Sub-Saharan Africa's smartphone penetration at 33%

Surge in SSA
smartphone use

Figures expected to
double by 2025.

Friday, Oct 19th

SA techpreneurs heading to Silicon Valley.

Silicon Valley opens doors for SA techpreneurs

Twenty tech entrepreneurs from South Africa to attend Silicon Valley Open Doors Conference.

BBC collaborates with Nigeria's digital innovators.

BBC collaborates with Nigeria's digital innovators

Two teams from Lagos have been picked for a BBC digital pilot to help the broadcaster reach young African audiences.

Facebook links up with African developers.

Facebook links up with African developers

The online social networking service says developers from the continent will benefit from its global reach and scale.

Africa needs coders say tech trainers.

Africa needs coders say tech trainers

Founders of WeThinkCode training venture aim to source and develop 100,000 coders across the continent.

Forecasting Africa's digital relevance in the next 10 years.

Forecasting Africa's digital relevance in the next 10 years

A holistic digital transformation strategy imperative to relevance and survival in the future market.

African startups ideally positioned to go global.

African startups ideally positioned to go global

New ventures can leverage leapfrog innovation, say industry insiders.

MEST scouts for tech talent in SA.

MEST scouts for tech talent in SA

West African tech incubator looks further afield for would-be entrepreneurs.

Don't neglect your digital footprint warns Google.

Don't neglect your digital footprint warns Google

On the back of the launch of its Africa-focused training initiative, senior regional executive emphasises the growing significance of digital presence.

MEA 3D printing market set to outperform global growth rate.

MEA 3D printing market set to outperform global growth rate

IDC predicts total regional growth of $1.3 billion in the five years up to 2019.

Finalists in Jumia MTN Entrepreneurship Challenge.

Finalists in Jumia MTN Entrepreneurship Challenge

Top three budding entrepreneurs are from Nigeria, Ghana and Tanzania.

Kenya's SuperFluid ventures into Asia.

Kenya's SuperFluid ventures into Asia

Founder of analysis technology solution startup SuperFluid Labs offers insight into setting up a global operation.