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...

Samsung to conquer the African market

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 25 -  Fresh from announcing a strategy to conquer the African market, Samsung Electronics, the global electronic products manufacturer has kicked...

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...

Sub-Standard Electronics Donations Fuelling E-Waste

The safe disposal of unwanted computers, printers, mobile phones, and other electronics,  collectively known as “e-waste”, is a growing problem across Africa.  The world...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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