African Children to get Digital Education

IT Schools Africa (ITSA) and Computers for African Schools (CFAS) are organizations who recycle old computers by sending them to schools Africa. Both charities...

Africa’s inventors to get a leg up

Africa's innovations have mainly centred on technology, a trend that has driven economic growth in economies such as Kenya and Nigeria. Kenya's growth this...

Potato yields set to improved due to new technology

The Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (Kari) has introduced a new farming technology for breeding multiple disease free potato tubers in a bid to achieve...

African energy projects to get $1 bln AfDB investment

The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group approved over $1 billion in energy projects across the continent during the end of 2010 in Egypt, the...

Novell celebrates year of innovation with record number of new products

PRESS RELEASE One year after announcing its intentions to lead in the rapidly growing market for intelligent workload management, Novell has shipped more than 12...

Uganda’s science to go ‘from policy to action’

Uganda came a step closer to creating a fully-fledged science, technology and innovation (ST&I) strategy this month, as it launched a process for...

Africa poised for solar lighting boom

As many as 120 million households in Africa will be living off-grid by 2015, creating one of the world's largest markets for portable...

TECHNOLOGY: IRIN’s pick of the year – 2010

NAIROBI, 21 December 2010 (IRIN) - It has been a big year for the uptake of new online technologies in emergencies, especially those using...

Research on ICT for development ‘lacks African voice’

African academics are being left behind in the rush to research how communication technologies can help development, according to a review of papers...

Indian Firm To Train Ghanaians In IT

Inga Farms Ghana Limited, in collaboration with Maharashtra Knowledge Cooperation Limited (MKCL) of India, has announced plans to provide world-class Information Technology (IT) education...

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