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Facebook chooses 60 finalists in Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge

Emeka Afigbo, Facebook’s Head of Platform Partnerships for the Middle East and Africa

Facebook has selected 60 finalists from the hundreds of entries it received from across the Middle East and Africa for the Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge. The Bots for Messenger Challenge is a contest to recognise and reward developers who create the most innovative new bots on Messenger. read more

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Facebook moves into larger South Africa premises as African growth accelerates

Left to right: Carolyn Everson – VP Global Marketing Solutions Facebook, Nunu Ntshingila – Regional Director Africa Facebook, Nicola Mendelsohn – VP EMEA Facebook

Facebook has moved its Johannesburg offices into new premises, creating a new home for the company to work with its partners to boost innovation and provide an African home for the Facebook culture. The new office will continue to provide support to Facebook advertisers, application developers and other key partners across the continent. read more

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Facebook’s Chief Product Officer visits Ghana to learn from its tech and creative talent

Chris Cox, Chief Product Officer Facebook; Ime Archibong, Director Strategic Partnerships Facebook; Emeka Afigbo; Jorn Lyseggen, CEO of Meltwater and Founder of MEST and Kate Sarro, Managing Director of Meltwater

Chris’s visit is part of a week-long trip to Nigeria, Ghana and Senegal where Chris is keen to understand how creatives, developers and entrepreneurs are using mobile technology to create services, content and businesses that address local needs read more

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Business Opportunities and Franchise Expo Offers Celebrates its 20th Anniversary

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MTN Uganda’s Facebook page hits a record 100,000 followers

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Le Prix de l’innovation pour l’Afrique annonce les finalistes de l’édition 2013

 

Des spécialistes de toute l’Afrique développent des solutions orientées vers le marché pour répondre aux enjeux liés à l’assainissement, au paludisme, à l’énergie, et bien d’autres, tout en stimulant la croissance économique sur le continent read more

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Innovation Prize for Africa Announces 2013 Finalists

Experts from across Africa develop market-oriented solutions to address sanitation, malaria, energy and other challenges while driving economic growth on the continent
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E-learning and technology in the classroom in focus at African Education Week in June

“It is very difficult to think of any learning that is not E-enabled.” read more

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Eurochannel picks EUTELSAT 16A to extend reach in sub-Saharan Africa

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