The influx of mobile phone has enhanced ease of access across the world - no more so than in Africa...
Although Africa made huge strides in increasing human development in the past decade, gains could - with hundreds of millions of people being pushed into extreme poverty - easily be reversed should "significant progress" not be made in halting global warming.
NEW YORK, USA: Microsoft announced on Tuesday (5 February) that it had teamed up with Chinese manufacturer Huawei to launch an affordable smartphone across Africa.
Test pilots and flight test engineers from Denel Aviation are now taking their skills and experience to clients in countries across Africa.
Showcasing Egypt's growing reputation for ICT excellence, the country will host the Cairo ICT 2012 under the theme 'The Spring of Technologies - From Dreams to Needs' from tomorrow, 26 April 2012, and will culminate with the World Summit Awards (WSA).
LONDON, UK: Africa has become the second most connected region in the world in terms of mobile subscription count, up from fourth place at the end of 2010, according to new research by Informa Telecoms & Media, and the number of mobile subscriptions in Africa is expected to reach one billion in 2016.
CAIRO, EGYPT / NEW YORK, US / LONDON, UK / SINGAPORE / SAO PAULO, BRAZIL: The Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) recently announced the launch of the Egypt and Middle East Local Council and the appointment of new co-chair, CEO & co-founder at Digital Republic, Karim Khalifa. The launch of MMA Egypt and Middle East is in response to the increased interest and investment in mobile marketing, and the need for industry support and guidance within the region.