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techie

(1) (noun) A technical person. Pronounced "tek-ee." See hacker and programmer.

(2) (adjective) Technical; complex; intricate. "A very techie gathering" means a group of scientists or highly technical people. See tech.
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The selected companies were: Nation Media Group (Kenya); Bidco Oil Refineries Ltd (Kenya); GML (Mauritius); Nagode Group (Nigeria); UAC of Nigeria Plc (Nigeria); Computer Warehouse Group (Nigeria); Interswitch Limited (Nigeria); Notore Chemical Industries Ltd (Nigeria); Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc (Nigeria); Growthpoint Properties (South Africa); Capitec Bank Holdings Ltd (South Africa); Webber Wentzel (South Africa); KZN Oils (South Africa); Net1 UEPS Technologies, Inc (South Africa); Tekkie Town (South Africa); and Simba Group (Uganda).
Nation Media Group (Kenya); Bidco Oil Refineries Limited (Kenya); GML (Mauritius); Growthpoint Properties (South Africa); Capitec Bank Holdings Limited (South Africa); Webber Wentzel (South Africa); KZN Oils (South Africa); Net1 UEPS Technologies, Inc (South Africa); Tekkie Town (South Africa) and Simba Group (Uganda) are among the other chosen firms.
Other tenants already signed include Truworths, DisChem, Jet, Tekkie Town, Pep, Ackermans, Jay Jay's, Legit, Sportsmans Warehouse, Rhapsody's, Vida E, Clicks, Spar, Cappuccino's and Wimpy.
The most personal connection I've had, ironically, was with a tekkie from India, 7,000 miles away.