BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

The six most innovative technology companies in Africa

Tomer Harel co-founder of Spectoos picks his six most innovative companies from across the continent

WIRELESS TECHNOLOGIES

‘Afronauts’ & satellites: What about Africa’s space program?...

Why African countries are investing in space technology programs to solve their local socioeconomic needs

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

How to mitigate the challenges facing African entrepreneurs...

Dr Álvaro Sobrinho looks at the steps businesses should take to empower Africa’s ICT entrepreneurs

WIRELESS TECHNOLOGIES

Ten of Africa's brightest startups changing lives

Zubair Timol of Meltwater picks out the best pan-African startups for good

WIRELESS TECHNOLOGIES

Why Africa needs a space program

We look at why recent a recent African Union pledge to foster space initiatives is necessary

FINANCE

African SMEs to benefit from improved digital payment solutions...

How going cashless can help small businesses across Africa

WIRELESS TECHNOLOGIES

F8: Facebook’s free internet plan is working, albeit slowly...

Even with low take-up, millions more are now online thanks to Internet.org and Facebook Free Basics

MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS

The OS that knows no name is at large across Africa

Brands therefore need to carefully consider how they can target African consumers using feature phones

MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS

Viewpoint: The impact of mobile on rural Africa

Bob Collymore, CEO of Safaricom Ltd., looks at how mobile is affecting rural Africa

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

Kenya: Investor relations tips for local startups

Nairobi is attracting more funding opportunities from within and without. Startups need to know how relate to investors.

FINANCE

The Africa Data Challenge launch

A debate about how to deliver data and science projects which work in Africa

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

Africa, compared to other emerging markets

An extract from Africa is Open for Business by Victor Kgomoeswana

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

Technology can spur the film industry in Africa

Filmmaking in Kenya has never been remarkable but technology might now hold the key to its success

TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT

Re-looking at Kenya’s digital learning school project

Digital publishers have called for more inclusion in the digital learning process to make it more effective for teachers, pupils and publishers.

TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT

Cameroon: Kebisu Helps Get Girls Into Tech

Kebisu, a web tutoring platform helps get 8 – 18 year old girls into STEM field careers

SOCIAL NETWORKS

Africa’s Middle Class: Online Activism Spreads Offline

More online sentiments in Africa are now being voiced through offline activity, including activism. What should government and brands learn?

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Martin Veitch is editorial director of IDG Connect.He has spent over 20 years writing about technology and business. He has interviewed Steve Ballmer, Michael Dell, Marc Benioff and many other luminaries of the tech sector and has held senior roles at publications including CIO, ZDnet and IT Week.

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