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Vodacom, Smart Lab in a $150k Accelerator Program for Tech Start-ups in Tanzania

Vodacom, Smart Lab in a $150k Accelerator Program for Tech Start-ups in Tanzania

Are you an early-stage or growth-stage company in Tanzania? Well, here is a great opportunity for you, thanks to a new partnership between Vodacom Tanzania and Smart Lab. Dubbed as the “Vodacom Digital Accelerator,” the program will run yearly and support tech startups in Tanzania in mobile, telecom, fintech, media, health, education, and e-commerce. Speaking at […]
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10 Tech trends Directors Need to Know as 2020 Approaches

Heading into fall with eyes on 2020, corporate boards should brace for the increasing impact of digital migration, artificial intelligence (AI), and cultural shifts on their companies – and what this means for their role as directors, says WomenCorporateDirectors Foundation (WCD). “Trends point to a very different reality for boards today than five or ten years ago,” says Susan […]
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International Bootcamp Coding School comes to Nairobi

Nairobi will for the first time play host to an international Bootcamp programme dubbed Coding School (CS), which aims at equipping future programmers with critical 21st-century coding skills. The Coding School is supported by Boeing, the aerospace company and manufacturer of commercial jetliners, defence, space and security systems, and service provider of aftermarket support and […]
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Huawei Rivals Android With New HarmonyOS

Huawei just announced a new operating system called Harmony OS  at its developer conference in China. The company said the HarmonyOS is a microkernel-based distributed OS for all platforms including mobile phones, wearables, laptops, and televisions. This comes after the tech firm was being blacklisted in May by US President Donald Trump, Huawei has been rumoured to be […]
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AWIT’s “Awaken the TechAZON Within” seeks to empower African Women

African Women in Technology Conference (AWIT 2019) seeking to connect start-ups to mentors has kicked off in Nairobi, Kenya. Hosted yearly by ​IBOM LLC​, the 3-day conference is themed “Awaken The Techazon Within” focuses on empowering, educating and connecting African women in business and technology. AWIT seeks to provide a platform for advancing the careers […]
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