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Reforming and revitalizing higher education sector crucial for Africa’s development, experts say

The fourth Senior Experts Dialogue on Science, Technology and the African Transformation Agenda ended in Dakar Friday with experts making concrete recommendations for consideration by policy makers, universities, regional and continental organizations on how to align higher education policy with science, technology and innovation (STI) and industrial policies to support the transformation of Africa’s economies in line with the continent’s integration and development agenda. read more

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Sign and Graphic Imaging Dubai 2018 to attract printing industry stakeholders from Africa

Mr. Sharif Rahman, CEO, IEC read more

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New Internet Society report highlights how Africa can benefit more from the Internet economy

Many African countries have made significant progress towards creating an Internet sector, with broad reforms that focus on increasing broadband availability.  There have been further successes within countries in developing online platforms, fostering growth of local companies and increasing the incentive to go online– says a new report launched today by the Internet Society (www.InternetSociety.org), a global non-profit dedicated to ensuring the open development, evolution and use of the Internet. read more

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Leading energy Lawyer Publishes his Debut Book

Big Barrels: African Oil and Gas and the Quest for Prosperity, highlights the success stories of the Continent’s Petroleum sector today read more

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Digital homes in Africa will grow to 75 million by 2021. Accelerating Digital Transition?

Satellite and terrestrial are the two key infrastructures that will drive successful digital transition read more

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Ecobank Group Research reveals three key emerging trends for Africa

Digital innovation in Sub-Saharan Africa is being driven by the explosion in mobile phone usage, enabling African consumers to leapfrog existing business models and technologies read more

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LEAPING BACKWARDS INTO DARKNESS

NJ Ayuk and João Gaspar Marques read more

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Germany backs renewable energy projects in Africa

Germany backs renewable energy projects in Africa with the launch of RLSF – an innovative liquidity facility managed by ATI read more

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Tax base protection workshop ends with call for more support to strengthen Africa’s capacity

A four-day workshop on protecting the tax base of developing countries ended in Addis Ababa on Friday with participants being urged to use the new skills and knowledge they gained through the Italian government-sponsored program in implementing more effective and efficient tax systems that will ensure more resources are harvested for Africa’s development. read more

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How Engineers are Shaping Africa’s Future

There is no doubting that we live in an age of global interconnectedness.  While this trend started nearly 30-years ago and has brought more than a billion people out of extreme poverty it has only been in the last decade or so that the wave of modernity has swept Africa. read more

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