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SA startup Spacedecode launches software management solution (SouthAfrica – DisruptAfrica.com)
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South African startup Spacedecode has launched its EngineOne software platform, aimed at increasing understanding and reducing friction between technical and non-technical team members on software projects by combining code and project management into one simple tool. Source: DisruptAfrica.com (http://disrupt-africa.com/2016/11/sa-startup-spacedecode-launches-software-management-solution/)

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500 Startup’s Dave McClure & Investor Tim Draper to keynote at Angel Fair Nairobi (Kenya – techmoran.com)
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500 Startup‘s Dave McClure & Investor Tim Draper are set to keynote at Angel Fair Africa set to be held in Nairobi from the 10th to 11th November 2016 at the Intercontinental Hotel as earlier reported. Source: Techmoran.com (http://techmoran.com/500-startups-dave-mcclure-investor-tim-draper-keynote-angel-fair-nairobi/)

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DaktariPopote, an ‘Uber’ for doctors & counsellors launches in Kenya (Kenya – techmoran.com)
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  DaktariPopote, (www.daktaripopote.com) an on-demand web-based and mobile app connecting patients to health consultancy services from General Doctors, Gynecologists, Dermatologists, Pediatricians, Sexual Health Advisors, Dieticians & Nutritionists, Urologists, ENT specialists, Psychologists/Counsellors etc at the comfort of their home, office or any other place has launched in Kenya.  Source: Techmoran.com (http://techmoran.com/daktaripopote-an-uber-for-doctors-counselors-launches-in-kenya/)  

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Companies reaching the unreached population with fast Internet (Kenya– Businessdailyafrica.com)
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Poa! Internet has set up 56 access points around Kibera that each blanket about a 100 meter radius with Internet. Source: Businessdailyafrica.com (http://www.businessdailyafrica.com/Companies-reaching-the-unreached-population-with-fast-Internet/1248928-3438832-7y91h4/index.html)

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Mobile firm unveils device with user-specific features (Kenya – Nation.co.ke)
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Kenyans are set to experience tailor-made services following the launch of a mobile phone that focuses on photography and selfies, a self-portrait photography. Source: Nation.co.ke (http://www.nation.co.ke/news/Mobile-firm-unveils-device-with-user-specific-features/1056-3436146-e1lqkdz/index.html)

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SAP launches 1st African Co-Innovation Lab in Joburg (SouthAfrica – Disruptafrica.com )
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Enterprise software company SAP has launched its first Africa-based Co-Innovation Lab in Johannesburg, with the aim of facilitating collaboration with local technology partners for heightened innovation. Source: Disruptafrica.com (http://disrupt-africa.com/2016/11/sap-launches-1st-african-co-innovation-lab-in-joburg/)

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Nigeria’s KnowThatNanny launches to secure domestic staff hiring (Nigeria – Disruptafrica.com )
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Nigerian startup KnowThatNanny has launched, aiming to change the way Nigerians hire and use domestic staff in order to improve safety and security. Source: Disruptafrica.com (http://disrupt-africa.com/2016/11/nigerias-knowthatnanny-launches-to-secure-domestic-staff-hiring/)

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Connected Kenya – the Silicon Savannah (Kenya –Rte.ie)
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The ‘Silicon Savannah’ in Kenya where every child starting school gets a tablet is giving children there an opportunity to catch up with their digital peers internationally. Source: www.rte.ie (http://www.rte.ie/news/special-reports/2016/1101/828242-connected-kenya/)

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Rwanda’s tech initiatives prove African governments can catalyze innovation (Rwanda – Techcrunch.com )
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The government of Rwanda, in partnership with California-based startup Zipline, recently started the world’s first national drone delivery program. Source:Techcrunch.com(https://techcrunch.com/2016/10/31/rwandas-tech-initiatives-prove-african-governments-can-catalyze-innovation/)

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Tanzania’s Ubongo launches learning app for kids (Tanzania – Disrupt-Africa.com)
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Tanzanian edutainment startup Ubongo has launched its Math Rats app, which aims to teach children mathematics skills through interacting with a story and has already had over 16,000 downloads. Source; Disrupt-Africa.com (http://disrupt-africa.com/2016/11/tanzanias-ubongo-launches-launches-learning-app-for-kids/)

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The Seedstars Africa Summit Is Happening In Kigali This December (Rwanda – Techcabal.com)
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Seedstars World is hosting the second Seedstars Africa Summit  in  Kigali, Rwanda,from December 7 to December 9, 2016. Source: Disrupt-Africa.com (http://techcabal.com/2016/11/01/the-seedstars-africa-summit-is-happening-in-kigali-this-december/)

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Kenyans Can Now Enjoy 4G-Specific Data Bundles Courtesy Of Safaricom (Kenya – Techcabal.com)
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Safaricom in a bid to get more customers to use its 4G network, is launching 4G-specific data bundles for them. Customers who are switching to 4G for the first time will get 4GB data, free of charge. Subsequently, the telco plans to charge KSh 99 for 100MB, and KSh 1,499 for 5GB. Source: Techcabal.com (http://techcabal.com/2016/10/27/kenyans-can-now-enjoy-4g-specific-data-bundles-courtesy-of-safaricom/)

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