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Mobile roadshow showcases IoT solutions

Nokia shows latest innovations to help Ghana meet the demand for network capacity, speed, coverage, and utilise Internet of Things (IoT) opportunities.

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TMT Finance Africa partners with IHS Towers
TMT Finance Africa partners with IHS Towers

TMT Finance Africa in Lagos 2016 event announced in partnership with IHS Towers.The event will bring key telecom, media and technology focused international institutions and investors to Lagos.

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#AfricaMonth: GoMyWay on the benefits of ridesharing
#AfricaMonth: GoMyWay on the benefits of ridesharing

We know that efficient public transport remains a bugbear in many Africa countries; but we also know that challenges tend to be the greatest drivers of innovation. Nigerian ridesharing platform GoMyWay is evidence of this.

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IT News Africa revamps video
IT News Africa revamps video

IT News Africa revamps video section for a more streamlined experience.

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Africa's social entrepreneurs mentored

GE and Santa Clara University's Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship have announced a partnership that focuses on training and mentoring social entrepreneurs working on maternal and child health innovations in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Just Imagine
Leapfrogging: Has business become too lazy to innovate?

The concept of 'leapfrogging' - or the idea that by embracing modern systems, poorly developed areas can develop rapidly without the need to go through intermediary steps - has captured imaginations.

By Abbas Jamie 2 days ago

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Environment "cannot be an afterthought" - UNEA-2

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged hundreds of key decision-makers from across the world to prioritise environmental action in support of economic and societal growth, at the opening of the high-level segment of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-2).

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Diagnosis app scoops Africa health prize

An app that allows rural doctors to seek advice remotely from experts, has won Africa's first prize recognising new technology that boosts health on the continent.

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Intra-Africa trade plays a role in GDP
Intra-Africa trade plays a role in GDP

As growth in developed markets such as Europe, China and North Africa continue to stagnate, greater regional integration in Africa, amongst all role players, is needed to capitalise on the continent's growth potential. This is according to Hennie Heymans, CEO of DHL Express Sub-Saharan Africa.

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[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 175: Agency focus with Havas Boondoggle
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 175: Agency focus with Havas Boondoggle

On Thursday, 26 May 2016, Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding (@bizwazza) looked at creative service agency, Havas Boondoggle in the regular agency focus show.

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#AfricaMonth: Tech as a tool for cultural evangelism
#AfricaMonth: Tech as a tool for cultural evangelism

Observing that children in his community displayed a disinterest in their African culture, Adebayo Adegbembo - along with his team at Genii Games - created the Asa brand. Asa (meaning 'culture' in Yoruba) is a growing collection of mobile apps dedicated to promoting and conserving indigenous African cultures in an engaging way, targeting kids in Nigeria and Nigerian diaspora.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 2 days ago

Magna Carta CEO, Vincent Magwenya, celebrates in Berlin last night
Magna Carta wins Africa PR Consultancy of 2016

Reputation Management agency, Magna Carta, won the Africa PR Consultancy of the year category at the SABRE Awards in Berlin, Germany last night.

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Unlocking Africa's digital potential

International Telecommunications Week earlier this month brought together Africa's leading wholesale carriers, mobile network operators, a host of global service providers and content distribution companies at the annual global gathering of telecommunications companies, in Chicago.

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