Some digital innovations from Africa are already making their mark around the world. Mobile payment service m-Pesa (now offered by Vodafone in Asian markets as well) and Ushahidi (crowd platform for monitoring everything from disasters to elections) ... Yourstory.in, 1 month ago
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Ushahidi has received a USD 1.5 million grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development's (USAID) U.S. Global Development Lab to support testing for social impact, improved outcomes, and market viability, as well as building pathways to ...Shortwave IT!, 1 month ago USAID Awards $5 Million for New Ways to End Extreme Poverty Foreign Affairs.co.nz, 1 month ago
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The 26th World Economic Forum on Africa in Kigali ended yesterday and, building on the previous continental forums, it aimed to discuss and agree on strategic transformative technological actions that can deliver shared prosperity in the region. ...Balancing Act News, 4 days ago Rwanda: WEF Meet in Kigali Reminder to African Government's Technological Responsibility AllAfrica.com, 2 weeks ago
What does it take to be a leading player in business today? As a rule, the most successful entrepreneurs have no rules they don't follow conventional pathways but find shortcuts to the top, focusing on their talents rather than adapting to fit ...Cascade Business News, 5 days ago
Does technology expose cities more to terrorist attacks? We asked urban technology expert Francis Pisani In the wake of the Brussels bombings, the French blogger Francis Pisani addressed the quandaries of modern, connected Europeancities facing ...Alpha Galileo, 5 days ago
A florist chain in Argentina, a food delivery service in Hong Kong, and a Singaporean travel agency—these are a few of the companies relying on a Kenyan startup to help them talk to their customers on WhatsApp, WeChat, and other messaging apps. ...Quartz, 6 days ago
One headline indicator dominates public debate about the health or otherwise of the economy, and that is growth in Gross Domestic Product (GDP). It has become so familiar that few people appreciate that the creation and measurement of GDP rests ...World Economic Forum, 6 days ago
One of the keywords in Africa today is leapfrogging that phenomenon that allows those who were behind to step ahead of those who were previously at the fore. Mobile phone networks are a classic example: most African countries have, by and large, ...World Economic Forum, 1 week ago
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