Angola

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Angola's Deya closes pre-seed financing round to grow crowdfunding platform

Deya will use their pre-seed investment to improve its platform in the coming months, to be more robust and with a better experience for users, as well as to implement its business model, thus starting to generate revenue to boost its growth.

COVID-19 data on men and women is critical

COVID-19 deaths differ among men and women but the differences are not reported. Such data is key to developing effective solutions to fight COVID-19.

A Canadian runs 21 pages dedicated to African countries on Reddit

Since 2011, almost half of the pages dedicated to African countries on Reddit, the world’s 20th-most popular website, are run by a Canadian. Without any luck to changes this, users of the Eritrean subreddit started a campaign that has managed to get enough traction to get a response.

Radio broadcasting as a form of political struggle

The Portuguese colonisers were not the only ones who could use radio for control. A new book tells how popular radio broadcasts from Angola's liberation fighters were used as weapons in the struggle.

Innovative technology a boost for entrepreneurship in Africa

Countries in Africa have some of the highest rates of entrepreneurship in the world, yet their contribution to the economy is limited. Technology such as the blockchain, drones and AI could provide a way forward.

Angola Cables has launched a cloud services offering

Angola Cables has launched its cloud services platform targeted at the African Market. This follows the recent inauguration of their advanced Tier III AngoNAP data center facility in Fortaleza, Brazil.

Fake accounts targeted African elections

An Israeli company, Archimedes Group, ran fake accounts on Facebook and Instagram to try and influence elections in some African countries.