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The Staff, 7/17/2017
AfricaCom, the continent's largest and most influential technology, media and telecoms conference and exhibition, is adding a Technology Arena to help celebrate the 20th anniversary of the event, which this year takes place in Cape Town on November 7-9.
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Iain Morris, News Editor, 6/23/2017
A new open source basestation has emerged from Facebook's Telecom Infra Project (TIP) and could help to lower the cost of building wireless networks in smaller African communities that are still off the cellular map.
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Amy Turner, Digital Content Marketer, KNect365, 6/21/2017
With less than a month until West Africa Com opens its doors in Dakar, we're reaching out to some of the event's most prominent speakers and partners to gain their insights and opinions.
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 6/19/2017
International communications services giant Orange has created a dedicated euro 50 million (US$56 million) fund for startups focused on dealing with "Africa's fundamental challenges."
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 5/4/2017
As part of a broader commitment to industrial development in Africa, German industrial giant Siemens AG has signed up to join the Make IT Alliance that promotes startups and technology companies across the continent.
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Amy Turner, Digital Content Marketer, KNect365, 4/25/2017
Since 2000, there has been a dramatic 60% drop in malaria deaths worldwide, yet mosquitos still remain the most dangerous animal in the world, responsible for around 400,000 deaths annually. To mark World Malaria Day, we take a look at some of the major strides m-health and technology have made in Africa in ending malaria for good.
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The Staff, 4/19/2017
Technology SMEs (small- and medium-sized enterprises) have been thriving in East Africa in recent years, with ecosystems such as the Silicon Savannah forecast to be worth more than $1 billion in the next three years.
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Amy Turner, Digital Content Marketer, KNect365, 4/11/2017
The role of entrepreneurs and grassroots innovation in building sustainable African economies has been dominating discussions within the technology and telecoms spheres in recent months. This was no more apparent than in the LeadersIn Africa keynote addresses and panel discussions at AfricaCom 2016.
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Amy Turner, Digital Content Marketer, KNect365, 4/3/2017
"How much can you live up to your potential? And how can technology be used to capacitate that?" These were just some of the questions posed to the AfricaCom audience by Deshun Deysel, businesswoman, mountaineer and keynote speaker at AfricaCom 2016.
Posted by lenna |  In reply to: Blue Label to Buy 3G Mobile for 1.9B Rand
1.9 billion ?   Wow...

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