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Zimbabwean Founder Of Innovation Center, Tech Village Named In This Year’s 100 Most Influential Young Africans

Takunda Chingozo, the founder of the innovation center, Tech village has been named as one of the 100 Most Influential Young Africans for 2018 at the Youth African Awards. The list features politicians, activists, entrepreneurs, entertainers, digital influencers, philanthropists & athletes across 10 distinct categories who are excelling in various fields and promoting the positive […]

Obama announces United States sanctions on Russia for cyberattacks that interfered with its elections

The United States has announced expanded sanctions on Russia for its interference in its 2016 presidential elections through cyberattacks that leaked emails from the Democratic party.

Zim tech entrepreneur Takunda Chingonzo on Forbes List

Takunda Chingonzo, the Zimbabwean tech entrepreneur who made the news last year as part of Saisai and for interviewing President Barack Obama, has made Forbes Africa’s 30 under 30 list.

Zimbabwean tech startup founder interviews Barack Obama (full transcript)

The founder wireless internet startup, Saisai, which we covered here some weeks ago, interviewed US president, Barack Obama, yesterday on stage yesterday on stage at the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit. Takunda Chingonzo in the US on the Young African Leaders programme. Below is the full transcript of the interview. Takunda Chingonzo: I’m Takunda Chingonzo I’m a young entrepreneur. I’m 21. […]

Zimbabwean tech entrepreneur Chingonzo, tells Obama sanctions are hurting startups

In a rare one on one stage interview he held with US president Barack Obama, Zimbabwean technology entrepreneur, Takunda Chingonzo, told Obama that the supposedly target sanctions against some political leaders in Zimbabwe were actually hurting ordinary people. Chingonzo said technology entrepreneurs looking to get technology or funding from US based companies often get hit a brick […]