USAID Announces Winners of the Feed the Future Fall Armyworm Tech Prize

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The U.S. Agency for International Development, Land O’Lakes International Development, and the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research announced the six winners of the Feed the Future Fall Armyworm Tech Prize at the AfricaCom conference in South Africa today. The prize, launched…

Orange accelerates its multi-service operator strategy in Africa

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At AfricaCom, Orange presents its latest innovations to democratise access to smartphones, encourage e-education and support the startup ecosystem In the field of telephony as in many others, Africa has jumped a technological step by moving directly to mobile. The outlook of…

WHO Africa Innovation Challenge Calls for New Solutions to Improve Health in Africa

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The World Health Organization (WHO) in the African Region has launched the first WHO Africa Innovation Challenge calling for health innovations with the potential for having significant social impact and addressing the unmet health needs on the continent. “This Innovation Challenge recognizes…

Part Worn Africa calls for regulation of second-hand tyres across Africa

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CAPE TOWN, South Africa, 29 October 2018 -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Newly launched advocacy organisation Part Worn Africa is calling for governments and regulatory bodies across the African continent to develop and enforce stronger regulations governing the sale of part-worn and second-hand…

African Aviation Market: Immense Potential of $80 Billion African Aviation Market in the Spotlight at Inaugural Event in Dubai

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Aviation in Africa currently supports more than 6.9 million jobs and over $800 billion in GDP across African nations. But this is nothing compared with what it can become. Annually, a further 155,000 jobs and $1.3 billion in GDP can be added…

BRVM Investment Days: West Africa’s financial centre meets the London Stock Exchange

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The regional stock exchange for the eight countries of the West African Economic and Monetary Union has chosen the London Stock Exchange as the venue for the second round of “BRVM Investment Days” LONDON, United-Kingdom, April 22, 2015 The Bourse régionale des…

Judo launches educational site for m-commerce and payments

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The U.K. mobile payment provider judo has launched judoHub as a repository of content and educational broadcasts to help businesses, journalists and app developers understand and learn about m-commerce and payments. Judo said the site was inspired by the growing number of…

Airlines see mobile revenue potential

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Airlines see a potential for driving revenues from mobile payments, according to research from London-based processor WorldPay. For its “Alternative Payment and Distribution Landscape: Airlines and Alternative Payments – The Facts” report, WorldPay questioned 56 global airline carriers worldwide on their use of alternative…

Wells Fargo revamps mobile banking app for business customers

Wells Fargo revamps mobile banking app for business customers

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Back in 2007, Wells Fargo was one of the first banks to offer mobile banking apps to business customers. Now, according to American Banker, the bank is updating its offering, creating a browser-based, mobile-optimized CEO Mobile site. The site was built in-house in HTML5,…