmakers must join it | Business

Carmakers talk a good game. Even the biggest petrolhead automotive executives are now practised at conjuring images of a zero-emissions future, but that future always seems to be just a bit further off. And even while they increase production of electric cars, many insist that there is a stubbornly long Continue Reading

Paxful and Uhuru Wallet Join Forces to Ease Money Transfers – Tempemail

Paxful has partnered with Uhuru Wallet to add a new payment method to its platform. This collaboration is expected to give South Africans access to the crypto economy, making it easier to make money transfers.  The cost of financial transactions in Sub-Saharan Africa can be sky-high. Fortunately, the global crypto-currency Continue Reading

Europe and America are taking on the tech giants. Britain needs to join the fight | Will Hutton | Opinion

It’s time to address monopoly capitalism and, in particular, monopoly data capitalism, which has been turbo-charged by Covid-19, forcing the world to live and work online. A Joe Biden presidency – increasingly likely – and an EU unhampered by British reluctance to do anything bold to reform or even tax Continue Reading

Twitter and Google join Facebook in tightening rules on US election claims | US elections 2000

Premature claims of victory will be blocked from Twitter and Google in the run-up to November’s US presidential election, as both companies follow Facebook in trying to fight the prospect of a stolen vote. Under its new rules, Twitter will treat as harmful misinformation any tweet which makes false claims Continue Reading

Huawei and TPAY Join Forces to Drive App Monetisation – Tempemail

Huawei and TPAY have partnered to make it easier for content developers to monetise their apps on Huawei Mobile Services (HMS). This collaboration is expected to allow local MEA developers to fully utilise HMS’s In-App-Purchase (IAP) kit through TPAY’s direct carrier billing (DCB) service. This means that HMS users can Continue Reading