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1776 Challenge Cup 2017

Whether it be Prima-Temp in Denver or MyPeegu in Bangalore, start-ups all across the world are solving or helping to solve some of our world’s most complex challenges. Challenge Cup breaks down the barriers to access, resources and funding that most start-ups experience outside of Silicon Valley. ...
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Mobile Money In Africa

Launched in 2007 on the 6th of march in Kenya under Safaricom, a mobile operator, M-PESA is a mobile phone system which allows a user to send and receive money without the hassle of having a bank account.The name “M-PESA” means mobile money as the M stands for mobile whilst Pesa is Swahili for m ...
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Technology vs Job Creation

The development of robots and artificial intelligence has for the past few years greatly impacted on job security and employee retention as robots are taking over the work that humans have been doing for time immemorial. This replacement becomes more imminent as robots are also branching into other ...
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Women in Tertiary Institutions

Maud Chifamba, a former student from the University of Zimbabwe, graduated in an Accounting Degree in 2016. The most amazing fact about her and her story is that she is the youngest female student to have graduated with a degree at her age. She was 18.According to the Ministry of Public Service, Lab ...
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Bulawayo Innovators take centre stage at Pitch Night

Kuda from Forex Trading School, Joel from LPG 4 U and Nkosana from Virtual Tours had come to present their ideas and innovations at Pitch Night at Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel last night.The initiative hosted by TechVillage is an event in which innovators and startups in Zimbabwe get to showcase their inn ...
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Women in Engineering in Zimbabwe

19% of students going to NUST want to do Engineering degrees. In the 2015 enrolment, out of the 8555 who enrolled, 49% were doing sciences and engineering. A third of these students doing sciences and engineering are female. Nozinhle Khumalo, who finished her Electronic Engineering degree this year ...
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Gift Gana, a Zimbabwean app developer and start-up co-founder, is set to travel to Accra, Ghana for the Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) awards that are being held on the 18th of July.This comes after the African Innovation Foundation (AIF), which hosts and runs the Innovation Prize for Africa awar ...
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Innovation Prize for Africa

Innovation Prize for Africa is hosting the 6th edition of the Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) Awards Ceremony & Innovation Ecosystems Connector from the 17th – 18th of July in Accra, Ghana.IPA, which is an African Innovation Foundation initiative, was started in 2012 so as to nurture African ...
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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