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Building resiliency in times of uncertainty

By George Ferreira Business resilience remains one of the most important and relevant ways for organisations to bypass legacy challenges and to explore new opportunities • The recent months have likely been the biggest challenge…

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Children spending too much time on the phone…

It turns out, not all the parents keep up with current trends online and have enough knowledge about content that their children prefer • 55% of Nigerian parents have conflicts with their children because they…

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Phone app to scan and pay for your…

Swedish IT company Datema AB has developed an app that enables consumers to scan their items and pay all through their smartphone. The app named EasyShop, is a next generation mobile self-scanning solution that is…

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Connecting African start-ups with Business Angels

Team RM is launching a major entrepreneurial program entitled African Program for Investment in Entrepreneurship (Team RM- PAIE) • The think & do tank Team RM (www.TeamRM.org), keeps its word! As announced at the end…

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Satellite TV gains popularity in Ghana and Nigeria

Study shows Satellite TV reception increases by 23% in Nigeria and 19% in Ghana in 2019 since the last study, conducted two years ago; SES currently reaches 35 million TV households across the African Continent.…

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Africa Medical Supplies Platform (AMSP) is the unified…

The Africa Medical Supplies Platform (AMSP) adopted as a single online marketplace to enable the supply of COVID-19-related critical medical equipment in Africa was developed under the leadership of African Union Special Envoy, Strive Masiyiwa and…

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New intelligent SD-WAN service in South Sudan

RCS Communication, an ICT company in South Sudan, has adopted a Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) built upon SES Networks' SD-WAN service that will enable RCS to deliver an improved user experience while optimising resiliency…

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Investment in a wind energy project in Jordania

Investment is in line with APICORP's strategic drive to support energy diversification and access to sustainable power in MENA region; Investment marks APICORP's first investment in Jordan and first direct equity investment in a wind…

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2020 ‘Venture Showcase Series A’

VC4A is calling for disruptive African scale-ups looking to raise between $500K and $10M. In proud collaboration with technical partner AWS Activate, VC4A will be hosting the exclusive 'Venture Showcase - Series A' in October…

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Connections for Start-ups in Francophone Africa

Suguba —in partnership Mercy Corps and the French Development Agency (AFD) and Mercy Corps— is organizing their second 6-month investment readiness program in West Africa to support the 8 most promising startups in the digital…