South Africa’s Space Program Wants Twitter Input

A new study shows that social networking is growing on the African continent, especially in South Africa, where the country’s Twitter-active population posted around five million...

Egypt: Will Social Media lead to emotional blandness?

Social media penetration in Egypt is a staggering 68.21% from total online population (Facebook focused). People spend more time browsing their friend's profiles than...

Tigo Tanzania Facebook followers hit 1 million mark; registers highest following in the country

Tigo Tanzania’s (Tigo.co.tz) Facebook followers recently clocked a staggering 1million, making the company’s Facebook page www.facebook.com/TigoTanzania, the most popular and Tigo the first company...

President of Kenya Speaks about Social Media

Last week the President of Kenya Mwai Kibaki attended the East African Journalists Convention held at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC) in Nairobi,...

Inspiring Ghanaian polio survivors pioneer extreme sports combination of skating and soccer

Award-winning South African filmmakers crowd-source funding via Kickstarter for the documentary Skate soccer won’t be featured at this month’s Paralympics, but a new documentary aims...

Kenya: Chief Tweets His Way to Reducing Crime

Nakuru — Using 140 characters or less, Chief Francis Kariuki in Kenya, has tweeted his way to reducing crime in his and surrounding villages. "I...

Phone cartoons bring know-how to poor farmers

Animated cartoons watched on mobile phones could be the way to get health and farming messages across to peasants and poor smallholders, say...

A24 MEDIA Unveils New Website

A24 MEDIA, our continent's premiere Pan African multi-platform media company, has redesigned our website to make it easier for you, the professional to use....

Wildfire Selects Likeable as Preferred Channel Partner

  Leading social agency Likeable to offer Wildfire's Social Media Marketing Suite to brands Wildfire, a division of Google that helps brands manage their social media...

Sub-Saharan Africa tech news in brief: 24 February–9 March 2011

Below is a round up of tech news from or about Sub-Saharan Africa for the period 24 February–9 March 2011 African Academy of Sciences appoints...

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