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The Global Gig Economy and its Implications for African Digital Workers

Oxford Professor Mark Graham spells out the opportunities and challenges for African workers in the new digital world DAKAR, Senegal, March 25, 2017/ — Professor Graham, addressing the 4th UNI Africa Conference in Dakar, Senegal (http://ForwardForANewAfrica.org), warned of the danger of ‘parasitic capitalism’ where digital companies give little back to the places where they are […]

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African hospitals adopt SOPHiA artificial intelligence to trigger continent-wide healthcare leapfrogging movement

Medical institutions from Morocco, Cameroon and South Africa choose SOPHiA artificial intelligence to advance clinical genomics across Africa LAUSANNE, Switzerland, March 24, 2017/ — Sophia Genetics (www.SophiaGenetics.com), global leader in Data-Driven Medicine, unveiled today, at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) (http://APO.af/Y5udP7) in Phoenix, the list of […]

R-L Amb. Leopoldo Rovayo & D.G/CEO of NOSDRA Sir Peter Idabor having handshake during the visit
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Ecuadorian Ambassador meets with Director General/Chief Executive Officer of NOSDRA

Ambassador of Ecuador, HE Leopoldo Rovayo, met on March 22 with the Director General/Chief Executive Officer of National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA), Sir Peter Idabor. The Ambassador commenced by saying, ‘I’m thrilled to be here and I equally convey warm greeting from Ecuadorian people’. Looking at the objective of the visit about […]

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Africa Can And Will Change The World – Toyin Ojora Saraki

Kenya – “Africa Can And Will Change The World. We Are In The Unprecedented Position To Be An Inspiration Of What Can Be Done Right” – Toyin Ojora Saraki At Africa Health Agenda International Conference, Nairobi, Kenya. This week, in marking International Women's Day (IWD), the Founder-President of the Wellbeing Foundation Africa (WBFA), Mrs. Toyin […]

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Telkom and Business Connexion launch BCX, Africa’s Premier End-to-end ICT Solutions Provider

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, March 15, 2017/ — Organisations that do not embrace digitalisation and transform accordingly, run the risk of becoming redundant to their customers. In light of this, Telkom and Business Connexion have announced the launch of BCX (www.BCX.co.za), Africa’s premier end-to-end information communication technology (ICT) solutions provider. This new brand, built from a […]

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AXILSPOT launches AEC120 Smart Antenna Ceiling Access Point in the MEA region

AXILSPOT announced the availability of its state-of-the-art wireless, ceiling access point for regional businesses. Dubai, UAE, February 27, 2017: AXILSPOT, a global vendor in enterprise wireless networking, announced the availability of its AEC120 Smart Antenna Ceiling Access Point in the Middle East and Africa to help businesses manage their growing workloads with a secure and […]

ecretary Rex Tillerson and Sameh Shoukr
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Tillerson: Egypt’s great potential overlooked during past two decades of US foreign policy

US Foreign Secretary Rex Tillerson and his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry met with each other in Washington on Monday, discussing bilateral relations between their countries in political, economic and military fields. The US foreign secretary condemned terrorist activities in Sinai Peninsula and expressed his country’s support for fighting terrorism in this strategic region. Rex Tillerson […]

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Wike’s boast of getting justice at Supreme Court vindicates our position on his governorship judgment – Rivers APC

The All Progressives Congress, APC, Rivers State Chapter has observed with shock as the Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike repeatedly boasted on national television Sunday that his faction of the PDP would surely get positive judgement at the Supreme Court exactly the same way he got Supreme Court to declare him as duly elected […]