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...

Egypt: Will Social Media lead to emotional blandness?

Social media penetration in Egypt is a staggering 68.21% from total online population (Facebook focused). People spend more time browsing their friend's profiles than...

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...

Inspiring Ghanaian polio survivors pioneer extreme sports combination of skating and soccer

Award-winning South African filmmakers crowd-source funding via Kickstarter for the documentary Skate soccer won’t be featured at this month’s Paralympics, but a new documentary aims...

ALZWAD cooperating with Ximoxi to revolutionize the world of mobile applications in Egypt

Ziad Ali, Head of ALZWAD for Economic Development in a recent interview, announced that Ramzi Alharayeri was selected to fill in the position of...

Kenya: Chief Tweets His Way to Reducing Crime

Nakuru — Using 140 characters or less, Chief Francis Kariuki in Kenya, has tweeted his way to reducing crime in his and surrounding villages. "I...

Microsoft Introduces the 4Afrika Initiative to Help Improve the Continent’s Global Competitiveness

 Efforts focus on accelerating adoption of smart devices, empowering small and medium businesses, and up-leveling skills development to ignite African innovation for the Continent...

Study questions Twitter’s role in disaster aftermath

This article was originally published on the SciDev.Net Website 1 June 2012. Twitter has not only been shown to be useful for government authorities disseminating information in...

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...

Unite behind the goal of zero child abuse, urges UNICEF

UNICEF is calling on all South Africans to unite behind the goal of zero violence against children. In the run up to Child Protection...

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