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Fixing Africa’s Clusters of Inventions

More than five hundred years ago, the gross world product was flat as global economic growth was stagnant. In other words, generations of people that lived apart did not experience major changes in living standards. Though there were empires and ...

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Five Pillars for Building Africa’s Hi-Tech Sector

The fifth annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) will take place on November 19 – 21, 2014 in Marrakech, Morocco, the first time in an African nation.  The Summit, hosted by the Kingdom of Morocco under the High Patronage of his ...

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Fifth Annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit Will Take Place In Morocco

The fifth annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit (#GES2014) (http://www.gesmarrakech2014.org) will take place on November 19 – 21, 2014 in Marrakech, Morocco, the first time in an African nation.  The Summit, the largest gathering of entrepreneurs during Global Entrepreneurship Week, will be ...

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Kaspersky Lab: Ebola hook in “Nigerian” spam

In September spammers produced topical new versions of the old “Nigerian Letter” scam, this time based on the Ebola virus. According to company’s experts several mass mailings exploited this theme. A large part of the major theme mailings promoted products ...

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7 African Startups That Received Microsoft 4Afrika Funding

Microsoft Corp. today announced seven new African startups to receive funding, technical support and mentorship to fast-track their growth and provide a roadmap to  highlight Africa’s ‘future  growth pole’. The announcement was made at the Microsoft 4Afrika Advisory Council meeting in Nairobi ...

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The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has descended on Owntel Communications for allegedly offering telecommunications services for which it was not licensed.   The regulator’s Enforcement Team visited the office of Owntel on Isheri Road in Ojodu, a suburb of Lagos impounded some of the equipment it uses for its illegal operations. According to the regulator, Owntel has been offering services on vehicle tracking, as well as sales and installation of fixed and mobile telecommunication terminals, […]

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Editor’s Note: This article was contributed by Eve Noble   According to several technology and business commentators, businesses must adopt apps with as much enthusiasm as they adopted websites in the 1990s if they want to continue to keep up with the digital age. Apps are increasingly becoming a necessity for the public, more and more of whom are accessing the internet via their smart phone or tablet every day. Without apps, big businesses could soon […]

MSI

Verity of applications needed to be deployed on computers located at any location such as offices or large enterprises. Deploying those applications separately could take lot more time and efforts as well as availability of user sitting on that particular PC. Such problems become much wider as the number of applications required on a single PC has been increased significantly.   Remote application deployment is indigenous technology that helps technology administrator and support professionals to […]

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Historically, economic and social development has ever been strongly related with nature’s exploitation, increasing exhaustible resources use and causing an esoinetial growth of polluting emission.   Now, a new scenario appears, like an unmissable opportunity for our societies and our planet: the possibility of a real and sustainable growth by renewable energy adoption.   Renewable energy could truly be a an effective way to contribute to sustainable development. Renewable resources are effectively non-exhaustible and open […]

ngcluster

More than five hundred years ago, the gross world product was flat as global economic growth was stagnant. In other words, generations of people that lived apart did not experience major changes in living standards. Though there were empires and kingdoms, man was largely poor. Yet, during that period, man was inventive as some of the most fundamental concepts in physics, chemistry, and mathematics were formulated. The poverty was not because man could not create […]

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The United Bank for Africa (UBA) Board Chairman, Tony O Elumelu, has announced the donation of $1million, to assist the fight against Ebola, currently present in three West African countries, where UBA does business: Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea. The gift will be distributed through the UBA Foundation, UBA’s corporate social responsibility arm and shared equally among the three affected West African countries. The remaining $100,000 is to be contributed to the African Union Support […]

StartupWeekend

  Startup Weekend Lagos – November 21-23, 2014 UP Global Friday, November 21, 2014 at 6:30 PM - Sunday, November 23, 2014 at 9:00 PM (WAT) Lagos Mainland, Nigeria   Register here.   Startup Weekend About Startup Weekend: Startup Weekends are 54-hour events designed to provide superior experiential education for technical and non-technical entrepreneurs.  Beginning with Friday night pitches and continuing through brainstorming, business plan development, and basic prototype creation, Startup Weekends culminate in Sunday night demos and presentations.  Participants […]

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