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The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we live, study, work and connect with each other. Stay Home, Stay Healthy, Beat the Wave
3.Password education should be age-appropriate: here’s how

Children are increasingly being exposed to, and using, technology from a very young age.

This has never been more true than in 2020 when the vast majority of children worldwide have used online resources to access educational resources and communicate with family and friends during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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1. Is Tech Adoption the Key to Rebuilding the Economy post Covid-19?

As the initial shock of the coronavirus pandemic subsides, Africa’s small business leaders must now pick themselves up and begin to rebuild.

For many businesses, working remotely and with reduced staff has been incredibly challenging, but technology has played a fundamental role in allowing work to continue.

One positive to come from this crisis is that lockdown compelled businesses to adopt more advanced technologies than they may otherwise have considered.

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2. Meeting intelligent connectivity

It has taken less than two decades for Wi-Fi to become a ubiquitous aspect of modern enterprise organisations, with customers and employees alike expecting easy access to fast and reliable networks.

So, when the Wi-Fi network fails them, not only is this embarrassing for the network provider, but it also leads to lost productivity and sales.

As enterprise organisations accelerate their Digital Transformation initiatives in Africa, the pressure to invest in latest-generation wireless network technology is growing – not only to meet today’s expectations, but to ensure that wireless networks can also flex and evolve to meet emerging requirements.

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4.Orange improves access to mobile internet in Africa supported by Google

Affordability of devices remains one of the most significant barriers to smartphone adoption in Africa.

The average cost of an entry level smartphone in Africa still exceeds 60% of average monthly income making smartphones largely inaccessible for the majority of the population.

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FinTech space is fast growing in Africa. The continent has recorded massive growth in the last decade.

Africa has more than 400 FinTech companies and startups of which more than 80% of them are home-grown
The industry is largely dominated by payment, lending, insurance and investments focused solutions. READ MORE »

If you’re a modern, progressive company, it’s highly likely you’ve got some sort of flexible remote working policy.

Unfortunately, with this greater freedom comes greater risk, and remote workers are often the brittle link in a business’s security chain. Cyber security is not something to be ignored, especially now.
 
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SOURCES

  • Intelligentcio
  • IT News Africa
  • CIO East Africa
  • Tandaa Biashara
  • The Conversation
  • Forbes Africa
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