The latest EU’s copyright law will be leading today’s big 5 daily. Here we go.
Seems European Union is ready to fundamentally alter how the Internet works… The European Parliament Committee on Legal Affairs has voted for the highly controversial parts of the EU’s new Copyright Reform after a period of consultations and debates.
Crypto is in the news again; this time in Kenya – BitPesa, Kenyan digital foreign exchange, and cryptocurrency start-up has been named “World Economic Forum Technology Pioneers 2018” .
Also in East Africa, Ugandan micro-insurance platform, aYo has hit one million subscribers in 19 months of operation. Read more here.
MTN and Ericsson have achieved throughput 1.6Gbit/s using 5G technology at the Gerotek skidpan outside Pretoria, South Africa.
The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund, UNICEF has launched an Innovation Fund for drone start-ups, an initiative looking to provide early-stage finance to for-profit technology start-ups. Africa drone start-ups should make use of this golden opportunity from UNICEF. Way to go!
That’s how we end this week big 5 daily. Do have an awesome and stress-free weekend.
Till next time.