Africa

Female African Entrepreneurship ≠infographic

An infographic showing the percentage of firms owned by african women.

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Kenya Launches Africa’s First National Open Data Initiative

The goal is "to create enabling infrastructure that can accelerate human and economic development throughout communities in Kenya. The data "is organized under six types: education, energy, health, water and sanitation, population and poverty" and being made available via the Socrata platform. Here’s the video of Kenya’s Open Data Initiative launch For more information, visit: Kenyan Open data initiative Socrata The Next Web

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The future of Africa in inspiring young minds

The future of Africa in inspiring young minds

was revealed during Zeitgeist, a conference organized by Google, where some of the thinkers of our time discuss about global issues. In a program called Zeitgeist Young Mind, "Africa made a strong showing". Here's the young african selected: Orli  Setton - Re.think Leadership YouTube Paul Slim - Fight the stigma attached to being HIV positive YouTube Grace Ihejiamaizu - Making an impact YouTube Ludwick Marishane - Inventor of DryBath gel YouTube Taleni Shimhopileni - Create a community development programme for the children in South Africa. Michael Mulunga - A visionary...

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Digital Africa, a revolution is coming

Digital Africa, a revolution is coming

"Connectivity is a given: it is coming and happening and spreading in Africa" An interesting article discovered on More Intelligent Life Spring 2011 issue. [iPad Edition can be downloaded here]  

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Comment l’Afrique est connectée avec le monde

Comment l’Afrique est connectée avec le monde

Vous êtes-vous déjà demandé comment l'Afrique était connectée à internet? Voici une impressionnante infographie réalisée par Steve Song qui nous montre comment l'Afrique est connectée au reste du monde par câble.  

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