Fresh thinking is required to enhance agricultural production and provide food security for Africa's fast-growing population
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
Fastly is expanding and growing its edge cloud platform business into Africa through a collaboration with Workonline Communications and Teraco
Augmented reality campaigns are taking off internationally with progressive brands using the technology to turn every available surface into a virtual billboard
Johan Walters 4 May 2017
Following the successful inaugural conference held in Johannesburg in November 2016, this year's BotCon Africa event will take place in Cape Town on Thursday, 25 May 2017
WASHINGTON, US: Twitter is launching a 24-hour streaming news channel in partnership with the Bloomberg Media, in a major expansion of the social media firm's video operations, the two firms announced Monday
Between East and West: Africa's economic transformation will create a third centre of global power, according to a new ‘Afro-Optimism' series
Brett Parker 25 Apr 2017
With FAO's new tool, the WaPOR open-access database going live, measuring how efficiently water is used in agriculture, particularly in water-scarce countries, is going high-tech
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.