UNCTAD adviser, Alibaba's Jack Ma, has launched an African Young Entrepreneurs Fund worth US$10 million. In addition, Ma, planned to roll out a partnership with African universities to teach internet technology, artificial intelligence and e-commerce.
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When it comes to the promise of growth in Africa, progress has become less a question of what can be achieved - and more of a question of what can't we achieve? Our potential as a continent is a living, growing force that is difficult to ignore.
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From artificial intelligence to rising data intelligence and brand safety, the IAB South Africa council heads have alerted the industry to the latest digital marketing trends for this year.
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CAIRO: Egypt's financial regulator has approved the sale of the Egyptian telecom giant Mobinil to France Telecom's Orange, the official MENA agency has said.
14 Dec 2009
Reports have revealed that Egypt's overall economy expanded by 4.7% in the fiscal year through June, driven by the expansion of its ICT sector which grew by 14.6%.
31 Aug 2009
In Egypt, efforts to widen access to scientific material have been boosted by the launch of a US$60,000 digital library. The library, launched in June, boasts locally-produced research, and provides the Egyptian community with discounted journals by leading US scientific societies.
17 Jun 2009
Marico India will officially inaugurate Wednesday its third plant in Egypt's Sadat City that will bring Parachute, the company's largest selling hair care brand worth LE 700 million, to the Arab world's most populous market.
4 Nov 2008
As more phones come with built-in GPS capabilities, importing smartphones into Egypt is proving increasingly difficult - thanks to local laws which restrict the use of GPS without a license.
13 Oct 2008
Despite oil wealth, many Egyptians live in poverty. Now religious body issues edict.
17 Jun 2008
Alcatel-Lucent is organising a customised workshop for media professionals in Egypt in order to enhance their understanding of the "how and why" of voice and data communications systems, networks and terminology and the impact of these technologies on business decisions and opportunities.
11 Jun 2008