Solar-charging micro-firms could solve mobile energy gap

Solar-powered charging of mobile phones holds great potential for Africa, and could generate significant income for smallholder entrepreneurs, according to a report. People often...

Launch of International e-Mentoring Women’s Programme

Cherie Blair Foundation for Women Launch International e-Mentoring Programme in Collaboration With Google. Innovative on-line platform for cross-border mentoring developed with Google E-Mentoring boosts confidence,...

West African board game gets an App

A traditional West African board game has made its way on to the Android market place in the form of an interactive app. Ayo,...

Soweto designer Malatsi aims to conquer the fashion world

Amid all the glamour and autumnal colours at London fashion week, a touch of Africa was electrifying the catwalk. With a stunning and dramatic...

Is VoIP Africa’s future communication platform?

VoiceSA 2011, a next generation telecommunications conference was held today at the Bytes Technology Business Park, Midrand, Johannesburg in South Africa. Rapelang Rabana, Yeigo Communications...

Africa’s most influential women in Science and Tech

In the spirit of celebrating African excellence, ITNewsAfrica has decided to profile 10 African women who have been pivotal in the development of Technology...

Zambia Mission Adds African Artifacts to Online Auction

Zambia Mission has added dozens of unique African art objects to its online auction at http://www.BiddingForGood.com/Zambia. The auction provides funds for medicines, medical equipment...

Kenya, Nigeria snatch Google apps award

Two Kenyans are among three winners of the Sh7.2 million (about US $75 000) Google Android Developer Challenge in Sub-Saharan Africa aimed at encouraging...

Kenya gets world’s first virtual payment card

Airtel Africa, Standard Chartered Bank and MasterCard Worldwide have announced the availability of the world’s first virtual payments card that operates off a mobile...

West Africa: Jobberman.com cofounder talks success

Jobberman.com is West Africa’s most popular job search engine and aggregator. Jobberman.com went live in August 2009, and today the site attracts over 50,000...

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