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Watching Technology Trends Emerge In Africa (Tech Crunch)

With so much happening in the African tech market these days, it’s hard to keep track. Here’s a handy guide we’ll try to put out every month on the biggest news in one of tech’s most exciting (and earliest) emerging markets.The big story in January was Netflix’s Africa entry. CEO Re ...
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The pioneering continent – “Flying Donkeys”

ARE small cargo drones the answer to some of Africa’s most pressing problems? A group of European engineers supported by IBM thinks so. Christened “flying donkeys” and now in development, the drones will carry 10kg (22 pounds) of cargo each over distances of up to 120km (75 miles) to supply me ...
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"I don't understand. Why is it that the media only seems to talk about Africa when bad things happen?"The man behind the counter at my hotel in the Ghanaian capital, Accra, was talking to me about my job, and why I was visiting.He looked genuinely pained. He told me he is a big fan of the BBC - in w ...
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Innovation for Africa - The Agenda

Unlocking the innovative potential of Africa for the betterment of life in urban and rural Africa