Source: The Christian Science Monitor
Technology and geology are converging to unlock billions of barrels of oil across much of Africa in the coming decade. Can Africa avoid a 'resource curse' and leverage its mineral wealth to...
Categories: Energy, ICT
Source: All Africa
The African Development Bank (AfDB), will participate in "Transform Africa 2013 Summit" to be hosted by the government of Rwanda from 28 to 31 October in Kigali.
This pan African ICT event will...
Days after declaring his own generation had "failed," rock star philanthropist Bob Geldof has told Al Jazeera that the next generation will do so too.Geldof had struck the previous pessimistic note at The One Young...
Voice of America
Significant oil reserves have been discovered in Uganda and Kenya in recent years. However before Kenyans and Ugandans can benefit from the discoveries infrastructure challenges, political issues and special...
Categories: Energy, ICT
Sept africains sur 10 possèdent leurs propres téléphones portables. C´est ce qui ressort de l´enquête Afrobaromètre 2013 menée dans 34 pays du continent. Pour les besoins de cette enquête, 51.000 personnes ont été...
"I don't understand. Why is it that the media only seems to talk about Africa when bad things happen?"
The man behind the counter at my hotel in the Ghanaian capital, Accra, was talking to me about my job, and why...
Cinq des sept milliards de terriens utilisent la technologie mobile. Parmi les nombreux enjeux de développement auxquels elle répond, la question de la bancarisation et de l'accès aux structures financières pour les...
Categories: ICT, Energy
Cloud computing is not just a game-changer for big businesses in developed nations. In Africa, it's rapidly turning the continent into a place of rich opportunity for bright-eyed entrepreneurs, who are finding they...
The Konza Techno City initiative was launched as part of the economic pillar of Kenya's Vision 2030 development plan, with this new "smart city" dubbed Africa's `Silicon Savannah'.
Many expect that...
Forget 3G, that's old news. What about 4G and long-term evolution (LTE)? Using the pace at which the information and communications technology sector is innovating globally as a measure, even that will soon be...
MIT Technology Review
Mobile communications can help bridge a huge knowledge gap and reimagine healthcare across Africa.In a little over a decade, Africa has gone from a region with virtually no fixed-line telecoms...
Ingenico annonce un partenariat stratégique avec Tagattitude, leader sur le marché des solutions de 'mobile money'. Ce partenariat porte sur le développement de l'inclusion financière en Afrique.
Frequency coordination negotiations have succeeded in setting up the mechanism to deploy digital television in 47 Sub-Saharan African countries.
The consolidation of national plans to implement the digital...
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is still fascinated by the story of Sara Maunda, a Malawian village farmer who lives in Dowa, 38-kilometres away from Capital City Lilongwe, whose...
African countries demand tougher laws to end influx of electronic waste amid renewed concerns over toxic components.
African countries have demanded action to stem the import of electronic waste, including old...
Companies that use social media for business correlate with 63.38% more revenue than non-social companies. This, and other insights into 'social' businesses, will be unearthed by Cerebra in its presentation of...
Les dirigeants africains utilisent de plus en plus les réseaux sociaux, et certains de "manière exemplaire", selon les auteurs d'une étude sur l'activité des dirigeants mondiaux sur Twitter. Parmi les ...
The Wall Street Journal
The $1 billion financing for African mobile telecommunications infrastructure developer IHS Towers is yet another sign that global investors are warming up to investing on the continent again.
Categories: ICT, General
African institutions have endorsed the African Development Bank (AfDB) 'Africa50Fund' an innovation vehicle for financing infrastructure development on the continent.
'Africa50Fund' is an initiative by AfDB to...
Rising from their meeting in Tunis over the weekend, African institutions endorsed AfDB's Africa50 Fund as Africa's vehicle to facilitate large-scale mobilization of resources and unlock international private financing...
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