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Discussing future of mobile money platforms in Africa

Stakeholders from 8 African countries have deliberated on policies and frameworks to drive innovation, technology and sustainable mobile payment ecosystem Key representatives from over 8 countries in Africa gathered  at a workshop organized by Vodacom…

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41 startups from across Africa are heading to…

This year the event has seen more participation from the African continent than ever before Starting next Monday, the world's largest technology conference according to the Financial Times, will begin in Lisbon. This year the…

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Paris Peace Forum 2019

The Paris Peace Forum is back for a second edition, which will be held from 11 to 13 November 2019, at the Grande Halle in La Villette. This year again, the event will bring together a…

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i5 Innovation Hub to develop and protect African…

By Fraser Mitchell With the i5 Innovation Hub, Africa University seeks to develop and protect African Intellectual Property • Estimates of the damage done to the African economy through lack of Intellectual Property (IP) protection…

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Massey Ferguson lends support to South Africa’s emerging…

Massey Ferguson offers high performance products & solutions, including mechanization planning across all farming segments in Africa For three consecutive years emerging farmers throughout South Africa have gathered as members of the African Farmers' Association…

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New digital entertainment offer at AfricaCom 2019

Telecoming will attend AfricaCom 2019 to present the new digital entertainment offer • Telecoming will look for partners to enhance its presence across the African market in which it operates since 2015 Telecoming will also…

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Growing mobile financial services

Airtel Africa announces partnership with Ecobank Group to allow Airtel Money customers to improve their access to mobile financial services • The partnership will also allow Ecobank corporate account holders to make bulk disbursements, such…

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Fellowship for Young African Agribusiness Innovators

The World Food Prize Foundation and the newly launched World Hunger Fighters Foundation are partnering to provide year-long fellowships for young African food innovators and entrepreneurs The World Hunger Fighters Foundation will award annual Borlaug-Adesina…

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Thales to support Ghana’s Financial Inclusion Drive

Thales, in partnership with Paycode, supports Ghana in this drive via a single card with two applications (EMV & Biometric) • Ghana continues to roll out initiatives that provide Ghanaians with secure and convenient digital…

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African Energy Sector to send strong message on…

The continent’s energy industry will be gathering at ADIPEC (Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference) in Abu Dhabi on November 11-14, 2019 to set the industry agenda for 2020 After a year of remarkable…

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Advertising Week Africa announces shift to 2020

Advertising Week —the world’s largest annual gathering of advertising, creative, entertainment, marketing, media and technology industry leaders— has  shifted its maiden Africa edition to 2020. Advertising Week Africa will now take place in the first…

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Support of business startups in new “Vodacom Digital…

“Vodacom Digital Accelerator”, launched by telecommunication company Vodacom Tanzania Plc and Smart Lab, is a program that intends to help early-stage and growth-stage technology startups become profitable and revenue generating businesses. The new program which…

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Fighting fraud from the top

By Ayanda Kotobe, Finance Director at RS Components Why do we stop at traffic lights? It’s not because we are naturally attuned to seeing red as the order to stop. If that were the case,…