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16 & 17 October 2019
Kyalami International Convention Centre

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December 3, 2018
Taddy Blecher: The future of Education in Africa

Dr Taddy Blecher, CEO of the Imvula Empowerment Trust, is the former Chairperson of the South African National Government task team on entrepreneurship, education and job creation. He is a pioneer of the free tertiary education movement in South Africa and has raised over R500 million in cash, property and equity to support free access […]

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December 3, 2018
David Roberts: Africa 2.0 (#futureproofAfrica)

Power FM's Ayabonga Cawe chats to renowned SingularityU speaker David Roberts about how exponential technologies can help Africa leapfrog.  

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December 3, 2018
Nnamdi Oranye: Banking in a cashless society

Author Nnamdi Oranye, who is the International Remittance Lead for Standard Bank, discusses what banking in a cashless society will look like in the near future.  

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December 3, 2018
Nathana Sharma: Blockchain technology can aid African governments

While most people solely associate cryptocurrencies with distributed ledger and blockchain technologies, there are numerous other use cases for this exponential technology, such as conservation, foreign aid distribution among others. Nathana Sharma, one of the 33 SingularityU South Africa Summit 2018 speakers, talks to Ayabonga Cawe of Power FM about how blockchain technology can aid African governments […]

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December 3, 2018
Mic Mann: Exponential technologies will shape Africa's future

Mic Mann, co-CEO of SingularityU South Africa and co-organiser of the annual SingularityU South Africa Summit, talks on Power FM about how exponential technologies will shape Africa's future, as well as their potential for economic growth and social good.  

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November 2, 2018
Dr Aubrey De Grey on DNA manipulation as a solution to preventative healthcare

SingularityU South Africa Summit speaker, Dr Aubrey De Grey is a biomedical gerontologist and expert of longevity and aging. He spoke to Gushwell Brooks of Talk Radio 702 about how in the near future DNA manipulation may be a solution to preventative healthcare in Africa.  

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November 2, 2018
Stacey Ferreira on what it's like to be a millennial entrepreneur

Stacey Ferreira, co-founder of Forge, speaks to Abongile Nzelenzele of Cape Talk FM about the challenges and opportunities of being a millennial entrepreneur in the age of social media and digital technologies.

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November 2, 2018
Geci Karuri-Sebina speaks about the SingularityU South Africa Summit

Dr. Geci Karuri-Sebina was a speaker at the second annual SingularityU South Africa Summit 2018. She is associated with the South African Cities Network, Wits School of Governance, the Civic Tech Innovation Network and The Emergence Network.

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August 2, 2018
Ghanaian Fred Swaniker says we need to reimagine Africa's education system

SingularityU South Africa Summit speaker Fred Swaniker is the founder of the African Leadership Group, which aims to groom 3 million leaders for Africa by 2035.  

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July 5, 2018
SingularityU South Africa Summit 2018 speaker Dr Tiffany Vora talks about the importance of Digital Biology for Africa

Dr Tiffany Vora talks to Ayabonga Cawe of Power Business about the importance of Digital Biology for Africa, ahead of the SingularityU South Africa Summit 2018.  

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