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    2. South African Innovation Sets Pace for Mining Industry

      Explore allAfrica.com (Feb 10 2015)

      South African Innovation Sets Pace for Mining Industry

      In today's globalised world, the adoption of technology is increasingly essential for companies to be highly competitive and to prosper.

      The technological readiness pillar of the South Africa's National Development Plan (NDP) measures the agility with which the economy adopts existing technologies to enhance the productivity of its industries. No industry or sector is immune from the growing need to use innovation as a competitive advantage.

      The mining sector is one of South Africa's oldest industries

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      Mentions:   Africa   South Africa   Google

    3. Swords to dinosaurs: Meet the Google of public procurement

      Explore Home - Good News from Finland (Feb 10 2015)

      Swords to dinosaurs: Meet the Google of public procurement ...vestment News * Good News Interviews Good News from Tue, 10 February, 2015: Swords to dinosaurs: Meet the Google of public procurement Oppex The database of Oppex includes more than 3.5 million public sector tender... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Germany   Google   Poland

    4. Start-Up Lumkani's Fire Alarm Works in Smoky Slums

      Explore allAfrica.com (Feb 9 2015)

      Start-Up Lumkani's Fire Alarm Works in Smoky Slums

      There are a lot of NGOs, social enterprises and start-ups looking to create products that people living in slums and townships will find useful. Many of them seem to have a good, rational logic but just don't take off, either because they lack distribution or don't convince their intended customers. Lumkani's fire detector seems to have sold enough to have made a good start. Russell Southwood spoke to its co-founder David Gluckman.

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      Mentions:   Africa   South Africa   Google

    5. Africa: Million Pixels For Africa - An entrepreneur's answer to start-up funding

      Explore allAfrica.com (Feb 4 2015)

      Africa: Million Pixels For Africa - An entrepreneur's answer to start-up funding ...le currently use to find information, like Google for example, only work by finding data that already exists; Google, and other search engines, do not create data. The search engine finds information that is available an... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Australia   England   Africa

    6. Why 2015 Is The Time To Change How We Access Procurement Skillsets

      Explore Procurement Leaders Network (Jan 7 2015)

      Why 2015 Is The Time To Change How We Access Procurement Skillsets ...llenged, is certainly impressive. Nevertheless, the freelance economy is a common, if overused, phrase. Do a Google search, and you will find a plethora of articles from establishment voices such as Forbes, Harvard Busi... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Google

    7. Enhancing the International Competitiveness of SMEs Through Innovation

      Explore allAfrica.com (Nov 28 2014)

      Enhancing the International Competitiveness of SMEs Through Innovation

      The ITC assists enterprises in exploring new markets and entering value chains

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      Mentions:   Africa   Google   Namibia

    8. Sustainability a Mainstream Issue in the Restaurant Industry

      Explore PR Newswire (Nov 25 2014)

      ...In for more culinary, food packaging, food retailing and foodservice insights.  Follow us also on Twitter and Google+. Sales Contact: Larry Finkel lfinkel@marketresearch.com Press Contact: 240.747.3000 dgranderson@... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Google

    9. Namibia: Finance Minister Calls On Policies That Encourage Competition and Innovation

      Explore allAfrica.com (Nov 7 2014)

      Namibia: Finance Minister Calls On Policies That Encourage Competition and Innovation

      [New Era]Windhoek -Minister of Finance, Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila, yesterday said Namibia needs to ensure that regulatory frameworks and supervisory practices give sufficient space to encourage competition and innovation to promote formal financial sector participation by individuals and small and medium enterprises (SMEs).

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      Mentions:   South Africa   Google   Namibia

    10. Brics Countries Should Embrace Innovation - Minister Radebe

      Explore allAfrica.com (Oct 29 2014)

      Brics Countries Should Embrace Innovation - Minister Radebe

      Brics countries must continue to embrace innovation as a key driver for economic growth, delegates at the 3rd Annual innovaBRICS & Beyond Conference taking place in London heard on Monday, 27 October.

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      Mentions:   London   India   Brazil

    11. How to fix IBM

      Explore Technology News and Analysis (Oct 28 2014)

      How to fix IBM ...application is much better than marketing copy in a sales presentation. IBM should be partnering with Apple, Google, and yes -- Microsoft. There should be no favorites. IBM already has a mobile deal of sorts with Apple ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   IBM   Apple   Oracle

    12. Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Grand Challenge Partners Commit to Innovation with New Investments in Breakthrough Science

      Explore allAfrica.com (Oct 7 2014)

      Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Grand Challenge Partners Commit to Innovation with New Investments in Breakthrough Science

      Seattle —  A consortium of partners including Brazil, Canada, India, Norway, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States will fund a new phase of Grand Challenge initiatives.

      At an event in Seattle commemorating the tenth anniversary of Grand Challenges, a group of international partners today announced three new initiatives aimed at creating breakthroughs in science.

      This anniversary event, attended by scientists and researchers from around the world, celebrates a decade of progress since the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's launch of the initial Grand Challenges in Global Health initiative. This original US$450 million research initiative was created to ...

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      Mentions:   India   Brazil   United Kingdom

    13. 5 Tips To Make Your Browsing Safe And Secure

      Explore Technology News and Analysis (Aug 22 2014)

      5 Tips To Make Your Browsing Safe And Secure ...uld simply check the URL of a website for "https://..." Not all websites have it, but no more than a week ago Google started encouraging the websites which do by showing them higher in search results. Try not to use the ... (Read Full Article)

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    14. Buffalo City Mayor and Other Senior Leaders Arrested

      Explore allAfrica.com (Jun 25 2014)

      Buffalo City Mayor and Other Senior Leaders Arrested ...a: The Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Conventi... * Corruption Liberia: Ex-Gender Minister Vabah Gayflor... Ads by Google press release The African National Congress has noted the serious allegations of money laundering ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   South Africa   Google   Nigeria

    15. South Africa's Green Rush

      Explore PR Newswire (Jun 6 2014)

      South Africa's Green Rush ... in rands. SolarReserve is also working on a 96MW, $260 million PV facility at Jasper near Kimberly, in which Google has taken $12 million equity stake. The company has said it would bid on two CSP projects. It consider... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Washington   Africa   South Africa

    16. Can Zambia Eradicate Corruption?

      Explore allAfrica.com (May 18 2014)

      Can Zambia Eradicate Corruption?

      ZERO tolerance towards corruption has become Zambia's household name. The corruption fight of late has been in the limelight hitting headlines in most of the media houses in the country. While corruption scandals have made the headlines in the country recently, the underlying issues have been deeply entrenched in the bureaucratic and political system for decades.

      A week cannot pass without reading something about someone involved in corruption either in the print or electronic media even on social media networks.

      Corruption has been and still is a significant impediment to good governance systems in Zambia.

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      Mentions:   Google   Nigeria   Zambia

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