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...

Silicon Valley firm to invest in East African ICT talent

In the spirit of spreading the success of Silicon Valley to the world, executives of a technology investment firm based in Silicon Valley were...

AfricanBrains launches African Education Summit 2011

The African Education Summit is a landmark event to bring together the key stakeholders and institutions under one roof to face the challenges of maintaining...

Africa: More investment when leaders study overseas

African leaders who attend universities abroad attract more sustained foreign investment to their home countries than those locally trained, according to a study of...

Sierra Leone: Saudi Arabia encouraged by progress in IT

Sierra Leone’s Information Attaché to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Middle-East and Gulf States early this week told a group of government officials,...

IFC invests $25m in Helios Towers Africa

International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, on Wednesday announced a $25 million equity investment in Helios Towers Africa Limited...

Africa: AfDB approves $1bn for Energy Projects

The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group approved over $1 billion in energy projects across the continent during the end of 2010 in Egypt, the...

Kenya: Local Investor Buys Publishing Firm

UK publisher Macmillan has sold its Kenyan unit, marking the latest case of divestment from the local market by a foreign firm in the...

Liberia: Dr. Sawyer Calls For Education Summit

By:  Keith Morris The Chairman of the Governance Commission, Dr. Amos C. Sawyer, wants a national education summit held in the country as soon as...

African energy projects to get $1 bln AfDB investment

The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group approved over $1 billion in energy projects across the continent during the end of 2010 in Egypt, the...

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