OLPC scheme will breed the IT expertise the country needs

Rwanda - The One Laptop Per Child programme (OLPC) has seen primary school children across the country learn how to use laptops as the...

Tech4Africa launches award, calls for entries

Tech4Africa, the continent's only web and emerging technology conference, is calling for entries to its inaugural Tech4Africa Innovation Award. The award, open to individuals...

South Africa: Energy opportunities on the cards for women

Durban - A number of jobs and business opportunities will arise as government continues to design implementation programmes that favour renewable energy and energy...

Africa’s mollusc stocks at risk from ocean acidification

Fishermen in Haiti and some African countries could lose their livelihoods as ocean acidification causes a decline in mollusc populations, a study has...

South Africa: New solutions for water conservation

It has become a “moral imperative” for major businesses operating in South Africa to adopt water saving schemes for their buildings, thereby helping the...

Nigeria launches first satellite built by Africans

Nigeria successfully launched NigeriaSat-X, the first satellite to be designed and built by Africans, into orbit this week (17 August). NigeriaSat-X was launched along...

UNECA & AIF announce The Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA)

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the African Innovation Foundation (AIF) are delighted to announce the first Innovation Prize for Africa...

NEPAD’s 10th Anniversary competition extended to 31 August 2011

The New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Agency and the Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation ACP-EU (CTA) have joined forces in celebrating...

Nairobi Students Selected as Environmental Envoys for Kenya

Two Nairobi students have been selected as Young Environmental Envoys for Kenya by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and Bayer, a global innovator...

Uganda: Makerere University’s E-Learning Experience

Originally published on Educational Technology Debate by TITO O.OKUMU Technology has been a key driver to educational innovation in a number of Higher Educational Institutions. Makerere University in...

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