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    5,000 South African Programmers To Be Trained Between 2018 – 2022

    The US Bureau of Labour Statistics forecasts that employment of software developers/programmers is projected to grow 24% from 2016 to 2026. Software developers or computer programmers are in high demand in a range of industries, including computer systems design, electronic product manufacturing, and finance. It is estimated that in...
  • KonnectAfrica

    Konnect Africa Brings SmartWiFi to Rural African Communities

    The Eutelsat-owned satellite broadband service provider, Konnect Africa has unveiled a new hotspot service, SmartWIFI to bring digital opportunities to Africans. Konnect Africa, the Eutelsat-owned satellite broadband service provider, has unveiled SmartWIFI, a new hotspot service, as part of its ongoing commitment to bring digital opportunities to Africans. This new...
  • Waze Traffic App

    New Waze App Feature Lets You Use Your Voice to Get Directions

    100% free turn-by-turn GPS navigation Waze App announces three new features requested by its users for their iOS and Android devices. Waze – the 100% free turn-by-turn GPS navigation application that provides real-time traffic updates, plus all kinds of cool social and geo-gaming elements that actually make commuting fun has...
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    Taxify Launches in Port Elizabeth, its fourth city in South Africa.

    Uber competitor, Taxify has launched in Port Elizabeth, its fourth city in South Africa and plans to only take 15% commission from its drivers. Taxify launches in South African city of Port Elizabeth and riders can download the app and order their first Taxify ride from 12:00 PM on...
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    User Data Requests By African Gov’t From Tech Companies On The Rise

    African governments have increased user data requests from global technology companies – Facebook, Google, and Twitter. The Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) has conducted a research that has revealed increased requests for user data from global tech companies by African Governments. CIPESA analyzed...
  • iflix Africa

    Asia’s (SVoD) Service, iFlix Extends Global Footprint to sub-Saharan Africa

    iflix is coming to Africa, with plans to roll out services in the second and third quarters of this year in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe. Asia-based leading Subscription Video on Demand (SVoD) service iflix is to begin operations in sub-Saharan Africa. It is opening facilities in South...
  • Vusi Thembekwayo

    Vusi Thembekwayo Launches Entrepreneurship Mentorship Programme

    South African Venture Capitalist Vusi Thembekwayo has launched a mentorship programme, #Top40, under his MyGrowthFund (MGF) Company. South African Venture Capitalist, Vusi Thembekwayo has launched a mentorship programme, #Top40 under MyGrowthFund (MGF) a company he launched recently to find and nurture high-growth black entrepreneurs through funding, incubation and enterprise development platforms....
  • Google LaunchPad Accelerator

    Six African Startups Accepted For The 4th Class of Google’s Launchpad Accelerator.

    Google Launchpad Accelerator Announces Six African Startup For It’s Fourth Class Four Nigerian startups and one each from Kenya and South Africa will join 27 other startups at the 4th class of Google’s Launchpad Accelerator. The announcement was made yesterday by Google on the Google Developers Blog. It’s the first time Google has...
  • 20 African Startups Shortlisted for Ecobank Fintech Challenge 2017

    Ecobank Announces 20 Finalists For Their Fintech Challenge 2017 For African Technology Startups Launched in January 2017 Ecobank – the leading independent pan-African banking group, has announced the finalists in the ‘Ecobank Fintech Challenge,’ a competition for African technology start-ups launched in January 2017. The list includes 20 innovators...