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Digital transformation for effective communication: A conversation with Samuel Gikandi, CEO of telecommunication aggregator Africa’s Talking

The telecommunications industry is quickly changing to meet new challenges, growing consumer expectations and competition. Within the industry, aggregators sit in the background, often unseen by the end user. They help the divergent parts in the ecosystem work together, forming the glue that integrates service providers with companies. One of the leading aggregators in East Africa is Africa’s Talking…
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mHealth Innovation in Ghana: A West African Perspective on Digital Transformation in Healthcare

In Ghana, mobile technology is widely available with more mobile connections than people in the country. At the end of 2015 in Ghana, GSMA reports the SIM penetration of 124% although mobile broadband was lower at 31% with large variation between urban and rural locations. With the number of phones and growing broadband infrastructure, mobile technologies have tremendous potential to…
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How can technology strengthen African infrastructures and economies?

Recognizing the importance of the digital transformation and its potential impact on African infrastructures and economies, Microsoft hosted high-level government officials, select innovators, and Microsoft representatives from across the Middle East and Africa at two-day events held in Nairobi and Dakar in early March. With sessions on health, agriculture, transport, taxes and justice, attendees had the opportunity to discuss opportunities,…
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