Articles by: Marc Mcilhone

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TelecomX Chooses ownCloud to “Connect Africa”

October 10, 2014 at 14:30

Signs unlimited service provider license to help African broadband users sync files across devices and share files with friends, family and associates ownCloud, Inc., the company behind the world’s most […]

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SA: Programme to boost township entrepreneurs

October 10, 2014 at 12:07

By  Nthambeleni Gabara - SAnews.gov.za Johannesburg – The City of Ekurhuleni says it wants to transform historically disadvantaged townships into viable commercial business areas through its ambitious Township Economy Programme. In […]

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$11 Million Gift Sponsors African Students Fellowship

October 10, 2014 at 09:00

Norwegian business magnate Christen Sveaas has donated $11 million to the Kennedy School of Government to found the Kistefos African Public Service Graduate Fellowship Fund. The gift will cover tuition, […]

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Oracle launches capacity-building programme to close IT skills gap in Africa

October 9, 2014 at 16:20

Oracle Corporation today announced an initiative designed to enrich and increase the skills capacity of IT practitioners in Africa. The four-pronged program was devised as a response to the rapid […]

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LTE Africa Creates Connected Communities

October 9, 2014 at 14:45

As LTE subscriptions in Africa continue to grow, and with 50% of the population expected to be covered by LTE networks by 2018 [1], LTE stands to change the region’s […]

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Kagame Encourages African Youths To Become Entrepreneurs

October 9, 2014 at 13:30

President Paul Kagame has challenged African youths to become innovators and embrace an entrepreneurial mindset to drive economic growth. President Paul Kagame has challenged African youths to become innovators and […]

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Israeli App Technology in Fight Against Ebola Virus

October 9, 2014 at 11:46

Health workers in Western Africa trying to contain the Ebola outbreak continue to voice the need for better communication with the local communities. So, West-African based tech company Code Innovation, […]

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University of Johannesburg solar car wins innovation award

October 9, 2014 at 09:00

The University of Johannesburg has received the award for technology and innovation at the 2014 Sasol Solar Challenge. The University of Johannesburg announced in a press release on Tuesday, 7 […]

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Washington DC Entrepeneur Launches Kickstarter for Education

October 8, 2014 at 18:32

Donors Can Create a Signature Fashion Line While Funding Education One Social Entrepreneur and college student is hoping to change the world. After losing his beloved Grandmother in West Africa […]

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IT-Intensive Future Steers Middle East and Africa’s Manufacturing Sector Along the Growth Curve

October 8, 2014 at 18:21

IT spending by manufacturers in the three core manufacturing countries of the Middle East and Africa (MEA) – Turkey, Saudi Arabia, and South Africa – is set to grow almost […]

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