Today on #TechpointDigest, @latoria_ria discusses Malawi’s 3D-printed school, #AssistiveTechnology and #LearningDisabilities, and @Google’s delay in blocking third-party cookies in Chrome.
Many Africans live with learning disabilities (LDs), but there’s not enough data to come up with numbers. While false beliefs are common, ways to make learning easier aren’t. We discuss how tech improves learning.
Following the issuance of two licences per the Uganda National Payment System (NPS) Act 2020, @Airtel_Ug has announced the separation of Airtel Money from its telecommunication business.
Founded in 2015, Kenyan agritech startup, Apollo, has received $1 million in debt financing to develop its support for small-scale farmers and launch new crops for farmers. This follows its Series A round of $6 million in 2020.
Today on #TechpointDigest, @latoria_ria discusses Autistic Pride Day, Kune’s $1 million pre-seed, SA @Triggerfish’s plans to release animated sci-fi series, and @Facebook’s Podcast.
Spotify has launched a clubhouse-like app, Spotify Greenroom, that allows users to join or host live audio rooms, and also convert audio conversations to podcasts, the first of such features on live audio chat apps.
Call and data services may be interrupted as the Private Telecommunications and Communications Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PTECSSAN) is set to commence a three-day warning strike today, June 16 2021.
In celebration of #GlobalWellnessDay, we discuss how technology is protecting mental wellness, in Africa, and explore apps and platforms protecting Africans from mental health disorders.
Today on #TechpointDigest, @latoria_ria discusses the global increase in #fintech app installations, new Apple Health features for the elderly, and @PlentywakaNG’s partnership with @guotransport.
On Friday, June 4, #VPN made it to the Twitter trend table after the government banned Twitter’s operations in Nigeria. Although VPNs can bypass the #TwitterBan, are they safe and private? Are free VPNs really free?