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Date: 20 Oct 2016
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Code Week aims to train 5m African youth by 2025
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Africa Code Week exceeds targets by training 427,000 students in one week...

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InterCEL + and Cambridge Broadband Networks (CBNL) build breakthrough Wireless Network to boost Broadband in Guinea...

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Future telecoms investment in Nigeria

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24 Nov 2016

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Angola Cables and Etix Everywhere combine their expertise to offer a 'Low Latency Route' between the Americas and Africa...

22 Nov 2016

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Low cost digital payment solution for 33 African markets

Visa partners with Ecobank to bring low cost digital payments to millions of merchants across Africa...

7 Nov 2016

Source: AllAfrica.com
Tanzania has Africa's lowest mobile data cost

Tanzania has the lowest mobile data cost in Africa as it reaps the benefits of the rollout of 4G LTE network by state-owned TTCL and intense competition from numerous operators...

By Henry Lyimo 2 Nov 2016

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The Internet of Things - an ecosystem of smart, connected devices and sensors that talk to each other and take independent, automated action - is here already and will become a part of our everyday lives...

28 Oct 2016

The transformational power of cloud in Africa
The transformational power of cloud in Africa

In March 2016, IBM opened its first Cloud Data Centre in South Africa, providing cloud services to enterprise clients...

By Brett Parker 25 Oct 2016

CoLab. Source: Disrupt Africa
CoLab is northern Nigeria's first tech hub

CoLab has opened in Kaduna, the state capital of Kaduna State in north-western Nigeria, offering working space, mentorship and training to local startups...

By Tom Jackson 25 Oct 2016

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Nigeria: digital switchover in progress

The switchover from analogue to digital is progressing in Nigeria...

13 Oct 2016

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Ghana expands satellite communications

SpeedCast expands Pan-African coverage with the announcement of joint venture in Ghana...

12 Oct 2016

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The importance of mobile threat defence

A rise in mobile malware demonstrates how vulnerable business is as the lines blur between personal and professional use...

By Rick Rogers 11 Oct 2016

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Free digital marketing masterclass at Lagos Startup Week

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

28 Sep 2016

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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

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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
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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

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