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    Love watching animation? Try making it with South Africa’s TriggerFish

    Africa’s leading animation studio, Triggerfish, is introducing aspiring African animators to the principles of animation and the tools they need to make their first short films. Ever wondered how Dragon Ball Z or the latest Pixar movie was animated? Africa’s leading animation studio, Triggerfish, is introducing aspiring African animators to the...
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    Payments, e-Commerce & FinTech on High Agenda at Seamless West Africa 2018

    Seamless West Africa 2018 promises to bring together the greatest international innovators from the payments, fintech & e-commerce industries for 2 days of keynote presentations and roundtable discussions. The payments, banking, and financial sectors are currently at the height of change, defined by innovation and development in technology and regulation. As...
  • Africa4Future

    Airbus Bizlab To Foster New Aerospace Business Models with African Startups.

    Airbus BizLab launches a call for African startups to rethink how their technology could interact with Aerospace. Airbus announced the launch of its second edition of #Africa4Future, a joint accelerator program between Airbus’ global aerospace accelerator BizLab and Make-IT in Africa, a programme by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale...
  • Amazon To Build New Data Centers In Cape Town, South Africa

    Amazon plans to build new data centers in Cape Town, South Africa to speed up cloud services and reducing costs for Amazon’s local corporate clients. U.S. e-commerce giant Amazon has announced plans to construct new data centers in South Africa, establishing the company’s first infrastructure region in Africa. The data...
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    Google To Open An Artificial Intelligence Research Centre in Ghana

    Google made an announcement that it will open an Artificial Intelligence research centre in Accra, Ghana, which will be the first in Africa. Google announced its plans to create an Artificial Intelligence (AI) research centre in Accra, Ghana and it will be the first in Africa. The tech giant...
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    ITU Reveals Annual Measuring the Information Society 2017 Report

    ITU reveals the latest global ICT Development Index country ranking with the release of Measuring the Information Society 2017 Report The 9th edition of ITU’s flagship annual Measuring the Information Society Report has been released today. The Measuring the Information Society Report is widely recognized as the repository of the...
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    Blockchain Powered Land Registry in Ghana with BenBen

    A Ghanaian blockchain startup; BenBen is building a land registry in Ghana to help lock in property rights for citizens and would-be realtors. Background BenBen’s founders, Daniel Bloch and Emmanuel Noah were early true believers in Bitcoin and blockchain technology. Both worked at Bitbox, the second Bitcoin exchange in...
  • The Best TED Images of 2012

    Re-blogged from TED Blog:   2012 has been big for TED — it’s the year we reached a billion video views and upped the TED Prize to one million dollars. And since a picture is worth a thousand words, here is a glimpse of the year in photos, taken at TED...
  • Day 1: Maker Faire Africa Lagos – Makers Spotlight

    Maker Faire Africa – a celebration of African innovation, designs, invention and ingenuity started on a very cool note. Most makers and exhibitors at this year’s event arrived early on time to start setting up their inventions and designs for the day. Designs/Inventions ranged from out-stretched “tuk-tuk” Limo bicycles,...