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All the latest, exclusive African tech & telecoms updates and resources Brought to you by Connecting Africa - the official AfricaCom community


GlobalX's Sylvia Mukasa on women in tech
GlobalX's Sylvia Mukasa on women in tech

Sylvia Mukasa, founder and CEO of GlobalX Investments, talks about the skills gap in east Africa and what can be done to help women in the region succeed in the tech industry.

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Irdeto's Jim Phillipoff on Smart Home Security
Irdeto's Jim Phillipoff on Smart Home Security

Jim Phillipoff, head of business development, media and entertainment at Irdeto, shares insight into the risks and rewards associated with smart homes and what consumers can do to keep their homes secure.

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Anne Wangalachi on how tech is transforming agriculture
Anne Wangalachi on how tech is transforming agriculture

Anne Wangalachi discusses the opportunities that technology is bringing to young farmers in Africa.

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AfricaCom 2019: Key Takeaways From the Week
AfricaCom 2019: Key Takeaways From the Week

Connecting Africa Editor Paula Gilbert and Telecoms.com Deputy Editor Jamie Davies provide insights into the final day of AfricaCom 2019 and a summary of the conference in general.

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The Best of the AI Summit at AfricaCom 2019
The Best of the AI Summit at AfricaCom 2019

African artificial intelligence (AI) experts came together at the recent 2019 AI Summit at AfricaCom in Cape Town to debate and discuss how AI is addressing the most urgent challenges on the African continent.

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Irdeto's Jim Phillipoff on Smart Home Security
Irdeto's Jim Phillipoff on Smart Home Security

Irdeto's Jim Phillipoff looks at the possibilities that the Internet of Things (IoT) and its millions of connected devices create, as well as the problems it can generate.

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TECH FOR GOOD SERIES

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FEATURED VIDEOS

The digital transformation of Africa


Interview with Shantanu Kulkarni, Global Head of BSS/OSS, Sterlite Technologies Ltd on enterprise digital transformation in Africa and understanding your customers.

Empowering women in tech


Interview with Elisabeth Medou Badang, SVP Africa & Indian Ocean, Orange, on the transformative role of digital in society. Watch to find out her views on widening the existing gender gap in technology.

DIGITAL WEEK WEBINAR

Catch up on 2019's digital event bringing together the converging industries and innovations shaping Africa's digital future.

From IoT to Cloud & AI to 5G, the Connecting Africa Digital Series will put you at the forefront of emerging technologies and innovation shaping 'Digital Africa' - wherever you are in the world.

INSIGHT ON ARTIFICIAL USE CASES IN AFRICA

NEW REPORT PUBLISHED

Spending on AI-driven software for telecom use cases in Africa will grow from $4.4 million in 2018 to more than $265 million in 2025. Access the in-depth report to gain insight on seven key telecom AI use cases in an African context.

AFRICAN DIGITAL SKILLS

Skills for 21st Century Africa

For Africa’s tech scene to truly thrive in the 21st century, it needs to quickly develop local digital skills and expertise. Find out how Liquid Telecom and its partners are helping Africa’s young population to learn, experiment and master emerging technologies.

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