Wednesday, October 20

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UNESCO awards International Literacy Prizes to Innovative Projects Boosting Literacy in Covid Times
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UNESCO awards International Literacy Prizes to Innovative Projects Boosting Literacy in Covid Times

The awards will be presented during a virtual International Conference entitled “Literacy for a human-centred recovery: Narrowing the digital divide PARIS, France, September 4, 2021/APO Group/ -- UNESCO has selected six outstanding literacy programmes from Côte d’Ivoire, Egypt, Guatemala, India, Mexico and South Africa as winners of its International Literacy Prizes, awarded on the occasion of International Literacy Day (8 September). During the COVID crisis, these programmes continued to help students learn to read and write through accessible technologies. "These programmes have literally changed the lives of thousands of children, young people, women and marginalised adults. Literacy empowers individuals and it expands people’s capabilities and freedom of choice...
Join Juliet Anammah at the #FutureOfCommerce on the 24th of September
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Join Juliet Anammah at the #FutureOfCommerce on the 24th of September

On the 24th of September, Juliet Anammah, Chairwoman, Jumia Nigeria and Group Chief Sustainability Officer will be speaking at the #FutureOfCommerce. Juliet will speak on a panel session tagged “The Future of Commerce in Emerging Markets” alongside Nkebet Mesele, Senior Director – Solutions Management at Visa Sub-Saharan Africa and other distinguished speakers. This panel discussion will explore what commerce will look like in Africa and other emerging markets over the next few years. It will also look at the biggest growth indicators for e-commerce, what the impediments to this growth are, and how innovators can harness the untapped opportunities. Continue reading
Tech Events this Week: World Financial Innovation, Fundraising in Africa and others
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Tech Events this Week: World Financial Innovation, Fundraising in Africa and others

Hi guys, welcome to another great week. To help you get the week rolling on a smooth note, we have curated a list of interesting events in the tech scene just for you. These events are scheduled to hold between August 9th – 14th, 2021. On Thursday, Raise simple will be hosting an online workshop on fundraising in Africa. The theme of the event is Fundraising in Africa: Why is Cap Table Important? It will focus on the importance of a clean cap table and equity for African Startups. The workshop will host Conrad, Managing partner at Adili Corporate Services and Fane Kemuwa, Legal Engineer at Raise amongst others Date: Thursday, August 12, 2021Time: 10:00 AM WAT Continue reading (Image Credits: technext.ng)
What to Expect from the Africa Tech Summit 2019
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What to Expect from the Africa Tech Summit 2019

As a part of the London Tech week, the Africa Tech summit will take place June 11, 2019. The event is the fourth of its kind, and will provide the opportunity to speak to and hear from African business leaders, as well as networking opportunities with international tech leaders and investors to drive growth in Africa. Over 250 key stakeholders from across the country will be in attendance at the 5 Star Leonardo Royal Hotel London St Paul’s, situated next to St Paul's Cathedral. The conference will host over 50 expert speakers, including Erick Yong of GreenTec Capital, Chijioke Dozie of OneFi & Caron, Tunde Kehinde of Lidya, and Tomy Davies of Lagos Angel Network (LAN). The morning will begin with Blockchain and Crypto for Africa, featuring talks from Edward George, CNO of Kle...
Liquid Telecom is hosting MIT’s Inclusive Innovation Challenge to address digital economy disparities across Africa
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Liquid Telecom is hosting MIT’s Inclusive Innovation Challenge to address digital economy disparities across Africa

Liquid Telecom is hosting Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT)’s 2019 MIT’s Inclusive Innovation Challenge (IIC) in Africa to help entrepreneurs re-invent the way technology innovation is harnessed. Launched in 2016, the challenge is coming to Africa for the first time and Liquid Telecom will serve as the IIC’s outreach partner for Africa, where it will play an important role in recruiting African entrepreneurs and innovators to participate in the challenge. The 2019 IIC has four categories which include technology access, financial inclusion, skills development and opportunity matching, and income growth and job creation. The IIC will award a total of $1.6 million this year —including $250,000 to each of the four winning organisations. “We are happy to help IIC reach m...
Africa at CES 2019 Series: African technologies showcased at Las Vegas
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Africa at CES 2019 Series: African technologies showcased at Las Vegas

African technology is a making significant appearance at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The CES is the largest international technology exhibition and it is held annually in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. The showcase is aimed at showcasing the latest technology in electronics, computers, mobile devices, home automation, Internet of Things, Robotics, E-health, connected cars and a lot more. Organised by the Consumer Electronics Association, the event houses technological advancements from around the world. It is highly competitive as most tech companies and individuals look to it to showcase their innovation. Africa Tech Now is one of  foremost initiatives for African innovation to be showcased on a global stage. Hence Its collaboration with the CES. The e...
Africa Tech Summit Kigali to provide unrivaled insight, networking and business opportunities
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Africa Tech Summit Kigali to provide unrivaled insight, networking and business opportunities

Africa Tech Summit Kigali on February 13 – 15, will once again provide unrivaled insight, networking and business opportunities for African and international tech leaders and investors who want to business in Africa. The three-day African Tech Summit will feature three tracks – The Future Summit, The Africa Start-up Summit and The Creative Summit. Each will explore the latest trends, connect 400+ digital leaders, tech corporates, MNO’s, banks, investors, regulators, start-ups, creatives media, and leading tech ventures from across Africa over an action-packed three days of insight, networking and entertainment. The Future Summit will deliver a cross-sectional view of new technologies, solutions and opportunities across the African mobile, digital and tech landscapes. An array o...