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
Howard Blight 14 Aug 2017
African internet group, Jumia, has been named among the MIT Top 50 Smartest Companies of 2017
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
Internet access restored in anglophone Cameroon after three months, following a widely-criticised government shutdown
Oxford Professor Mark Graham spells out the opportunities and challenges for African workers in the new digital world
Disrupt Africa, an independent news portal with a keen eye on the African tech startup scene, released its first industry funding report
Lauren Hartzenberg 16 Nov 2016
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
Brett Parker 16 Aug 2016
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.
The influx of mobile phone has enhanced ease of access across the world - no more so than in Africa
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
Dr. Judith Rodin, president of The Rockefeller Foundation, on Monday, 13 May 2013, launched a new foundation initiative that will focus on Africa's youth and employment, Digital Jobs Africa.
Mobile phone operator MTN has increased its subscriber numbers by 3.2% in the first quarter 2013 and now has 195.4m users of its service in 22 countries across Africa and the Middle East.
BlackBerry is investigating opportunities to support local mobile software applications (apps) developers in Africa, in a bid to attract more customers and claw back market share, the local company claims.