‘Q&A’ News

Fortune’s 40 under 40: The future of women in tech looks bright

The diverse and robust pool of female founders and tech execs at Fortune’s 40 under 40 party proves positive for Silicon Valley’s future. Editing Fortune’s 40 Under 40 list is, every year, an education in ambition, disruption and extraordinary achievement. The process takes months of...

Our biggest search competitor is Amazon says Google Boss Eric Schmidt

Privacy BERLIN: Google boss Eric Schmidt said on Monday his company’s biggest competition as a search engine came from e-commerce giant Amazon, not from its traditional rivals. In remarks prepared for delivery in Berlin, Schmidt hit back at accusations that Google as the world’s biggest search...

Kenya: Safaricom, Seven Seas Technologies in joint bid for county ICT tenders

Safaricom has partnered with Kenyan based ICT multinational Seven Seas Technology in an initiative aimed at harnessing the use of technology to offer integrated communications solutions to Safaricom enterprise and mobile consumer segments. In Summary Under the partnership signed Tuesday, the two firms will market...

Sophia Bekele aka AddisHilton, gives The SCOOP on her story of Balancing Life & Work and how Change is Controversial

People The SCOOP, features Sophia Bekele as “an international entrepreneur, ICT activist and fondly referred to as “AddisHilton”.   Her story depicts of a lady who found her niche in creating a balance between her work of narrowing the digital divide, challenging the status quo, and...

What Africa’s Billionaire Aliko Dangote told the World Economic Forum in Davos

Africa has many entrepreneurial people with the capacity to be successful in business, but access to financing for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) remains a major challenge. So said Nigerian-born Aliko Dangote, believed to be the continent’s richest man, today during a session titled ‘Africa’s...

Bloomberg TV: Sophia Bekele featured in “African Women to Watch”

“Fearless, Competitive and Visionary Leaders of our time. We celebrate a new generation of African Women, closing the gender gap and shaping the continent’s political, social and economic landscape” says Bloomberg in its special TV Women to Watch FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PRLog (Press Release) –...

Q&A: Europe is missing out on Africa, says AfricaHackTrip

A group of eight to 12 European software developers will tour Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania in the second half of 2013 on an African-tech fact finding mission. HumanIPO spoke to founder Martynus Gregor, also an app developer, about his AfricaHackTrip initiative and what motivated...