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...

HP, Intel, Sony to Source Conflict-Free Minerals

HP, Intel, Sony are among the 21 electronics companies, industry groups and NGOs that have joined a U.S. government-led effort to create a reputable...

Final Challenge of the TAHMO Sensor Design Competition held in Nairobi 29 July

After a week of soldering, programming and teamwork, a cheer went up when 21 sensors, brought in from all corners of Africa, came online...

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...

Sun-harvesting textiles power remote villages

Portable solar-powered lights that combine nanotechnology with local crafts could help bring electricity to some of the nearly two billion people without access to...

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Electronic engineering provides much of the technological skills that bring other industrial sectors together. The applications are wide and varied, subfields of electronics include...

South Africa: Samsung Academy to enhance tech skills

Electronics giant Samsung has launched the Samsung Electronics Engineering Academy to tackle the shortage of technical and engineering skills in South Africa, aiming to...

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...

Deloitte’s 2011 TMT predictions

Drawing on internal and external inputs from conversations with member firm clients, contributions from member firms' 7000 partners and managers specialising in TMT, discussions...

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...

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