Tech in Africa: The past month’s news in one place

The outbreak of xenophobic violence in South Africa gave technology the opportunity to prove its worth to society in April, a month that also saw a number of moves by major players and progress towards expansion for homegrown firms. Tech and South Africa’s xenophobia attacks The xenophobic violence that has swept South Africa has made the news across the world, but less publicised has been the technological response to it. iAfrikan partnered with mapping company Ushahidi to launch a tool named Report Xenophobia, a real-time mapping feature that allows people to submit reports and alerts of xenophobic incidents in their areas.…

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