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ICT Has The Potential To Become A Solution To The Problem Of Unemployment In Africa

By Praba Moonsamy – Managing Director at Ikhaya Automation Systems The socio-economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic is especially hard-hitting for younger generations in Africa. The youth are faced with multiple challenges including disruptions to education, training and on-the-job learning. They are further impacted by employment and income losses due to lay-offs and reduced working …

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We Need Regulators With Specialist Skills To Deal With Growing Competition In ICT Sector

By Simon Swanepoel Covid-19 has accelerated our transition to a digital economy and disrupted growth in bricks-and-mortar industries. The acceleration of adoption of a digital economy across the globe is creating opportunities for new business models and new players because of increased demand. But it’s also increasing dominance amongst bigger players who stifle healthy competition …

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Sap Africa Code Week

All-Virtual SAP Africa Code Week Kicks Off With Youth Competition And First-Ever Mobile App

Sixth edition of digital skills initiative to scale learning impact to all 54 African countries New mobile app and coding challenge aimed at mobilizing youth innovation Renewed focus on public-private partnerships to support virtual capacity-building efforts Africa’s biggest digital skills initiative is now underway. SAP Africa Code Week (ACW) officially launched its sixth edition on …

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African Edtech Companies

Correction: Twelve African Edtech Companies Named As First Fellows At Centre For Innovative Teaching And Learning In ICT

Correction of the Matercard Foundation release distributed February 21st, 2020. Pan-African group will receive support to scale up EdTech innovations that improve teaching and learning in secondary education. The Mastercard Foundation Centre for Innovative Teaching and Learning in Information, Communications, and Technology (ICT) today announced the first cohort of 12 EdTech Fellows, companies that will …

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African Edtech Companies

Twelve African Edtech Companies Named As First Fellows At Centre For Innovative Teaching And Learning In ICT

Pan-African group will receive support to scale up EdTech innovations that improve teaching and learning in secondary education. The Mastercard Foundation Centre for Innovative Teaching and Learning in Information, Communications, and Technology (ICT) today announced the first cohort of 12 EdTech Fellows, companies that will benefit from the Centre’s support to expand their operations and …

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ICT Investment and Partnership Key to Fuelling Africa’s Digital Growth

By Li Peng, President: Huawei Southern Africa Region Rapid advancements in information communications technologies (ICT) over the past 20 years has substantially altered the ways in which people live, work, play and interact with one another. The World Bank’s World Development Report shows that ICT has a positive effect on a country’s economy, with a …

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ICT Investment And Partnership Key To Fuelling Africa’s Digital Growth

By Li Peng, President: Huawei Southern Africa Region Rapid advancements in information communications technologies (ICT) over the past 20 years has substantially altered the ways in which people live, work, play and interact with one another. The World Bank’s World Development Report shows that ICT has a positive effect on a country’s economy, with a …

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Closing the Digital Divide: An Interview with Frank McCosker of Microsoft

Technology has been one of the most fastest-growing sectors around the globe with the development of new and innovative ways to access, communicate and disseminate information, as well as education and entertainment across the world.  Although experiencing tidal growth, the persistent challenges to the technological boom, mainly affordability, have remained forceful barriers to inclusivity, accessibility …

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