Curated Online Stories about the Africa Block-Chain Conference held in Uganda

Last week on 23rd and 24th May, the Blockchain Association of Uganda with support from the Government of Uganda hosted the Africa Blockchain Conference at the Kampala Serena Hotel. The conference was held under the theme “The role of Blockchain Technology in Africa’s transformation”. The Africa Blockchain Conference aimed at spurring engagement from both the public and…

#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…