Q&A: Calestous Juma and African innovation

Harvard globalisation professor Calestous Juma talks to SciDev.Net about how to get Africa's wealth of innovation making an impact Calestous Juma, director of the Science,...

Africa: iDirect Evolution launched by NSTT

iDirect, a company of VT Systems, Inc. (VT Systems), on Thursday announced that Network Satellite Technology Trading (NSTT), a world-class provider of communication networking...

Cisco Helps Extend ICT Education Into Rural South Africa With Launch of Community Knowledge...

As Part of Multiphase Clinton Global Initiative Commitment, Cisco Supports Strategies Designed to Enable Basic Human Needs, Access to Education, and Economic Opportunity JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH...

Sub-Saharan Africa Tech news in brief: 27 January–9 February 2011

Below is a roundup of Tech news from or about Sub-Saharan Africa for the period 27 January–9 February 2011 Africa to benefit from nutrition research...

South Africa: Online mining system to fight corruption

Cape Town - Government has launched a groundbreaking online system to counter corruption and ensure transparency during the application and granting of mining rights,...

airtel Africa, Standard Chartered Bank and MasterCard Launch World’s First Virtual Card on Mobile...

airtel Africa, Standard Chartered Bank and MasterCard Worldwide announced the launch of the world's first virtual card that operates off a wallet...

Rwanda: Romain Murenzi appointed as next TWAS director

TWAS, The Academy of Sciences for the Developing World, has appointed Romain Murenzi as its new executive director. Murenzi, a Rwandan physicist who participated in...

First results from satellite watch over Sudan

The first satellite images of Sudan aimed at preventing and monitoring human rights abuses during the recent referendum have been released. The Satellite Sentinel Project...

Nigeria: Africa must synchronise ICT development

Nigeria's Minister of Information and Communications, Mr. Labaran Maku, on Tuesday in Abuja challenged African leaders to speak with one voice in the forthcoming...

Africa Analysis: New aid agency must support science

South Africa's new development aid agency should help Africa capitalise on science, not just seek returns on investment, says Linda Nordling. South Africa made news...

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