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...

MIDDLE EAST: Online education is vital for the region

With economic imperatives rising and the demand for a more skilled workforce, now is the time for expansion of online higher education courses in...

Sub-Saharan Africa tech news in brief: 21 April–4 May 2011

Below is a roundup of tech news from or about Sub-Saharan Africa for the period 21 April-4 May, 2011. Tanzania to triple research funds A decision...

African nations call for ICTs to tackle disease

African health ministers have called for the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) to help with attempts to tackle non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such...

Digital Marketing Landscape in Kenya

The talk about Kenya’s growth and contribution to the IT world has increased the country’s reputation as one of Africa’s leaders in the technology...

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