Sub-Saharan Africa's smartphone penetration at 33%

Surge in SSA
smartphone use

Figures expected to
double by 2025.

Friday, Oct 19th

Zuckerberg inspiration for Nigeria's startups.

Zuckerberg inspiration for Nigeria's startups

Facebook founder engages with local entrepreneurs, developers during visit to Sub-Saharan Africa.

Call for more local investment in African startups.

Call for more local investment in African startups

Investors at Demo Africa 2016 say startup funding by Africans for Africans will ensure greater success and employment opportunities.

Fighting for Uganda's tech startups.

Fighting for Uganda's tech startups

Tech hub Outbox lists Ensibuuko, Safeboda and Women Passion Program among its most successful projects.

IBM opens Johannesburg arm of Africa Research Labs.

IBM opens Johannesburg arm of Africa Research Labs

The second IBM Research Lab on the African continent will roll out projects in data driven healthcare, digital urban ecosystems and astronomy.

Tech firms search for Africa's future disruptors.

Tech firms search for Africa's future disruptors

In a quest for innovators, two companies are linking the workplace with the learning environment.

'Born-frees to drive Africa's economic rejuvenation'.

'Born-frees to drive Africa's economic rejuvenation'

MTN SA CEO expounds on role of innovation, entrepreneurship in continent's economic revival.

GSMA Innovation Fund earmarks Africa start-up scene.

GSMA Innovation Fund earmarks Africa start-up scene

Grants amounting to over three hundred thousand US dollars have been set aside for start-ups across the continent.

Africa's First Data Analytics Postgrad Diploma at UWC.

Africa's First Data Analytics Postgrad Diploma at UWC

Academic institution partners with industry to introduce blended learning-based course.

Nigeria's SureBids gets backing from Silicon Valley-based accelerator.

Nigeria's SureBids gets backing from Silicon Valley-based accelerator

Owner of SureGifts & SureRemit to join investment firm and business accelerator 500 Startups.

Egypt's ICT authorities look to bolster local STEM skills.

Egypt's ICT authorities look to bolster local STEM skills

A week long visit to the STEM Resource Centre in England is aimed at acquiring lessons for local implementation.

Kenyan students make it to Global Technovation Contest final.

Kenyan students make it to Global Technovation Contest final

Presentations for the competition's prize of US$10,000 in funding begin today.