Kenya: The next destination for IT outsourcing

Kenya, widely known for its wildlife and hospitality now hopes to join the list of destination countries where back end services are outsourced to...

New rice variety could ease Mozambique’s supplies

Smallholders struggling to grow rice in Mozambique could benefit from a variety that boosts yields nearly six-fold and is less prone to disease. The...

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...

10% increase in African IT spending in 2011

Kampala Projections by global research firm, International Data Corporation (IDC) predicts that the IT market in Africa, the Middle East and Turkey will surpass $60...

Recent Sub-Saharan Africa Tech news in brief

Satellite data receiving station for Gambia A station for receiving satellite data has been installed at the Gambia's National Environment Agency as part of the...

Technology in Government in Africa (TIGA) Awards

Technology in Government in Africa (TIGA) Awards Opportunity type: Awards Opportunity closing date: Monday, February 28, 2011 Organised by The United Nations Economic Commission for...

Silicon Valley firm to invest in East African ICT talent

In the spirit of spreading the success of Silicon Valley to the world, executives of a technology investment firm based in Silicon Valley were...

AfricanBrains launches African Education Summit 2011

The African Education Summit is a landmark event to bring together the key stakeholders and institutions under one roof to face the challenges of maintaining...

Africa: Eating insects ‘could cut greenhouse gas emissions’

Dining on crickets, locusts, or even cockroaches, instead of cattle or pigs, could ease both food insecurity and climate change, according to researchers. Insects caught...

Africa’s informal economy can boost innovation

To make an impact, science and technology must embrace Africa's informal system of making and trading, argues Steve Daniels. For half a century, science and technology...

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