Sub-Saharan Africa tech news in brief: 10–23 February 2011

Below is a roundup of tech news from or about Sub-Saharan Africa for the period 10–23 February 2011 New soybean varieties changing farmers' fortunes in...

AMD attending MEA Digital Consumer Channel event

Components vendor AMD is participating at this week’s Digital Consumer Channel (DCC) Middle East & Africa (MEA) retail channel event, which is taking place...

Calling all coders, but not the kind that crack safes

By Nicholas Pescod – AfricanBrains There is a brand new competition is coming to South Africa and if you call yourself a computer coding wiz...

Emeagwali: Technology is Africa’s Next Resource

Transcribed and edited from a lecture delivered by Philip Emeagwali. The unedited video is posted at emeagwali.com ScientificScientific discoveries lead to technological inventions that...

Deloitte’s 2011 TMT predictions

Drawing on internal and external inputs from conversations with member firm clients, contributions from member firms' 7000 partners and managers specialising in TMT, discussions...

Epson to present latest wide format printer range at Sign & Graphic Imaging Middle...

‘S Series’ and ‘T Series’ SureColor printers to headline exclusive showcase 17 January 2013 – Epson has announced that it is putting up a bigger,...

Nigeria: Inventor seeks govt support for amphibious cars

Nigeria - A 39-year-old inventor, Mr. Durojaye Obasanjo, who invented an Air-amphibian Jet, has called on the federal government to take advantage of specially...

Sun-harvesting textiles power remote villages

Portable solar-powered lights that combine nanotechnology with local crafts could help bring electricity to some of the nearly two billion people without access to...

Samsung expands through Africa with smart technology

With a population made of entreprenual people with diverse cultures, projections by the International Monetary Fund shows that Africa will have an economic...

Welcome to South Africa Raspberry Pi

By Nicholas Pescod – AfricanBrains It’s not a private investigator but even James Bond would be impressed with this little guy. The highly anticipated credit-card size...

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