Tech Events in Africa This Week: TechFest FUPRE, Beyond Coding, Seedstars Accra and more


Ready to get your gears running this week? Technext has brought together a list of top tech events in the African tech space this week. This includes events coming up between August 5 and August 10, 2019.

WaiTalk : AI & Fraud Prevention in Financial Services

With an increase in global transactions, the dangers of fraud have increased too. But artificial intelligence has enormous potential to reduce financial fraud. This event will explore how to embrace AI as a digital partner in fraud prevention and use automated fraud detection tools to get smarter.

Venue: Altron Conference Center, Midrand, South Africa.

Date: Tuesday, August 4, 2019.

Time: 4 pm.

TechFest FUPRE

TechFest FUPRE is a gathering of young intellectuals with an interest in technology in higher Institutions within Delta State, Nigeria. Themed “Evolve and Emerge” the event will be looking at technologies like embedded systems, Internet of things, Agriculture, web development and Android development.

The event is open to everyone regardless of their level in technology.

Venue: Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Lecture Theatre 1, Warri.

Date: Wednesday, August 7, 2019.

Time: 4 pm.

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East Africa Blockchain & A.I Demo Day

Organised by Theb Hub in partnership with IBM, this event will be a live demo of Blockchain, A.I and other select innovative solutions from around the world to government, investors and East African technology industry leaders.

Venue: IBM Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya.

Date: Thursday, August 8, 2019.

Time: 8 am.

You can click here to be a part of it.

Seedstars Accra 2019

Seedstars will be going to Ghana this week. Top pre-selected startups from Ghana will pitch in front of an investment panel and compete to be crowned the most promising seed-stage startup in the country.

Venue: SB Incubator Accra, Ghana.

Date: Thursday, August 8, 2019.

Time: 4pm.

Beyond Coding

Yes, you are a software developer, but how do you keep improving? What are the relevant skills required to be up to date with the changing world of information technology.

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With a mix of software ideologies, philosophies and best practices, creativity and extensive autobiography of technology leaders, the Beyond Coding event wants to encourage and motivate developers to be fulfilled professionally and in business.

Venue: KnowledgeWare Technologies, Surulere, Lagos.

Date: Saturday, August 10, 2019.

Time: 10 am.

Getting Started With Coding / Design

Ingressive Campus Ambassadors in Petroleum Training Institute (PTI) will be hosting her first meetup with a target on getting interested tech enthusiasts introduced to coding and design.

The event is an opportunity to get answers to your questions from the world of tech as it relates to coding. It will feature 3 speakers. It will also include a practical coding session, videos, refreshment and space for techies to network.

Venue: Shopping Complex, Petroleum Training Institute, Warri, Delta.

Date: Saturday, August 10, 2019.

Time: 12 pm.

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