AFRICA'S "mobile decade", when telephones at last reached most corners of the continent, has meant a huge improvement in the lives of the poor. But quantifying it is hard. How useful can a mobile phone be to someone living on less than $2.50 a day, the World Bank's standard benchmark of poverty?
The internet in Africa is entirely different to the internet used in the developed world. In America or Europe, the internet is generally something you surf on a computer or tablet -- a device with a 10-inch to 15-inch screen.
women, has launched a new mobile application as part of its efforts to empower both rural farmers and women seeking careers in technology. Having already a
A photographic tour of the toxic otherworld in Dandora -- Nairobi's mountainous waste land.
In the effort to promote technology and innovation in Africa, a supportive, forward thinking government is critical for the efforts to succeed.
It is an election year again. The last polls missed a good aspect of technology and some people believed that this was one of the reasons malpractices were cited.
The government of Kenya has launched Open Kenya, an open data platform, and it's looking to the country's dynamic development community to make useful applications for its citizens.
JAMES RATEMO in Nairobi The reality of Kenya becoming a knowledge economy is quickly dawning and the era of transparency in governance is here with us. Kenya's launch of an open data website has already attracted international limelight and the country has earned position on the global map of open society. World Bank Country Director
Villagers vow to resist as wildlife vanishes and they are driven from their land to make way for water-thirsty crops
International Conference on ICT for Education, Training and Skills Development for everyone concerned with developing eLearning capacities in Africa.