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NOSi presents the IGRPweb platform #AfricaInnovationSummit2018 Top Innovation Track and launches the Kriol campaign

It was recently selected from more than 600 applications across the continent as one of the TOP 50 innovations for the African Innovation Summit

NOSi, in partnership with the Government of Cabo Verde, through the State Department of Innovation, presented today, 4th of July, in the city of Praia, the IGRPweb application development platform and officially launched the Kriol Campaign. Kriol is intended for young entrepreneurs, ICT startups, and academia, to learn about the…

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African Innovators’ Closing Call to Action from Africa Innovation Summit 2018: “Africans Must Throw Out the Boxes that Have Caged Them.”

AIS 2018 focused on innovative and disruptive solutions to the major challenges facing African countries, which include energy access, water, food insecurity, health systems, and governance

The Africa Innovation Summit (AIS) (www.AfricaInnovationSummit.com) closed on Friday with a resonating call to action addressed to innovators, government leaders, private sector, civil society and academia: “Let us throw out the boxes that have caged us”. The overwhelming view of the Summit was that in order to nurture, empower and propel…

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#AIS2018: Hamadoun Toure, CEO of SMART Africa, will join the Africa Innovation Summit from the 6th to 8th of June, 2018 at Kigali, Rwanda

Dr. Toure was Member of the UN Chief Executive Board (CEB) and served as Chairman of the UN ICT Network

Dr. Hamadoun Toure, a national of Mali was appointed as Founding Executive Director of SMART Africa Alliance and he took office in January 2016 in Kigali, Rwanda. He was Secretary General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the specialized agency of the United Nations dedicated to information and communication technologies from…

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@StriveMasiyiwa, Founder & Executive Chairman of Econet Group confirmed participation to @AIS2018

The private sector is a key player for the transformation of Africa

@StriveMasiyiwa is one of Africa’s finest entrepreneurs. Mr. Masiyiwa was named one of the World's Greatest Leaders in 2017 by Fortune Magazine, and we are looking forward to hear him speak at the Africa Innovation Summit 2018 (www.AfricaInnovationSummit.com). His presence is proof that the private sector is a key player…

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AIS2018 Advisory Council Member Carlos Lopes on Innovation with “Top in Business Bytes”

We should not be afraid of disruption - Carlos Lopes

Carlos Lopes (https://goo.gl/7RDZGH), AIS 2018 Advisory Council Member and Former Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), who will join the Africa Innovation Summit (www.AfricaInnovationSummit.com) from 6 to 8 June 2018 at Kigali, Rwanda, had shared his thoughts on the challenges and opportunities of innovation for…

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Africa Innovation Summit II - Call for Application Launched across Africa for Innovations Addressing Continent’s Challenges

Applications close Friday, 30 March 2018

The Africa Innovation Summit (AIS II) (www.AfricaInnovationSummit.com), which will take place from 6-8 June 2018 in Kigali, Rwanda, under the esteemed patronage of His Excellences President Paul Kagame and Pedro Pires (ex-President of Cabo Verde), announced a call for applications to innovators across Africa whose solutions have the potential to…