As demand for top tech talent booms worldwide, AltSchool, which describes itself as a premier online academy, is attracting wannabee software engineers and coding mavens not only from across the continent but also from beyond Africa's shores.
Electric cars and shared mobility concepts are starting to disrupt Africa’s taxi industry. Just a few years after cab-hailing apps upended the market and made city transportation cheaper and safer, they're now about to get greener.
Financial services are now just a dial away for millions of Africans as it emerged more than half of phone users in a recent survey processed payments and other monetary transactions on their mobile phones and uptake has surged so much that a recent survey called Africa "the epicentre of mobile money".
"Vuta N’kuvute", a film about a rebellious young freedom fighter’s love affair with a young Indian-Zanzibari girl escaping an oppressive arranged marriage is the latest addition to a growing number of African movies appealing to a global audience.
South Africa is on track to become Africa's biggest market for electric cars and is also looking to become a globally competitive electric car manufacturing hub. A new e-mobility roadmap is in the works to make EVs cheaper than petrol cars in that market.
The number of streaming subscribers in Africa is expected to jump nearly 200 per cent to 15 million by 2026, according to new estimates, as the pandemic forces Africans to look for entertainment at home.