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...

Ministers of Education Confirm Participation for African Education Summit

Preparations for the African Education Summit to take place in Morocco this July are gaining momentum with confirmation of participation from a number of...

Glo 1 cable launches in Ghana

As part of Globacom’s expansion drive in Africa, the Nigerian Second National Operator has launched its privately-funded submarine cable, Glo 1, in...

Kenya: IT incubation centre iHub grows ten-fold in first year

Kenya's first exclusive IT incubation centre marked its first anniversary amid growing interest in tech start-ups and IT innovation in East Africa,...

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