Research on ICT for development ‘lacks African voice’

African academics are being left behind in the rush to research how communication technologies can help development, according to a review of papers...

Facebook celebrates Africa’s vibrant startup scene and rising talent at TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield Africa...

Nairobi-based Lori Systems, with its product and service in the Productivity and Utility category, was crowned the overall winner for its logistics and cargo...

Africa’s internet is getting better

Internet penetration in Africa is rapidly increasing, something that the African community has strived for and sought after for some time. This increase in...

Texting saves lives of HIV patients, study confirms

Long awaited proof that mobile phone technology can be used by healthcare workers to save lives in Africa has finally been ...

Microsoft unveils winners of Lumia 535 Dual SIM Passion To Empire Campaign

Microsoft Mobile Devices and Services has unveiled  winners of its entrepreneurship initiative, the Microsoft Lumia 535 “Passion To Empire” campaign, which kicked off Monday,...

Techno Brain Ranked 2nd Fastest Growing Technology Company on the Deloitte Technology

Techno Brain is only East African firm in top five. Company attributes its 621 percent revenue growth to quality focus, home-grown solutions and talent. On...

EDUCATION: Online learning inspires refugees

Sanky Kabeya, a refugee from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), has spent half of his 24 years in Dzaleka refugee camp in central...

Vivocha Migrates from AWS to IBM Bluemix to Improve e-Commerce in the Cloud

IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Vivocha is adopting IBM Bluemix to further develop its platform and integrate new, customer-centric features in the cloud quickly,...

World Bank Launches “Apps for Climate” Competition

Software developers and development practitioners are being brought together by an “Apps for Climate” competition launched by the World Bank. The competition, launched at the...

SA: Donated computers to change learners’ lives

By More Matshediso Nelspruit – For the first time in his life, 15-year-old Mbongeni Ngomani will be able to log on to a computer when...

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