South Africa: Government & Nokia partner to promote technology

Pretoria - The Science and Technology Department and mobile phone supplier, Nokia, have entered into an ambitious partnership to develop technological projects across the...

IBM Helps to Support Kenya’s Electronic Gov Development Goals

An international team of 12 IBM employees from IBM's Corporate Services Corps programme has completed a month-long term during which they helped support the...

TUNISIA: African centre for excellence in ICT

As part of its efforts to promote the development of the African scientific workforce, Tunisia will establish the Africa Centre for Excellence in Information...

African researchers in line for high-speed network

A plan to link up African researchers via a high-speed computer intranet finally has substantial backing, following a cash commitment from the European...

Deadline for young computer scientists in Africa awards is 31 July 2011

The TWAS-AAS-Microsoft Award for Young Scientists – TWAS, the academy of sciences for the developing world, is currently seeking nominations of young scientists in...

Africa and Latin America ‘lagging in ICT use’

Information and communication technologies (ICTs) can help reduce poverty, but most countries in Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America and the Caribbean are failing to...

West Africa Cable System lands in Ghana

The West Africa Cable System (WACS) over the weekend landed on the shores of Ghana, gearing the country up for an unprecedented information...

AfricaConnect to improve African connectivity

AfricaConnect, approved by the European Commission last week, should elevate the ability of Eastern and Southern Africa to tap the Internet for...

ECA launches web-based tool to monitor progress in least developed countries

Istanbul, 16 May 2011 (ECA) - The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has launched a web-based visualization tool which spatially tracks national and sub-national progress...

EUROPE-AFRICA: Saving lives by SMS

A new study by Professor Donald A Marchand of the Swiss business school IMD explains how the SMS for Life project used text message...

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