Africa’s internet is getting better

Internet penetration in Africa is rapidly increasing, something that the African community has strived for and sought after for some time. This increase in...

Mobile learning tool launched for poor, rural users

Mobile learning platform to deliver revision materials to connected devices. McGraw-Hill Cos. and Wipro Ltd.'s Wipro Technologies are working together to develop a new mobile...

ZAMBIA: Better health comes in containers

LUSAKA, 26 January 2011 (PlusNews) - New technologies are helping Zambia make the most of its scarce health workers and laboratories in the fight...

Before Your Next African Investment

Ndubuisi Ekekwe has kindly granted AfricanBrains permission to republish his article originally posted at Harvard Business Review on 11 Jan 2011. While attending a UN-sponsored workshop...

UN: Africa’s acquired technologies shows potential industrial recovery

21 January 2011 – Africa’s rapid acquisition of industrial technologies is an indication that the continent is joining other developing regions in building a...

Malawi’s science commission finally takes shape

The National Commission for Science and Technology (NCST) of Malawi has finally burst into life more than five years after it was first announced. The...

Kenya: The next destination for IT outsourcing

Kenya, widely known for its wildlife and hospitality now hopes to join the list of destination countries where back end services are outsourced to...

New rice variety could ease Mozambique’s supplies

Smallholders struggling to grow rice in Mozambique could benefit from a variety that boosts yields nearly six-fold and is less prone to disease. The...

Deloitte’s 2011 TMT predictions

Drawing on internal and external inputs from conversations with member firm clients, contributions from member firms' 7000 partners and managers specialising in TMT, discussions...

10% increase in African IT spending in 2011

Kampala Projections by global research firm, International Data Corporation (IDC) predicts that the IT market in Africa, the Middle East and Turkey will surpass $60...

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