Zimbabwean Pasi William Sachiti Building Driverless Cars In The UK

Pasi William Sachiti who is a Zimbabwean, is building driverless cars in the UK, using a combination of advanced robotics and driver-less vehicle technology. He...

Africa’s First Drone and Data Academy Opens in Malawi

Malawi has opened Africa’s first Drone and Data Academy. The initiative, according to UNICEF, is part of efforts to promote the use of drones in programs and...

Toyota is Building a ‘Smart’ City to Test Artificial Intelligence (AI), Robots and Self-driving...

Carmaker Toyota has unveiled plans for a 2,000-person "city of the future," where it will test autonomous vehicles, smart technology, and robot-assisted living. The ambitious...

New Lithium-Sulfur Battery Could Charge Phones for Five Days

Researchers at Australia’s Monash University have developed what they’re calling “the world’s most efficient lithium-sulfur (Li-S) battery,” an ultra-high-capacity design that could quadruple-camera battery life...

South African Drone Startup Cloudline Receives Seed Funding From UNICEF’s Innovation Fund

The UNICEF Innovation Fund recently announced that six new drone startups, developing open-source, emerging technology digital public goods to address global challenges and create...

Young Zimbabwean Software Engineer Hope Ndhlovu Scoops Award at World Bank Youth Summit Awards

Hope Ndhlovu a young Zimbabwean software engineer has won the 2019 World Bank Youth Summit award for developing an application that seeks to make...

Fintech Investment in Africa Valued at $3 billion by 2020

Fintech investment in Africa is likely to be valued at $3 billion by 2020, with SA and Nigeria receiving a significant portion of these investments. This...

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Plans to Spend Up to 3-6 Months in Africa

Twitter Inc. Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey returned from a trip touring African startups ready to go back. He said in a Twitter post last week...

Cassava Smartech Launches EcoFarmer Diaspora Agriculture Finance Plan (DAFP)

Cassava Smartech has launched the EcoFarmer Diaspora Agriculture Finance Plan (DAFP) that is set to allow Zimbabweans living in the diaspora to remit funds,...

Nokia and AT&T launch IoT Innovation Studio in Germany

Nokia and AT&T are delivering a new Munich-based innovation studio to support the growing adoption of current and next-generation Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. From...

Vaya to Introduce Electric Vehicles Move to solve Fuel Problem

Econet founder and Zimbabwean billionaire Mr. Strive Masiyiwa says plans are underway for their Vaya logistics division to introduce electric vehicles so...

Google I/O 2019 Keynote: The 8 Biggest Announcements

Google typically hops between each I/O year to focus on either hardware or software news, and this year brought on more devices...

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