Post Tagged with: "Africa"

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Africa – Mobile Broadband Market

August 28, 2014 at 07:44

Mobile broadband growth doubling each year, with three-quarters of all connections to be 3G/4G by 2020 The African region is witnessing one of the strongest increases in mobile data use […]

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GSMA Announces First Speakers for Mobile 360 Series-Africa

August 27, 2014 at 09:55

The GSMA today announced the first keynote speakers for the Mobile 360 Series-Africa conference, including executives from organisations such as the Alliance for Affordable Internet, Econet Zimbabwe, Facebook, inVenture, Lumos, […]

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Africa: A Key ICT Investment Destination

August 27, 2014 at 09:00

The recent U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit hosted by President Obama generated up to $37 billion in new investment for Africa in sectors including infrastructure, electricity, public health, and security, and has […]

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Wellcome Trust sets out long-term vision for research excellence in sub-Saharan Africa

August 26, 2014 at 12:25

The Developing Excellence in Leadership, Training and Science (DELTAS) Africa initiative is an open call for universities and research institutes to submit applications for programmes that will equip sub-Saharan African […]

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Experts query stats in Africa’s science output report

August 25, 2014 at 14:43

By Joshua Howgego A report on the research output of Africa produced by the African Observatory of Science, Technology and Innovation includes potentially misleading charts, SciDev.Net can reveal. Certain charts […]

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iPAD Rwanda Forum to Provide Investment Platform for Africa’s Next Best Business Opportunity

August 25, 2014 at 13:17

This is according to Emmanuelle Nicholls, event director of the upcoming iPAD Rwanda Power & Infrastructure Investment Forum. The event is taking place from 3-4 November in Kigali and enjoys […]

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Africa’s Telecoms Market To Hit $65bn By 2018

August 25, 2014 at 12:39

Sub-Saharan Africa’s telecoms market is growing faster than that of any other region. VENTURES AFRICA – Sub-Saharan Africa’s Telecommunication market is set to maintain positive returns as service revenue is […]

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South Africa, Ethiopia, and Kenya lead renewables spurt in Africa

August 22, 2014 at 12:14

Sub-Saharan Africa will see more capacity come online this year in non-hydro renewable energy than in the whole of the 2000-13 period London and New York, 21 August – Sub-Saharan […]

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SAP to Accelerate Innovation and Growth in Africa With Up to US $500 Million Investment

August 22, 2014 at 10:37

Long-Term Commitment to Regional Expansion, Sustainable Growth and Skills Development of Up to 10,000 IT Consultants – Accelerating growth across five regions with hub anchors in South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, […]

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Standard Bank report confirms strong growth in Africa’s rising middle class

August 21, 2014 at 07:19

Standard Bank report confirms strong growth in Africa’s rising middle class – and even faster future growth Africa has experienced substantial growth in its middle class over the past 14 […]

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