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...

Fast Growing VoIP Usage in Middle East and Northern Africa: Plingm Launches Arabic Version...

The use of mobile VoIP in the Middle East and Northern Africa is growing quicker than in the west. Four of the top ten...

Crowdsourcing Initiative Maps Africa’s Technology Entrepreneurs

Lusaka: 20th Feb 2012: Using the power of social-networking BomgoHive Zambia is using the on-line mapping platform Ushahidi to build up an accurate picture...

South Africa: Mobile Marketing Summits Set for Com World Series

Informa Telecom & Media's and the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) have announced a their partnership on a series of Mobile Marketing Summits, to be...

Wildfire Selects Likeable as Preferred Channel Partner

  Leading social agency Likeable to offer Wildfire's Social Media Marketing Suite to brands Wildfire, a division of Google that helps brands manage their social media...

Shake-up for South African ticketing industry

New Internet activity in the music industry in South Africa. In tandem with the social networking site Facebook, tickets will now be able to...

South Africa: Tech incubator launched by Google

Cape Town - Google has launched a "tech incubator" in Cape Town to help drive development of innovation in Africa. "In keeping with its ongoing...

Sub-Saharan Africa tech news in brief: 24 February–9 March 2011

Below is a round up of tech news from or about Sub-Saharan Africa for the period 24 February–9 March 2011 African Academy of Sciences appoints...

Nelson Mandela Foundation strikes deal with Google

Former South African president Nelson Mandela's personal records and documents will be digitized and will be publicly available online. This is after internet giant Google...

Kenya: Tourism Firms Lag Behind in Technology

Low investment in technology is keeping tourism outlets away from tapping marketing opportunities presented by social media, which is growing in stature as a...

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