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Europe shows how Africa’s tech hubs can thrive

Europe shows how Africa’s tech hubs can thrive

Startups, Technology
Cities in Europe have woken up to emulate the success in Silicon Valley. The New York Times reported that President Emmanuel Macron urged the French to make their country “the leading country for hyper-innovation.” He encouraged the crowd of entrepreneurs to “transform” and “shake up” the country. On its part, the French government committed to support entrepreneurs through a number of incentives including, making the country more business-friendly. The story of European start-ups is the same across capitals. New venture capitalists are emerging to support the growing appetite for entrepreneurship and they are succeeding. The United Kingdom, which was a front-runner in creating technology hubs, is reaping big returns from the sector. According to Tech Nation, a government report

Former Kenya ICT Ministry’s Bitange Ndemo and current adviser to ICANN indicted over Lucrative Konza Land deal

Business, Internet
The Kenyan Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has put high profile personalities in Kenya, including former permanent secretary of the Ministry of Information and Communications Dr Bitange Ndemo, of misconduct in connection to the sale of the Malili Ranch site for the Konza Technopolis. Dr. Bitange Ndemo is a Senior lecturer at University of Nairobi and is also involved in several internet governance forums and panels including ICANN. He is a Honorary Chair of the Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) and an Advisor to the Better than Cash Alliance, a global initiative to digitize payments. Sh1 billion Malili ranch scandal The Police want Machakos Senator Johnstone Muthama, former PS. Bitange Ndemo and Law Society of Kenya chairman Eric Mutua charged with fraud and ...