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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.
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Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 3/28/2017
Johannesburg is one of the cities in line to host an OpenLab, a collaborative research and development (R&D) center funded and built by Huawei Technologies that is designed to foster partnerships and cooperation amongst communications technology developers.
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Connecting Africa Staff, 3/22/2017
African tech startups raised funding in excess of US$129 million in 2016, with the number of startups securing funding up by 16.8% year-on-year, according to data from the recently released African Tech Startups Funding Report 2016.
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Amy Turner, Digital Content Marketer, KNect365, 3/14/2017
"As big as our problems are, so too is our capacity to solve them." This was the major consensus among the most prominent members of both the private and public sphere who are currently providing the steer in Sub-Saharan connectivity and energy development.
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Tim Skinner, Editor, Connecting Africa, 2/21/2017
Orange is among the lengthy list of investors that poured $11 million of funding into digitization and mobility startup Famoco.
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Amy Turner, Digital Content Marketer, KNect365, 2/15/2017
"Telcos don't deal well with unpredictability -- the telco mindset is highly structured and process driven."
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Tim Skinner, Editor, Connecting Africa, 2/8/2017
A new report from Connecting Africa has shone a spotlight on six of the region's brightest startup organizations.
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