#PkTechWeekly: Startup Culture Healthy, Digitize Water Infrastructure, Tackling Counterfeit Drugs With MFeyti, #DigiHackAfrica2018,

Tackling Counterfeit Drugs With MFeyti According to Solomon Opio, Capacity Development Lead, Outbox Hub, Mfeyti is a web and mobile-based platform for users to verify the authenticity of drugs/medications given to them. The developers boast of having an artificial intelligence chatbot that guides on how to stay away from counterfeit like the hepatitis B vaccines now causing a storm in…

#PKTechWeekly Huawei Seed for the Future Program, Rate African Startups to Facebook and Google, ZTE and MTN partner to manage 5G in Africa,

Huawei Seed for the Future Program Huawei Seeds for the Future program is a global program that was launched in 2008 with the  purpose of seeking out collaborations with local governments, higher education institutes, and other organizations that can select top university students and young government officials working in ICT-related departments; to be offered a…

#PKTechWeekly: Insurance and Tech, #Swarm17 starts Tomorrow, Fundi Bots Week, Bitcoin Now At $12000, Innovation Exhibition on “Ending Violence against Women and Girls”

Africa insurers must leverage on new technologies to remain relevant MANAGING Director of Africa Reinsurance Corporation (Africa Re), Mr Corneille Karekezi has advised the continent’s insurance industry to leverage on the current technology revolution in order to remain relevant. Speaking at the 25th annual conference of the Federation of Afro-Asian Insurers and Reinsurers in Bahrain…

#PKTechWeekly; Tech for Manufacturing, Taxman and Tech, *252# The Lifestyle, Konnect Africa Wi-fi,

Technology to Compensate for Africa’s Lack of Manufacturing In many parts of the world advanced robotics and 3D printers are seen as a threat to manufacturing jobs. Yet in most of Africa manufacturing has never taken off, contributing just 5% of the continent’s jobs, compared with 15-18% in other developing regions, so robots will not…