Drones in Africa: Potential for Life and Death
April 9, 2020
Key Judgements Drone technology continues gaining ground in the African continent. An invigorated emphasis to boost cooperation between African nations will enhance the capabilities and cyber-humanitarian reach that drones will bring. Among capabilities, the capacity for drone warfare in a continent experiencing various armed conflicts is certain to become relevant. Malawi has launched Africa’s first drone academy. By 2021, they expect the academy to train 150 students to build and pilot drones to a professional standard. Rwanda has…
AI in Africa: Fourth Industrial Revolution or Thorn in the Horn?
April 6, 2020
Artificial intelligence is part of a technological development that will heavily impact humans in the very near future. This development is labelled as the Fourth Industrial Revolution, a combination of AI, Internet of Things, blockchain, 3D printing and other enabling technologies will in a short space of time revolutionise the human experience. The adaption of this revolution could be extremely beneficial for Africa. Unfortunately, there are some worrying realities that must urgently be addressed to avoid Africa falling behind,…
How Repurposed Tech could Fight Corruption in Developing Countries
March 20, 2020
Key Judgements: Internet of Things (IoT) and blockchain technology are democratising technologies that have the potential to assist with anti-corruption efforts; Any counter for corruption is only as strong as the weakest link: IoT and blockchain is far from a panacea, and has its own ways in which it can be exploited, if improperly implemented; IoT and blockchain have yet to completely disrupt other sectors. It is immature technology requiring further development and thought. Government…
An African Space Industry Renaissance
March 4, 2020
A boom in the African space industry is increasing the potential for a game changer on the continent. This potential has and is likely to continue manifest in multiple improvements for African industries and infrastructure. $3 billion has been invested in African space projects since 1998. Egypt is now the host country for an African Space Agency, with the operations set to kickstart this year. The African Space Industry Report 2019 Edition assessed $7 billion…
Are drones a threat to Nigerian banking institutions?
July 31, 2019
The fragile recovery of the Nigerian banking sector and regular terror attacks have raised concerns about the cyber and physical vulnerabilities of financial institutions against the misuse of Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) available drone technology. Following the increase of sophisticated cyber-attacks in the recent years—Nigeria was ranked 3rd in the World for cybercrime in 2017. In June 2018, the Central Bank of Nigeria issued a Draft Cybersecurity Guideline for Deposit Money Banks (DMB) And Payment Service Providers (PSP)…
Between the Lines of Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Libra
July 9, 2019
Download Grey Dynamics' analytic report about Facebook's new cryptocurrency 'Libra': Between the Lines of Facebook's Cryptocurrency Libra Image: MrCoinPedia (link) Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of Grey Dynamics LTD.