Category: Science and Technology

Avatar photoBienfait CakweriOctober 23, 2023
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On October 20th, a conference by the Free Tech Institute was held at the Martha Hotel in Bujumbura, to shed light on the importance and perspectives of digitalization in business and how investing ‘seriously’ in digitalization can catapult Burundi’s development In his opening remarks, Belyï Nobel Kubwayo, the Executive Director of Free Tech, host of […]

Iris NewsOctober 5, 2023
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Experience the ultimate convenience of staying informed with the Iris News Whatsapp channel. Get ready to dive into a world of timely news updates, tailored specifically to cater to your interests in Burundi. Why choose Iris News Whatsapp channel? Privacy at its Best: Unlike traditional WhatsApp groups, your number and name remain discreetly hidden, ensuring […]

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Fake news, propaganda and battle for shaping public opinion for a specific agenda is nothing new. With AI, the tactics have become more sophisticated, presenting deeper challenges to unraveling truth from falsehood. With the capabilities to create extremely realistic images among other things, everyone will need to have greater awareness to avoid inadvertently relaying fake […]

Iris NewsApril 13, 2023
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Some GBWhatsApp users have reported issues while using the app of which the official WhatsApp powered by Meta does not support. While some have lost their accounts, others are at risk. This indicates that, despite the app’s popularity, there are several reasons why one should avoid using GBWhatsApp for their messaging needs. GBWhatsApp is a […]

Avatar photoPrince MusoreApril 10, 2023
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As you delve into this article, one industry is ascending to new heights – the gaming market. With the recent COVID-19 outbreak, this industry has seen an unprecedented surge. Despite this global trend, the gaming industry in Burundi has faced significant hurdles and remains hidden in the shadows. Nevertheless, the gaming market worldwide is skyrocketing […]

Avatar photoPrince MusoreMarch 19, 2023
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  OpenAI, a research organization dedicated to creating and ensuring the safe use of artificial intelligence (AI), has recently released GPT-4, its latest and most advanced language model. GPT-4 is a multimodal system that can process text and image inputs and generate text outputs. It can perform various tasks, such as answering complex questions, understanding […]

Avatar photoPrince MusoreMarch 6, 2023
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  Burundi is amongst the African countries set to benefit from Elon Musk’s Starlink technology in 2023. If this actually happens, starlink technology would be a game-changer in Burundi’s Economy as access to reliable internet connections would allow the country to bridge the digital divide, improve economic growth, education, and innovation. Starlink is a satellite […]

Iris NewsFebruary 24, 2023
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  Since the Gitega Province Governor decided to forbid sales of second-handed computers, phones, and accessories, life has not been easy for the vendors of those items. They request authorities to reconsider the decision. They also make a call to authorities to authorities to take into consideration all aspects of an issue before making a […]


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