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AfChix and USAID Are Helping African Women Connect Their Own Communities to the Internet

AfChix – a network of African women in technology – is enabling women in rural Kenya, Senegal, Namibia, and Morocco to take the lead in connecting their communities to the internet for the first time. The organisation is one of...

Energy focused tech startup launches in Kenya

VentureBuilder officially launched on Wednesday, 16 October 2019, with support from the DOEN Foundation, Facebook, Shell Foundation, and USAID. The energy-focused startup aims at scaling African-owned and managed off-grid solar enterprises - mandated with expanding energy access to underserved...

Malawi receives $1.5 mln for Solar Home System Kick-Starter Program

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in support of the U.S. Government-led Power Africa initiative, launched a “Solar Home System Kick-Starter Program for Malawi” to expand energy access in the country via solar home systems (SHS). Power Africa...

US, Egypt announce winners of Technical School Entrepreneurship Competition

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ministry of Education and Technical Education (MOETE) awarded Alexandria Advanced Technical School students Mohamed Mahmoud Attia and Moemen Magdy Mohamed the grand prize of the Fanni Mobtaker Competition for Entrepreneurship...

USAid & Solarcentury set to reduce reliance on SA power grid

In July 2014, Solarcentury in East Africa secured a contract through Solar4Africa to build Africa’s largest solar carport at Garden City Mall in Nairobi, Kenya. The system was connected to the grid in February 2015. Since then, Solarcentury in South...

Orange and USAID to boost mHealth across Africa

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and telco operator Orange revealed a new alliance to develop innovations in mobile health (mHealth) at the Global mHealth Forum in Washington, DC. According to both parties, these mHealth innovations will help...

Malawi joins global Better Than Cash Alliance

Today the Government of Malawi announced that it is joining the Better Than Cash Alliance, committing to transition government cash payments to electronic disbursements. Malawi’s primary goals in shifting to e-money are to increase transparency, decrease costs, accelerate economic...

African Tech publication collaborates with USAID

Johannesburg based ICT publication, ITNewsAfrica (www.itnewsafrica.com) and the United States Agency for International Development’s Global Broadband and Innovations portal has entered into a knowledge and resource sharing agreement, whereby IT News Africa will contribute local and African news articles...
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The Online Work Africa Summit Inaugurated

In a bold initiative aimed at addressing youth unemployment across Africa, Mobile Web Ghana and its partners recently launched...
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