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IBM CEO Ginni Rometty has made Africa a big priority for the company.

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IBM CEO Ginni Rometty has made Africa a big priority for the company.

IBM Is Big on Africa — But How Big?

IBM CEO¬†Ginni Rometty has visited¬†Africa twice in the past six months. She’s taken her entire executive team there. She’s told IBM’s investors, customers and the general public about the potential to transform the continent’s businesses and governments through technology. Expansion...

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Entrepreneurs in Nairobi said Google Chairman Eric Schmidt visited the iHub, a startup co-working space, to meet a dozen companies.

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Entrepreneurs in Nairobi said Google Chairman Eric Schmidt visited the iHub, a startup co-working space, to meet a dozen companies.

Google’s Eric Schmidt Sees Nairobi as Africa’s Technology Leader

After a week of traveling around sub-Saharan Africa, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt saw what he thinks could be the continent’s technology leader: Nairobi, Kenya’s capital. “Nairobi has emerged as a serious tech hub and may become the African leader,” he...

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