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Transforming agricultural education through technology

When it comes to training and agri-education, technology is the perfect catalyst. Just as progress is being made in farming techniques, so is the use of similar advances to drive skills and education

By Howard Blight 14 Aug 2017

Jumia receives global accolade

African internet group, Jumia, has been named among the MIT Top 50 Smartest Companies of 2017

6 Jul 2017

Africa Code Week to train half a million young Africans

Africa Code Week 2017 was officially launched in Mauritius this week. Now in its third year, the event aims to spread coding literacy among African youth, with a target of 500,000 across 35 African countries

21 Jun 2017

Internet shutdown lifted in Cameroon

Internet access restored in anglophone Cameroon after three months, following a widely-criticised government shutdown

24 Apr 2017

Africa's digital workers challenged by ‘Gig Economy'

Oxford Professor Mark Graham spells out the opportunities and challenges for African workers in the new digital world

29 Mar 2017

New taxi app books a ride for Ivory Coast middle class

In bustling Abidjan, a homegrown company has tapped into the global taxi app revolution that has spawned Uber and other online transport networks

16 Jan 2017

The transformational power of cloud in Africa

In March 2016, IBM opened its first Cloud Data Centre in South Africa, providing cloud services to enterprise clients

By Brett Parker 25 Oct 2016

Internet.org awards African innovation

Internet.org presented six Innovation Challenge in Africa awards to what it considers leading examples of ideas, apps, websites and/or online services

3 Oct 2016

Exciting future for continent that accesses the power of Internet of Things

With smartphone usage on the up and IT literacy expanding, bringing Internet of Things (IoT) level connectivity is a natural progression for this tech-hungry continent

By Brett Parker 16 Aug 2016

How to remain relevant for the African traveller

As smartphone penetration across the continent increases, African travellers are increasingly looking for agents offering online and mobile services

15 Mar 2016

Orange launches its largest Developer Challenge and SMS API

Coinciding with the release of its SMS APIs in Cameroon, Congo, Guinea, Niger and Senegal, Orange is launching its largest international developer challenge to date - across 13 countries - aiming to spur and nurture the creation of unique and local services for Africa and the Middle East from the growing entrepreneurial base developing in these countries.

3 Jul 2015

The mobile revolution in Africa

The influx of mobile phone has enhanced ease of access across the world - no more so than in Africa

17 Apr 2015

Vodacom Business wants to grow fast

Within five years‚ Vodacom Business could account for 25% of Vodacom South Africa's service revenue according to new plans revealed by Vuyani Jarana‚ chief executive of the company

5 Jul 2013

197m people paying MTN for services

Telecommunications group MTN said on Tuesday (28 May) that the group had increased its subscriber base by 4% in the four months to April 30 to 197.4m mobile subscribers across its operations.

29 May 2013

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