Africa can no longer be considered the Dark Continent. Given the rate at which mobile connectivity is growing, it seems only natural that the way business is done will change. A development worth noting is that for the first time ever, investment funds exceed aid funds in Africa - According...
Samsung Electronics' East Africa has today launched two solutions in the Kyengera region, Kampala. A Solar Powered Internet School (SPIS), at Nsangi Secondary School and an E-Learning Center at Mackay Memorial College. The initiatives are an example of Samsung's investment in corporate citizenship on the continent, a keen focus on...
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is in Kenya after a three-day visit in Lagos, Nigeria in his first visit to Africa. While in Nigeria, Mark Zuckerberg visited a ‘Summer of Code Camp’ at the Co-Creation Hub (CcHub) in Yaba and Andela - a business that recruits the most talented technologists in Africa and...
The 5th edition of DEMO Africa 2016 was a force to be reckoned with, the two-day event which took place at Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg on 25 and 26 August for the first time had 27 startups garnering for the Silicon Valley destination. The journey which began earlier this year...
After his surprise visit to the Co-creation Hub Lagos (CcHub) yesterday, Facebook CEO and Founder, Mark Zuckerberg, embarked on a 2km walk to the Andela Amity Campus. During a closed door meeting at Andela, Mark Zuckerberg met with Seni Sulyman, Director of Operations, and Nadayar Enegesi, Director of Learning & Development, to...
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is visiting Nigeria this week on his first trip to Africa, using his time in the country to visit the Yaba technology hub in Lagos, meet with developers and partners, and explore Nollywood. Zuckerberg is in Nigeria to listen and learn and take ideas back to...
Internet access and availability are not enough to get people online, says a new Internet Society (www.InternetSociety.org) study released today at the African Peering and Interconnection Forum (AfPIF) taking place 30 August - 1 September in Tanzania. The “Promoting Content in Africa” report reveals that while significant improvements have...
Africa has been identified as the continent with the potential to become the next China. Africans have embraced mobile communication technologies faster than any other parts of the world and the continent is being recognised as the next potential enabler of sustainable economic growth, driving innovation for the developing...