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OceanHub Africa Launches six-month acceleration program in Cape Town to Support Ocean Economy Innovation

Ocean Hub Africa is on a mission to support ocean-minded startups with the aim of nurturing an environmentally conscious and profitable economy that effectively mitigates the effects of global warming as well as the overexploitation and pollution of the oceans. Leveraging its highly qualified network of stakeholders and facilitators, it will deliver to the accelerated …

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MainOne and Facebook announce open-access fiber network in Nigeria

MainOne has announced a metro fiber infrastructure project in two states of Nigeria, with support from Facebook. The infrastructure collaboration is part of Facebook’s efforts to connect more people to broadband internet. As part of this project, MainOne is building and operating approximately 750 km terrestrial fiber infrastructure in Edo and Ogun States, two of …

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Funke Opeke Honored with “Business Leader of the Year” Award

The Data Centre Dynamics (DCD) Awards has announced MainOne CEO, Funke Opeke, the 2018 Data Centre Dynamics Business Leader of the Year during the 2018 edition at the Royal Lancaster, London.  The Business Leader of the Year Award recognizes a company or individual who has done the most over the past 12 months to build the …

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The Afro: Pan-African Cryptocurrency dedicated to Growth and Development in Africa

AFRO Foundation has launched the AFRO, a Pan-African cryptocurrency dedicated to growth and development in Africa.  The AFRO is a cryptocurrency designed for Africa and dedicated to Africa’s economic growth and societal development. It will notably lower transfer and transaction costs, facilitate trade exchange between African countries and regions, and contribute to the financial inclusion …

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Only 10% of those who apply for jobs in Africa are qualified

This has been uncovered by research conducted by ROAM (Ringier One Africa Media), who is encompassing the market-leading job portals in West Africa (Jobberman) and East Africa (Brighter monday), as well as Executive Recruitment and HR Solutions firm, The African Talent Company. The company has analyzed data sets from more than 12 million users, as …

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Co-Founder of Faro, Roxsanne Dyssell to Host Tech Bae Event In NYC

Roxsanne Dyssell, Managing Partner at Afamba LLC, a telecom market access consultancy and a network supplier based in New York City will host Tech Bae Event in NYC.  TECH BAE is a new series (created by Fikile M Kani) that follows Ayanda (Aya); a passionate entrepreneur who stumbles her way into tech, when she attempts to …

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Accenture Launches A Pan-African Entrepreneurship Portal-Platform for Youths

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and Accenture announce the launch of YAS! (Youth for Africa and Sustainable Development Goals), a pan-African entrepreneurship portal-platform. The Portal-Platform addresses four main pillars of the entrepreneurship ecosystem: Information, Mentorship, Funding, Network YAS! is an initiative of UNDP, developed by its Regional Service Centre for Africa (RSCA) and powered by …

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Apply: Startup Reactor Accelerator Program in Egypt

Startup Reactor is accepting applications for its 5th cycle. Startup Reactor is a 6-month accelerator program designed to support innovative startups with high growth potential in Egypt. The program is a gateway to connecting entrepreneurs, investors, and mentors. Investors and mentors that participate in the program receive an equity stake in the ventures which they choose …

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$150k Available for Startups – Apply to the Katapult Accelerator

Katapult Accelerator is a hands-on program to help you scale your business. During this program, you will receive daily hands-on mentorship and gain access to a global network of leading mentors. You will also receive free services from corporate partners and access to potential customers. Finally, you will receive investment into your startup as part …

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