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Historic Africa Code Week launched

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CAPE TOWN – MORE than 20 000 children and young adults across the African continent are set to participate at the inaugural Africa Code Week that is scheduled to go live in October. SAP Africa, the mobile enterprise software firm, has announced the launch of the scheme that will entail the participation of youngsters from South Africa, Angola, Cameroon, Egypt, ...

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EXCLUSIVE: Rwanda’s first ICT publication takes off

His Excellency Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda

by PHYLLIS BIRORI RWANDA’S first Information Communication Technology (ICT) online news publication has taken off. ItNewsRwanda, the new online publication is set to be officially launched in July, with the country’s President, His Excellence Paul Kagame, and Minister of Youth and ICT, Jean Philbert Nsengimana, expected to commission it. An official from ItNews Rwanda, said preparations are at an advanced ...

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Electronic payments industry set to converge in Lagos

Mobile payments

LAGOS -PREPARATIONS for a key meeting of stakeholders in the mobile payments industry in the continent, which is scheduled for Lagos, are at an advanced stage. Intermarc Consulting Limited will host the event under the auspices of the 15th edition of CARDEXPO AFRICA 2015 Conference and Exhibition with special focus on Card, Mobile, Identification and Payment. The event will hold ...

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SAP begins preparations for Africa Code Week

Africa Code Week

JOHANNESBURG – SYSTEMS Applications Products (SAP) Africa, the software firm, has commenced preparations for the inaugural Africa Code Week scheduled for October. Ahead of the event, the company brought together South African legends and celebrities to participate in the Celebrity Charity Software Coding Challenge held in Johannesburg. The personalities were drawn from beauty and fashion, sports, music, travel and tourism, ...

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Twenty years after the genocide, Rwanda looks to a high-tech future.

Rwandan President Paul Kagame is known as the "Digital President."

Almost 20 years have passed since the 1994 Rwandan genocide, when politicians, doctors, miners, merchants, and farmers killed about 800,000 of their fellow politicians, doctors, miners, merchants, and farmers in the East African nation of just 12 million. To this day, the 100-day horror remains one of the most appallingly efficient cases of systematic murder in modern history, and Rwanda, ...

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