SA: IEC releases mobile phone apps

The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has released three mobile phone applications (apps) to enhance voter education and information ahead next Wednesday’s general elections. The mobile...

MobiMedia grows to meet Africa’s demands

As the African continent moves towards a more mobile lifestyle, so too are advertisers and marketers realising the importance of reaching their target markets...

Mobilium Global builds health Smartphone app for Africa

Mobilium Global has architected and built the first android “Made For Africa” mobile health and wellness, free and free to use smartphone application for...

MTN Steppa sold over 60,000: Naspers

Naspers-owned PriceCheck.co.za has announced a partnership with MTN Group to release a co-branded price comparison app in South Africa which will come pre-installed on...

A ‘Wikipedia’ of cheap tech to get a facelift

By: Sven Torfinn / Panos - SciDev,Net A Wikipedia-style site that gets people to upload information on sustainable technologies and has received more than 50...

The world needs more subtle ‘nods’ to innovation in Sub-Saharan Africa

Although media are habitually inclined to focus on North Africa as far as technology inside and outside of African classrooms is concerned, tech innovation...

Appfrica: From bootstrapped to venture capitalist

By Marshall Comins - AfricanBrains Appfrica founder and TED Senior Fellow Jon Gosier was once an American lost in Uganda. Now he’s a leading young...

Blitz Interview with entrepreneur and venture capitalist Jon Gosier of Apps4Africa

By Marshall Comins What is the biggest challenge with doing business in Africa? The biggest challenge is not related to finance, politics, health, or infrastructure. The...

9japps Microsoft App Challenge winners announced

Microsoft Nigeria has announced winners in the Windows Phone category of the inaugural 9japps Competition, a local app development contest for Windows 8 and...

Mapping the Congo

A new mobile software may help local communities in the region of Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, manage their natural resources and monitor logging activities...

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