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Episode 190: Ready to get your team moving with Uber for Business?

Date: 30 Sep 2016
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Free digital marketing masterclass at Lagos Startup Week

Lagos Startup Week to offer free digital marketing masterclass...

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Digital payments could boost modernisation in Africa

UN study findings illustrate how the private and public sector could work together to modernise economies, improve transparency and support financial inclusion and growth...

21 Sep 2016

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Senegalese startup making digital skills training available to all

Senegalese startup Teachers du Net aims to create a new workforce of highly skilled tech professionals across Africa, through its YouTube-based video learning platform...

By Gabriella Mulligan 15 Sep 2016

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Africa tech, media Leaders assess growth strategies

Tech and media leaders meet in Lagos, Nigeria, to assess investment and growth strategies to discuss technology and investment in Africa...

15 Sep 2016

Togo governement signs up farmers
Digital financial inclusion of small-scale farmers in Togo

The Togo government is targeting 3 million Tongolese farmers to bring them into the financial system via mobile payments and subsidies...

15 Sep 2016

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Ericsson, Galaxy Backbone partner to transform public services in Nigeria

Ericsson and Galaxy Backbone, the government ICT shared services provider in Nigeria, have formed a partnership to design and deploy ICT based solutions to Nigeria...

13 Sep 2016

Gemalto sample eID card
Cameroon tackles identity fraud

In a first for Africa, polycarbonate eID cards are being deployed in Cameroon to tackle identity fraud...

13 Sep 2016

IrokoX editing teams
African multi-platform content network launched

Iroko plans to build a pan-African and diaspora influencer network for digital content creation, distribution and monetisation...

12 Sep 2016

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Web4Africa announces West Africa's first mirror project

The Nigerian Mirror Project aims to drastically improve the download and availability of free and opensource software in Nigeria...

7 Sep 2016

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Ericsson, Galaxy Backbone partner to transform public services in Nigeria

A partnership to design and deploy ICT based solutions and services supporting the delivery of efficient public services in the country...

7 Sep 2016

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Nigerian startup selected for Start-Up Chile accelerator

Nigerian e-health solution Curacel Health has been selected to take part in Start-Up Chile's S Factory accelerator, aimed at supporting first-time female entrepreneurs...

By Tom Jackson 6 Sep 2016

Mark Zuckerberg live streamed address
Facebook CEO aims to connect the world

Facebook founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg aims to connect the entire world to the internet to make the world a better place...

By Danette Breitenbach

Eric Thimba and Porgie Gachui, co-founders of Mookh; Wandia Gichuru, CEO, and Makena Mutwiri, Head of Marketing of Vivo Active Wear; Mark Zuckerberg, Ime Archibong, Emeka Afigbo of Facebook; Edna Kwinga, Human Resource Officer, and Marie Amuti, UX designer of Twiga Foods.
Facebook CEO visits Nairobi to see Kenyan innovation in action

Facebook founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg is in Kenya to see how technology innovation is changing the country...

2 Sep 2016

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Reasons for slow internet growth in Africa

Internet Society study points to reasons for slow internet growth in Africa - a lack of local content and services is affecting the number of new online users in Africa...

31 Aug 2016

Samsung aims to digitise classrooms in West Africa. Source: openghana.com
Samsung aims to digitise classrooms in West Africa

Samsung Electronics West Africa has commissioned the Samsung Smart School Project for teachers and students in Calabar...

29 Aug 2016

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The main drivers of investment in Sub Saharan Africa

Converging technologies, expanding connectivity and telecom mergers and acquisitions are predicted to be the main drivers of investment and deal activity in Sub Saharan Africa in 2016...

25 Aug 2016

Exciting future for continent that accesses the power of Internet of Things
Exciting future for continent that accesses the power of Internet of Things

With smartphone usage on the up and IT literacy expanding, bringing Internet of Things (IoT) level connectivity is a natural progression for this tech-hungry continent...

By Brett Parker 16 Aug 2016

Dr Nick Hughes
M-Pesa pioneer for Digital Impact Awards Africa

M-Pesa pioneer; Dr Nick Hughes will deliver the keynote speech at the third Digital Impact Awards Africa, in Kampala, Uganda on 17 August 2016...

2 Aug 2016

Ringleader behind thousands of online scams arrested in Nigeria
Ringleader behind thousands of online scams arrested in Nigeria

The ringleader behind a global network responsible for thousands of online scams, has been arrested in Nigeria...

2 Aug 2016

Connecting moms
Chatbot launched to connect new mothers

A bot for messenger was launched at the International Aids Conference 2016. The bot will provide mothers with a more affordable way to access relevant messages...

20 Jul 2016

Programmatic advertising increases globally
Programmatic advertising increases globally

In 2016, more than 60% of global digital display advertising will be made up of programmatic ads - online display ads placed using a combination of artificial intelligence and real-time bidding...

19 Jul 2016

Taiwo Oyedele, partner PwC; Folarin Ogunsanwo, chairman LIRS; and Ebi Atawodi, general manager, Uber West Africa; during the presentation of Uber Driver-Partner Tax Briefing Note recently in Lagos.
Uber and PwC help close transport-industry tax gap in Nigeria

As Uber becomes more popular, more people want to earn by using the app...

19 Jul 2016

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Deepening financial inclusion in Ghana

Ingenico Group, the global leader in seamless payments, has developed a strong partnership with Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems...

14 Jul 2016

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Satellite broadband for Ghana schools

Dizengoff Ghana selects Gilat to implement a turnkey solution for the delivery of satellite-based broadband to schools and cellular services in rural Ghana...

5 Jul 2016

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Africa at risk from cyber-attacks

Check Point Research shows corporate-targeting malware families continue to grow, while African countries demonstrate volatility in threat rankings...

1 Jul 2016

Disruption through the on-demand economy
Disruption through the on-demand economy

Disruptive technologies, such as Airbnb and Uber, are changing the way business is done through the on-demand economy, which is the immediate real-time provision of goods and services...

1 Jul 2016

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Intra-African broadband terrestrial infrastructure

AU Launches Kenya Internet Exchange Point of Presence in Mombasa: "Keeping intra-regional internet traffic within the region"...

29 Jun 2016

High school girls at GE Africa. Photo credit: GE Africa/All Africa.
Girls get coding with GE in Africa

GE recently welcomed 30 high school girls to its office in Lagos, Nigeria, for the fourth annual 'Girls in Technology Day'...

24 Jun 2016

Tips on how YouTube videos can drive consumers to purchase your product
Tips on how YouTube videos can drive consumers to purchase your product

Today's consumer need to stay informed about your product offering and what the benefits of purchasing those products are. You need to find consumers where they are and progressively this is the digital realm - online...

By Nicola Graves 24 Jun 2016

Get the latest tech trends from the experts @ #DANTT2016
Get the latest tech trends from the experts @ #DANTT2016

Dentsu Aegis Network SSA will be hosting an exclusive Tech Trends Talk in Accra, Ghana, on 15 June, to discuss the game-changers in technology...

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 15 Jun 2016

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