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Namibian student's cellphone makes calls without airtime

A Namibian high school student has made headlines after he invented a phone that does not need airtime to make calls...

4 Aug 2016

Five African hardware startups to watch

While the crux of Africa's reputation for tech innovation lies in unique mobile applications, the continent is home to a host of startups creating home-grown cutting-edge hardware solutions...

By Gabriella Mulligan 23 Feb 2016

GE Africa and Gearbox driving entrepreneurial development

GE Africa and Gearbox announced a plan to launch a 'GE Garages' manufacturing programme to help build a skilled workforce and drive...

24 Jul 2015

The mobile revolution in Africa

The influx of mobile phone has enhanced ease of access across the world - no more so than in Africa...

17 Apr 2015

SKA African partner countries meet in Pretoria

Ministers from African member countries of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) mega project met in Pretoria on Wednesday to discuss future cooperation in radio astronomy...

26 Mar 2015

The globalisation of the African continent

Data consumption continues to grow at an incredible pace globally. Over 90% of all the data in the world was created in the past two years, and the total amount of data being captured and stored by industry doubles almost year on year...

3 Feb 2015

How to navigate the complex BYOD landscape

The recent BlackBerry Experience Executive Forum, in partnership with ITWeb, provided practical and actionable insights into the latest issues, trends and developments in enterprise mobility...

By Ilse van den Berg 5 Nov 2014

Oracle addresses IT skills shortage in Africa

The dramatic advancement of technology over the past five years has resulted in a gap in IT competencies and skills availability.

8 Oct 2014

Tech4Africa comes to Cape Town

The annual Tech4Africa conference will be running the first Cape Town event on 28 August. Tech4Africa focuses on deep technical workshops and sessions for practitioners, and then engaging talks which...

Issued by Tech4Africa 6 Aug 2014

Driving IT growth in Africa

Communications technologies will catalyse growth across all IT markets in Africa in the next three to five years, according to Gartner Inc...

18 Jul 2014

AfricaCom 2014 reappoints Networx PR

For the fourth year, Networx PR has been appointed by Informa Telecoms and Media Limited to publicise digital telecommunications, ICT and media conference and exhibition,...

10 Jul 2014

African EduWeek to showcase groundbreaking classroom technology

"If I had had this technology when I was still in school, I would probably have become a heart surgeon."

25 Jun 2014

Nokia, Microsoft never the twain

"You can never have too many rubber boots," the elderly Finnish man said in an interview in the late 1990s at the height of Nokia's reign as the largest cellphone maker in the world, selling two out of every three phones on Earth.

By Toby Shapshak 12 May 2014

Ghanaian government urged to integrate ICTs into curriculum

A Ghanaian information and communications technology expert urged the government to place ICT as well as technical and vocational skills in its education and skills development programmes to enhance socio-economic.

8 Jan 2014

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