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posted in June 2024
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Three healthtech trends to watch in 2024
  • Matshepo Sehloho
Connecting Africa has compiled a list of three healthtech trends that are providing innovative solutions to the problems faced by the African healthcare system.
Ooredoo, Nvidia to develop AI platform in MENA
  • Matshepo Sehloho
Telecom operator Ooredoo Group has signed a deal to become an Nvidia Cloud Partner (NCP) to enable the development of artificial intelligence (AI) in the MENA region.
Africa Data Centres to expand with $112M funding from RMB
  • Paula Gilbert
Cassava Technologies-owned Africa Data Centres plans to expand its data center capacity to meet the growing demand for cloud computing services in South Africa, using a R2 billion (US$112 million) financing solution arranged by Rand Merchant Bank (RMB).
Registration opens for Africa Tech Festival 2024
  • Industry Announcements
Registration has opened for the 2024 edition of Africa Tech Festival, the continent's leading platform for technology innovators, specialists and thought leaders.
Connecting Africa Podcast: S3 Ep. 3 Unleashing the power of data
  • Paula Gilbert
In this Connecting Africa Podcast episode, we speak to Reza du Plooy, director and co-owner of data analytics consultancy Datalab, about the role data analytics plays in the success of African businesses and the unique challenges the continent faces.
AfDB, Intel to train millions in AI skills
  • Matshepo Sehloho
The African Development Bank (AfDB) and tech firm Intel have partnered to equip 3 million Africans and 30,000 government officials with advanced artificial intelligence (AI) skills.
The state of digital transformation in African banks
  • Paula Gilbert
The 2024 African Banking Digital Transformation Report has found that 60% of African banks have now digitally transformed most of their operations, while 76% of banks in Africa rank digital transformation as either their top priority or among the top three.

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Vodacom Tanzania unveils Digital Accelerator Program winners

Mobile operator Vodacom Tanzania has announced the season three winners of its Digital Accelerator Program.


AI's potential in African agriculture, energy and climate action GSMA

A new GSMA report examines the huge potential for artificial intelligence to support Africa's socio-economic growth in areas including agriculture, energy and climate action.

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Leadership Lessons: Networking towards career advancement

By Nollie Maoto

Nollie Maoto, First Rand Group's compliance chief data and analytics officer and Africa Tech Festival Leadership Council member, reflects on the importance of networking for career growth especially for African women in data analytics.


Leadership Lessons: The importance of mentorship for career growth

By Nollie Maoto

Nollie Maoto, First Rand Group's compliance chief data and analytics officer and Africa Tech Festival Leadership Council member, reflects on the importance of mentorship for career growth for African women in data analytics.

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Uber's Marjorie Saint-Lot on inclusion and sustainability in Africa

Uber's Country Manager for Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire, Marjorie Saint-Lot, shares how the ride-hailing company is approaching public-private partnerships, environmentally friendly initiatives and gender inclusion in Africa.


The 100 most influential African leaders in 2023

A new report from Africa Tech Festival and Connecting Africa puts a spotlight on the top 100 African leaders in the telecoms and technology sector in 2023.


Deep dive into East Africa's tech startup ecosystem

New survey reveals a lack of access to investors, reliance on international VCs and global recession trends as the biggest barriers for East African tech startups to access funds.

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