Africa-Europe research collaboration to be transformed by EC-funded research infrastructure

Boost for African research as European Commission injects €14.75M into regional research and education connectivity Gaborone, Botswana, and Cambridge, UK, 11 May 2011: DANTE,...

Samsung to host technology exhibition in Kenya

NAIROBI, May 8 (Xinhua) -- Largely buoyed by its growing success in the African continent, global consumer electronics manufacturer Samsung Electronics will next week...

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...

Pan-African parliamentary science forum launched

 An Africa-wide forum for parliamentarians which aims to give science, technology and innovation (ST&I) a more central role in the policy-making process was launched...

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...

Google & World Bank partner to support Sudan

Google and the World Bank have joined hands towards supporting development in the war ravaged South Sudan with Diaspora-driven Mapathon. Following many years of civil...

Sun-harvesting textiles power remote villages

Portable solar-powered lights that combine nanotechnology with local crafts could help bring electricity to some of the nearly two billion people without access to...

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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