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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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What is it like being a Microsoft software engineer in Africa? Find out amazing experiences, products they are building

Join Microsoft Africa Development Center software engineer and program managers as they share their journey and experiences. Also, get to know the Microsoft product and services they are and have been working on. Finally, find out what it will take for you to join them in this virtual meetup. There

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Huawei brings seamless, contactless payments to 20 African countries in new partnership with Mondia Pay

Chinese technology company Huawei is partnering with digital payment company Mondi Pay to bring seamless, contactless payments to customers in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region. The partnership will give Huawei customers a simple, fast and secure way to pay for online services using their mobile phone without a

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U.S. State Department announces the U.S. – Africa Tech Challenge

The Global Engagement Center division of the United States Department of State is announcing the inaugural U.S. Africa Tech Challenge. The U.S. - Africa Tech Challenge will seek to identify African technologies that address the issues of state and non-state disinformation and propaganda. Dr. David Bray inaugural Director of the

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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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African Library Project, Microsoft present Hack for Africa Challenge

African Library Project in partnership with Microsoft presents the Hack for Africa Challenge. A hackathon event aimed at discovering solutions that address some of Africa's pressing needs in literacy, health, and any other sector. The hackathon event invites makers, innovators, educators, policy experts, and students from across the globe to participate.

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Microsoft Africa Development Center software engineers celebrate one year of working for the company

July 2020 signalled a milestone for Microsoft in Africa and most importantly local software engineers working with the company. Microsoft celebrated one year of hiring African software engineers to work in its Africa based global development center. https://twitter.com/donasarkar/status/1154687816821039106?s=20 Some of these software engineers took to social media to share the one-year anniversary

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This is why an eager world can’t do business with African markets

The world is eager to do business with Africa but finds it difficult to access African markets because of poor infrastructure. Tonny Tugee, MD at SEACOM East Africa, discusses some of the factors impacting the development of infrastructure in Africa. African Markets Without a doubt, Africa is one of the world’s fastest-growing

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Cloud computing can help SMEs beat global supply disruption – Microsoft

Soromfe Uzomah, Head of Strategic Partnerships at Microsoft 4Afrika, shares on how SMEs can leverage cloud computing during the Covid-19 pandemic. Global Pandemic The global impact occasioned by the Covid-19 pandemic not only on public health but on business, cannot be underestimated. Policymakers and stakeholders must thus consider the impact such global

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