The rise of innovation accelerators in Sub-Saharan Africa

While businesses in Sub-Saharan Africa have steadily been adopting 3rd Platform technologies such as cloud, mobility, big data analytics and social business, there has now been a shift in focus towards the uptake of innovation accelerators. These innovation accelerators are disruptive technologies that enable companies to enhance the way they engage with customers and deliver […]

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Aga Khan Academy Mombasa students showcase projects to address key challenges in Kenya

The Aga Khan Academy Mombasa last week held an exhibition to showcase some of the innovate projects by their students. The Annual Personal Projects Exhibition of the Academy’s Year 10 students was a culmination of intensive year-long projects. Under this projects, the students identify areas of need, backed up by intensive research which is then […]

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#CIO100AwardsEA: CIOs urged to lead Digital Innovation in their Organisations

CIOs in East Africa have been urged to work closely with their boards to invest in technology that will enable their organisations to thrive against the background of more demanding customers, digital disruption and fiercer global competition. That’s according to Billy Owino, Regional Director for Sage East Africa , which will be exhibiting at the […]

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COMESA and Microsoft collaborate to promote access, skills and innovation in 19 African Countries

The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)through the COMESA Business Council (CBC) and Microsoft have signed an MOU that will see them promote access, skills and innovation in 19 African Countries. The MOU sets out how they will collaborate in the areas of access to technology, development of relevant skills and the fostering […]

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Nokia and the French Government announce agreement on a shared vision of innovation

Nokia together with the French government have announced an agreement that will see Nokia help to drive innovation in France globally, from France, that will result from Nokia’s proposed combination with Alcatel-Lucent. This announcement was made during a meeting between Nokia’s President and Chief Executive Officer Rajeev Suri and France’s Minister of Economy, Industry and Digital […]

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