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The Ghana-China Friendship Association come together to celebrate new ICT laboratory at Nyankpala, Ghana

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China have had an incredible influence on Africa’s ICT sector and have donated endless amounts of equipment, training and loans to help assist Africa in their digital and economic development transforming them into a knowledge economy. The Ghana-China Friendship Association (GHACHIFA), aided by the Chinese government have been working together to ensure the children and teens of Ghana have the …

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Be part of the global experience: #UberIceCream


LAGOS, Nigeria- Have your taste buds been craving something sweet lately? Then you are in for a treat. Uber ( the innovative App that connects riders with drivers brings you UberIceCream on Friday 15 July 2016. Uber riders in Nigeria will be part of a global campaign were riders in 69 countries and 400 cities will be able to request …

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TshWi-Fi scores international award


By– Pretoria – The City of Tshwane has received international recognition at the World Wi-Fi Day Awards for Most Innovative City or Government Program to bridge the Digital Divide. The award was bestowed during a ceremony in England at the Wireless Global Congress, currently being held in Liverpool. The awards celebrate the success stories across the world that are …

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Cofimvaba gets ICT savvy


By – Pretoria – Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor on Saturday kicked off the construction phase of a R30 million science centre facility at a sod-turning event in Cofimvaba in the Eastern Cape. The event was part of an imbizo to raise awareness about the importance of science and technology in society. Cutting-edge design technology has been incorporated …

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Innovation Africa 2016: Industry & Government Eagerly Anticipate Africa’s Leading Education & ICT Summit

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Industry and government are looking forward with anticipation to Innovation Africa 2016, which will see the gathering of ministers and government officials at Africa’s leading annual education and ICT forum taking place from 20th to 22nd September 2016 at the Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya. More than 30 African countries will be represented at the summit, allowing industry leaders and investors …

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IT forum hailed as a great success

Communications Minister Faith Muthambi

By – Pretoria – Communications Minister Faith Muthambi has hailed the two-day VIII International IT Forum — which was held in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia — as a success for the country’s growing multilateral relations. Minister Muthambi, who represented the country at the IT forum, said as new participants, the forum allowed South Africa to expand the horizons of cooperation in …

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MTN half-marathon raises funds for ICT in education


MTN’s third edition of the annual MTN 21km half-marathon has been growing steadily since inception, and this year the race has boasted just over 6 100 participants. In thanking participants, Mteto Nyati, CEO of MTN South Africa, expressed he is humbled that members of the public, media and the Gauteng community made the time to pledge support to this worthy …

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AUC Confirms the Second Batch of participants for China’s “Seed for the Future” programme


Today the African Union Commission (AUC), in collaboration with the Chinese government and the Huawei global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, confirmed the second batch of ten AUC participants for training under the “Seed for a bright future program”. The Huawei global ICT solutions provider has a standing memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the AU, and one of …

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Investing in infrastructure, ICT in Africa

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa

By– Pretoria – Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has told potential investors at the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa that positive returns on investment are almost guaranteed in the infrastructure and ICT sectors in South Africa and Africa. Deputy President Ramaphosa was speaking, on Thursday, at the World Economic Forum on Africa (WEF Africa) 2016 in Kigali, Rwanda. Deputy …

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Africa is the most developing market for online gaming


Africa is the most developing market for online gaming today. The savvy game developers of today need to be able to find a way to really reach the emerging audiences from the continent of Africa, since they’re going to have a huge advantage in the overall gaming marketplace if they are able to do so. Obviously it is important to …

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