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A recent McKinsey & Co. economic report on Africa looks at the potential of the internet to contribute $300 billion to African GDP by the year 2025.
At least 16 African cities and 11 countries (3 North African, 8 Sub-Saharan African) either held or will be holding a 54-hour Startup Weekend hackathon in mid-November 2013.
Three telecom operators or wholesellers have announced partnerships that will enhance Somalia’s international broadband connectivity – mostly through fibre – but also via satellite.
New research conducted by World Wide Web Foundation and Open Data Institute finds African open data initiatives to have good intentions but limited reach and impact.
Startup Knight, a competition for early stage South African software-based tech startups, is back for a second year. Entries are open until 24th October and winner will be announced the following week.
This year, from September 30 – October 4, 2013, Googlers in Kampala, Johannesburg, Lagos, Tunis, and Accra will host events to equip entrepreneurs with the skills they need to build and scale internet businesses.