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Cutting-edge technology can drive Africa towards a food-secure future

Amrote Abdella, Regional Director Microsoft 4Afrika, believes cutting-edge technology such as data-driven agriculture can solve the challenge of food security in Africa. Find out more on why she believes this through partner activities and programs across Africa. One of most the prominent challenges facing Africa is providing food security for

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Uber to host Tech For Safety Summit 2020 on safety, technology, innovation in Africa

Uber is announcing the second edition of its Tech For Safety Summit for Sub-Saharan Africa. Scheduled to be held virtually on the 22 October 2020. The event will foster conversations around safety challenges and how technology can be used to build safer communities. Like last years' Uber says the

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Liquid Intelligent Technologies appoints new CEO of South Africa operations

Microsoft cloud partner Liquid Telecom announces Deon Geyser as new CEO of its Liquid Intelligent Technologies operations in South Africa. The Eastern, Southern and Central Africa communications solutions provider notes the appointment is effective from 1st January 2021. Deon Geyser will be responsible for overseeing the strategic repositioning of the company as Liquid

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Nokwary Technologies, Ghana, wins 2020 Ecobank Fintech Challenge

Nokwary Technologies are winners of the 2020 Ecobank Fintech Challenge hosted by the Ecobank Group. The finals of the Ecobank Fintech Challenge took place virtually and streamed live from Accra, Ghana. Nokwary Technologies, edged out the rest of the finalists to emerge winner of the competition. The first and second runner

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Does seed stage investing matter for Africa’s startup and innovation community?

Startup entrepreneurs are working to harness Africa’s potential. Together they represent a critical pipeline of innovation that is driving high growth high impact solutions on the continent. A critical juncture for any startup comes at the seed stage, a financing segment that has experienced significant changes these past months. In

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Surface Duo, Microsoft Android dual-screen mobile device available

Today, Microsoft announces its Android Surface Duo mobile device is available for preorder. The device starts at $1399 and will be available in-store and online from September 10. Here is a first look at the device. https://youtu.be/CqRKOY4Cgvw Device specifications The mobile device weighs 250 grams and has two 5.6" PixelSense fusion

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