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...

IIFT to set up first overseas campus in Uganda

New Delhi: The government-run Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) is setting up its first overseas campus in Uganda to assist students of African...

Rwanda’s Dependence On Foreign Aid Drops 45 Percent

Rwanda's dependence on foreign aid fell from 86 per cent in 2000 to 45 per cent in 2010, according to a new report from...

Algeria plans further growth for science

ALGIERS: Algeria is pressing ahead with further increases to its science budget, according to a report presented by the Ministry for Scientific Research at...

FAWEZA’s mobile libraries: Enhancing reading culture

Lack of access to reading materials is sighted as one of the contributing factors to the poor reading culture in schools in Zambia.  The...

SA’s ICT market could be worth R250bn by 2020

South Africa’s information and communication technology (ICT) industry could be a great contributor to gross domestic product growth, and could be worth R250-billion by...

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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