DCA Digital Digest

DCA Digest:How technology is transforming smallholder farming in Africa

While the African continent holds more than a quarter of the world’s arable land, traditional and manual approaches of smallholder farmers have kept yields below full potential. READ HERE »

2. Financial Inclusion, Digital Deprivation, and Cyber Risk Proliferation in South Africa.

South Africa is a leading financial hub in Africa, with around $1 trillion in annual cross-border banking transactions. Yet this is being undermined by high levels of physical, political, and digital risk. READ MORE»

 

 

3. Meta disputes allegations of poor work conditions at its contractor’s hub in Kenya

A few weeks ago, a law firm threatened to sue American social-media giant Meta and its main subcontractor for content moderation in Africa, Sama, over alleged unsafe and unfair work conditions at the latter’s hub in Kenya.

The law firm, Nzili and Sumbi Advocates alleged that Sama had violated various the rights, including those of health and privacy, of its Kenyan and international staff. Demands were made that Meta and Sama adhere to Kenya’s labor, privacy and health laws, including that it provides its moderators with adequate mental health insurance and better compensation. READ MORE »

4. Why 5G is the way forward in Africa.

Sanjeev Verma, CEO of Squire Technologies and the Chief Editor of TechAfrica News in discussion how 5G is going to affect the average mobile users In Africa and is this a cost-effective solution to connect the unconnected 50% of the continent.

Chris Green, our Chief Editor had a conversation with Sanjeev Verma, CEO of Squire Technologies. Based on the south coast of England Squire Technologies has spent over two decades providing core network signaling solutions to CSPs and operators all over the world. READ MORE »

 

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