Intel announces ‘She Will Connect’ initiative to reduce online gender gap
Intel has announced a new program aimed at expanding digital literacy. Millions of girls around the world have little or no access to education. 'She Will Connect' is a new program that commits to expanding digital literacy skills to young women in developing countries. intel gender gap she will connect initiative women on the webCredit: Intel Women on the Web report
Kris Senanu, the Managing Director for Access Kenya's internet business, has assumed two roles following his appointment as Access Kenya Group Deputy Chief Executive Officer.
Senanu will retain his current role as MD for Access Kenya's internet arm as well as assume the added responsibilities which include driving the company's marketing strategy and regional expansion strategy.
Entries to the 2014 African Blogger Awards, the continent’s very first awards programme that measures online and social influencers’ reach and influence through data analysis, are open to bloggers, Instagrammers, Tweeters and YouTubers across Africa.
The Awards have been divided into 36 categories, providing the opportunity for influencers on these platforms to be measured objectively against their peers, and duly recognised for their achievements.
East Africa: M - Lab Launches Pivot East 2014 Competition
Startups can start submitting their ideas for East Africa's mobile startups pitching competition and conference - Pivot East 2014 - which has opened its doors for applications before this years conference will be held on 24th to 25th June in Nairobi, Kenya .
The competition that started last week targets startups from Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Ethiopia, South Sudan, Somalia or DR Congo with winners of the competition who fall in 5 categories walking away with US $ 10,000.
South African part state-owned operator Telkom has announced the appointment of industry veteran Alphonzo Samuels as chief technology officer (CTO), as the firm moves closer to completing its new leadership structure to implement its turnaround strategy.
Samuels, whose appointment is with immediate effect, has been with Telkom since 1984, and was most recently acting managing director of the operator’s Wholesale and Networks division