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The issue of industrialization remains crucial for an Africa that aspires to emergence and socio-economic development, said Thursday in Diamniadio (outskirts of Dakar), the President of the Republic of Senegal, Macky Sall. “Africa, in search of emergence, can not be resigned to exporting raw materials, which are often poorly paid and at random prices. Emerging …

The tourism industry plays a growing role in the global economy: it accounts for 5% of gross domestic product (GDP), 30% of services exports and 235 million jobs. In fact, every year, about 1 billion people travel abroad. By 2030, consumer spending on tourism, hotels and recreation in Africa is expected to reach about $ …

Africa’s e-commerce week opened this week in Nairobi, African entrepreneurs of the new generation are leaning on the opportunities offered by the emergence of digital platforms to expand their operations across the continent and beyond , local media reports. Founders of several pioneering start-ups on the African continent have pointed out that e-commerce will unleash …

The Minister of State for Transport, Jean de Dieu Uwihanganye (photo), announces the Internet in all public buses in 2019. According to his explanations, the Wi-Fi 4G will be installed from January 2019, in the buses operating in the capital Kigali, while the Wi-fi 3G will be installed at the end of the year in …

More than 80% of companies in Africa consider that digital transformation is the major challenge of the HR function in 2018. Between 52 and 51% believe that digitalization will impact the commitment of employees and the development of new HR professions. This is the main finding from the results of the fourth edition of the …

The Ethiopian government, in partnership with Hub City Live, has decided to build a technological city called “the real Wakanda” in the city of Bahir Dar, in the federal state of Amhara. Worth US $ 3 billion, this project is expected to be completed over a period of eight to ten years. The Master Plan …

On the occasion of ten years of gamescom, the largest European video game show, several African creators will participate in Devcom, the conference of independent developers to be held on 19 and 20 August 2018 in Cologne, Germany. There are five independent studios of different origins and backgrounds that will make the trip. These include …

A first in Africa, a passenger drone. In Kenya, the electrical engineer Morris Mbetsa who built the first passenger drone hopes through his invention hit a big blow on the continent. He took off his prototype and the success of the test reassures observers about the future success of this instrument that will prove vital …

“The digitalisation of banking services in Africa allows to increase the rate of banking, to carry out various banking operations at a distance and at any time with confidence. This is what we can learn from Bouchra Geawhari, international consultant for the Moroccan Adria Business & Technology, visiting Cameroon. In an interview given to the …

The mobile game project “The Responsible” has been launched since November 2016 just a few months after the release of the game Aurion pc. The concept has evolved a lot because the first idea of this game was to put the player in the shoes of a President of the Republic so that he can …

Based in Accra, Ghana’s capital, this research center dedicated to intelligence for the African continent is the first of its kind for Google, but also among the other giants of the US tech. Google has announced the upcoming opening of an artificial intelligence research center in Accra, Ghana. This is the very first structure of …

On June 22, the first edition of the Diasporas Forum will take place at the Palais des Congrès in Paris. Led by the Institute for Economic Prospects of the Mediterranean World, with the support of an orientation council made up of personalities recognized for their commitment to diaspora entrepreneurship, this Economic Forum intends to bring …

The US company Facebook, in partnership with CCHub, inaugurated its first ever technology center in Africa on May 23, 2018. The infrastructure based in Montgomery Road in Yaba, a suburb of Lagos, Nigeria, is named NG_Hub from Facebook . It will provide software developers, technology entrepreneurs and students with the means to develop their advanced …

Serving at the same time production, creation and prototyping workshops, practice-based training sites and social link facilitators, fab labs help to reduce the traditional frontal opposition between “knowing” and “doing” . The fab lab wave originated in the United States in 1998 under the leadership of Neil Gerhenfeld, a professor at MIT. These are workshops …

After the final clap of the Google developer conference, the Google I / O 2018 was under the sign, as trends in recent years have shown, the rise and range of artificial intelligence but especially vocal assistants. The giant Mountain View has made 100 ads, SocialNetLink magazine has identified 5 interesting for the BtoB area …