Leaders

Ory Okolloh’s Fascinating Career from Activist Blogger to Manager at Google

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Ory Okolloh Mwangi might be one of the most well-known women on the internet, at least across Africa, gaining recognition for her creation of online platforms to monitor Kenyan politicians and map violence.

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David Adjaye unveils his latest work, the Princeton University Museum of Art

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In late 2020 David Adjaye unveiled the face of the future Museum of Art at Princeton University in New Jersey.

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Who are the three African champions highlighted in the BCG Tech Challengers report?

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3 African technology companies have been identified in the Boston Consulting Group’s Tech Challengers report: Jumia, M-Pesa, Takealot.

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Mashal Waqar: Beyond the Glass Ceiling

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Mashal Aqar is another female leader breaking the glass ceiling and showing the way for the next generation of female leaders.  In the last two decades, we have seen a dramatic and heartening increase in the number of women breaking through the corporate glass ceiling to take up top executive positions within many of the...

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Politics

Realizing the digital potential of Africa requires a regional data governance framework

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There is an urgent need for a data governance framework that is supported by institutions which can support development offering huge possibilities for the African continent.

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A circular approach to the economy promises huge gains for Africa

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With a circular economy, Africa could surpass the developed world in sustainability

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African Nations Descend on Dubai’s Expo 2020

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Expo 2020 Dubai: every country on the African continent represented both individually and through a dedicated pavilion for the African Union.

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Controversy and Challenged for the African Development Bank

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In recent years, many African countries and organizations have worked hard to move away from the veil of corruption that has shrouded the continent for decades. Exploitative systems left in place by former colonial governments have often been marked by nepotism and misuse of power.  The most recent ‘scandal’ has just resulted in Dr Akinwumi...

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Business

Video Games Thriving on the African Continent

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In 2015, sub-Saharan Africa had approximately 77 million gamers, but in 2021 that number had shot up to 186 million, making Africa one of the fastest-growing in the world.

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The Africa Tech Summit returns to Nairobi for its 4th Edition

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 In February 2022, the Africa Tech Summit returned to Nairobi with over 500 delegates, 150 guest speakers, and more than 350 companies, with the aim of bringing African Tech leaders and international players together across three key summits. February 2022 marks the 4th Africa Tech Summit On February 22nd and 23rd 2022, the Africa Tech...

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Africa stands to benefit from $1 trillion of investment into solar energy

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A partnership between the International Solar Alliance (ISA) and Bloomberg Philanthropies to mobilize over $1 trillion worth of investment into the solar sector could see the continent become a global leader in green energy.

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Demand for Internet Growing, but Infrastructure lags Behind

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the African continent needs an additional 700 data centers which will require collaboration between engineers, telecoms and organizations.

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