Network International
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    • Kuda, the challenger bank for Africans, delivers free debit cards without maintenance fees across Nigeria to promote cashless payments
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Kuda, the challenger bank for Africans, delivers free debit cards without maintenance fees across Nigeria to promote cashless payments

Kuda’s proposition of zero fees on cards, account maintenance and transfers as well as its low-interest credit offering delivered conveniently through smartphones and the web have made it particularly attractive to millennials

In a move aimed at driving its independent payment cards offering, Kuda Technologies, the challenger bank for Africans, has partnered with Network International (www.Network.ae), the leading enabler of digital commerce in Africa and the Middle East. Kuda’s proposition of zero fees on cards, account maintenance and transfers as well as…

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Orange Cameroon and the German Development Cooperation inaugurate the 6th Orange Digital Center in Africa and the Middle East, a center dedicated to digital development and innovation to train young people in digital technology and enhance their employability

Following on from Tunisia, Senegal, Ethiopia, Mali and Côte d’Ivoire, it is in Cameroon, in Douala that the first Orange Digital Center of Central Africa is inaugurated

Today, Orange (www.Orange.com) and the German Development Cooperation are inaugurating, an “Orange Digital Center” in Douala, an ecosystem entirely dedicated to the development of digital skills and innovation, attended by the highest political and administrative authorities from Cameroon, Representatives of Germany and France in Cameroon, GIZ and members of the…

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EurAfrican Forum 2021

The Forum returns next week on the 20th, 21st & 22nd of October

EurAfrican Forum 2021 will take place next week, on the 20th, 21st & 22nd of October. «Getting Along – New paths for Cooperation between the Twin Continents» is the theme chosen for the 4th edition of EurAfrican Forum (www.EurAfricanForum.org). Discussion will focus on the cooperation between the Europe and Africa,…

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Community Mobilization and Digital Technologies Accelerate the Response to HIV and COVID-19 in Gabon

To increase coordination, ensure successful implementation and minimize the risks, all the stakeholders were involved from the design phase of the project

Gabon is one of the partnering countries involved in the Partnerships to Accelerate COVID-19 Testing (PACT) initiative in Africa. The project, developed under a partnership between UNAIDS and the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, aims at fostering collective action to respond to the colliding HIV and COVID-19 pandemics…

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UNESCO- SADC Science, Technology and Innovation Online Training for High Level Officials continues

The main consequence of this programme would be to shift the location of STI policy and governance towards the core of national and regional development planning

African governments are increasingly recognising the need to invest in Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) capabilities in order to respond to the socio-economic challenges they face and to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the African Union Agenda 2063. As such, a good number of African governments have put in…

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Paradigm Initiative (PIN) Premieres ‘FOCUS’ a Short Film on Digital Rights and Inclusion

Directed by Tolulope Ajayi, Focus is a short film drawn from PIN's 2020 annual digital rights and inclusion report dubbed Londa

Social enterprise Paradigm Initiative (PIN) (www.Paradigmhq.org), known for building an ICT-enabled support system and advocating digital rights to improve livelihoods for under-served youth, is premiering its second high definition short film - FOCUS, a short film showcasing the state of digital rights and inclusion across Africa, at Film House Cinema,…

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Clickatell Announces Chat Commerce Platform with New Payment Capabilities

Brands can now deliver immediate value to consumers through chat

Today Clickatell (https://bit.ly/3vcSvd7), a leader in mobile communications and chat commerce, announced it will unveil new payment capabilities via its Chat Commerce Platform at Money 20/20 Las Vegas, Oct. 24-27. Clickatell helps businesses easily deploy payments in chat channels with low to no execution risk associated with regulatory considerations, payment…

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    • Global Technology Player Technip Energies Attending African Energy Week to Lead Energy Transition and Gas Monetization Dialogue
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Global Technology Player Technip Energies Attending African Energy Week to Lead Energy Transition and Gas Monetization Dialogue

A strong delegation from the world-leading engineering and technology company is committed to enhancing the conversation on Africa’s energy transition in Cape Town by sharing technological know-how and promoting natural gas solutions

A strong delegation of company executives from world-leading engineering and technology company, Technip Energies, is coming to African Energy Week (AEW) 2021 in Cape Town to both contribute to and lead the discussion on Africa’s energy transition. As a highly experienced technology player, Technip Energies has placed a strong focus…

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    • Dr Sally Ann Ohene DPC Officer presenting the tablets to Dr Kwame Amponsah-Achiano, EPI Manager, GHS
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Coronavirus: WHO Ghana Supports Ongoing COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout with Digital Tablets

The digital tablets are anticipated to be useful for data capturing in other health interventions beyond the COVID-19 pandemic

The World Health Organization has reiterated its commitment to helping the Government of Ghana achieve its set target for the COVID-19 vaccine rollout by presenting 1,000 pieces of digital tablets to support the ongoing vaccination campaign. Presenting the items to the Ghana Health Service, Dr Sally-Ann Ohene, Disease Prevention and…

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Emerson to Accelerate Software Strategy to Capitalize on High Growth Industry Verticals and Technology Segments in Transaction with AspenTech

New AspenTech will be fully consolidated into Emerson financials and is expected to be accretive to adjusted EPS after year one

Emerson (www.Emerson.com) to Receive 55% Stake of New AspenTech; AspenTech Shareholders to Receive Approximately $87 Per Share in Cash and 0.42 Shares of New AspenTech for each AspenTech Share, Providing Upside through 45% Stake; New AspenTech Expected to Drive Double-Digit Annual Spend Growth, Best-in-Class Profitability, Strong Free Cash Flow and…