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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...

Sudan-South Sudan: All we are tweeting is give peace a chance

As Sudan and South Sudan sink deeper into full-scale conflict and hostile rhetoric nine months after the country split in two, people from both...

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...

Orange and Baidu partner exclusively on an enhanced mobile browser for customers in Africa...

Exclusive partnership to help drive mobile data adoption in markets where Orange is seeing an increased demand for mobile data and smartphones. - Baidu signs...

Facebook opens first Middle East and North Africa office

Facebook announced today the opening of its first Middle East and North Africa sales office. Based in Dubai, Facebook's MENA team will work with...

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...

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...

Phone cartoons bring know-how to poor farmers

Animated cartoons watched on mobile phones could be the way to get health and farming messages across to peasants and poor smallholders, say...

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...

The digital revolution in sub-Saharan Africa

Much has been written about the role technology played in bringing social and political change across much of the Middle East and North Africa,...

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