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Tech Spotlight: Mark Zuckerberg Meets With Developers And Entrepreneurs In Lagos…

Facebook CEO/ Internet entrepreneur Mark Zuckerberg is visiting  (Nigeria) Africa for the first time. During his visit, Mark Zuckerberg met with with developers and entrepreneurs. He also ”got to talk to kids at a summer coding camp and entrepreneurs who come to CcHub to build and launch their apps” One of his stops was at Andela, an engineering organisation that both Mark Zuckerberg And Priscilla Chan’s funded to to the tune of $24 Million to enable them train African Engineers After his meetings with developers and partners, and exploring Nollywood Mark Zuckerberg also had chance to meet some of the stars…Actors, Comedians, musicians… More photos Via/credit Rita Dominic...

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Tech Spotlight: Rapelang Rabana And Rekindle Learning

As founder of Yeigo, one of the world’s first VoIP applications, Rapelang Rabana was named one of Africa’s Best Young Entrepreneurs by Forbes and included in Oprah Magazine’s “O Power List”. In her newest venture, she’s tackling two of eLearning’s greatest challenges: measuring impact and improving the retention of knowledge. Rapelang talks with eLearning Africa about what’s wrong with on-the-job training, why eLearning execs should be focusing purely on mobile apps and how to create more African female entrepreneurs. Rapelang believes in using mobile technology to re-imagine learning by creating interactive, personalized and adaptive learning platforms that produce data and...

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Tech Spotlight: Cardiopad Inventor Wins African Engineering Award…

Cameroonian Engineer behind the Cardiopad Arthur Zang, wins African Engineering Award! Zang is the inventor of the Cardiopad, a touch screen medical tablet that enables heart examinations such as the electrocardiogram (ECG) to be performed at remote, rural locations while the results of the test are transferred wirelessly to specialists who can interpret them…. Is good to know that all his effort has been rewarded.. Arthur took to his Facebook with the photos below and caption ”After a very long competition attended by 900 candidates among the best African engineers and researchers. I am more than honored to receive this prestigious...

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Tech Spotlight: Bertin Nahum Founder of Medtech Surgical …

Meet Sénégal born Bertin Nahum, CEO of Medtech and the creator of ROSA, a robot that helps surgeons performs brain surgery. This invention, used in hospital around the world, made him the 4TH most revolutionary high-tech entrepreneurs in the world; after Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg and James Cameron! He is also the CEO of Medtech, a French company which specialize in robotic surgical assistant… “At the end of my studies, I took part in the design of software capable of detecting brain injuries automatically using scanners. This feeling of usefulness gave me the desire to dedicate my career to patients,...

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Tech Spotlight: 1 billion people now use WhatsApp…

WOW! Huge Milestone! 1 billion people are now using WhatsApp!  Congrats to Mark Zuckerberg , Brain Action, Jan Koum…. Just in case you missed it! WhatsApp has dropped the subscription fee and made WhatsApp completely free. ”We’re going to work to connect more people around the world and make it easier to communicate with businesses. There are only a few services that connect more than a billion people. This milestone is an important step towards connecting the entire world.” ~ Mark Zuckerberg We love WhatsApp!  We use WhatsApp CONSTANTLY and love it do you? if you haven’t installed the app you missing...

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