Electronics Sector

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

DR Congo, four others to benefit from Japanese plant in Zambia

Five African countries are set to benefit from the multi-million dollar Japanese high-tech plant, Hitachi, which will be stationed in the Zambian capital Lusaka. Mineral...

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...

Africa poised for solar lighting boom

As many as 120 million households in Africa will be living off-grid by 2015, creating one of the world's largest markets for portable...

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...

Calling all coders, but not the kind that crack safes

By Nicholas Pescod – AfricanBrains There is a brand new competition is coming to South Africa and if you call yourself a computer coding wiz...

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

Below is a roundup of tech news from or about Sub-Saharan Africa for the period 10–23 February 2011 New soybean varieties changing farmers' fortunes in...

Comviva Leads the Worldwide Electronic Recharge Market

25% of total Africa prepaid subscribers use PreTUPS™ to recharge their mobile accounts / Comviva Leads the Worldwide Electronic Recharge Market through its Next...

South Africa: New CT scanners for Baragwanath Hospital

Pretoria - Two new multi-detector CT scanners are expected to be delivered to the Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital today. Gauteng Health and Social Development MEC,...

Samsung Electronics Engineering Academy Graduates equipped for tertiary education and employment

Skilled school-leavers will contribute to Samsung’s goal of developing 10,000 electronics engineers in Africa by 2015. Today, the second class of the Samsung Electronics...

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