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China becoming the world’s major source of innovation


The Chinese economy is quickly transforming from a low-cost manufacturing economy to a higher value innovation led economy. Metrics on China’s innovation show the increase of this figure of merit is outstanding, from 0.5 % in 1995 to 2% in 2014. The objective is to reach 2.5% in 2020, thus overtaking the average investments of the European Union. Given the …

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More Success for Rwanda-China Investments as ICT is labelled a key focus


Rwandan and Chinese ambassadors have been strongly advising Chinese firms to set up business in Rwanda and take full advantage of the great security and new rising opportunities in the country. Charles Kayonga, Rwanda’s ambassador to China further explained the immense opportunities in various sectors Rwanda has to offer for Chinese business such as; ICT, manufacturing, hospitality, logistics, telecom sectors …

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‘Smart Parent’ Launched in Rwanda

Lycee Notre Dame de
Citeau where Smart Parent is being use effective this week.

In the picture , the school Vice Headmaster in charge of study, Edouard
Uhagaze, is experiencing himself the software from a Made In Rwanda laptop
that we provided in each classrooms.

Local IT company, Smart Initiative release groundbreaking new Information and Communication Technology (ICT) initiative titled ‘Smart Parent’ in Rwanda that will allow all parents and teachers to have inside knowledge into their children and student’s behavior and whereabouts during school hours. The initiative means that parents will be receiving daily SMS reports on their student’s academic achievements and status. Olivier …

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370 Kenyan Schools set to be provided with Tablets per month


Kenya’s pupils are set to benefit from life changing agreement between China and Kenya. Moi Univeristy has paired up with JP SA Couto while JKUAT has paired with Postivo to source the whopping Sh19 billion-worth laptops. Joe Mucheru ICT CS has stated that the very first distribution is set to arrive this Friday from China. The announcement comes after Mucheru …

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Ethiopia Ministry of Education and Inspur Group sign $20-million-dollar ICT contract

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In today’s society to be a knowledge economy is the goal for most countries, and as Ethiopia has realized one of the ways to achieve this is through the use of market leading Information and Communication Technology ICT. Due to the undoubtable necessity for natives of the country to be knowledgeable with the ICT sector the Ministry of Education and …

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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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