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IBM Opens Doors Of First African Research Lab - Continent's Grand Challenges In Its Sights

Stocks in this article: IBM

For more information, please visit www.research.ibm.com.

About IBM in Africa IBM is making a significant investment in Africa, the world's fastest growing region, ramping up its profile on the continent as part of its focus on emerging markets. The expansion program is part of a major business plan to increase IBM's presence in growth markets and support global strategy. The company is present in more than 20 African countries and recognizes the huge potential of research and smarter systems in transforming business, government and society across the continent.

Virtual Recruiting EventScientists from IBM Research - Africa will be hosting a live virtual job fair in the IBM SmartCloud and Google+ on 05 December to talk about several open positions.For more details, visit http://bit.ly/ibmjobfair

Contacts:Kui KinyanjuiCommunications, IBM Africa MARIEKIN@ke.ibm.com +254-721-676-543

Jonathan BattyCommunications Leader, IBM Growth Markets jonathan.batty@pl.ibm.com +44-7873-295615

 

Photo Caption: H.E. the President of Kenya, Hon. Uhuru Kenyatta (left) and

 

Video with caption: "IBM has opened its 12th global research Lab and first in Africa. IBM Research - Africa addresses key challenges of the African continent through commercially viable innovations that impact people's lives. But what are those challenges.... and what are the opportunities?" Video available at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jsOj-lLKm2E

Image with caption: "H.E. the President of Kenya, Hon. Uhuru Kenyatta (left) and Dr. Kamal Bhattacharya, Director IBM Research - Africa (right) at the opening of IBM's First Africa Research Laboratory". Image available at: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131108/MM13109

SOURCE IBM Research

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