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Wikipedia's 'Wiki Loves Africa' Contest to Showcase Africa's Diversity Via Photos

I'm sure you have seen this on the top banner of the Wikipedia page once you tried to search something - 'WIKI LOVES AFRICA' - and wondered what this is all about?

Well, WikiAfrica, an international collaborative project between Africa Centre and Lettera27 that is designed to Africanize Wikipedia and Wikimedia Foundation and Fondation Orange have partnered to launch the first ever online project dubbed as Wiki Loves Africa.

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The 7th edition of DCD Converged Johannesburg 
Monday, 13th October 2014
Join us for this engaging learning opportunity and the chance to network with over 250 data center professionals.
- IT & Networking
- Design & Construction
- Power & Cooling
- Cloud & Outsourcing

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Africa: Liquid Telecom's NIC Rudnick Listed Among 100 Powerful Global Telecoms Leaders

Global Telecoms Business has published The GTB Power100, its annual list of the 100 most powerful and influential people in the telecoms industry. Those listed are senior executives from around the world who the judges feel have the ability to move the industry.

Nic Rudnick, founder and CEO of the Liquid Telecom Group, appears in the list for the third time in 60th position, up from 73rd last year and 96th in 2012.

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The 7th edition of DCD Converged Johannesburg 
Monday, 13th October 2014
Join us for this engaging learning opportunity and the chance to network with over 250 data center professionals.
- IT & Networking
- Design & Construction
- Power & Cooling
- Cloud & Outsourcing

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Microsoft offers $15,000 bounty for software to help African tech hubs

Members of tech hubs and innovation centres across the African continent are being invited to take part in a $15,000 competition to develop tools and processes for collaboration and knowledge sharing. Developers are being encouraged to find ways which will help smaller and struggling tech centres emulate successful organisations like iHub in Nairobi, which has launched 152 successful startups to date.

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ZOL Zimbabwe gets new CEO, Denny Marandure

ZOL Zimbabwe, the Liquid Telecom owned ISP which is one of the largest locally, has just announced the coming in of a new CEO, Denny Marandure. Marandure will take the place of outgoing CEO and founder of the internet company, David Behr, who, we were told by the company will now become chairman of ZOL. The company also said Behr will take on a new regional role with the Liquid Telecom Group.

Events

The 7th edition of DCD Converged Johannesburg 
Monday, 13th October 2014
Join us for this engaging learning opportunity and the chance to network with over 250 data center professionals.
- IT & Networking
- Design & Construction
- Power & Cooling
- Cloud & Outsourcing

Events

The 7th edition of DCD Converged Johannesburg 
Monday, 13th October 2014
Join us for this engaging learning opportunity and the chance to network with over 250 data center professionals.
- IT & Networking
- Design & Construction
- Power & Cooling
- Cloud & Outsourcing

People

Holroyd to act as iBurst boss

Thami Mtshali has stepped down as CEO of iBurst parent Wireless Business Solutions (WBS), with financial director Clinton Holroyd being named acting CEO.

WBS nonexecutive director David Hilewitz confirmed a report on technology tabloid MyBroadband that Mtshali had stepped down as CEO of the group.

Hilewitz tells TechCentral that this happened effective 1 August.

Mtshali confirms, too, that he has stepped down but says he remains as a nonexecutive director.

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Green Pioneer Accelerator Program launches in Kenya, South Africa

A new startup accelerator program was today launched in Nairobi, Kenya, and will target green entrepreneurs with ambitious ideas in Africa.

Dubbed the Green Pioneer Accelerator Program, the venture is primarily developed for early-stage companies with desires to scale, focusing specifically on green or earth-friendly initiatives and products.

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