Africa Analysis: Science going social

Africa's mobile Internet boom could revolutionise the way scientists, policymakers and the public interact, says Linda Nordling. To most Africans, tweeting is still just what...

Orange & Google partner to speed the spread of SMS in Africa

Orange and Google announced a strategic partnership that will leverage Orange’s SMS platform to bring Google’s services to African customers. This agreement marks an...

South Africa’s Space Program Wants Twitter Input

A new study shows that social networking is growing on the African continent, especially in South Africa, where the country’s Twitter-active population posted around five million...

Africa: Facebook Chat With Acting Assistant Secretary Donald Yamamoto

Donald Y. Yamamoto Acting Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs Washington, DC April 25, 2013 QUESTION: Could you tell me please what you think about the recent conflict...

Kenyans second top tweeters in Africa after South Africa

Young people Tweeting from mobile devices are driving the growth of Twitter in Africa, according to How Africa Tweets, new research launched by Portland...

President of Kenya Speaks about Social Media

Last week the President of Kenya Mwai Kibaki attended the East African Journalists Convention held at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC) in Nairobi,...

African Media Organization’s $1 Million Fund for News Innovation

The African Media Initiative (AMI), the continent's largest association of media owners and operators, has announced a $1 million fund to spur innovation in the news industry. The new...

Primedia Online partners with Umuntu Media in pan-African content deal

Primedia Online is providing a comprehensive content solution to Umuntu Media’s African portals across the technology, lifestyle and entertainment news areas. Umuntu Media, based...

South Africa: Grove & Google Three City Roadshow

Tailored for IT and business visionaries that plan to move their IT infrastructure to the cloud, and targeted at executives who are looking for...

University Teams tap Social Networks to Fight Disease

New solutions developed by university teams could soon be harnessed to help manage the growing global problem of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as asthma,...

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