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Appie Mussa: The Rise of a Digital Pioneer

Appie's voyage to the Eurovision Song Contest—an institution brimming with grandeur and melody—commences with a loyal camaraderie. Joost Klein, a fellow creative and confidant, long harbored aspirations of dazzling the Eurovision stage since his youth. When Klein snagged the opportunity to represent the Netherlands in Eurovision 2024, he called upon Appie's digital wizardry for the online campaign. "Joost and I go way back, nearly ten years," Appie shares, with the glow of fond remembrance. Their teamwork was a powerhouse,…

Digital Devastation: Somalis Struggle with Exploitative Online Scams and Wagering Applications

Leyla Mohamed (Ugbaad), a phone user, tells the story of Ahmed Hussein Ali's family in Elasha-Biyaha, who fell into poverty overnight due to losing savings to an online scam called Trade Bot. Ahmed invested his entire $400 savings into Trade Bot after falling for their promises of wealth. Unfortunately, the website went offline shortly after, leaving Ahmed with nothing. He regrets not being more cautious and wishes he could go back to running his roadside stall. The family now relies on relatives for food, as they used to…

Why Somalia Should Consider Bitcoin as a Hedge: Building Economic Resilience

In the face of recent economic turmoil and uncertainties, Somalia has a compelling opportunity to explore the potential benefits of integrating Bitcoin into its national financial strategy. This innovative digital currency could not only serve as a safeguard during turbulent economic times but also act as a catalyst for strengthening Somalia's resilience against future shocks. Somalia, along with many other developing nations, faces a multitude of challenges that can significantly disrupt its economic stability. These…

Ben Wilson Ngassan: “Digital facilitates” access to “the

In the Central African Republic, the Oubangui editions are organizing a literary fair in the capital on March 7-14 with young Central Africans. The challenge is to get young people interested in reading, but also in writing. Ben Wilson Ngassan is the author and promoter of this show. He is a guest of Rolf Steve Domia Leu Bohoula

“InTouch”, jack-of-all-trades of digital payment

Fintech InTouch was created in 2014 in Senegal and has become one of the pan-African leaders in the acceptance of payments and distribution of digital services. It offers a single payment platform that enables merchants and companies to accept all means of payment. Now present in ten countries on the African continent, it wants to support the boom in the digitalisation of services and democratize…

Burkina Faso launches medical teleconsultation

In Burkina Faso, after the city of Tenkodogo, the regional hospital center in Dori, in the Sahel region, is experimenting with this new patient care procedure. The new platform is designed and set up by Burkinabè technicians from the Ministry of Digital Economy and aims to improve health care provision by allowing the people of the regions to benefit from specialist expertise in managing their sanitary…

Digital broadcasting, a new challenge for

How do I manage and distribute authors' rights for artists in Africa in an increasingly digital world? This is one of the debates that excited the participants in the sixth edition of Moca, the African creativity movement, which was held last week in Paris. Platforms and telephone operators are increasingly using the work of artists and artists need to take greater advantage of it. This is particularly…

In South Africa, the arduous strategy of

In South Africa, after the fireplace that destroyed a part of the Jagger Library two weeks in the past, throughout the College of Cape City, the challenge of digitizing the nation's paperwork and archives has been placed on the desk. The most beneficial works on the decrease flooring may very well be saved, however the…

Digital Girls’s Day takes place at

The inauguration of the very first growth accelerator Digital Women's Day (JFD) in Africa took place on March 23, 2021 in Libreville, Gabon. It will be a place to gather women entrepreneurs and a networking place where there will be training and events aimed at facilitating access to finance for women, according to Delphine Remy-Boutang, founder and CEO of JFD, CEO of Global Entrepreneurship Network…

How the leaders of the digital economic system in

Jumia, the African leader in e-commerce and Gozem, one of the leading startups in the urban transport niche, saw with relief the end of a difficult year 2020 for its activities in Africa. And to start over, these companies, both founded by young French people, have a recipe: innovation and investment. Founded in eleven African…

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