Samsung expands through Africa with smart technology

With a population made of entreprenual people with diverse cultures, projections by the International Monetary Fund shows that Africa will have an economic...

AMD attending MEA Digital Consumer Channel event

Components vendor AMD is participating at this week’s Digital Consumer Channel (DCC) Middle East & Africa (MEA) retail channel event, which is taking place...

Fibre Optic Submarine Cable lands at Western Cape

Millions of MTN subscribers across the continent are inching closer to receiving a broadband windfall following the successful landing of the West...

Kenya: IT incubation centre iHub grows ten-fold in first year

Kenya's first exclusive IT incubation centre marked its first anniversary amid growing interest in tech start-ups and IT innovation in East Africa,...

MTN’s WACS will catapult Africa into the digital age

MTN Group has scored yet another major feat in telecoms when it announced yesterday that its $90m (R602m) investment in the West Africa Cable...

Will Mobile innovation make Africa the first post-PC continent?

A convergence of historical circumstance and an increase in innovative mobile applications may make Africa the first post-PC continent. Flickr/whiteafrican Low investment in...

Virtual sky display in MeerKAT control room

Article republished with kind permission from SKA Africa. A real-time virtual sky display has been installed as part of the newly deployed control room in the...

South Africa: Microsoft to announce BEE deal

Microsoft South Africa will on Tuesday unveil four companies it will sponsor and groom as part of its multimillion black economic empowerment (BEE) deal. Although...

India: Tech firm’s long-term IT plans in Africa

BANGALORE: Infosys Technologies is planting the seeds for a long-term IT services play in the African continent. The company's CFO V Balakrishnan told...

Sub-Saharan Africa tech news in brief: 10–23 March 2011

Below is a roundup of tech news from or about Sub-Saharan Africa for the period 10–23 March 2011 Africa's ability to handle GM organisms questioned Namanga...

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