Recent Sub-Saharan Africa Tech news in brief

Satellite data receiving station for Gambia A station for receiving satellite data has been installed at the Gambia's National Environment Agency as part of the...

Silicon Valley firm to invest in East African ICT talent

In the spirit of spreading the success of Silicon Valley to the world, executives of a technology investment firm based in Silicon Valley were...

AfricanBrains launches African Education Summit 2011

The African Education Summit is a landmark event to bring together the key stakeholders and institutions under one roof to face the challenges of maintaining...

Sierra Leone: Saudi Arabia encouraged by progress in IT

Sierra Leone’s Information Attaché to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Middle-East and Gulf States early this week told a group of government officials,...

Emeagwali: Technology is Africa’s Next Resource

Transcribed and edited from a lecture delivered by Philip Emeagwali. The unedited video is posted at emeagwali.com ScientificScientific discoveries lead to technological inventions that...

Nigeria: Inventor seeks govt support for amphibious cars

Nigeria - A 39-year-old inventor, Mr. Durojaye Obasanjo, who invented an Air-amphibian Jet, has called on the federal government to take advantage of specially...

African Children to get Digital Education

IT Schools Africa (ITSA) and Computers for African Schools (CFAS) are organizations who recycle old computers by sending them to schools Africa. Both charities...

Africa’s inventors to get a leg up

Africa's innovations have mainly centred on technology, a trend that has driven economic growth in economies such as Kenya and Nigeria. Kenya's growth this...

Novell celebrates year of innovation with record number of new products

PRESS RELEASE One year after announcing its intentions to lead in the rapidly growing market for intelligent workload management, Novell has shipped more than 12...

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...

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