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The Dubai Land Department (DLD) has become the world’s first government agency to adopt blockchain technology for all of its transactions, with the development part of the emirate’s plans to strengthen its position as an international leader in financial technology (fintech) and information.

Egypt’s IT sector is seeing an increase in staffing, amid a surge in hiring by multinationals that are expanding operations in the country.

A requirement compelling Tanzania’s mobile operators to list a 25% stake of their companies on the local bourse should help boost equity trading.

Already a rising player in global innovation rankings, Thailand is looking to further improve its standing by widening broadband access.

Tech businesses are expected to be among the beneficiaries of several new initiatives being rolled out in Kuwait targeting start-ups and e-government expansion.

Government plans to establish Kenya as the “silicon savannah” received a boost with the awarding of a $390m contract to build key infrastructure for Konza Technopolis, a master-planned property development targeting Kenya’s ICT sector.