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South African Doctor Combats SSA Malnutrition, Shares Insights Into Starting Business in China

Under the light of a glass pendant, Dr. Brett Lyndall Singh introduced his medical technology project Alpha & Omega Nutrition to a group of experts. The product, called Alpha & Omega (A&O) NutriPowder, is the world’s first China-Africa specialized healthcare initiative combating Sub-Saharan African pediatric malnutrition, Singh said at the Overseas Talent Entrepreneurship Conference (OTEC)…

More African women should be using the internet

Since the term was coined in 2016, femtech, a sub-sector in health technology dedicated to creating solutions that address female wellbeing continues to gain traction and attract VC funding globally. In Africa, however, the space is still very much in its budding phase. This segment is dedicated to telling stories of innovators, their solutions, the…

Factsheet: Why and how African startups apply to Y Combinator

Y Combinator's eleven-year Africa map covers 10 countries and 40 startups. You are reading Factsheet, our series of specific guides on experiencing and using technology platforms in Africa. Whether you are looking for knowledge on getting your African film on Netflix, raising a seed round or finishing an online design course, we are covering all…
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Lypertek Levi review

Lypertek is a small Chinese audio manufacturer that shot to prominence last year with its in-ear TWS earbuds, the Lypertek Tevi. The Tevi received rave reviews from critics for its audio quality despite its budget-friendly $90 price tag and remains one of the most well-regarded product in its price range. The Levi that we are…
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Week 48 in review: Poco M3, Redmi Note 9 trio official

Welcome to another week's recap. The biggest story is the European Parliament's vote in favor of users' right to repair. Starting in January, countries like France will begin labeling smartphones, laptops and other electronics with a repairability score of 1 through to 10. This new label will help buyers find a device they'll be able…

Weekly poll results: Realme 7 5G gets a lukewarm reception, its Black Friday gambit fails

The need for 5G is a contentious topic with many still not being sold on the next-gen network technology – or just plain not having access to it. Which doesn’t bode well for the Realme 7 5G whose defining feature is... well, it says it right in the name. However, the results from last week’s…

This week’s top stories: More Apple Silicon tidbits, Apple Watch redesign rumors, iOS 15, more

In this week’s top stories: iOS 15 device compatibility rumors, Apple Silicon Macs still to come, Apple Watch redesign rumors, and more. Read on for all of this week’s top stories. 2021 Apple Watch Reliable Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo reported this week that Apple has a redesigned Apple Watch in the works for 2021. Details…

Digital transfusion: technology leaders urged to openly question existing business models

Maybe digital transformation -- now a well-worn, perhaps overused term -- could use a rebranding. "Digital transfusion," anyone?  Photo: Joe McKendrick Technology executives and professionals, often pushed to the forefronts of such efforts, are being asked to redesign their companies' business models, often with shaky and begrudging support from their business colleagues. The business side…