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Episode 174: Simple, efficient, agency software with Magnetic.

Date: 19 May 2016
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Transform Africa 2016 to focus on Smart Cities
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13 May 2016

Africa Code Week aims to spread digital literacy
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Africa Code Week 2016, a large digital literacy initiative organised on the African continent, will run from 15-23 October, with thousands of free coding workshops and online training...

12 May 2016

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Fast internet for Africa by 2020
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Virtual tourism in Uganda
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