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More than 530 jobs created through SAP collaboration to power Africa’s digital economy 

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 19 September 2022 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- An SAP cooperation project has helped build vital digital skills capacity to power Africa’s digital economy. According to Cathy Smith, Managing Director at SAP Africa, the cooperation project has helped unlock the immense youth talent dividend in several African countries. “Africa is one of the world’s most exciting […]

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Bybit Launches Revamped Grid Trading Bot to Expand Growing Range of Trading Products

VICTORIA, Seychelles, 16 September 2022 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Bybit, one of the world’s fastest growing cryptocurrency exchanges, has announced the launch of two new grid trading bots. Building on the success of the original trading bot, which has seen a total trading volume of over $120,000,000 and counting.  After this milestone, Bybit’s new bots will allow users […]

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Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program Celebrates A Decade of Developing Young Leaders

The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program has supported nearly 40,000 young people and by 2030 will double its reach to 100,000 young people, primarily in Africa A group of Mastercard Foundation Scholars express excitement at the Baobab Summit 2022, in Kigali, Rwanda. The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program–an education and leadership initiative that has directly impacted nearly […]

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 Ecobank Partners with AMA Academy to Launch First Pan-African Fintech Training and Awards for Journalists 

Lomé, Togo, 15 September 2022 /African Media Agency/ – Ecobank Group, the leading Pan-African banking Group, is committed to developing and supporting Fintechs to transform digital finance and banking, and today announces a partnership with AMA Academy, which is the only free-to-use pan-African online learning platform dedicated to upskilling journalists in Africa. Ecobank Group and AMA Academy will […]

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TechPR Nigeria announces pan-African expansion, appoints Felicia Omari Ochelle as CEO

LAGOS, Nigeria, 14 September 2022 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- TechPR Nigeria, a public relations and communications firm co-founded by former Editor-in-Chief of TechCabal, Adegoke Oyeniyi, has announced the appointment of Felicia Omari Ochelle as CEO. Since its inception in 2019, TechPR has helped leading startups and VCs to carve and tell their stories to global and local audiences. […]

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State’s developmental role puts procurement at centre of economy

by Percy Letwaba, Public Sector Lead at SAP Africa Percy Letwaba, Public Sector Lead at SAP Africa JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 13 September 2022 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Following years of economic hardship caused largely by the pandemic and exacerbated by the ripple effects of a constrained global supply chain, the South African government’s role in driving economic growth […]

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400 Fintech & Crypto Industry Leaders From Across Africa To Convene In Accra At The Africa Money and DeFi Summit on September 27th & 28th

ACCRA, Ghana, 13 September 2022 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- As the rapid growth of fintech continues and the birth of decentralised finance (DeFi) grows across Africa, leading fintech’s, investors, crypto platforms, ventures and digital finance stakeholders will connect at the Africa Money & DeFi Summit – West Africa edition on September 27-28th 2022 at the Movenpick Hotel, Accra. […]

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Gates Foundation Goalkeepers Report Says Progress Still Possible Despite Setbacks to Global Goals

Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates call on leaders to keep commitments to world’s poorest and invest in innovation, ingenuity to continue saving millions of lives SEATTLE, USA, 13 September 2022 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today released its sixth annual Goalkeepers Report, noting that nearly every indicator of the UN Sustainable Development Goals […]

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Bybit Launchpool Lists Ookeenga Governance Token OKG 

HANOI, Vietnam, 12 September 2022 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Bybit, the world’s third most visited crypto exchange, is listing OKG, the limited governance-supplied token of Ookeenga, on the Bybit Launchpool. Ookeenga is the first Vertical Multiplayer Real Time Strategy GameFi project with breathtaking 3D visuals and a compelling storyline by CROS, the studio behind the success of Steam’s […]

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New report on Africa’s creative and cultural industries finds youth admire creatives, but they won’t spend on their work

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 12 September 2022 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Africa’s youth love local films and admire creatives, but they don’t read books by African authors for pleasure or spend on creative products, according to the newly launched Africa’s Soft Power: Can Africa’s creativity transform the continent? report by Africa No Filter. The report interviewed 4500 people aged 18 […]