[VIDEO] World Leaders React to Mandela's DeathFollowing his death, leaders across the world shared their thoughts on the life and legacy of former South African president Nelson Mandela.
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10 Highly Sought-After Technology Skills in 2014As companies and employees prepare for the new year, here are 10 tech skills sure to be in high demand in 2014.
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Source: IT News Africa
Microsoft Hires First-Ever African Female Country ManagerAs the company's first African female country manager, Otema Yirenkyi will lead the team based in Ghana.
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Source: IT Web Africa
Access To Mobile Technology in Africa Spurring Social EntrepreneurshipMobile tech is transforming the lives of Africans, and in some countries, young people are being inspired to innovate. Learn more about the impact of mobile technology and the rise of social entrepreneurship on the continent. Read More »
Source: The Guardian
Africa’s Renewable Energy PotentialWhy hydropower, wind energy, biofuels and solar energy are just some of the ways countries will be powering Africa in the near future. Read More »
African Mobile Penetration Hits 80% (And is Growing Faster Than Anywhere Else)A new report recently released shows mobile penetration on the continent continues to rise. The rate is growing at 4.2 percent annually. Read More »
Source: Venture Beat
Hollande To Double French Exports to Africa in Five YearsFrance continues to increase their interest and investment in Africa. President Francois Hollande said the country will double trade with continent, calling the rising economic stats of Africa an 'opportunity for France.' Read More »
Source: Mail & Guardian
Uganda: Top 3 Investment OpportunitiesEast Africa is fast becoming an investment hotspot for those interested in doing business in Africa. Here are three developing sectors worth investing in. Read More »
Rise of Africa’s Makers: Q&A with HacKidemia Founder Stefania DrugaShe's an ex-Google engineer turned start-up founder. Learn how Druga launched HacKidemia and the platform helping to fund the projects. Read More »
Source: Venture Burn
Gabon Sells $1.5 Billion of Eurobonds in Debt ExchangeGabon issued $1.5 billion of dollar bonds to fund infrastructure projects. The move--being called 'the first of its kind--was part of an exchange and buyback of existing debt. Read More »