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Leadership Lessons: Networking towards career advancement

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.

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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.

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Competition expected in South Africa's growing MVNO market

A battle in South Africa's mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) market is heating up as more local mobile network operators (MNOs) plan partnerships with MVNOs, challenging a market that has for many years been dominated by Cell C-enabled MVNOs.

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NuRAN, MTN Benin sign 200-site NaaS agreement

Canadian telecoms infrastructure provider NuRAN Wireless and telecom operator MTN Benin have signed a 200-site Network-as-a-Service (NaaS) agreement.

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WiDEF offers enterprises support to close digital gender divide

The Women in the Digital Economy Fund (WiDEF) is offering private sector enterprises technical assistance worth up to US$150,000 to help close the digital gender divide.

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Orange Burkina Faso, Vox Solutions ink A2P SMS & voice gateway deal

Pan-African operator Orange's Burkinabé unit has chosen Vox Solutions as the international application-to-person (A2P) voice and SMS gateway for traffic into its network.

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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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Liquid C2 expands Cloudmania into Egypt

Liquid C2, the cloud computing arm of Liquid Intelligent Technologies, has expanded its cloud distribution business, Cloudmania, into Egypt.

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KaiOS targets merchant market for growth, digital inclusion

KaiOS Technologies, the creator of a mobile operating system for smart feature phones, is piloting affordable merchant payment terminals - which look like feature phones - in Africa to help underserved merchants and transport providers accept digital payments solutions.

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Telecom Egypt partners with Nokia to deploy 5G

Telecom Egypt and Nokia have partnered to bring fifth-generation (5G) technology to Egypt.

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Ilara Health aims to improve quality of care in Kenya

Kenyan healthtech startup Ilara Health aspires to improve the quality of care in the country's clinics by providing equipment financing and digitizing facilities with its software.

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Leadership Lessons: The importance of mentorship for career growth

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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Vodacom Tanzania unveils Digital Accelerator Program winners

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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