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Worth Noting: According to the Director, the prevailing socio-economic environment in Zimbabwe has widened the gap between the rich and the poor and the income disparity has left the majority unable to afford any form of insurance. “The socio-economic environment in Zimbabwe has created a huge gap among the citizens and most of them do …

Everrati’s electrified 911 (964) range, GT40 and Series IIA Land Rover models now available to customise and order Build-slots can be secured on all models with a deposit of £1,000 Everrati™‘s mission is to redefine and futureproof iconic cars by upgrading them with state-of-the-art EV technology Everrati Automotive Limited (Everrati™), the leading technology company specialising …

By: Our Reporter   Briefly introduce your initiative?  Bantaba enables Startups in Africa to access talent and capital from the diaspora community. Our community centred platform will foster innovation in Africa by enabling startups to access the diaspora’s resources. Together, we can all support the women and men addressing the continent’s biggest challenges. Vision, Mission …

PSCU – President Uhuru Kenyatta has reiterated the importance of public-private partnerships (PPP) in advancing the Government’s manufacturing pillar of the Big 4 Agenda. Speaking on Monday when he opened a nanotechnology and semiconductor manufacturing facility at Dedan Kimathi University of Technology in Nyeri County, President Kenyatta said such factories form the foundation of making …

By: Rashid Abubakar  @MountKenyaTimes The Kenyan and Korean governments have signed a contract for the establishment of the Kenya Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) to be set up at Konza Technopolis. The establishment of KAIST-Kenya is aimed at providing specialized research and training in various cutting-edge engineering technologies and advanced science disciplines to …

Bebo’s co-founder plans to relaunch the social network with a focus on profiles and “real-time” interactions between friends rather than the news feeds at the core of Twitter and Facebook. Michael Birch says his aim is to provide a “refreshing break” from the misinformation spread elsewhere. In an exclusive interview, he told the BBC he …

Elon Musk has just become the richest person in the world, overtaking Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. The Tesla and SpaceX entrepreneur’s net worth has crossed $185bn (£136bn) after an increase in the share price of the electric car company. So, what is the secret of his success? A few years back I spent almost an …

France’s top administrative court has backed privacy campaigners by imposing a ban on police use of drones for covering public protests in Paris. The Council of State said Paris police prefect Didier Lallement should halt “without delay” drone surveillance of gatherings on public roads. The move comes as parliament discusses a contentious security bill that …

Dozens of Al Jazeera journalists were allegedly hacked with the help of spyware developed by Israeli firm NSO Group, cyber-security researchers say. Details of the alleged hack targeting 36 members of staff, including TV anchors and executives, have been published in a report by Citizen Lab at the University of Toronto. It says a vulnerability …

Sony has pulled Cyberpunk 2077, one of the year’s most-anticipated games, from its store and offered refunds to all players. The unprecedented move follows complaints that the game has been riddled with bugs and glitches, and is prone to crashes. Microsoft later said it would also refund any dissatisfied Xbox players. Developer CD Projekt Red …