Africa is at it again, and it is up to us to bring you the top 5 of the day!
Nigerian based cyber security teams NaijaSecForce and Ek0pwn3rs have been selected to represent Africa at the Global Cyberlympics.
The Global Cyberlympics is a hands-on cybersecurity team competition that brings together the best ethical hackers from around the world to compete in a series of challenges such as forensics, penetration testing, cryptography, malware analysis – capture the flag challenges.
Meanwhile, the Kenyan Government is Working Towards Setting Up Tech Hub… In its effort to acquire tech solutions for the improvement of general delivery of service, the Kenyan government is working towards setting up an incubation hub to support local techprenuers.
Supported by the Kenyan ICT Ministry, the “White Box” is expected to provide a collection of local based apps and systems as the ministry moves ahead to centralize procurement of IT services by all ministries and state corporations.
Fintech start-ups in Egypt will be able to test their new products and services in a sandbox, following an announcement today that university accelerator AUC Venture Lab will collaborate with banking software company Temenos.
Egyptian Start-up, Mowarrid has Raised $2.3m Fund… The start-up that connects supermarkets to suppliers has announced raising investment round of $2.3m from a combination of regional and international investors.
And finally, Bertha Centre Disburses $50,000 Grant to Ten Start-ups… The Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business has doled out a total of R660,000 (US$50,000) to ten start-ups.
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