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...

MTN introduces Android technology to Uganda

MTN Uganda signed up the first Android-FROYO powered mobile phone in Uganda, the IDEOS U8150. Introducing the first and most affordable Android Smartphone onto...

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...

South Africa: Mobile social the new you

Mobile usage, especially for social networking, has increased dramatically, with a majority of people preferring prepaid access rather than fixed contracts, a new report...

South Africa: E-mail shifts to mobiles

More e-mails will be opened and read on mobile devices, thanks to the exponential growth of smartphone and tablet penetration. Organisations use e-mail to engage more effectively with consumers...

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...

New Mimiboard helps communities communicate

We use technology within Africa to build world class platforms that deliver relevant local content across Africa. Mimiboard means "i" in Swahili. A Mimiboard...

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,...

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...

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