Google developers has selected six startups from across Africa to take part in the first African version of its Launchpad Accelerator, which offers free training, credits and collaboration
Tom Jackson 6 hours ago
We chat to Philip and Malan Joubert, founders of OfferZen as well as a number of noteworthy apps such as SnapScan, Pondering Panda, and Apps Against Ebola
Ilse van den Berg 1 day ago
Orange launches its brand in Liberia and continues to build on its strong presence in West Africa
Experts at the International Telecoms Week conference in Chicago have highlighted the need to accelerate investment in Africa to facilitate the continent's broadband data explosion
West African schoolgirls, some not yet teenagers, have taken a starring role at an engineering competition in Senegal, busting stereotypes with robotics expertise and innovative projects for their communities
In what is the largest transaction Vodacom has done to date, the mobile telecoms group will buy most of its parent, Vodafone's, interest in Kenya's Safaricom in a share-swap deal valued at R35bn
Technology changes the way the world works, that's a fact. It revolutionised communication with the radio, made entertainment widespread with the television, and gave everyone access to information
Sam Smith 16 May 2017
WASHINGTON, US: A fast-moving wave of cyber attacks swept the globe on Friday, apparently exploiting a flaw exposed in documents leaked from the US National Security Agency
Connected learning key to improving education in Africa, says Internet Society study
Mobile browser, Opera, is planning to invest $100 million (R1.3 billion) over the next two years to facilitate the growth of African digital economy
Xperien has launched a mobile hard drive shredder plant, a fully equipped truck that provides on-site degaussing and destruction
Lions Innovation, the two-day specialist event, taking place as part of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity 19-20 June 2017, has released its programme of live tech demonstrations, immersive performances and the latest innovations in voice tech, bots, AI, IoT, AR and mixed realities.
PARIS, France: France's data protection agency said Tuesday it had fined Facebook for collecting information on users without their knowledge, following a probe of the social network in cooperation with other European regulators.
Last week saw Jonathan Lun win the judges' vote at the final pitch event for the 2017 SingularityU (SU) Southern Africa Global Impact Challenge (GIC).
Jessica Tennant 16 May 2017
Education and technology organisations from Finland and South Africa have collaborated as part of the CodeBus Africa project which will run creative coding workshops for local students in Johannesburg, Tshwane, Kimberley, and Cape Town in May.