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Chad President Idriss Deby dies on frontline, son to take over

His campaign said on Monday he was joining troops on the frontline after rebels based across the northern frontier in Libya advanced hundreds of km (miles) south toward the capital N’Djamena. …



With reserves across Africa cutting back on anti-poaching patrols amid a coronavirus-induced tourism lull that has hit funding, Balule has teamed up with handset manufacturer Samsung and tech pioneer Africam to supplement staff numbers with eyes and ears online. …



ExposeIt app – The safe way to report corruption to South African companies

Complete anonymity is achieved by never asking any personally identifiable information from users. Instead, a random ID is used to communicate with whistleblowers. Using this ID, employees and outsiders can report unethical behaviour to companies through texts messages, images, videos, and other fil…


Chris Pinkham - The South African who helped build Amazon Web Services with a team of Cape Town engineers

Pinkham was well-known in South Africa’s tech circles for having founded the country’s the first commercial ISP in 1993 – The Internetworking Company of Southern Africa (Ticsa). …


She said that neighbours described seeing armed men in plain clothes take her husband away in a vehicle known in Uganda as a “drone” – a van with blacked out windows and no number plate…



Opibus, a Nairobi-based startup, is building an ecosystem to make electric mobility more accessible everyone and not just a select few. Founded in 2017, Opibus used the safari and tourism industry to anchor its business, initially focusing on converting off-road safari and game drive vehicles to ele…


Electric Boda-Boda Motorcycles Launch: A Promising Day For Electric Transportation In East Africa

Kenya and Uganda’s electricity grids are predominantly powered by renewable energy. Geothermal, wind, hydro, and some utility-scale solar power Kenya’s grid, making up over 90% of the generation mix. In Uganda, hydro makes up most of the generation capacity. Both nations are also faced with the inte…


“The findings, compiled from government sources, mean an average of 12 migrant workers from these five south Asian nations have died each week since the night in December 2010 when the streets of Doha were filled with ecstatic crowds celebrating Qatar’s victory.”…







A free listing of popular Telegram Channels, Groups, and Profiles for South Africans

Some of the most popular features of Telegram are the Channels, Groups, and Bots – these let you chat with multiple people, receive news updates, and integrate with other services. This resource allows you to browse by category or search for channels, groups or bots which have a specific relevance f…


I am writing these words not knowing whether they will reach you, when they will reach you, and whether I shall still be alive when you read them. All through my struggle for the independence of my country, I have never doubted for a single instant the final triumph of the sacred cause to which my c…




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