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ICT, internet can transform education in Africa

Connected learning key to improving education in Africa, says Internet Society study

12 May 2017

Internet shutdown lifted in Cameroon

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

24 Apr 2017

Lagos is Africa's most valuable startup ecosystem

Lagos has the most valuable startup ecosystem in Africa, with the local entrepreneurship scene worth US$2 billion, according to a new report

By Tom Jackson 20 Apr 2017

New mobile payment system for fuel in Namibia

Bank Windhoek has embraced mobile technology to launch the first mobile fuel payment system in Namibia

18 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 mobile telephone network solution for rural Rwanda

Mobile connectivity solutions in Rwanda will reach 1 million people and drive social and economic growth in remote places…

1 Mar 2017

Facebook heads to Nigeria for a social call

Facebook's chief product officer travels to Nigeria to meet local entrepreneurs and creatives…

1 Mar 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

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

Namibian student's cellphone makes calls without airtime

A Namibian high school student has made headlines after he invented a phone that does not need airtime to make calls

4 Aug 2016

From an idea to an app - how not to fail

Apps fail all the time and so do ideas. It is agonising if you are the conceiver of the idea or the developer behind the app and it's even worse if you are both

By Vikrant Singh 14 Jul 2016

Africa Code Week aims to spread digital literacy

Africa Code Week 2016, a large digital literacy initiative organised on the African continent, will run from 15-23 October, with thousands of free coding workshops and online training

12 May 2016

South Africa experiences an increase in cyber attacks

Check Point Software Technologies has revealed that a rising number of people using video-on-demand services, as well as an increase in e-commerce over the festive season

26 Feb 2016

More African countries exposed to mobile malware

Check Point Software Technologies has revealed the most common malware families used to attack organisations' networks and mobile devices

22 Dec 2015

'Apping' SA's awesome SMEs

You can be part of the new Awesome South Africa app, designed to promote local business

By Leigh Andrews 11 Dec 2015

Threat Map shows African nations under cyber attack

Check Point Software Technologies released the October 2015 statistics for its ThreatCloud World Cyber Threat Map and found that Tanzania was

27 Nov 2015

Agri-tech startups the future of farming

The AMPION Veture Bus aims to create ten agri-tech startups to provide innovative solutions to transform the agricultural sector in Africa

25 Nov 2015

Sales surge at AfricaOnline Namibia

AfricaOnline Namibia has announced a significant uptake within the SME sector, with a 60% increase in sales over the past year

30 Apr 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

SKA African partner countries meet in Pretoria

Ministers from African member countries of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) mega project met in Pretoria on Wednesday to discuss future cooperation in radio astronomy

26 Mar 2015

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