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Internet

What is the impact of Africa's (many) internet shutdowns?

Internet shutdowns are becoming a worrying normal in Africa and are costing the economy

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Databases

Ghanaian blockchain company looks to verify land ownership

Bitland aims to use blockchain to safeguard land title registrations.

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Software

JustElect is forging a path for electronic voting in Ghanaian institutions and beyond

Q&A with Ghanaian startup deploying electronic voting in various institutions across the country

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Internet

Africa: Four undersea cables to watch out for

How internet connectivity in Africa will change with new and coming soon undersea fibre cables

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Training and Development

Africa's first programming language to teach kids code

Kennedy Kanyi has developed arguably Africa’s first programming language

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Social Networks

Twitter can fix Kenyan roads

A group of volunteers with ICT backgrounds have used social media to enforce government accountability

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Software & Web Development

The need for ICT research in Africa

ICT based research may be limited but it can offer a great source of solutions for the continent

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Africa: 2016 Highlights

We run through IDG Connect’s highlights of the year on Africa

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Training and Development

Can tech solve South Africa's higher education crisis?

In the wake of recent protests over exorbitant higher education fees e-learning could provide a solution

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Poll

Do you think your smartphone is making you a workaholic?